In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees could not contain the bats of the Barnstormers, dropping the series opener at home 9-2.
The Game Changed When…:
…the Barnstormers, who trailed the Bees 2-1 after four innings, scored four runs in the fifth inning to swing the momentum in favor of Lancaster, who never looked back after that.
Pitchers of Record:
W: Terry Doyle (4-4) | L: Sean Gleason (2-4)
Player(s) of the Game: LAN Jeff Kobernus (4-5, R, HBP) | LAN Terry Doyle (CG, 5 hits, two runs, 10 strikeouts) | NB Jon Griffin (1-3, RBI)
Tale of the Tape – Lancaster Barnstormers (39-41, 5-6 2nd half) vs. New Britain Bees (39-42, 3-8, 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – Game 1- New Britain: Shawn Haviland (2-3, 3.43) | LAN: TBA
Game 2- New Britain: Anthony Marzi (1-0, 2.92) | LAN: Tanner Peters (4-3, 3.81)
Bees Home Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: Youtube (Youtube.com/NewBritainBees)
Bees Buzz: Craig Maddox singled to extend his consecutive games on-base streak to 22…Greg Golson cut down a Barnstormer trying to stretch a single into a double to lead off the fourth inning, giving him six outfield assists on the season…Jonathan Roof has picked up a hit in six straight games against the Barnstormers…