Bees stun Patriots


Box score

In 140 Characters or Less: Behind a five-run ninth inning, the Bees fought back to stun the Somerset Patriots 11-9 and walk away with the series win.

The Game Changed When…:…Jake McGuiggan came up with a two out double with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, turning a 9-8 deficit into a 11-9 lead off Patriots closer Jon Hunton to deliver the Bees to a stunning win.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Brandon Fry (3-3) | L: Jon Hunton (0-3) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (13)

Player(s) of the Game: NB Jake McGuiggan (3-4, 2 2B, 3B, BB, 5RBI) | NB Cole Garner (3-4, HR, 2RBI, 2R, BB) | NB Michael Crouse (2-4, 2RBI, BB, R, SB)

Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (58-62, 22-28, 2nd half) at Sugar Land Skeeters (66-54, 31-19 2nd half)
Pitching Matchup – NB: Mike Lee (1-0, 4.41) | SL: Sean Gallagher (8-7, 3.59)
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Bees Buzz: Michael Crouse extended his hitting streak to ten games with two hits tonight…The win by New Britain was the team’s first this season when trailing after eight innings…The Bees improved to 9-4 against Somerset this season with the victory…