In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees lost a heartbreaker to the Barnstormers 7-6 on a ninth inning solo home run.
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The Game Changed When… Lancaster’s Sean Halton’s go-ahead solo home run in the top of the ninth gave the Barnstormers the lead and New Britain was unable to rally back.
Pitchers of Record: W: LAN- Pete Andrelczyk (5-2) | L: NBB- Rob Bryson (0-1) | SV: Cory Burns (18)
Player(s) of the Game: NBB: Michael Crouse (1-5, 2R, 2RBI, HR, 11 PO, SB, Assist) | Jon Griffin (2-4, R, RBI) | LAN: Yusuke Kajimoto (3-4, R, RBI, 3B)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (46-53, 10-19 2nd half) vs. Lancaster Barnstormers (48-51, 13-16 2nd half)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Kyle Simon (5-5, 3.40) | Lancaster: Kelvin De La Cruz (5-2, 2.30)
Promotions – Tomorrow is Hardware City Family Fun Day! New Britain Stadium is the place to bring the whole family on Sundays! Prior to the game, fans will be invited onto the field for an autograph session with the Bees. After the game, kids (and kids at heart) can take the field and Run the Bases! Sunday is also Sting’s birthday! Join our mascot Sting, Sonar (Hartford Wolf Pack), and more for Sting's Birthday!
Home Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/c/newbritainbees). WDRC AM 1360 (Hartford), WMMW AM 1470 (Meriden), WWCO AM 1240 (Waterbury), and WSNG AM 610 (Torrington). Bees fans can also listen live by visiting www.talkofconnecticut.com.
Bees Buzz: Jonathan Roof extended his on-base streak to six games…Michael Crouse set a new career high in stolen bases with his 39th of the season…Every member of the Bees starting line-up picked up at least one hit…
About the New Britain Bees
The New Britain Bees are in their inaugural season of play as a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play at New Britain Stadium. For further information or to reserve seats, email [email protected], call 860-826-BEES (2337), or visit NBBees.com.
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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