Game Preview & Recap

MADDOX HITS 3 DOUBLES, DRIVES IN 2 IN 8-4 LOSS TO BARNSTORMERS

HINSHAW EXTENDS ON BASE STREAK TO 21 GAMES IN LOSS
 
In 140 Characters or Less: Maddox notches 3 doubles and 2 RBI, Hinshaw extends on base streak to 21 games as Bees drop opener to Lancaster 8-4 #NewBritainVsEverybody
 
The Game Changed When… Lancaster came to bat in the bottom of the 6th inning, down 3-2 at the time. In that frame, 9 hitters would come to the plate for the Barnstormers, and 6 of them would come around to score. The offense was led by RBI hits from Garrett Weber and Nate Coronado, followed by a grand slam from Beau Amaral, which would prove to be the game winning blow. Lancaster would hold on to the lead that they gained in that inning for the rest of the night.
 
Pitchers of Record: W: John Anderson (1-1) | L: Kyle Simon (6-9)
 
Player(s) of the Game: Beau Amaral (Lancaster) – 2-4, HR, 4 RBI | Craig Maddox (New Britain) – 3-5, 3 2B, 2 RBI | Steve Clevenger (Lancaster) – 4-4, RBI
 
Next Game: Tuesday, August 1st, 6:30 P.M.
 
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (8-15, 34-59) vs. Lancaster Barnstormers (15-8, 53-39)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: LHP Greg Nappo (0-1, 5.51) | Lancaster: LHP Rommie Lewis (6-7, 5.32)
 
HOME TICKETS: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
 
UPCOMING PROMOTIONS:
 
Thursday, August 3rd vs. York: Thirsty Thursday
Friday, August 4th vs. York: Joe Furey First Pitch/Fat Tire Friday/Foul Pole Friday
Saturday, August 5th vs. York: Polish Heritage Night/FIREWORKS!
Sunday, August 6th vs. York: Sting’s Birthday Party/Schaller Hardware City Family Fun Day
Monday, August 7th vs. Sugar Land: Dollar Day Monday
Tuesday, August 8th vs. Sugar Land: Camp Day/Two-Fer Tuesday
Wednesday, August 9th vs. Sugar Land: 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: Craig Maddox hit 3 doubles in tonight’s game, his first 3 double game of his Atlantic League career…With a double in the bottom of the 2nd inning, Jordan Hinshaw has extended his on base streak to 21 consecutive games…Craig Maddox has totaled 5 RBI through his last 3 games…Casey Coleman pitched in his first game on the road this season as a Bee after coming in to relieve Kyle Simon in the 6th inning…With 1 inning of relief in tonight’s game, Brandon Fry is now 1 2/3 innings away from 100 innings pitched as a member of the Bees…Michael Baca drew 2 walks tonight, the first time he’s walked multiple times in a single game in his Atlantic League career…Yusuke Kajimoto has 4 hits through his last 3 games…Tonight’s game was 17 minutes shorter than New Britain’s longest 9 inning game of the season (3:33 on July 8th at Bridgeport)…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 233, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 256, 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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