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Bees look to rebound

July 5, 2016
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NEW BRITAIN BEES (36-35) AT SUGAR LAND SKEETERS (36-35) ========== In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees look to bounce back in game two of three against the Skeeters in Texas! First pitch 8:05PM! Series:Sugar Land took game one of the series last night with a tight 2-1 win. The series wraps up tomorrow night…

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Bravehearts take doubleheader opener vs. Blues

July 5, 2016
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The Blues dropped the first leg of the Independence Day doubleheader 2-1 against their western division rivals, the Worcester Bravehearts. Spotty defense and a lack of offense hurt the Blues all night, as they were only able to tally five hits on the day, coupled with three errors. Jared Gallagher (Central CT State) got the…

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Blues victorious over Titans

July 5, 2016
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The Bristol Blues were victorious tonight in a statement win against the Torrington Titans, taking the game by a score of 8-3. Izzy Fuentes (Faulker University) got the start tonight coming in with a 1.98 ERA and did not disappoint. After running into early troubles, Izzy was able to get through five innings of work…

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Bees drop second half opener to Skeeters

July 5, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less:The Bees could manage very little against Roy Merritt as they dropped the series opener to the Skeeters 2-1. The Game Changed When…: As is so often the case in baseball, a walk late in the game turned out to be the turning point of the ballgame. With one…

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Bees best Blue Crabs

July 4, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less:The Bees made it look easy as they scored five in the third and Jon Griffin added a home run in the eighth to take the series finale 6-1. The Game Changed When…: With no score in the third, Anthony Hewitt delivered a bases clearing double with the bases…

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Bees sting Blue Crabs

July 3, 2016
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Box score BOX SCORE In 140 Characters or Less:Behind the first triple play in team history and the pitching of Kyle Simon, the Bees topped the Blue Crabs 5-1. The Game Changed When…: In the top of the seventh and the Bees up 2-0, the Blue Crabs put the two runners on with nobody out…

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Bees split with Blue Crabs

July 2, 2016
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Game 1 box score Game 2 box score In 140 Characters or Less:A game two win came too late as the Bees were eliminated from the Liberty Division playoff race after they dropped game one of their doubleheader against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. The Game Changed When…: Game One: Both teams were held scoreless…

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Lightning 03s rally to state title

July 2, 2016
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SP briefs PONY CT Champs 2016

The Southington Lightning 03s raced through the brackets at the 2016 PONY East Zone tournament last weekend to grab the Connecticut state title in the 12U division. Front, from left, Ali Rembish, Ashley Reed, Julia Panarella, Kayla Pelletier, Lauren Verrilli, and Makena Dlugos. Back, Liz Urcinas, Madison Buckley, Kiley Cristman, Bella Rivera, Audrey Cantillon, and…

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Sunday’s Blues game Veterans Appreciation Night

July 1, 2016
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The Sunday, July 3 Bristol Blues game is Veterans Appreciation Night. All veterans are admitted free. The game starts at 7 p.m. at Muzzy Field. You should arrive early for pregame Veterans Recognition ceremonies. A 50/50 with proceeds going to the “Jack Denehy Fund” at Shepard Meadows also will be held. The fund helps defray…

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Bees keep division hopes alive

July 1, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less:Thanks to big nights from Jon Griffin and seven doubles from their offense, the Bees took the series vs. Somerset with an 8-7 win. The Game Changed When…: ……No one could know it at the time, but the game changed when Michael Crouse scored on a wild pitch in…

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