Game Preview & Recap


In 140 Characters or Less: Gilblair’s 4 out save, key defensive plays in the 9th lead Bees to 4-3 win over York, Pettibone gets his first win #NewBritainVsEverybody
The Game Changed When… New Britain was holding on to a 4-3 lead going to the bottom of the 9th, and Shawn Gilblair came out to pitch, going for his first save of the season. Derrick Capitillo and Travis Witherspoon would reach base safely, but when Alonzo Harris singled, Capitillo would be thrown out at third base on an 8-1-5 putout for the second out of the inning. Then when Isaias Tejeda singled afterwards, the defense would continue to shine as Conor Bierfeldt would throw out Travis Witherspoon at the plate trying to score to secure the victory for the Bees.
Pitchers of Record: W: Jonathan Pettibone (1-2) | L: Curtis Partch (3-4) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (1)
Player(s) of the Game: Yusuke Kajimoto (New Britain) – 2-5, 2B, RBI, 2 R | Alonzo Harris (York) – 2-5, HR, RBI
Next Game: Friday, June 16th, 6:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (20-33) vs. Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (29-23)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Kyle Simon (3-3, 4.47) | Southern Maryland: RHP Daryl Thompson (4-3, 2.95)
HOME TICKETS: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Monday, June 19th vs. Sugar Land: Father’s Day Celebration/Dollar Day Monday
Tuesday, June 20th vs. Sugar Land: Two-Fer Tuesday
Wednesday, June 21st vs. Sugar Land: YMCA Fun “4” Everyone Day
Thursday, June 22nd vs. Sugar Land: Thirsty Thursday
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel ( and Facebook Live (, starting at 6:20 P.M.
Bees Buzz: Jonathan Pettibone earned his first win of the season in today’s contest…Yusuke Kajimoto tallied his 100th professional RBI in today’s game with an RBI double in the top of the 2nd inning…Jordan Hinshaw has recorded a hit in 6 consecutive games, and has notched multiple hits in 4 of his last 5 games…Yusuke Kajimoto has reached base safely in 10 consecutive games…Stan Cliburn is 9 wins away from 100 total wins as manager of the New Britain Bees…The Bees have scored in multiple innings in 7 consecutive games…8 of the starting 9 Bees players reached base safely at least once in the game…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 193, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 216, 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, 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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