Game Preview & Recap

BIERFELDT’S 2 HOMERS, WALTON’S 3 RBI LEAD BEES TO 8-2 WIN OVER DUCKS

PETTIBONE, BULLPEN LIMIT DUCKS TO 5 HITS AND 2 RUNS IN WIN
 
In 140 Characters or Less: Bierfeldt homers twice in a game for the third time this year as Bees even series with Ducks, 8-2 the final score #NewBritainVsEverybody
 
The Game Changed When… Jamar Walton came to bat in the top of the 3rd inning with the bases loaded. At the time, the Bees led 2-0, which would become 5-0 after Walton would clear the bases with a 3 RBI double. The hit would prove to be the game winning one as the 8-2 final would eventually be reached.
 
Pitchers of Record: W: Mike Hepple (2-0) | L: Henderson Alvarez (0-1)
 
Player(s) of the Game: Conor Bierfeldt (New Britain) – 2-3, 2 HR, 2 RBI | Jamar Walton (New Britain) – 1-3, 2B, 3 RBI | Marc Krauss (Long Island) – 1-3, HR, 2 RBI
 
Next Game: Wednesday, July 19th, 6:35 P.M.
 
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (6-5, 32-49) vs. Long Island Ducks (5-7, 41-41)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Brian Dupra (3-6, 5.42) | Long Island: RHP Matt Larkins (3-6, 3.95)
 
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: Conor Bierfeldt hit multiple home runs in a single game for the third time this season, and for the second time this season against Long Island. His most recent multi-home run performance came on May 11th against the Ducks, and the first came on opening night against York. He now leads the team in home runs with 15, which is a franchise high for most home runs by a player in a single season…The Bees scored in 6 different innings in the game, which is a new season high for most innings scoring at least 1 run in a game…When Quintin Berry flew out for the second out of the bottom of the 3rd inning, Jonathan Pettibone had officially logged 700 innings pitched in his professional career…With 2/3 of an inning pitched in the game, Brandon Fry is now 7 2/3 innings away from 100 innings pitched as a member of the Bees…Today’s game was Craig Maddox’s first game back in the lineup since July 8th…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 221, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 244, 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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