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HINSHAW HITS FIRST ALPB HOMER AS BEES FALL IN 14-9 SLUGFEST

ROSA, HINSHAW EACH DRIVE IN 3 RUNS IN LOSS TO LANCASTER
 
In 140 Characters or Less: Jordan Hinshaw picks up his first ALPB home run, drives in 3, but Lancaster ends victorious in 14-9 slugfest #NewBritainVsEverybody
 
The Game Changed When… The Barnstormers came to bat in the bottom of the 5th inning, down 5-3 at the time. New Britain had just rallied to score all 5 of their runs in the top half, and Lancaster answered with 7 in the bottom half. They sent 12 batters to the plate, 5 of them brought at least 1 run home in their at bat, including a solo shot by Drew Doty. The Barnstormers recaptured the lead 10-5, and that frame would prove to be enough as the 14-9 final was reached.
 
Pitchers of Record: W: Bryan Evans (5-2) | L: Jonathan Pettibone (1-3)
 
Player(s) of the Game: Garrett Weber (Lancaster) – 5-5, 3 HR, 5 RBI | Jordan Hinshaw (New Britain) – 2-4, HR, 3 RBI
 
Next Game: Wednesday, June 28th, 6:30 P.M.
 
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (25-40) vs. Lancaster Barnstormers (35-29)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Kyle Simon (4-4, 4.58) | Lancaster: LHP Rommie Lewis (3-5, 6.11)
 
HOME TICKETS: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
 
UPCOMING PROMOTIONS:
 
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 (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 6:15 P.M.
 
Bees Buzz: Today’s game featured the most combined runs in a game by the Bees and their opponent this season with 23. The previous season high was 18, and was achieved twice (May 18th vs. Bridgeport, and June 9th vs. Somerset)…Jordan Hinshaw hit his first Atlantic League home run in the game, a 3 run shot in the 6th inning…Ivan Villaescusa has started in back to back games for this first time this season…Jovan Rosa tallied 3 RBI in today’s game, his first 3 RBI performance since August 4th of last season against York…Jordan Hinshaw also drove in 3 runs, making tonight his first 3 RBI game of the season…The two teams combined for 26 total hits in the game…Bees pitchers gave up 5 home runs on the night to Lancaster, 3 of them to Garrett Weber. Those set new season highs for most home runs allowed in a game to both an opponent and a single player…Lancaster’s 14 runs are the most runs that New Britain has given up in a game in franchise history…8 of the 9 Bees starters in the batting order had at least 1 hit in the game…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 205, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 228, 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.
 
For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com
 
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