Game Preview & Recap

LATE RALLY FALLS SHORT IN 7-4 OPENING NIGHT LOSS TO YORK

TORRINGTON'S BIERFELDT HITS TWO HOME RUNS

In 140 Characters or Less: Bees start 2017 season with a 7-4 loss to York, Conor Bierfeldt hits first two New Britain home runs on the season #OpeningNightInNB

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The Game Changed When…Jared Mitchell and Angel Franco each hit RBI doubles to bring in 3 total runs in the top of the 6th inning for York.

Pitchers of Record: W: Frank Gailey (1-0) L: Casey Coleman (0-1)
 
Player(s) of the Game: Travis Witherspoon (York) – HR, 2 RBI, Conor Bierfeldt (New Britain) 2 HR

Next Game:
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (0-1) vs. York (1-0)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Jonathan Pettibone (0-0, 0.00) | York: Steve Janas (0-0, 0.00)
Promotions – It’s the 35th anniversary of baseball in New Britain! Fans are welcome to join in on the celebration as baseball began in the Hardware City on this day 35 years ago. The first 1,500 fans through the gates will take home a poster courtesy of Image Ink! After the game, FIREWORKS!

Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
 
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 6:20 PM.
 
Bees Buzz: Conor Bierfeldt the first two Bees home runs of 2017, a solo shot in the 5th inning and another solo shot in the 9th inning…Jovan Rosa has played in 141 consecutive Bees games…Casey Coleman, Mike Hepple, Conor Bierfeldt, Paul Kronenfeld, Michael Baca, and Brandon Shimo all made their ALPB debuts.

About the New Britain Bees
 
The New Britain Bees are in their second 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 tickets@nbbees.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.
 
For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com
 
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