NEW BRITAIN TALLIES SEASON HIGH 15 HITS IN 8-4 VICTORY
In 140 Characters or Less: Jamar Walton notches a hat trick of homers in 8-4 victory over Lancaster, first individual 3 HR game in Bees history #NewBritainVsEverybody
The Game Changed When… New Britain had a 4-1 lead going into the top of the 6th inning. The Bees would tack on some key insurance runs, scoring 3 in the inning after Jamar Walton’s second home run of the game, an RBI triple by Yusuke Kajimoto, and an RBI single by Jovan Rosa to make the score 7-1.
Pitchers of Record: W: Anthony Marzi (3-2) | L: Brad Bergesen (2-2)
Player(s) of the Game: Jamar Walton (New Britain) – 3-5, 3 HR, 3 RBI | Yusuke Kajimoto (New Britain) – 3-4, 3B, HR, 2 RBI | Lastings Milledge (Lancaster) – 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Next Game: Monday, May 22nd, 6:30 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (10-20) vs. York Revolution (12-17)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Jonathan Pettibone (0-0, 1.10) | York: Victor Mateo (0-3, 2.84)
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 6:15 P.M.
Bees Buzz: Jamar Walton became the first player in Bees history to hit 3 home runs in a single game, and has hit 4 home runs in the past 3 games…The Bees hit 4 combined home runs in a single game for the second time in team history…Anthony Marzi has earned a win in back to back starts…Ivan Villaescusa recorded his first multi-hit game of the season…New Britain recorded a season high 15 hits in the game…Yusuke Kajimoto finished a double shy of the cycle… …New Britain has hit 15 total home runs through their last 8 games…Yusuke Kajimoto and Michael Crouse each had 3 hits in today’s game, which ties the season high for most hits by a Bees player in a game…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 170, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 193.
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.
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