08/26/2011 9:41 PM -
The Kansas City T-Bones (47-49) picked up their season-high fifth straight victory in front of 7,496 fans on Saturday night as they finished their 2011 home schedule with a four-game sweep of the Sioux Falls Pheasants (40-55) in a 6-1 victory at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
Kansas City chased Fowler in the seventh with a four-run frame, collecting five hits while sending nine batters to the plate. Keanon Simon drove in the first run with a double and later scored on a single by Jim Fasano. Peter Barrows capped the score at 6-1 with a two-run double.
Fowler was charged with four runs on 10 hits over six-plus innings in the loss. Steven Stewart allowed two hits over three scoreless innings to close out the game for Kansas City and secure his first save of the season.
All nine T-Bones collected a hit in the contest as they outhit Sioux Falls 14-6. Simon finished three-for-five with two doubles, a triple and an RBI to pace the offense. The triple was his league-leading 16th of the season.
Kansas City now heads to Fargo, ND for a four-game series against the RedHawks to close out the season. The series begins on Saturday night with first pitch set for 7:02. To catch all the action while the team is on the road listen live on KUDL Radio Bach 1660 AM or online at www.tbonesbaseball.com.