ROSA, BIERFELDT GO YARD IN 8-3 LOSS TO LANCASTER
In 140 Characters or Less: Bierfeldt hits team leading 7th homer in 8-3 loss to Lancaster in game 2. Series concludes tomorrow afternoon at 2 PM #NewBritainVsEverybody
The Game Changed When… The Barnstormers asserted themselves by answering Jovan Rosa’s 2 run home run in the top of the 1st inning with a 2 run shot by K.C. Hobson in the bottom half. It quickly erased New Britain’s only lead through the game, as Lancaster would add another run in the 2nd inning to take the lead for good.
Pitchers of Record: W: R.J. Hively (2-0) | L: Brian Dupra (3-1)
Player(s) of the Game: K.C. Hobson (Lancaster) – 3-3, HR, 5 RBI | Jovan Rosa (New Britain) – 2-3, HR, 2 RBI
Next Game: Sunday, May 21st, 2:00 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (9-20) vs. Lancaster Barnstormers (17-11)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Anthony Marzi (2-2, 4.38) | Lancaster: Brad Bergesen (2-1, 3.24)
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 1:45 P.M.
Bees Buzz: New Britain has homered in the 1st inning in back to back games…The Bees have hit at least 1 home run in 7 straight games, 4 of those 7 have featured multiple home runs…Jovan Rosa has tallied multiple hits in back to back games…With his 2 innings of relief in today’s game, Mike Hepple is now 9 2/3 innings away from 200 innings pitched in his career…New Britain has hit multiple home runs in 3 straight games…Michael Crouse’s on base streak has been snapped at 12 games. It remains the season high in that category for New Britain…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 169, and overall consecutive games played streak to 192, including postseason…The game was the longest 9 inning game for New Britain so far this season (3:29).
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