In 140 Characters or Less: Battling through the elements again, the Bees’ bullpen pitched six great innings, leading the Bees to a 4-1 win over the Lancaster Barnstormers.
The Game Changed When…: ……The Bees added two insurance runs in the top of the seventh inning thanks to Jon Griffin’s RBI double and Steve Carrillo’s RBI single.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Jarret Leverett (1-3) | L: Bryan Evans (3-3)
Player(s) of the Game: NB LHP Jarrett Leverett (3.2 IP, 4H, 0R, 4K) | NB 1B Jon Griffin (2-4, R, RBI) | NB SS Steve Carrillo (2-4, RBI)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (30-30, 5 GB) at Lancaster Barnstormers (29-31, 5.5 GB)
Pitching Matchup – New Britain: Cole Johnson (5-5, 2.19) | Lancaster: Kelvin De La Cruz (4-6, 4.80)
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Bees Buzz: James Skelton’s third inning home run was his fourth his past five games…Jon Griffin is now hitting .500 (4-8) so far in this series with three RBIs and two runs scored…Before getting his start cut short due to a lengthy rain delay, Brian Dupra tossed three scoreless innings and allowed just one hit while striking out two…