MICHAEL CROUSE’S 11 PUTOUTS NEARLY MATCHES MLB RECORD (12)
In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees lost a heartbreaker to the Barnstormers 7-6 on a ninth inning solo home run.
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 Games: NBB: Michael Crouse (1-5, 2R, 2RBI, HR, 11 PO, SB, Assist) | Jon Griffin (2-4, R, RBI) | LAN: Yusuke Kajimoto (3-4, 3B, R, RBI)
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (46-53, 10-19 2nd half) vs. Lancaster Barnstormers (48-51, 13-16 2nd half)
Pitching Matchups – New Britain: Kyle Simon (5-5, 3.40) | Lancaster: Kelvin De La Cruz (5-2, 2.30)
Tickets- CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Broadcast: Youtube (Youtube.com/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.
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!
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 lineup picked up at least one hit…