LONG ISLAND RALLIES LATE TO SECURE VICTORY IN GAME 3
In 140 Characters or Less: Jon Griffin and Craig Maddox each notch 2 run blasts in today’s game but Ducks rally late to defeat New Britain 8-7 #NewBritainVsEverybody
The Game Changed When… Long Island was down 7-3 going into the bottom of the 7th inning, and they would spark a 5 run comeback beginning with 4 runs in the 7th inning and then the game winning run in the 8th inning. 8 batters came to the plate for the Ducks in the 7th, and the game winning run came from a solo shot by Alex Burg in the 8th as the 8-7 final would be reached.
Pitchers of Record: W: Rob Rogers (5-1) | L: Brandon League (2-3) | SV: Amalio Diaz (15)
Player(s) of the Game: Alex Burg (Long Island) – 2-4, 2B, HR, 3 RBI | Jon Griffin (New Britain) – 3-4, HR, 2 RBI
Next Game: Monday, September 4th, 1:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (23-32, 49-76) vs. Long Island Ducks (34-23, 70-57)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: LHP Greg Nappo (2-1, 4.03) | Long Island: RHP Jake Dunning (2-1, 2.84)
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Tuesday, September 5th vs. Lancaster: Comcast Back to School Giveaway/Two-Fer Tuesday
Wednesday, September 6th vs. Lancaster: Faith Night/YMCA Fun “4” Everyone Day
Thursday, September 7th vs. Lancaster: Octoberfest/TD Bank Night/Thirsty Thursday
Friday, September 8th vs. Sugar Land: Bike Night/Fat Tire Friday/Foul Pole Friday
Saturday, September 9th vs. Sugar Land: Sting Bobblehead Giveaway/First Responder’s Night/FIREWORKS
Sunday, September 10th vs. Sugar Land: Fan Appreciation Day/Key Bank Giveaway/Schaller Hardware City Family Fun-Day
Bees Buzz: Craig Maddox has hit 5 home runs in this series against Long Island after hitting a 2 run shot in today’s game…With an RBI in today’s game, Conor Bierfeldt is now 2 RBI away from 300 RBI in his professional career…Nate Roe has recorded 9 total strikeouts through his last 2 starts (8 total innings pitched)…With 1 hit in today’s game, Jamar Walton is now 2 hits away from 1,000 hits in his professional career…Jon Griffin hit a 2 run home run in today’s game, his 11th home run of the season. Griffin has homered twice in this series against the Ducks…In this series against Long Island, the Bees have hit 7 home runs. Only 1 of them was a solo home run. 18 total runs have been scored via the long ball in the 3 games played so far…Brandon Shimo has not allowed a run in 7 of his last 8 outings (9 total innings pitched). He has appeared in 3 consecutive games…The home run by Alex Burg in the bottom of the 8th inning against Brandon League was just the 2nd home run given up by League this season…With today’s loss, New Britain’s tragic number is down to 5…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 265, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 288, including postseason.
About the New Britain Bees
The New Britain Bees are in their second season of play as a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play at New Britain Stadium. Tickets for the 2017 season are available by calling 860-826-BEES (2337), online at NBBees.com
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