BEES EDGED BY SOMERSET 5-3
In 140 Characters or Less: 5 Bees players record multiple hits in 5-3 loss to Somerset. Bees go for win in game 3 on Baseball in Education Day tomorrow at 10:35 AM!
The Game Changed When… New Britain had a 1 run lead going into the top of the 4th, and the Patriots answered with 3 runs of their own. They would hold the lead from that point onward, eventually reaching the final score of 5-3.
Pitchers of Record: W: Logan Darnell (1-1) | L: Jason Jarvis (0-1) | SV: Ryan Kelly (1)
Player(s) of the Game: Tyler Bortnick (Somerset) – 1-4, R, 2 RBI | Conor Bierfeldt (New Britain) – 2-4, 3B, 2 R
Next Game: Wednesday, May 3rd, 10:35 A.M.
Tale of the Tape – Somerset Patriots (8-4) at New Britain Bees (4-7)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Jonathan Pettibone (0-0, 0.00) | Somerset: Mitch Atkins (1-1, 5.40)
Promotions – It’s the second of three Baseball in Education Days at New Britain Stadium! Join us for a special 10:35 A.M. start time as the Bees face the Patriots.
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 10:10 AM.
Bees Buzz: Conor Bierfeldt hit a triple in the 2nd inning, his first triple since 2015…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 151…The game was one of only two occurrences so far this season where the Bees or their opponent did not hit a home run…5 different Bees had multiple hits in today’s game.
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.
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