Bees go for second straight against Ducks

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees try to get Stan Cliburn one step closer to 1,600 career wins as they look for their second straight win over the Ducks! First pitch 6:35PM!

Series: The Bees narrowed the Ducks’ lead in the season series to 8-6 with last night’s series opening 4-2 win. The teams play two more games in this series at New Britain Stadium following tonight’s game.

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The Bees: Bees starting pitcher Nate Roe has allowed two earned runs or less in two of his three starts for the Bees this season. As a starter, the right-hander has posted a 2-0 record with a 3.46 ERA (4.69 ERA in five games overall).

The Opposition: Delta Cleary Jr. is hitting .444 (12-27) with four extra-base hits, five RBIs and five runs scored during his seven-game hitting streak, and is hitting .342 in ten games against the Bees this season.

Starters
New Britain- RHP Nate Roe (2-0, 4.69) | Long Island- Bobby Blevins (1-7, 5.62)

Key to the Game – Pitching In Bees pitchers have been throwing the ball extremely well of late, which has helped the Bees post a 4-1 record of the last five games. In that span, the team’s pitchers have posted a 2.20 ERA while striking out 32 batters. The Bees will hope to receive more of that great pitching to take their second straight over the Ducks.

Broadcast: Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees).

Bees Buzz: Bees manager Stan Cliburn is sitting on 1,597 career wins entering tonight’s game…Craig Maddox has a six-game hitting streak against the Long Island Ducks…Reliever Rob Bryson has held opponents scoreless in five of his six appearances as a Bee this season, including four straight…Bees-3-300x260.jpg