Derby Damages Bee Jay Title Hopes
Brock Kappelmann - July 20, 2016 7:18 am
Derby beat Liberal 8-4 Tuesday night at Brent Gould Field. The Bee Jays fall a game and a half behind first place Hays in the second half standings. The Twins out-hit the Bee Jays 13-8 and both teams had two errors. The Twins win their first game of their road trip and snap a four game losing skid.
Derby’s Bryce Fischer hit homers in the first and the third. Liberal’s Blake Brewster hit a towering homer over the right field wall in the second. Liberal scored three in the third to lead 4-2. Kyle Knauth’s double to left center scored a run and he later scored on a Cale O’Donnell grounded out to score him. Derby chased the BJ starter Andrew Schwulst in the fourth scoring four runs on five hits. Derby added insurance runs in the seventh.
Liberal is 8-6 in the second half standings and Derby is 7-8. The teams will wrap up their series Wednesday night at 7 at Brent Gould Field. The Dugout Show begins at 6:45 on 1270 and kscbnews.net. Ruffino’s is the buyout sponsor.