In 140 Characters or Less: Shawn Haviland and James Skelton had milestone nights but it wasn’t enough to overcome Somerset as the Bees fell to the Patriots 10-2.
The Game Changed When…: …With the ball game all tied up at two heading into the seventh, the Patriots erupted for seven runs, highlighted by Carlos Guzman’s grand slam.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Shaun Garceau (1-1) | L: Sean Gleason (2-3)
Player(s) of the Game: NB: Jon Griffin- 3-3 with an RBI and a run scored. SOM: Carlos Guzman- grand slam, two hits | Mycal Jones- 3-5, stolen base, two runs scored
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (27-30, 6.5 GB) vs Somerset Patriots (34-24, 0 GB)
Pitching Matchup – New Britain: Kyle Simon (1-1, 2.25) | Somerset: Rudy Owens (0-0, 0.00)
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Bees Buzz: Michael Crouse is one hit away from his 500th career hit after his 2-3 night…Shawn Haviland’s strikeout of Trayvon Robinson in the second inning was his 800th strikeout as a professional…Skelton earned his 700th career hit with a fifth inning single.