TRAVERSE CITY, MI – The Traverse City Beach Bums’(23-32) couldn’t get the bats rolling, falling to the Gateway Grizzlies(28-29), by a final score of 3-0. 

After both teams were scoreless in the first three innings, Gateway finally got on the board in the fourth. Ben Waldrip hit an RBI infield single, scoring Tyler Tewell. On the same play, Blake Brown scored on an error, to make it 2-0. In the seventh, Cody Livesay walked and two batters later, Craig Massoni hit a double to the right field gap, scoring Livesay, and that was all the Grizzlies would need. 

Vincent Molesky picked up the complete-game shutout victory to improve to 3-5. In nine innings of work, he spread out seven hits and struck out eleven. Tucker Simpson, in his first start of the season, went four innings, allowing two unearned runs on four hits, three walks, and fanned two. With the loss, he’s 0-1. Jacob Lanning came in to relieve Simpson and kept the Bums in the game with a five inning performance, allowing one run, one hit, one walk, and struck out six. 

Wednesday night, the Beach Bums continue the nine-game homestand with game two of the three game series against the Gateway Grizzlies. Kramer Champlin gets the call of the Bums while Jon Jones will hurl for Gateway. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05pm and Tom Willms will have the Miller Lite Pre-Game Show at 6:45pm, on 101.9- The Bay.  

It’s Wine, Women, and Baseball Night. You won’t find any other venue in Northern Michigan when wine tasting and baseball collide. Treat yourself to a fun night out, filled with an evening of wine tasting from local wineries. The gates will open at 5pm. 

The Beach Bums Box Office & Gift Shop are now open with non-gameday hours of 10am to 6pm Monday through Friday, 10am to 4pm on Saturday. Wuerfel Park is closed on non-gameday Sundays. Stadium hours are extended on gamedays. 

For more information, please to call the offices at 1-231-943-0100 or come on out to the park and say hello!

Upcoming Home Games

May 23rd 5:05 PM
Florence Freedom
May 24th 7:05 PM
Florence Freedom
May 25th 7:05 PM
Evansville Otters
May 26th 7:05 PM
Evansville Otters