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Frias leads T-Bones to suspended win

Vladimir Frias had two hits and four RBIs in game two against the Saints. (Photo by John Ellis.)
07/03/2016 6:45 PM -

 KANSAS CITY, Kan. — After Saturday’s game was suspended due to rain, the Kansas City T-Bones got a second two-run hit from Vladimir Frias, and went on to defeat the St. Paul Saints, 6-3, Sunday evening at CommunityAmerica Ballpark. 

 
Saturday’s game was suspended in the middle of the fifth inning, tied at 3-3, in front of 4,112.
 
On Sunday, the T-Bones took a 4-3 lead in the bottom of the sixth. Brett Wiley led off the inning with a double down the first-base line. Jimmy Mojica then singled before Dalton Wheat hit an infield single that allowed Wiley to score.
 
The T-Bones added two more runs in the seventh with Frias’ second two-run hit of the game. Saints reliever Cody Wheeler gave up a single to Tyler Massey before walking Jake Blackwood. After Anthony Gallas struck out, Frias singled home both Massey and Blackwood, giving Kansas City a 6-3 lead.
 
With Kansas City trailing 2-0 in the bottom of the first inning Saturday night, the T-Bones responded in the bottom of the first. After back-to-back singles by Starlin Rodriguez and Massey, Anthony Gallas flied out to center field, advancing Rodriguez to third. Frias doubled down the right-field line, scoring both Gallas and Rodriguez, and tying the game, 2-2. Singles by Wiley and Mojica scored Frias, giving the T-Bones a 3-2 lead.
 
The Saints responded in the third inning against starting pitcher David Holman, who gave up an RBI single to Tony Caldwell, scoring Nate Hanson. Hanson had led off the inning with a walk and advanced on the single by Angelo Songco.
 
The T-Bones and the Saints concluded their three-game series later Sunday night.