In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees’ hopes of salvaging the series finale vs. the Blue Crabs were swept away by rain as the Blue Crabs won 6-3 in seven innings.
The Game Changed When…:…the Blue Crabs scored four times in the bottom of the second (highlighted by a Jamar Walton three-run home run) to immediately take the lead and momentum back from the Bees, who had just scored three runs in the top of the inning.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Brian Grening (8-4) | L: Nate Roe (3-1)
Player(s) of the Game: NB Nick Murphy (1-2, 2B, 2RBI) | SM Jamar Walton (1-2, HR, 3RBI, BB, R) | SM Gustavo Molina (3-4, R)
Next Game (Tuesday):
Tale of the Tape – Bridgeport Bluefish (53-60, 23-20 2nd half) at New Britain Bees (54-60, 18-26, 2nd half)
Pitching Matchup – NB: Kyle Simon (6-5, 2.95) | BPT: TBA
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Broadcast: Youtube (Youtube.com/NewBritainBees).
Promotions: Tuesday is a Fox 61 Two-Fer Tuesday! Fans purchasing tickets to Tuesday’s home game can receive a special buy one, get one free offer by entering the promo code “BOGO” when buying tickets online on the day of the game (max four total tickets per transaction). Prior to the game, the Bees will hold a special on-field ceremony to honor manager Stan Cliburn, who won his 1,600th career game on August 18th. Fans coming to the game are asked to be at their seats by 6:15PM for the ceremony.
Bees Buzz: Michael Crouse stole his 45th base of the season today and has now stolen a base in three straight games…Eric Fornataro tossed two scoreless innings of relief and not allowed a run in four innings since returning to the Bees on August 17th…Greg Golson extended his hitting streak to five games…