BIERFELDT HOMERS, BEES SWEPT IN DOUBLE HEADER
In 140 Characters or Less: Bees entertain 9,211 fans across 2 games; set attendance record of 6,501 in game 1of doubleheader! #ItsBetterWithTheBees
ATTENDANCE: In game 1 of today’s double header, 6,501 fans came to see the Bees play the Barnstormers. That is the record for the most fans to ever attend a single Bees game at New Britain Stadium.
The Game Changed When…:
Game 1: Tied at 3 in the 7th, Lastings Milledge and Garrett Weber drove in 3 combined runs, giving Lancaster the 6-3 lead.
Game 2: Sean Halton hit a grand slam in the top of the 12th inning for Lancaster to give the Barnstormers a 5-1 lead.
Pitchers of Record:
Game 1: W: Daniel Moskos (1-0) | L: Joe Beimel (0-1) | SV: Cody Hall (1)
Game 2: W: Kaohi Downing (1-0) | L: Chris Hayes (0-1)
Player(s) of the Game:
Game 1: Sean Halton (Lancaster) – 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI | Conor Bierfeldt (New Britain) – 1-3, HR, 2 RBI
Game 2: Sean Halton (Lancaster) – 2-6, GS, 4 RBI | Casey Coleman (New Britain) – 6 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 3 K
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (2-4) at Long Island Ducks (2-5)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: Jonathan Pettibone (0-0, 0.00) | Long Island: Keith Couch (0 1, 9.00)
Home Tickets: CLICK HERE | Available at the New Britain Stadium Box Office | Call 860-826-BEES
Bees Buzz: Craig Maddox and Steve Carrillo have reached base safely in all 6 games this season…Conor Bierfeldt hit his 3rd home run of the season through 5 games…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played streak for the Bees to 147…The Bees welcomed a total of 9,211 fans to New Britain Stadium across both games today.