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BEES ANNOUNCE SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE

ALL SPRING TRAINING EXHIBITIONS FREE AND OPEN TO PUBLIC
 
(New Britain, Conn., April 4, 2017) - New Britain Bees team officials today announced the club’s 2017 Spring Training schedule. The Bees of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball will play three exhibition contests against local Connecticut amateur teams, and one against the traveling Black Sox team managed by Joe Torre, Jr., as a warm up for the Atlantic League regular season which kicks off on Friday, April 21 at New Britain Stadium.  Following is the schedule of exhibitions:
 
Spring Training Schedule:
  • April 13: New Britain Bees vs. Milford Hunters - 6:35 PM, New Britain Stadium
  • April 14: New Britain Bees vs. Connecticut Twilight League All-Stars – 6:35 PM, New Britain Stadium
  • April 15: New Britain Bees vs. Greater Hartford Twilight Baseball League All-Stars – 1:35 PM, New Britain Stadium
  • April 17: New Britain Bees vs. Ridgewood Black Sox - 6:35 PM, New Britain Stadium
*Schedule subject to change based on weather
 
All Spring Training exhibitions are free and open to the public. Outside food is permitted during the exhibition season, but no alcohol may be brought into New Britain Stadium. The New Britain Stadium Box Office, as well as B. Hive & Co., the team’s official store, will be open during every spring training game.
 
Practices are closed to the public. Members of the media are asked to contact Chris Knoblock, Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting at cknoblock@nbbees.com for practice times and information about the Bees’ Media Day, which will take place on April 11.
 
Open Tryouts will take place on April 11th from 6 PM – 8 AM at New Britain Stadium. Registration is $75 in advance, or $100 on the day of the event. For more information or to register, visit nbbees.com
 
About the New Britain Bees
 
The New Britain Bees are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, playing all home games at New Britain Stadium.  Opening Night is April 21st against the York Revolution, with first pitch at 6:35 PM. Tickets for the 2017 season, including Season Tickets and Mini-Plans, are available by calling 860-826-BEES (2337), online at NBBees.com, or by visiting the New Britain Bees’ Front Office.
 
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
 
The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 36 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB.  The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.
 
For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com
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ALL SPRING TRAINING EXHIBITIONS FREE AND OPEN TO PUBLIC



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