Cliburn gets 1,600th win in victory over Ducks

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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees delivered Stan Cliburn his 1,600th career win in style, completing the four-game sweep of the Ducks with a 7-0 shutout.

The Game Changed When…:…Mike Lee escaped a second and third, one out jam in the fifth inning thanks to a 9-6 double play that prevented the Ducks from getting into the run column.

Pitchers of Record:
W: Mike Lee (1-0) | L: Chris McCoy (0-1)

Player(s) of the Games: Mike Lee (6IP, 4 hits allowed, 5K) | Michael Crouse (3-4, 2B, RBI, 3R) | Cole Garner (3-4, 2B, 2R)

Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (54-57, 18-23 2nd half) at Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (42-68, 16-24 2nd half)
Pitching Matchup – New Britain: Jarret Leverett (3-6, 3.08) | Southern Maryland: TBA
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Broadcast: Youtube ( The game can also be heard on these radio stations, WDRC AM 1360 (Hartford), WMMW AM 1470 (Meriden), WWCO AM 1240 (Waterbury), and WSNG AM 610 (Torrington). Bees fans can also listen live by visiting

Bees Buzz: Stan Cliburn made New Britain history with his 1,600th career win… This is the Bees first four-game sweep in team history…Jovan Rosa drove in his 400th career RBI in the fifth inning…Eric Fornataro tossed two scoreless innings in his first appearance since returning to the Bees…

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