Bee Jays Falter in the Ninth in Loss at Denver

Brock Kappelmann - July 20, 2020 6:33 am

In a season full of highs, this was the low.  The Liberal Bee Jays allowed three ninth inning runs to fall to the Denver Cougars 5-4 Sunday morning at All Star Park in Denver.  The BJ’s finish 2-2 on the trip to Colorado.

Liberal got off to a decent start scoring one in the first and two in the third for a 3-0 lead.  The Cougars scored one in the fourth.  The BJ’s plated a run in the seventh to lead 4-1.  Denver scored in the seventh to lead 4-2.  Denver scored three in the bottom of the ninth for the walk off win.  Wyatt Grant was 3-5 and Jack Malone was 2-4.

Dylan Johnson went five solid innings with five strikeouts and one walk allowing one run.  John Kelly worked three innings and allowed one unearned run.  Rafferty Brown worked 2/3 allowing three runs in the loss.

Liberal is 22-5 and has Monday off.  The Bee Jays play a two game series at Derby on Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 on 1270 and  Dugout Show coverage begins at 6:45 both nights.


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