In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees go for their second straight win tonight against the Sugar Land Skeeters! First pitch 6:35PM!
Series: With a 9-5 win last night, the Bees took the series opener against the Skeeters. New Britain has now won three straight games overall vs. Sugar Land.
Bees Tickets | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Promotions: Klingberg Vintage Motor Car & Pre-Father’s Day Baseball Celebration.
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There will also be a post game fireworks show immediately following the game!
The Bees: Jonathan Roof has been one of the Bees’ best run producers over the past ten games, with his seven RBIs ranking as the second best number on the team in that span (Jon Jones- 10). Roof is also hitting .343 (12-35) with six runs scored during these last ten games.
The Opposition: Third baseman Patrick Palmeiro has been red-hot for the Skeeters of late, batting .500 (5-10) over his last five games with seven RBIs (including a 3-4, one RBI night against the Bees in last night’s game).
New Britain– LHP Josh Outman (1-3, 5.46) | Sugar Land– LHP Roy Merritt (1-1, 3.56)
Key to the Game – Start a new streak:The Bees got back into the win column last night, snapping their six-game losing streak with a 9-5 win over Sugar Land. With a couple weeks before the end of the first half, starting a winning streak with a victory tonight can help the Bees make a push towards the top of the division and a playoff spot.
Broadcast:Talk of Connecticut (WDRC AM 1360 Hartford, WMMW AM 1470 Meriden, WWCO AM 1240 Waterbury, and WSNG AM 610 Torrington) and the Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees).
Bees Buzz: In his lone home start of the season against Sugar Land, Josh Outman allowed just two earned runs in six innings back on May 2…With his grand slam last night, Jon Jones took over the team lead in RBIs with 29 (one ahead of Jovan Rosa)…The Bees have now picked up at least seven hits in a game in 25 straight games…