JARVIS PITCHES 5 SCORELESS RELIEF INNINGS IN 12-6 LOSS
In 140 Characters or Less: Bierfeldt, Griffin tally multiple RBI, Jarvis goes 5 strong innings in 12-6 loss to Patriots. Game 2 tomorrow at 6:35 #ItsBetterWithTheBees
The Game Changed When… The Somerset offense gave Jonathan Pettibone early struggles after 2 Bees errors resulted in the Patriots sending 11 batters to the plate in the top of the 1st inning. 7 Patriots would come around to score, giving Somerset a 7-0 lead. The offense generated from that inning would prove to be enough to secure the victory for the Pats.
Pitchers of Record: W: Lucas Irvine (3-1) | L: Jonathan Pettibone (0-2)
Player(s) of the Game: Greg Golson (Somerset) – 3-5, 2B, 3B, 3 RBI | Conor Bierfeldt (New Britain) – 2-4, HR, 3 RBI
Next Game: Saturday, June 10th, 6:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – Somerset Patriots (29-19) vs. New Britain Bees (16-31)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Kyle Simon (2-3, 5.21) | Somerset: RHP Jerome Williams (2-2, 6.11)
TICKETS: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
PROMOTIONS: The Community Mental Health Affiliates and the New Britain Bees team up for the Run for Recovery presented by Beacon Prescriptions on Saturday morning at 9:00 A.M. Have a great time for a great cause! Each participant in the 5K will receive a ticket to the Bees game on Saturday night. After the game, FIREWORKS presented by DATTCO!
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 6:20 P.M.
Bees Buzz: Jason Jarvis pitched 5 scoreless innings of relief in the game. Tonight’s outing was his longest outing of the season…Conor Bierfeldt has homered in back to back games. Tonight’s home run was his team leading 10th home run, and he drove in his team leading 25th and 26th runs at the time, and he’d add his 27th RBI with a single in the 9th inning…Yusuke Kajimoto has logged multiple hits in 3 of his last 4 games…Mike Hepple pitched 2 innings of relief in today’s game. He is now 3 innings away from 200 innings pitched in his career…Conor Bierfeldt now leads the Bees in multi-RBI games with 8…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 187, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 210, 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.
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