Bees seek 4th straight win

 

NEW BRITAIN BEES (59-62) AT SUGAR LAND SKEETERS (66-55)

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In 140 Characters or Less: Looking for their fourth consecutive win, the Bees take on the Skeeters in game two of four from Texas! 8:05PM first pitch!

Series: The Bees took the series opener last night 3-0 and now hold a 10-7 edge in the season series with the Skeeters.

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The Bees: Jovan Rosa has enjoyed a strong start to the Bees’ seven-game road trip. Over the first four games, the former Chicago Cubs’ farmhand is hitting .375 (6-16) with two home runs, three RBIs, and at least one run scored in all four games.

The Opposition: With two hits in last night’s game, Josh Prince continued his success at the plate against the Bees this season. In 12 games against New Britain, the infielder is hitting .351 (13-37) with a pair of doubles, a home run, four RBIs and five runs scored.

Starters
New Britain- RHP Daniel Sattler (1-3, 4.36) | Sugar Land- RHP Brett Marshall (4-5, 4.66)

Key to the Game – Keep the line moving: The Bees’ offense has been hitting well on the current road trip, particularly the bottom third of lineup. Over the first four games of the trip, the bottom third of the order has hit a combined .356 (16-45) with four runs scored and 12 RBIs, making the Bees’ lineup difficult for opposing pitchers to navigate.

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

Bees Buzz: Jonathan Roof is three hits away from tying a career high for hits in a single season (current high of 106 hits in 2014 in Boston Red Sox system)…Jake McGuiggan is hitting .412 (7-17) with a team high ten RBIs over the last five games…With last night’s shutout of the Skeeters, the Bees now own a 2.71 ERA in 17 games against Sugar Land this season…

About the New Britain Bees

The New Britain Bees are in their inaugural season of Atlantic League of Professional Baseball play at New Britain Stadium. For further information or to reserve tickets, email tickets@nbbees.com, call 860-826-BEES (2337), or visit NBBees.com.