In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees gave up 13 hits and nine runs to the Barnstormers as Lancaster took the series opener 9-2 over New Britain.
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The Game Changed When… The Bees only trailed by two heading into the fifth inning, but a Caleb Gindl RBI and a Dean Wilson sac fly put the Barnstormers up 5-2 and the Bees couldn’t come back.
Pitchers of Record: W: LAN- Anthony Fernandez (1-1) | L: NBB- Kevin Vance (3-2)
Player(s) of the Game: LAN: Caleb Gindl (3-5, 3 doubles, 3RBI, 2R) Anthony Fernandez (6 IP, 5 hits allowed, 4K) | NBB: Michael Crouse (2-3, SB)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (46-52, 10-18 2nd half) vs. Lancaster Barnstormers (46-51, 11-16 2nd half)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Nate Roe (1-0, 5.90) | Lancaster: Joey Maher (0-0, 2.25)
Promotions – Tomorrow will be Social Media Saturday! The hottest ticket in town just got hotter thanks to you. Be the star of the show all night long and tag your ballpark selfies with the hashtag “#ItsBetterWithTheBees” — winners will be picked, re-posted on official team social media accounts, and rewarded with a signed baseball from that game's starting pitcher! Tomorrow will also be our 2016 Collector’s Pin Giveaway Night! The fifth 2016 Collector's Pin of the season will be given to the first 1,000 fans through the gates.
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Bees Buzz: Kevin Vance made his first start on the mound in a Bees uniform pitching 4 innings…Michael Crouse stole his 38th base of the season which ties a career high (2011 Blue Jays High-A affiliate)…Jonathan Roof extended his on-base streak to five games…
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 email@example.com, 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.