(New Britain, Conn., Apr. 11, 2018) – The New Britain Bees today announced dates and starting times for their 2018 Spring Training schedule. The Bees will hold Spring Training at New Britain Stadium for the 2018 season.
“Spring is finally here and that means the official start to the 2018 season at New Britain Stadium,” says Bees General Manager Brad Smith. “These spring training games we have scheduled will give all our fans a preview of what to expect this season.”
The Bees Spring Training schedule will include six exhibition games, with two contests against the cross-sound Atlantic League rival Long Island Ducks, two versus the Road Warriors, one against the CT Twilight League, and another against the Milford Hunters. Five of those games will be held at New Britain Stadium.
Any Bees fan who would like to get a sneak peek of their hometown team before the regular season begins is welcome to attend. General admission tickets will be complimentary for any home Spring Training games. Food and beverage will be available for purchase at New Britain Stadium during each game. No outside food or beverage will be allowed inside the ballpark.
2018 Spring Training Schedule: (Gates open one hour prior to game time)
4/20 – vs. Long Island (1:00pm)
4/21 – @ Long Island
4/22 – vs. CT Twilight League (1:00pm) – Fan Fest Day
4/23 – vs. Milford Hunters (1:00pm)
4/24 – vs. Road Warriors (12:00pm)
4/25 – vs. Road Warriors (1:00pm)
The New Britain Elks Lodge will also host a special “Meet the Players” Dinner on Tuesday, April 24th. The event starts at 5:00pm with a player meet and greet, followed by a social hour at 6:00pm, then dinner is served at 7:00pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance at by visiting New Britain Stadium or the New Britain Elks Lodge. The New Britain Elks Lodge is located at 30 Washington St., New Britain, CT 06051.
About the New Britain Bees
The New Britain Bees are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, 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 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 38 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 900 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. For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com.