Pettibone goes 7 in loss to Blue Crabs



In 140 Characters or Less: Jonathan Pettibone has 7 inning outing, Rosa & Hinshaw get 2 hits, but the series evens after a 5-1 Blue Crabs win #ItsBetterWithTheBees

The Game Changed When…: Tucker Nathans came to bat for the Blue Crabs with 1 out in the top of the 3rd inning. He would hit a solo homer to right field, giving Southern Maryland a 2-0 lead at the time. New Britain would battle back with a run in the bottom half, but the home run would go down as the game winning hit in the Blue Crabs victory.

Pitchers of Record: W: Daryl Thompson (7-6) | L: Jonathan Pettibone (1-6)

Player(s) of the Game: Daryl Thompson (Southern Maryland) – 6 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 8 K | Jovan Rosa (New Britain) – 2-4, RBI | Tucker Nathans (Southern Maryland) – 1-3, HR, RBI

Next Game: Thursday, August 17th, 6:35 P.M.

Tale of the Tape – Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (14-24, 53-55) vs. New Britain Bees (15-22, 41-66)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Mike Lee (3-6, 4.31) | Southern Maryland: RHP Drew Hayes (6-6, 4.34)

TICKETS: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES

PROMOTIONS: The first 1,000 fans through the gates to tomorrow’s game will take home a special cup giveaway presented by Coors Light! It’s the second of two Coors Light cup giveaways at New Britain Stadium. Every Thursday home game is Thirsty Thursday! Fans 21 and over can enjoy half price domestic draft beer at every concession stand!

Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel ( and Facebook Live (, starting at 6:20 P.M.

Bees Buzz: Jovan Rosa had 2 hits in tonight’s game for his team leading 37th multi-hit game of the season…With 1 strikeout in tonight’s game, Jonathan Pettibone is now 1 strikeout away from 500 strikeouts in his professional career…Jovan Rosa has recorded at least 1 RBI in 5 of his last 6 games…Tonight’s game was Jonathan Pettibone’s longest outing of the season (7 IP). It is the first time Pettibone has thrown 7 innings in a game since 2013…New Britain’s streak of scoring in multiple innings was snapped tonight at 6 consecutive games…In his 7 full innings, Jonathan Pettibone faced a total of 30 batters, which averages to 4.3 batters per inning…Nate Roe has not allowed a run against the Blue Crabs this season after 1 inning of relief in tonight’s game (7 full innings)…New Britain’s winning streak against the Blue Crabs has been snapped at 3 games…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 247, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 270, including postseason. Rosa is also 2 games away from 900 games played in his professional career.


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