Game Preview & Recap

WALTON, ROSA EACH RECORD 3 HITS IN LOSS TO LANCASTER

KYLE SIMON GETS 300TH CAREER STRIKEOUT IN 5-3 DEFEAT
 
In 140 Characters or Less: Kyle Simon records 300th career strikeout, Rosa, Walton notch 3 hits, but Lancaster holds on for a 5-3 win #NewBritainVsEverybody
 
The Game Changed When… Lancaster came to bat in the bottom of the 4th inning with the game tied at 3. Anderson De La Rosa would hit a double and then move to third on a single by Vladimir Frias. Then Drew Doty would bring home the game winning run on a fielder’s choice that retired Frias at second. De La Rosa came home to give Lancaster the lead 4-3, and the lead would hold until the final out.
 
Pitchers of Record: W: Rommie Lewis (4-5) | L: Kyle Simon (4-5) | SV: Anthony Carter (14)
 
Player(s) of the Game: Caleb Gindl (Lancaster) – 4-4, 2B | Jamar Walton (New Britain) – 3-4, 2B, 2 RBI | Vladimir Frias (Lancaster) – 2-4, HR, RBI
 
Next Game: Thursday, June 29th, 6:30 P.M.
 
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (25-41) vs. Lancaster Barnstormers (36-29)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Mike Lee (1-5, 4.91) | Lancaster: LHP Jarret Leverett (4-3, 5.59)
 
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: Tonight’s game was Kyle Simon’s 200th game of his professional career…With the strikeout of Garrett Weber in the bottom of the 5th inning, Kyle Simon has reached 300 strikeouts in his professional career…Michael Crouse stole his team leading 19th base in the 6th inning…With 3 hits tonight, Jovan Rosa is now tied for the team lead with Conor Bierfeldt for the team lead in 3 hit games at 3…Kyle Simon struck out 6 batters in his outing, which ties the season high for most strikeouts in a game by a Bees pitcher…Jamar Walton has recorded multiple RBI in 2 games in the past week…With 1 hit in tonight’s game, Craig Maddox is now 5 hits away from 700 hits in his professional career…Jamar Walton has recorded multiple hits in 4 of his last 7 games. His three hit performance today is his 4th of the season, he is second on the team in that category behind Jon Griffin who has 6 three hit games…In 7 of his last 8 appearances, Brandon Fry has not allowed a run…Both James Skelton and Jamar Walton are approaching 1,000 career games played. After tonight’s game, Skelton is 3 games away, and Walton is 5 games away…Yusuke Kajimoto has tallied multiple hits in 5 of his last 7 games…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 206, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 229, 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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