08/11/2015 9:08 PM
LINCOLN, NE – The Kansas City T-Bones, rallied from a 5-0 deficit, to stun Lincoln, 7-6, Tuesday night at Haymarket Park.
The Saltdogs, scored four runs, on T-Bones starting pitcher Steve Sarcone, in the first four innings. Sarcone, walked three in the fourth inning, including a bases loaded walk to aide Lincoln in a two-run fourth inning.
The T-Bones entered the eighth inning, down 5-0, but for the second consecutive game, Adam Bailey hammered a three-run home run, his twelfth of the season, to give Kansas City life, and pull within 5-3.
The T-Bones finished the crazy game, by adding four more runs in the ninth inning, off Lincoln closer Marshall Schuler (2-2). With two outs, Starlin Rodriguez ripped a two-run double to pull Kansas City within a 6-5 deficit. Nate Tenbrink singled to right, which advanced Rodriguez to third, but the throw went to the plate, and Tenbrink moved up to second base. Jake Blackwood, with a full-count, ripped a game-winning single to right, and gave Kansas City their only lead in the game, 7-6 in the ninth.
Aaron Baker closed out the game for Kansas City, and picked up his fourth save of the season, to preserve the wacky win for Kansas City.
Kansas City starting pitcher, Bobby Doran (8-2), gets the starting nod Wednesday evening, as the T-Bones look for the series win.
The T-Bones (40-32) continue the seven-game road trip Wednesday evening against the Lincoln Saltdogs (28-46), with first pitch scheduled for 6:35 pm.
The T-Bones return home to CommunityAmerica Ballpark on August 18th, tickets are available by calling the Providence Medical Center Box Office at CommunityAmerica Ballpark at 913-328-5618.