Game Preview & Recap

BIERFELDT WALKS IT OFF TO WIN SERIES OVER BLUE CRABS

CROUSE HITS 3 RUN HOMER, HINSHAW HITS 3 TIMES IN 5-4 WIN
 
In 140 Characters or Less: Bees win 2nd straight series at home over Blue Crabs behind Crouse’s 3 run shot and Bierfeldt’s walkoff single 5-4 #ItsBetterWithTheBees
 
The Game Changed When… In the bottom of the 9th inning, Conor Bierfeldt came to bat with James Skelton on second base with the score tied at 4 and 2 outs. He would send a 2-2 pitch to center field, scoring James Skelton to secure the win in the game and the series for the Bees.
 
Pitchers of Record: W: Shawn Gilblair (2-2) | L: Jesse Beal (5-1)
 
Player(s) of the Game: Conor Bierfeldt (New Britain) – 2-4, RBI, walkoff hit | Michael Crouse (New Britain) – 1-4, HR, 3 RBI Ryan Wiggins (Southern Maryland) – 2-4, HR, RBI
 
Next Game: Monday, July 17th, 6:35 P.M.
 
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (5 4, 31-48) vs. Long Island Ducks (4-5, 40-39)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Jonathan Pettibone (1-4, 4.77) | Long Island: RHP John Brownell (7-1, 2.96)
 
HOME TICKETS: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
 
UPCOMING PROMOTIONS:
 
Monday, July 24th vs. Lancaster: Dollar Day Monday
Tuesday, July 25th vs. Lancaster: Camp Day Game/Two-Fer Tuesday
Wednesday, July 26th vs. Lancaster: YMCA Giveaway/YMCA Fun “4” Everyone Day
Thursday, July 27th vs. Lancaster: Coors Light Cup Giveaway/Irish Heritage Night/Thirsty Thursday/TD Bank Night
Friday, July 28th vs. York: Fat Tire Friday/Foul Pole Friday
Saturday, July 29th vs. York: Bees Block Party/Stanley Tape Measure Giveaway/FIREWORKS!
Sunday, July 30th vs. York: Linda Cohn First Pitch/Schaller Hardware City Family Fun-Day
 
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 6:20 P.M.
 
Bees Buzz: The walkoff single was Conor Bierfeldt’s second walkoff hit of the season, and the first walkoff win for the Bees since May 28th, also against Southern Maryland…The Bees have won back to back series at home…Michael Crouse has hit two 3 run home runs through his last 3 games…Jordan Hinshaw tallied 3 hits in today’s game, his first 3 hit game as a member of the Bees and his 12th multi-hit game overall…Brandon League has not allowed a run in 6 consecutive outings…New Britain has driven in 8 runs via the long ball through their last 3 games...With a single in the bottom of the 9th inning, James Skelton now has 800 hits in his professional career…Today’s game was the first time that New Britain’s opponent did not score in the first inning since July 5th (6 games)…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 219, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 242, 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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