BIERFELDT HOMERS, BEES SWEPT IN DOUBLE HEADER
In 140 Characters or Less: Bees entertain 9,211 fans across 2 games; set attendance record of 6,501 in game 1of doubleheader! #ItsBetterWithTheBees
ATTENDANCE: In game 1 of today’s double header, 6,501 fans came to see the Bees play the Barnstormers. That is the record for the most fans to ever attend a single Bees game at New Britain Stadium.
The Game Changed When…
Game 1: Tied at 3 in the 7th, Lastings Milledge and Garrett Weber drove in 3 combined runs, giving Lancaster the 6-3 lead.
Game 2: Sean Halton hit a grand slam in the top of the 12th inning for Lancaster to give the Barnstormers a 5-1 lead.
Pitchers of Record:
Game 1: W: Daniel Moskos (1-0) | L: Joe Beimel (0-1) | SV: Cody Hall (1)
Game 2: W: Kaohi Downing (1-0) | L: Chris Hayes (0-1)
Player(s) of the Game:
Game 1: Sean Halton (Lancaster) – 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI | Conor Bierfeldt (New Britain) – 1-3, HR, 2 RBI
Game 2: Sean Halton (Lancaster) – 2-6, GS, 4 RBI | Casey Coleman (New Britain) – 6 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 3 K
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (2-4) at Long Island Ducks (2-5)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Jonathan Pettibone (0-0, 0.00) | Long Island: Keith Couch (0 1, 9.00)
Home Tickets: BUY 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: Craig Maddox and Steve Carrillo have reached base safely in all 6 games this season…Conor Bierfeldt hit his 3rd home run of the season through 5 games…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played streak for the Bees to 147…The Bees welcomed a total of 9,211 fans to New Britain Stadium across both games today.
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. Tickets for the 2017 season are available by calling 860-826-BEES (2337), online at NBBees.com, or by visiting the New Britain Stadium Box 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 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.