CROUSE, BIERFELDT, WALTON HOMER, NAPPO FANS 8 IN VICTORY
In 140 Characters or Less: Walton gets 1,000th hit with a 3 run blast, Nappo fans 8, Bierfeldt, Crouse also homer as Bees win finale vs. Ducks #NewBritainVsEverybody
The Game Changed When… Michael Crouse stepped up to the plate in the top of the 2nd inning with Nick Murphy on first base in a tie game. Crouse would go yard on the first pitch of his at bat to give the Bees the lead for good, the score being 3-1 at the time. It would stand as the game winning hit when the 8-2 final was reached.
Pitchers of Record: W: Greg Nappo (3-1) | L: Jake Dunning (2-2)
Player(s) of the Game: Jamar Walton (New Britain) – 4-5, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, 1,000th career hit | Angelo Songco (Long Island) – 2-3, 2B, HR, RBI
Next Game: Tuesday, September 5th, 6:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – Lancaster Barnstormers (32-25, 70-57) vs. New Britain Bees (24-32, 50-76)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: LHP Nick Greenwood (3-5, 4.85) | Lancaster: LHP Luis Gonzalez (0-1, 8.10)
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PROMOTIONS: Tomorrow is Back to School Night and Organized Labor Union Night! The first 1,500 fans through the gates will take home a special back to school giveaway presented by Comcast! Every Tuesday game at New Britain Stadium is Two-Fer Tuesday. Use the promo code “BOGO” when purchasing tickets online to take advantage of a special buy one, get one ticket offer!
Bees Buzz: Jamar Walton recorded the 1,000th hit of his professional career in the top of the 5th inning of today’s game with a 3 run home run…With the win today, the Bees clinched their second .500 record or better against an opponent in 2017, ending the season 10-10 against the Ducks. The other team they clinched a .500 record or better against is York…Nick Murphy made his first start for the Bees since September 18th of last season after playing in 53 games for the Traverse City Beach Bums of the Frontier League. He recorded 2 hits, including an RBI single…Conor Bierfeldt hit his team leading 19th home run of the season to lead off the 2nd inning of today’s game, which extends the franchise record for most home runs by a Bees player in a season…Greg Nappo struck out 8 batters in his start, tying the season high for most strikeouts by a Bees pitcher in a single game that he and Kyle Simon both set…The Bees have scored in the 1st inning in 3 of their last 4 games…Michael Crouse hit his 17th home run of the season in the 2nd inning, extending his career high for most home runs in a season…Jamar Walton finished a triple shy of the cycle in today’s game…With an RBI in today’s game, Conor Bierfeldt is now 2 RBI away from 300 RBI in his professional career…This series was just the second time all season that the Bees split a series with their opponent…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 266, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 289, 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.
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