BEES TOP DUCKS 3-1 TO WIN 7TH STRAIGHT
GARNER HOMERS FOR SECOND STRAIGHT NIGHT
In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees topped the Long Island Ducks to win their seventh straight game, the longest streak in team history.
The Game Changed When…:…Greg Golson hit a two-run double bringing home Jon Griffin and Jake McGuiggan in the bottom of the third inning to give the Bees enough insurance to secure the win.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Kevin Vance (1-1) | L: Bobby Blevins (2-10) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (17)
Player(s) of the Game: Greg Golson (1-4, 2RBI) | Cole Garner (1-2, R, RBI) | Kevin Vance (3IP, 5K, R)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (63-62, 27-28 2nd half) vs. Long Island Ducks (64-60, 24-30 2nd half)
Pitching Matchup –
New Britain: Game 1: Mike Lee (2-0, 3.07) Game 2: Daniel Sattler (2-3, 4.39) Long Island: Game 1: John Brownell (9-6, 3.21) Game 2: Daniel Herrera (1-1, 7.96)
Tickets- CLICK HERE
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.
Promotions: Tomorrow is Social Media Saturday! The hottest ticket in town just got hotter thanks to you. Be the star of the show all night long and tag your ballpark selfies with the hashtag “#ItsBetterWithTheBees” — winners will be picked, re-posted on official team social media accounts, and rewarded with a signed baseball from that game’s starting pitcher! Saturday is also Back to School Night! Celebrate the start of the school year with the Bees! It will also be Martin Rosol’s Night where the first 500 fans through the New Britain Stadium gates will receive a water bottle courtesy of Martin Rosol’s! The Bees will also be celebrating Latin American Heritage Night!
Bees Buzz: Cole Garner has hit a home run in four of his last six games…Since Eric Fornataro has returned to the Bees he has not allowed an earned run (eight games)…Jake McGuiggan extended his hit streak to seven games…
About the New Britain Bees
The New Britain Bees are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and are in their inaugural season of play at New Britain Stadium. Tickets for the 2017 season, as well as all remaining 2016 home games, are available by calling 860-826-BEES (2337), online at NBBees.com, or by visiting the New Britain Stadium Box Office.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 35 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the U.S. population.
For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com