In 140 Characters or Less: A home run by Craig Maddox in the 11th inning wasn’t enough for the Bees to spark another comeback as they fell to the Bluefish 11-8.
The Game Changed When…:
The Bees were closing in on a win in the 8th but a single to centerfield by Bridgeport’s Wellington Dotel tied the game at five and pushed the game to extra innings.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Jose Veras (1-1) | L: Eric Fornataro (1-3)
Player(s) of the Game: Steve Carrillo (1-5, HR, R, 3RBI) James Skelton (3-4 RBI, R,) Maddox (2-6, HR, 2R, RBI)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (39-37, 3-2 2nd half) vs Bridgeport Bluefish (33-43, 3-3 2nd half)
New Britain: Jarret Leverett (2-3, 2.77) | Bridgeport: Mike Antonini (3-6, 2.66)
Bees Home Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: WDRC AM 1360 (Hartford), WMMW AM 1470 (Meriden), WWCO AM 1240 (Waterbury), WSNG AM 610 (Torrington) and Youtube (Youtube.com/NewBritainBees).
Promotions: Sunday is Hardware City Family Fun-Day! New Britain Stadium is the place to bring the whole family on Sundays! Prior to the game, fans will be invited onto the field for an autograph session with the Bees. After the game, kids (and kids at heart) can take the field and Run the Bases!
Bees Buzz: Scott Patterson reached the 1,000 career inning plateau tonight during the eighth inning…James Skelton (14) Craig Maddox (17) each extended their consecutive games on base streak tonight…Michael Crouse stole his 27th base of the season which leads the Atlantic League.