NEW BRITAIN OUTSLUGS YORK 18 HITS TO 3 IN VICTORY
In 140 Characters or Less: New Britain records 18 hits, a new franchise record in 10-0 rout of York, taking the victory in the series opener. #NewBritainVsEverybody
The Game Changed When… Brandon Shimo took the mound in relief of Jonathan Pettibone to start the 4th inning. Pettibone had only allowed 1 hit through the first 3 innings, and Shimo would go on to pitch 4 innings of hitless relief, striking out 2 batters along the way. Brandon Fry and Nate Roe would shut the door in the 8th and 9th innings, respectively, to secure the victory.
Pitchers of Record: W: Brandon Shimo (2-0) | L: Victor Mateo (0-4)
Player(s) of the Game: Conor Bierfeldt (New Britain) – 3-5, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI | Jovan Rosa (New Britain) – 3-5, 2B, 3 RBI
Next Game: Tuesday, May 23rd, 6:30 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (11-20) vs. York Revolution (12-19)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Eric Fornataro (0-2, 7.17) | York: Ty’Relle Harris (1-2, 7.97)
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Bees Buzz: New Britain scored double digit runs in a game for the first time this season…New Britain set season highs for most runs in a game (10) and most hits in a game (18), which is also the most hits in a single game by the Bees in franchise history…This was the first time that New Britain has ever recorded 15 or more hits than their opponent in a game, having only given up 3 to York batters…This was the first game since game 1 of May 14th’s double header against Long Island that the Bees did not hit a home run…Conor Bierfeldt finished a home run shy of the cycle…Jovan Rosa has recorded multiple RBI in 3 straight games…Conor Bierfeldt has tallied multiple hits in 3 of his last 4 games…Steve Carrillo notched the 150th RBI of his career with a single in the 7th inning…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 171, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 194, including postseason.
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