NEW BRITAIN HOMERS 3 TIMES IN EDUCATION DAY DOUBLEHEADER
In 140 Characters or Less: Marzi gets first career complete game and shutout in game 1, but Bees fall in game 2 to split doubleheader with Fish. #ItsBetterWithTheBees
The Game Changed When…
Game 1: Jon Griffin came to bat in the 2nd and 4th innings. He would hit a home run in both at bats, driving in 3 total runs to put the Bees on the board and extend their lead.
Game 2: With the game tied at 2 in the 4th inning, D’Arby Myers came to bat and would hit a single to score Jonathan Galvez, giving Bridgeport a 3-2 lead, which they would extend and hold on to through the rest of the game.
Pitchers of Record:
Game 1: W: Anthony Marzi (2-2) | L: Cory Riordan (1-2)
Game 2: W: Jonathan Albaladejo (3-1) | L: Jason Jarvis (0-3)
Player(s) of the Game:
Game 1: Anthony Marzi (New Britain) – CG, SHO, 7 IP, 4 H, 5 K | Santiago Nessy (Bridgeport) – 2-2
Game 2: Luis Hernandez (Bridgeport) – 1-4, HR, 2 RBI | Michael Crouse (New Britain) – 1-3, HR, 2 RBI
Next Game: Wednesday, May 17th, 6:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – Bridgeport Bluefish (13-12) vs. New Britain Bees (9-15)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Eric Fornataro (0-1, 5.89) | Chris Rearick (0-1, 5.03)
Promotions – Every Wednesday home game for the Bees is a YMCA “Fun 4 Everyone” Day! Use promo code “FUN4” when purchasing your tickets online to get 4 box seats, 4 hot dogs, 4 bags of chips, and 4 drinks all at a 60% discounted price! Fans who use the code will also receive 10% off official Bees merchandise at B. Hive & Co.!
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: Anthony Marzi notched both his first career shutout and complete game in game 1 of the doubleheader…The Bees drove in 5 of their 6 combined runs in today’s games with home runs…Conor Bierfeldt reached base safely in game 1, extending his on base streak to 10 games, a new season high for the Bees…Jon Griffin hit 2 home runs in game 1, his first multi-home run game since September 17th of last season. With those two home runs, he is now 2 away from 100 home runs in his professional career…Jovan Rosa played in both games of the doubleheader, extending his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 165, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 188…Conor Bierfeldt’s perfect attendance starting in left field this season was snapped in game 2 with Jamar Walton getting his first start in left field…Shawn Gilblair made his first appearance of 2017 in the 7th inning of game 2.
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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