06/03/2015 9:33 PM
SIOUX CITY, Iowa. – The Kansas City T-Bones losing streak, snapped Wednesday night, with a 8-1 win over Sioux City, at Lewis and Clark Park.
Kansas City starting pitcher Casey Barnes was given a two-run first inning lead, with a two-out, two-run single by Robby Kuzdale. That's all the offense Barnes (1-1) needed, to cruise to his first victory of the season. Barnes pitched seven innings of one-run baseball on just five hits.
The T-Bones offense erupted for eight runs, for the second consecutive game. Kyle Robinson hit his second home run in as many days, and Vladimir Frias also homered in the 8-2 win.
The offense really came alive against Sioux City reliever Jimmer Kennedy, in the sixth inning, with six runs on five hits. The T-Bones received RBI's in the inning from Robinson (2), Frias (2), Ryan Cavan, and Nate Tenbrink.
Former T-Bone and Sioux City starting pitcher Dustin Loggins (1-2) took the loss. Loggins allowed two runs on five hits through five innings.
T-Bones relievers, Aaron Baker and Kris Regas each pitched a scoreless inning in the win.
The T-Bones (2-10) begin a six-game homestand on Thursday, June 4, against Amarillo (6-5) at 7:05 p.m. Tickets are available by calling the Providence Medical Center Box Office at CommunityAmerica Ballpark at 913-328-5618.