07/15/2020 6:02 AM
(New Britain, Conn., July 15th, 2020) –The New Britain Bees today announced the signing of Springfield Junior Brendan Kirck for the remainder of the 2020 season. The Hamden, CT native is the first in season Futures League signing announced by the Bees.
“This league really puts a premium on Pitching, and we are excited to add Brendan to our staff", says Bees General Manager Brad Smith. “He’s a hard-working Connecticut ballplayer who our Manager Ray Guarino has known for a long time, he is going to battle every pitch and that’s the what we want on our club.”
As a freshman for Springfield in 2019, Kirck started six games and was able to pick up two wins, striking out 16, and even collecting one save. He played his high school ball at Notre Dame in West Haven.
About the New Britain Bees
The New Britain Bees are members of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League and play their home games at New Britain Stadium. For information on tickets packages, group outings and sponsorships call 860-826-BEES (2337) or visit NBBees.com.
About the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL)
The FCBL is made up of seven teams from various parts of New England, each of which plays 28 home games and 28 away games. Each franchise is made up of elite collegiate athletes competing in a minor league style format. Each franchise provides high quality, affordable entertainment, in a casual, family-friendly atmosphere. At least 50% of the players on each team must be from New England or attend college in New England. For further information, visit www.thefuturesleague.com