In 140 Characters or Less: A three-run homer and a RBI double combined with great pitching sealed a 4-2 New Britain win over Long Island.
The Game Changed When…:The Bees did all their scoring in the second inning when Michael Crouse hit a three-run home run and James Skelton added a RBI double to give the Bees enough of a cushion for the rest of the game.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Daniel Sattler (1-1) | L: Jackson (0-1) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (9)
Player(s) of the Games:NBB: Michael Crouse (2-3, HR, 3RBI) | Daniel Sattler (6IP, 3H, 6K) | Long Island: Dan Lyons (2-5, RBI, 2B)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (51-57, 15-23 2nd half) vs. Long Island Ducks (59-47, 19-17 2nd half)
Pitching Matchup – New Britain: Nate Roe (2-0, 4.69) | Long Island: RHP Bobby Blevins (1-7, 5.62)
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Bees Buzz: Daniel Sattler recorded his 500th career strikeout in the 4th… Stan Cliburn is now three wins away from his 1,500th areer win…Craig Maddox extends his hitting streak against the Ducks to six games…