A Grand Time for BJ’s in Dodge City

KSCB News - July 18, 2013 7:09 am

The Liberal Bee Jays hit two grand slams in their 10-5 win at Dodge City Wednesday night. Sam Pack and Tanner Kirk both blasted two out grand slams and Cody Tillotson pitched seven and one third innings for the win. The Bee Jays finish 7-10 on the road in the Jayhawk and win three of four at Cavalier Field in DC.

Liberal scored nine of their 10 runs with two outs. After three straight singles to lead off the game by Tanner Kirk, Darrien McLemore, and Seth Stevens, the BJ’s scored one run on an error but were in danger of being held scoreless with two outs and Sam Pack at the plate. But Pack lifted a grand slam over the left field wall to make it 5-0.

The Bee Jays scored five more in the third after Brady Capshaw led off the inning with one of his two doubles on the night. Pack drove him home for his fifth RBI. Tanner Kirk hit a line drive grand slam over the left center field wall for his team leading fourth homer of the year and second grand slam in six days after hitting one at Wellington Thursday.

Cody Tillotson (3-0) pitched seven and one third innings with nine strikeouts for the win. Trevor Lundgrin win one and one third innings scoreless to close it out. Dodge City’s Dillon Engelhart and Andrew Bynum hit homers in the first inning of the loss. The A’s scored three in the first and two in the fifth.

Liberal is 19-16 overall and 13-16 in the Jayhawk finishing a road swing 2-5. The last five league game are at home beginning Thursday night with a 7 p.m. game against A’s who are 15-20 overall and 8-19 in the Jayhawk.

Standings

Hays 19-9

El Dorado 16-11

Wellington 16-12

Liberal 13-16

Derby 12-17

Dodge City 8-19

 

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