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Legion picking up ground

June 24, 2016
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Southington’s Tyler Cyr against Simsbury.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Southington legion baseball team finished the week at .500 with three wins and three losses, but is starting to pick up ground on the rest of the league after a rough start. Although the team has been inconsistent through the first half of the season, Southington manager Marc Verderame…

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Bees outlast Barnstormers

June 24, 2016
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Bees outlast Barnstormers

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: A back-and-forth game that was delayed at the start by rain could not keep the Bees from pulling out the 5-4 win in opener at Lancaster. The Game Changed When…: ……Jon Jones, who reached on a one-out walk in the ninth inning, stole second and third base to…

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Bees shut out Somerset

June 23, 2016
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Bees shut out Somerset

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: It was the James Skelton and Kyle Simon show as Skelton hammered two home runs and Simon pitched a complete game shutout. The Game Changed When…: …The game got off to a fast start when James Skelton hit a home run on the Bees very first pitch of…

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Bees, Patriots to battle for series win

June 22, 2016
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Bees, Patriots to battle for series win

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees and Patriots battle for the series win in the finale of their three-game series! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: Somerset tied the series at a game each with last night’s 10-2 win. After tonight’s game, the Bees and Patriots next square off next week, with New Britain visiting Somerset…

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Bees fall to Somerset, 10-2

June 22, 2016
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Bees fall to Somerset, 10-2

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: Shawn Haviland and James Skelton had milestone nights but it wasn’t enough to overcome Somerset as the Bees fell to the Patriots 10-2. The Game Changed When…: …With the ball game all tied up at two heading into the seventh, the Patriots erupted for seven runs, highlighted by…

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Bristol Blues Roundup for the week of June 24

June 21, 2016
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At Worcester Bravehearts (Tuesday, June 14) The Blues began the week on Tuesday, June 14 in Worcester, Mass. where they suffered their largest loss, 12-5, on the year thus far to the Bravehearts. The Bravehearts built a commanding 10-5 lead by the fifth inning, tacking on five runs in the fourth. Austin Chauvin went 3-for-4…

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Bees fall in 12

June 20, 2016
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Bees fall in 12

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees made yet another late inning rally to force extras for the second straight day, but ultimately fall to the Sugar Land Skeeters 9-6 in 12 innings. The Game Changed When…: …Patrick Palmiero, who had pinch hit in the 10th inning, delivered the eventual game-winning runs with…

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Bees look to light more fireworks vs. Skeeters tonight

June 18, 2016
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Bees look to light more fireworks vs. Skeeters tonight

In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees go for their second straight win tonight against the Sugar Land Skeeters! First pitch 6:35PM! Series: With a 9-5 win last night, the Bees took the series opener against the Skeeters. New Britain has now won three straight games overall vs. Sugar Land. Bees Tickets | Available at…

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Three home runs power Bees to 9-5 win over Skeeters

June 18, 2016
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Three home runs power Bees to 9-5 win over Skeeters

Box Score In 140 Characters or Less: Backed by three home runs, the Bees took the opener of their series with the Sugar Land Skeeters 9-5. The Game Changed When…: …Jon Jones’ grand slam in the third inning off Skeeters’ starter Parker Frazier was the highlight of a six-run inning, which opened up the ball…

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Bees return home tomorrow to start six-game homestan

June 17, 2016
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In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees’ bats struggled once again to cash in with runners in scoring position as the team dropped its third straight to the Long Island Ducks 3-1. The Game Changed When…: …With the game tied at one in the eighth inning, Dan Johnson, who the Ducks acquired from Bridgeport earlier…

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