CONOR BEIRFELDT HOMERS TWICE IN 4-3 BEES WIN
In 140 Characters or Less: Bierfeldt homers twice, including a walk off shot in the 9th to give New Britain a 4-3 victory over the Ducks! #ItsBetterWithTheBees
The Game Changed When… Conor Bierfeldt came to the plate in both the 4th and 9th innings. He would hit a 3 run blast in the 4th to give New Britain a 3-2 lead at the time, and when Long Island tied the game in the top of the 9th, Bierfeldt came to bat in the bottom half and would crush a solo shot to give the Bees their first walkoff win of the season.
Pitchers of Record: W: Joe Beimel (1-2) | L: Patrick Crider (0-2)
Player(s) of the Game: Conor Bierfeldt (New Britain) – 2-4, 2 HR, 4 RBI | Angelo Songco (Long Island) – 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Next Game: Friday, May 12th, 6:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – Long Island Ducks (9-12) vs. New Britain Bees (6-14)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Jason Jarvis (0-2, 5.54) | Long Island: Matt Larkins (0-1, 7.62)
Promotions – Friday night is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Night at New Britain Stadium. Join us for this special night where we raise awareness of MS research and causes. Every Friday home game is Fat Tire Friday and Foul Pole Friday! Fans can sign up to win weekly Fat Tire giveaways, and enter for a chance to win $50,000 on Foul Pole Friday!
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 P.M.
Bees Buzz: The win marks the first walkoff win for the Bees this season…Conor Bierfeldt is the only Bees player this season to have homered twice in 2 different games…The victory snaps a 7 game home losing streak for New Britain…Bierfeldt now leads the Atlantic League in home runs with 6…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 160, and played in his 182nd consecutive game overall…Jake McGuiggan’s on base streak has been snapped at 9 games…The Bees are now 3-1 against the Ducks…Bierfeldt joins Craig Maddox as the only Bees players to have logged 4 RBI in a single 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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