PAIR OF HOME RUNS PUSH BEES PAST DUCKS 5-1
In 140 Characters or Less: Homers by Crouse and Bierfeldt lead the Bees to clinch the series victory over Long Island! #ItsBetterWithTheBees #NewBritainVsEverybody
The Game Changed When… Conor Bierfeldt put New Britain on the board with a 2 run home run in the 6th inning, giving the Bees a 2-0 lead.
Pitchers of Record: W: Marzi (1-1) | L: Crider (0-1)
Player(s) of the Game: Michael Crouse (New Britain) – 2-4, HR, 2 RBI | Matt Larkins (Long Island) – 5 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 5 K
Next Game: Monday, May 1st, 6:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – Somerset Patriots (6-4) at New Britain Bees (4-5)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Eric Fornataro (0-0, 6.75) | Somerset: Tyler Cloyd (0-0, 3.00)
Promotions – Each Monday home game is Dollar Day Monday! All fans in attendance can enjoy one dollar hot dogs, chips, ice cream, and popcorn all game long at every concession stand!
Tickets: BUY HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 6:20 PM.
Bees Buzz: Michael Baca earned his first professional career hit, a single in the top of the 5th inning…Michael Crouse hit the first triple for the Bees of the season in the 4th inning…Conor Bierfeldt is now the leader among active Atlantic League players in home runs with 4…The Bees have hit 9 home runs this season and have only allowed 4 by their opponents...New Britain is now 4-0 this season on weekend games.
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 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