BEES WIN 5TH STRAIGHT EXTRA INNING GAME 5-2 IN 11
In 140 Characters or Less: Simon goes 9 strong innings, Bierfeldt plates 2 in the 11th as Bees secure series win in Southern Maryland. #NewBritainVsEverybody
The Game Changed When… Jake McGuiggan was hit by a pitch to load the bases for Conor Bierfeldt in the top of the 11th. Bierfeldt would proceed to send the first pitch he saw to left field for a single that would bring home 2 runs, untying the score and giving New Britain a 4-2 lead. After a bases loaded walk added an insurance run, the Bees would hold the lead to reach the 5-2 final.
Pitchers of Record: W: Nate Roe (2-2) | L: Britt Robertshaw (0-2) | SV: Joe Beimel (6)
Player(s) of the Game: Kyle Simon (New Britain) – 9 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 K | Conor Bierfeldt (New Britain) – 1-4, 3 RBI | Devon Rodriguez (Southern Maryland) – 1-4, HR, RBI
Next Game: Tuesday, June 6th, 6:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – Long Island Ducks (21-23) vs. New Britain Bees (16-27)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Mike Lee (0-3, 4.68) | Long Island: TBD
TICKETS: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
PROMOTIONS: Every Tuesday game at New Britain Stadium is Two-Fer Tuesday! Fans can take advantage of a special buy one, get one free ticket offer using the promo code “BOGO” when purchasing their tickets online! Limit 4 total tickets per transaction.
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 6:20 P.M.
Bees Buzz: Kyle Simon pitched more than 7 innings in a single game since August 7th last year against Lancaster, and today was the first time he’s pitched 9 full innings in a game since June 22nd last year…Jovan Rosa hit his team leading 13th double in the 1st inning of today’s game…Today’s game was the second game of the series to go into extra innings, New Britain was victorious in both…The Bees have won 5 consecutive extra inning games, they are now 5-2 overall in extra frames, 4-1 on the road…Nate Roe has 2 wins this season, both have come in extra innings…Michael Crouse has hit a home run in 2 of his last 3 games…Conor Bierfeldt is now tied for the team lead in 3 RBI games with Jamar Walton at 2…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 183, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 206, including postseason.
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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