Game Preview & Recap


In 140 Characters or Less: Bierfeldt homers, Hinshaw extends hitting streak to 13 games as Pats even series at 1 game apiece, 12-3 the final #NewBritainVsEverybody
The Game Changed When… The Patriots came to bat in the bottom of the 5th inning with the Bees leading 3-1. In that frame, 12 Somerset batters would come to the plate, and 7 of them would come across to score. 6 of the 7 runs scored would come with 2 outs in the inning, including a grand slam by Tyler Bortnick. The offensive surge gave Somerset an 8-3 lead, which would stand until the end of the game, eventually reaching the 12-3 final.
Pitchers of Record: W: Lucas Irvine (4-1) | L: Jason Jarvis (1-4)
Player(s) of the Game: Tyler Bortnick (Somerset) – 2-4, GS, 4 RBI | Jordan Hinshaw (New Britain) – 2-4, 3B, 13 game hitting streak
Next Game: Sunday, June 25th, 1:05 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (25-37) vs. Somerset Patriots (38-24)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Brian Dupra (3-4, 3.93) | Somerset: RHP Will Oliver (2-0, 3.74)
HOME TICKETS: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Friday, June 30th vs. Bridgeport: Fat Tire Friday/Foul Pole Friday
Saturday, July 1st vs. Bridgeport: Fireworks!
Sunday, July 2nd vs. Bridgeport: Martin Rosol’s Giveaway/Schaller Hardware City Family Fun-Day
Monday, July 3rd vs. Somerset: Dollar Day Monday
Tuesday, July 4th vs. Somerset: Independence Day/New Britain Day
Wednesday, July 5th vs. Somerset: YMCA Fun “4” Everyone Day
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel ( and Facebook Live (, starting at 12:50 P.M.
Bees Buzz: Jordan Hinshaw extended his hitting streak to 13 games…Conor Bierfeldt hit his team leading 11th home run in today’s game. His last 2 home runs have come against Lucas Irvine…Jordan Hinshaw hit a triple in today’s game, his first of the season and his first since 2015…The Bees allowed 10 or more runs on the road for the first time since August 8th of last season in York…Nick Greenwood’s consecutive scoreless innings streak as a Bee was snapped at 22 innings after a solo shot by Olmo Rosario in the 4th inning. His Atlantic League career ERA is now 0.40…Yusuke Kajimoto has notched multiple hits in 3 consecutive games…Somerset scored 7 runs in the bottom of the 5th inning, which ties the most runs the Bees have given up in a single inning this season. When they took the lead in the bottom of the 5th, it was the first time that the Bees have trailed in a game since the top of the 8th inning on June 21st against Sugar Land…The Bees have never given up more than 12 runs this season. They’ve given up exactly 12 runs 3 different times this season, all 3 coming against Somerset…Tonight’s game was Jordan Hinshaw’s first start as the designated hitter of the season, and the first time he batted out of the 6th spot in the batting order this season…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 202, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 225, including postseason.
About the New Britain Bees
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