In 140 Characters or Less: For the second straight game the Bees beat the Skeeters in a tight one run game, taking this one 7-6.
The Game Changed When…:With the Skeeters down by one in the top of the ninth with one out, Shawn Gilblair induced a 4-6-3 double play to secure a series win for the Bees
Pitchers of Record:
W: Anthony Marzi (3-1) | L: Sean Gallagher (7-7) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (8)
Player(s) of the Games:NBB: Anthony Marzi (4.2 IP, 0R, 2H) | Craig Maddox (2-4, 4RBI, R) | Sugar Land: Rene Tosoni (3-3, HR, 2R, 3RBI)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (50-56, 14-22 2nd half) vs. Sugar Land Skeeters (56-50, 21-15 2nd half)
Pitching Matchup – New Britain: Jarret Leverett (3-7, 2.94) | Sugar Land: Roy Merritt (6-2, 3.01)
Tickets- CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: Youtube (Youtube.com/NewBritainBees). WDRC AM 1360 (Hartford), WMMW AM 1470 (Meriden), WWCO AM 1240 (Waterbury), and WSNG AM 610 (Torrington). Bees fans can also listen live by visiting www.talkofconnecticut.com.
Promotions: Tomorrow is Hardware City Family Fun-Day! New Britain Stadium is the place to bring the whole family on Sundays! Prior to the game, fans will be invited onto the field for an autograph session with the Bees. After the game, kids (and kids at heart) can take the field and Run the Bases!
Bees Buzz:Craig Maddox’s four RBIs brought him to 300 for his career…Tonight’s win was the 1,596th career win for Bees manager Stan Cliburn…This is the first Bees three-game winning streak since July 1st (Game 2)-3rd in Southern Maryland…Anthony Marzi has pitched 13.1 consecutive scoreless innings…