ST. JOSEPH — Pat Skogen and Tyler Lenz each had two hits in the Brainerd Bees 9-3 loss to St. Joseph Saturday.
Brainerd outhit St. Joseph 11-9. Mark Ortega hit an RBI double and Michael Smith hand RBI single.
Burrell Flanagan was tagged with the loss. He struck out one in five innings and allowed three runs on six hits and two walks.
Brainerd falls to 0-1 and will travel to face the Sauk Rapids Cyclones 1:30 Sunday.