Bee Jays Sweep Greeley
Date: Jul 14, 2020
The Liberal Bee Jays lost for the first time since June 11 Monday night. The Bee Jays experienced a rare sloppy night on the mound walking eight and beaning four paving the way for a 16-12 home loss to the Denver Cougars Monday night at Brent Gould Field. The Rockies released Kelby Tomlinson who stepped in a played for the BJ's Monday night. It was his first appearance in a BJ uniform since 2011.
The Bee Jays got off to a strong start. Liberal scored five in the first inning after RBI singles by Cayde Ward and Wyatt Grant. Bryce Donovan blasted a three run homer to left to make it 5-0. Denver scored three in the second. Tomlinson launched to left for a homer in the second to make it 6-3. The Cougars scored four runs in the third for a 7-6 lead. Aiden Shepardson doubled home a run in the third to tie the game. But Denver broke through in the fourth with five runs and two homers to lead 12-7. Wyatt Grant singled home a run in the fourth to make it 12-8. Denver added a fifth inning run to lead 13-8. The C0ugars tacked on one in the eighth and two in the ninth while Liberal scored two in the eighth as Jack Malone singled home a run and Liberal scored two in the ninth ad Grant doubled to lead off the inning and Donovan doubled him home. Caeden Trenkle grounded out to score a run.
Liberal out hit Denver 14-12 but walks and beanballs were an issue. Liberal falls to 11-2 and Denver is 11-4. The same two teams play Tuesday night at 7 at Brent Gould Field with the Dugout Show at 6:45 on 1270 and kscbnews.net. Southwest Medical Center is the buyout sponsor and will give away a cooler and 250 dollars worth of BJ merchandise.