Bees return home tomorrow to start six-game homestan

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees’ bats struggled once again to cash in with runners in scoring position as the team dropped its third straight to the Long Island Ducks 3-1.

The Game Changed When…: …With the game tied at one in the eighth inning, Dan Johnson, who the Ducks acquired from Bridgeport earlier in the week, hit a go-ahead two-home run to put Long Island up by two.

Pitchers of Record:
W: Nick Struck (1-2) | L: Jarret Leverett (0-3) | SV: Todd Coffey (9)

Player(s) of the Game: NB Jovan Rosa (2-3, BB), LI Dan Johnson (1-2, HR, 2RBI, R, 2BB), LI SP Mark Blackmar (7 IP, 1ER)

Next Game:
Tale of the Tape – Sugar Land Skeeters (28-25, 2.5 GB Freedom) at New Britain Bees (24-28, 6 GB Liberty)
Pitching Matchup – NB: Kyle Simon (0-1, 1.95) | SL: TBA

Bees Buzz: Bees’ starter Shawn Haviland came within one out of his third straight start of seven innings pitched and one run allowed (6.2 innings, one run, five strikeouts)…In the past 17 games he has played in, Greg Golson has reached base in each one, including going 1-3 with a walk tonight…Jonathan Roof drove in the lone run of the game for the Bees in the third inning with a run-scoring single…

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