Bees sting Patriots

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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees are still alive in the playoff race after scoring four unanswered runs to top the Somerset Patriots 4-1.

The Game Changed When…:…After a Jake McGuiggan double tied the game at one apiece in the second inning, Greg Golson singled which sent McGuiggan home to give the Bees their lead.

Pitchers of Record:
W: Mike Lee (5-0) | L: Donovan Hand (4-8) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (21)

Player(s) of the Game: Steve Carrillo (2-3, R, 2RBI, 2B) | Mike Lee (6IP, 3H, R, 7K) | Jake McGuiggan (1-3, R, RBI, 2B)

Next Game:
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (70-67, 34-33 2nd half) vs. Somerset Patriots (75-62, 37-30 2nd half)
Pitching Matchup – New Britain: TBA | Somerset Patriots: Will Oliver (6-2, 3.50)
Broadcast: Youtube ( The game can also be heard on WDRC AM 1360 (Hartford), as well as WMMW AM 1470 (Meriden), WWCO AM 1240 (Waterbury), and WSNG AM 610 (Torrington). Bees fans can also listen live by visiting

Bees Buzz: Mike Lee has now thrown six straight quality starts… Shawn Gilblair now has 12 straight scoreless appearances…The Bees did not allow a hit over the final 5.1 innings and retired the last 16 batters in a row…