Cannons Win Pitcher’s Dual Over Liberal

Brock Kappelmann - July 15, 2021 6:48 am

Coming into last night Bee Jay game at Augusta against the Kansas Cannons, the least Liberal had scored was three runs.  That changed last night when the Kansas Cannons shut down the Bee Jays 2-1 at Rodney Wheeler Stadium in Augusta.  Liberal mustered four hits as they wrapped up their stretch from July 6-14 with nine straight games.  They went 5-4 in that stretch.

Matt Davis pitched his best game of the season.  He went six strong innings allowing two runs.  Brady Bowles pitched 1 and 1/3 scoreless and Payton Strambler went 2/3 scoreless.

The Cannons scored two in the second.  The Bee Jays placed their first two runners on base in the third.  Aidan Shepardson and Jack Malone singled.  AJ Folds beat out a potential inning ending double play to score a run on a fielder’s choice.  The Bee Jays also placed their first two men on in the fifth but did not score.  Liberal had two on and one out in the sixth and didn’t score.

The Cannons out hit the Bee Jays 8-4.

Liberal is 21-6 overall and 20-5 in Kansas Collegiate League games.  The Cannons are 18-15 overall and 15-9 in KCLB games.

The Bee Jays begin a three game series with the Valley Center Mud Daubers Friday night at 7 at Brent Gould Field.  Apple Hutch is the buyout sponsor.  Dugout Show begins at 6:45 on 1270 and kscbnews.net.

 

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