Jhonny Montoya picked up his first save of the season. (File photo by Matthew Hicks.)
05/18/2013 8:40 AM -
WICHITA, Kan. – The Kansas City T-Bones wrapped up a quick two-game road series with a 5-4 win over the Wichita Wingnuts at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium on Friday night.
The T-Bones started the scoring and secured their first lead of the season with a three-run fourth inning. Justin Bass started the rally with a one-out single, and veteran Matt Padgett drove in the first run of the season on his first regular-season hit as a T-Bone. Felix Molina went two-for-four with two stolen bases and chipped in an RBI single in the fourth. That scored Devin Goodwin and capped the three-run inning.
Wichita tied the game with three runs with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning, capped by a two-RBI double from CJ Ziegler.
T-Bones starting pitcher Aaron Meade (1-0) went seven innings, allowing three unearned runs on just four hits.
Brandon Jones and Brandon Pearl added RBI singles in the seventh and ninth innings, giving Kansas City a 5-3 lead.
Jhonny Montoya recorded his first save of the season allowing two hits and one run in the ninth.
The home opener is Saturday, against Wichita. Tickets are available by calling the Providence Medical Center Box Office at Community America Ballpark at 913-328-5618 or order your tickets today at tbonesbaseball.com.