In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees could not contain the bats of the Barnstormers, dropping the series opener at home 12-2.
Emoji Recap: 👎😢💔
The Game Changed When…: …the Barnstormers, who trailed the Bees 2-1 after four innings, scored four runs in the fifth inning to swing the momentum in favor of Lancaster, who never looked back after that.
Pitchers of Record: W: Terry Doyle (4-4) | L: Sean Gleason (2-4)
Player(s) of the Game: LAN Jeff Kobernus (4-5, R, HBP) | LAN Terry Doyle (CG, 5 hits, two runs, 10 strikeouts) | NB Jon Griffin (1-3, RBI)
Tale of the Tape – Lancaster Barnstormers (39-41, 5-6 2nd half) vs. New Britain Bees (39-42, 3-8, 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – Game 1- New Britain: Shawn Haviland (2-3, 3.43) | LAN: TBA
Game 2- New Britain: Anthony Marzi (1-0, 2.92) | LAN: Tanner Peters (4-3, 3.81)
Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/c/newbritainbees).
Bees Buzz: Craig Maddox singled to extend his consecutive games on-base streak to 22…Greg Golson cut down a Barnstormer trying to stretch a single into a double to lead off the fourth inning, giving him six outfield assists on the season…Jonathan Roof has picked up a hit in six straight games against the Barnstormers…
About the New Britain Bees
The New Britain Bees are in their inaugural season of play as a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play at New Britain Stadium. For further information or to reserve seats, email firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 35 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