In 140 Characters or Less: A ninth inning rally by the Bees fell just a run short as the Patriots took the series opener over the Bees 7-6.
The Game Changed When…:…Patriots closer Jon Hunton, after allowing a one-out RBI single to Jon Griffin to get the Bees within a run, stranded the tying run at second by getting a strikeout and fly out to end the game.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Alexis Candelario (1-1) | L: Daniel Sattler (1-3) | SV: Jon Hunton (32)
Player(s) of the Game: NB Jovan Rosa (1-4, HR, 2RBI) | NB Craig Maddox (1-4, HR, 2RBI) | SP Bryan LaHair (2-4, 2B, 4RBI)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (56-62, 20-28, 2nd half) at Somerset Patriots (63-54, 25-22 2nd half)
Pitching Matchup – NB: Nate Roe (3-0, 2.95) | SP: Will Oliver (3-2, 3.54)
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Broadcast: Youtube (Youtube.com/NewBritainBees). The game can also be heard on these radio stations, 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.
Bees Buzz: Michael Crouse extended his hitting streak to eight games and stole his 49th base of the season…Craig Maddox’ home run tonight was his tenth of the season, which marks the first time in his career he has reached double-digit home runs in a season…Jon Griffin is now two hits away from 600 in his career after picking up a single tonight…
About the New Britain Bees
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