Game Preview & Recap
In 140 Characters or Less: Bierfeldt belts 23rd home run of the season to lift Bees to 5-2 victory over the Patriots! #ItsBetterWithTheBees
The Game Changed When… In the top of the 9th in a 2-2 game, Yusuke Kajimoto stepped to the plate with a runner on first. Kajimoto drove the ball into the gap, driving in Jake Mcgiggan all the way from first giving the Bees the late 3-2 lead. On the next pitch, Conor Bierfeldt hit his 23rd home run of the seaon giving the Bees the 5-2 lead.
Pitchers of Record: W: Casey Coleman (2-2) | L: Dustin Antolin (1-3)
Player(s) of the Game: Conor Bierfeldt (New Britain) – 1-3, HR, 3 RBI | Yusuke Kajimoto (New Britain) - 1-3, 1 RBI
Next Game: Friday, September 15th, 6:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (29-37, 55-81) vs. Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (28-39, 67-70)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Nate Roe (6-6, 3.80) | Southern Maryland: Craig Stem
Broadcast: The Bees’ Official YouTube Channel (youtube.com/NewBritainBees) and Facebook Live (facebook.com/newbritainbees), starting at 6:20 P.M.
Bees Buzz: With his walk on the night, James Skelton now has 99 walks on the year, 2 away from the Atlantic League all time season record…Conor Bierfeldt belted his 3rd home run in as many games, extending his career high to 23 home runs on the season… Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 276, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 299, including postseason.
About the New Britain Bees
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