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BEES COME FROM BEHIND TO EARN 100TH WIN IN FRANCHISE HISTORY

FUJIWARA, BIERFELDT EACH WITH 3 HITS IN 7-6 VICOTRY
 
In 140 Characters or Less: The 100th win in Bees franchise history is a come from behind win over their in-state rival Bridgeport, 7-6 the final #NewBritainVsEverybody
 
The Game Changed When… Angel Rosa committed a throwing error in the top of the 9th inning for Bridgeport, allowing Jamar Walton to score the go ahead run from second base, giving them a 7-6 lead. The error came off the bat of Tsuyoshi Fujiwara, who was credited with a single on the play.
 
Pitchers of Record: W: Nate Roe (3-3) | L: David Carpenter (1-3) | SV: Shawn Gilblair (6)
 
Player(s) of the Game: Jordan Hinshaw (New Britain) – 2-5, 2 RBI | Jose Cuevas (Bridgeport) – 2-4, HR, 3 RBI | Conor Bierfeldt (New Britain) – 3-3, 2B
 
Next Game: Sunday, July 9th, 1:12 P.M.
 
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (3-2, 29-46) vs. Bridgeport Bluefish (3-3, 44-32)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Kyle Simon (5-5, 4.31) | Bridgeport: RHP Charles Brewer (4-2, 4.70)
 
HOME TICKETS: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
 
UPCOMING PROMOTIONS:
 
Friday, July 14th vs. Southern Maryland: Fat Tire Friday/Foul Pole Friday
Saturday, July 15th vs. Southern Maryland: FIREWORKS!
Sunday, July 16th vs. Southern Maryland: Schaller Hardware City Family Fun-Day
 
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 1:00 P.M.
 
Bees Buzz: Tonight’s win is the 100th win in New Britain Bees franchise history. It is also the 100th win for Stan Cliburn as manager of the Bees…The win is New Britain’s 11th come from behind win this season…The Bees are now 12-9 in one run games…Tsuyoshi Fujiwara made his first professional start in today’s game, batting in the 9th spot of the batting order and playing second base. He went…3-5 on the night…Jordan Hinshaw has stolen a base in 3 consecutive games…Craig Maddox has recorded an RBI in 3 consecutive games, and 4 of his last 6 games…The Bees had 17 hits in tonight’s game, the second most in a game in franchise history…Jordan Hinshaw has 3 total RBI in his past 2 games…Brandon Shimo has not allowed an earned run in 8 of his last 9 appearances…Today’s game was Brandon Fry’s 38th appearance of the season. That ties his career high for most appearances in a season…Craig Maddox has recorded a hit in 10 consecutive games…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 215, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 238, 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 37 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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