Rangers Return Favor to Liberal
Brock Kappelmann - June 9, 2019 8:01 am
The Park City Rangers evened their series with the Liberal Bee Jays Saturday afternoon. The Rangers won 11-6 after at Robertson Field in Wichita. The Bee Jays lacked timely hitting, made three errors, and fell apart allowing eight in the eighth.
Brandon Holdren ripped a homer to right to lead off the second. Park City ties the game in the bottom of the second against BJ starter Payton Strambler. The Rangers chased across a third inning run. Liberal tied it in the fourth when Connor Emmet singled and would score from first on Cayde Ward’s double to the alley in right center. The momentum changed in the sixth when the Bee Jays loaded the bases with with no outs and didn’t score in the inning. But Park City scored three after loading the bases with no outs. Liberal crept back with two in the eighth. Trevor Beard and Blake Dickman singled home runs to make it 5-4. The tying run was on third and the lead run on first but Liberal grounded back to the pitcher. Liberal fell apart in the eighth walking three and beaning one. They also committed two errors while allowing six runs on two hits. Liberal out hit Park City 12-8. Strambler was solid in his starting logging five innings with six strikeouts and two runs. The bullpen scuffled allowing nine in three innings.
Liberal is 5-2 and 4-2 in the Kansas Collegiate. Park City is 2-6 overall and 2-4 in the KCLB.