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Bees go for second straight against Ducks

August 16, 2016
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Bees go for second straight against Ducks

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees try to get Stan Cliburn one step closer to 1,600 career wins as they look for their second straight win over the Ducks! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: The Bees narrowed the Ducks’ lead in the season series to 8-6 with last night’s series opening 4-2 win. The teams…

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Bees top Ducks

August 16, 2016
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Box score 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…

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Skeeters blank Bees

August 15, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: Roy Merritt silenced the Bees’ bats for seven innings as the Skeeters took the series finale over the Bees 4-0. The Game Changed When…:Rene Tosoni hit a two-run single in the sixth which gave the Skeeters extra cushion to help them salvage the finale of the series. Pitchers…

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Bees swat Skeeters

August 15, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: For the second straight game the Bees beat the Skeeters in a tight one run game, taking this one 7-6. The Game Changed When…:With the Skeeters down by one in the top of the ninth with one out, Shawn Gilblair induced a 4-6-3 double play to secure a…

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Bees stun Skeeters

August 15, 2016
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Box score In 140 Characters or Less: A wild pitch in the ninth inning gave the Bees the walk-off 3-2 win in the series opener against the Sugar Land Skeeters. The Game Changed When…:…With the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth, a wild pitch by Ryan Mattheus was enough to send Jon Griffin…

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Bees look for final win in match up against York

August 11, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees go for the win in the final matchup this season between the Bees and York Revolution! First pitch 6:30PM! Series: The Revolution have taken each of the first three games of the series, all by margins of two runs or less. Tonight’s game will be the final game…

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Bees’ bats silenced by Revolution

August 11, 2016
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Bees’ bats silenced by Revolution

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees could muster little offensively against the Revolution’s pitchers, dropping their third straight by a 2-0 margin. The Game Changed When…:…the Bees, trailing by one, left the bases loaded in the top of the fourth inning after filling them with just one out, squandering what would be…

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Membrino point leader at Stafford, Waterford

August 10, 2016
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Tony Membrino Jr.

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Caution flags were waving like banners at the Olympics, and Tony Membrino Jr. was never able to get into a rhythm at Stafford Motor Speedway. On Friday, Aug. 5, Membrino clawed his way up to third place in the SK Light feature race when yet another caution was thrown. On the…

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Kataria Classic welcomes new court appearances

August 10, 2016
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Arian Goknale returns a volley during an early round of the Kataria Classic Tennis Tournament. This year’s event has drawn a host of up-and-coming players.

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Tournament director Kunal Kataria plopped himself in his chair at the end of the second day of his tournament, and let out a tired sigh like a retiring businessman after a hard day’s work. His younger brother looked just as fatigued beside him, along with the host of varsity high school…

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Blues falls short of FCBL post-season

August 10, 2016
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By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER With postseason implications on the line, the Bristol Blues finished out the final week of the 2016 campaign with most of its games coming on the road. And with the American Legion Northeast Regional Baseball Tournament in town, Bristol finished its season with six games away from home. But, ending the…

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