07/13/2015 9:15 PM
WICHITA, Kansas – The Kansas City T-Bones, scored early and often Monday evening, and held on to a 7-4 win against Wichita.
Adam Bailey gave Kansas City an early 1-0 lead with an RBI single, which scored Ryan Cavan, off Wichita starting pitcher Jason Van Skike (4-2) in the first inning.
Wichita would take their first and only lead, in the bottom of the first inning, as they scored twice off T-Bones starting pitcher Mike Nanini (1-0).
The T-Bones, scored three runs in the second and three more in the fourth, to take a 7-2 lead. Adam Bailey, delivered the knockout blow with a bases-clearing two-out double. Bailey finished the game with four RBI.
Nanini, picked up the win for Kansas City, and allowed just one earned run on two hits, with six innings pitched. Fernando Hernandez picked up his ninth save of the season with two scoreless innings.
James Boddicker and Vladimir Frias each ended the game with three hits for Kansas City. The T-Bones win, puts Kansas City back in front of the Wild Card race, by one game over Wichita.
The T-Bones (26-19), continue the eight-game road-trip, Wednesday night at 7:30 pm against Lincoln.
The T-Bones return home to CommunityAmerica Ballpark on July 19th, tickets are available by calling the Providence Medical Center Box Office at CommunityAmerica Ballpark at 913-328-5618.