Blue Crabs shut out Bees in series opener

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In 140 Characters or Less: For the second straight game, the Bees’ bats were held quiet as the Blue Crabs shut out the Bees 6-0 in the series opener.

The Game Changed When…:…A Bees’ error with two outs in the bottom of the fourth inning led to four unearned runs coming home for the Blue Crabs, turning a manageable 2-0 deficit to a 6-0 hole that the Bees could not climb out of.

Pitchers of Record:
W: Brian Grening (10-5) | L: Kyle Simon (7-6)

Player(s) of the Game: SM Brian Grening (8IP, 5H, 0R, 10K) | SM Gustavo Molina (3-4, 2B, HR, 2RBI, 2R) | NB Greg Golson (3-4)

Next Game:
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (68-66, 32-32, 2nd half) at Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (56-78, 30-34 2nd half)
Pitching Matchup – NB: Brian Dupra (4-3, 4.45) | SM: TBA
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Bees Buzz: With six innings of work tonight, Kyle Simon set a new career high for innings pitched in a season with 113.1 innings…Greg Golson extended his hitting streak to five games with his three-hit performance tonight…UConn alum Kevin Vance tossed two perfect innings in relief of Simon, striking out a pair…