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Mittelstaedt with (another) walk-off

T.J. Mittelstaedt (No. 10) is congratulated at home plate after giving the T-Bones a second walk-off home run in as many days. (Photo by Matthew Hicks.)
09/01/2014 1:25 PM -

By SHANE JACKSON
tbonesbaseball.com

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – For the second consecutive game T.J. Mittelstaedt gave the T-Bones a walk-off home run. On Monday, it gave Kansas City an 8-6 win over St. Paul in a conclusion of Sunday’s suspended game.

The T-Bones and Saints were suspended before play began in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday night with the T-Bones trailing 6-5.

In the conclusion Monday afternoon, Bryan Sabatella pinch-hit for Brian Erie and worked a walk. He advanced to second on a passed ball and then scored the tying run on an errant throw by St. Paul second baseman Jake Taylor, who was trying to get Darrell Hudson out at first. Mittelstaedt then crushed a two-run homer over the left-field wall.

Angelo Songco blasted a pair of home runs for St. Paul in front of 6,757 fans at CommunityAmerica Ballpark on Sunday night. He put the Saints on the board in the first with a two-run homer. And then, tied at 5-5 in the ninth, he hit his second home run of the evening, a go-ahead solo shot over the right field wall.

Kansas City scored in each of the first three innings, including a three-run outburst in the third. Two of the runs came in courtesy of a fielding error by Songco. Mittelstaedt led off with a double, scoring on a Matt Padgett RBI single in the first. They tacked on another run in the second with a leadoff single by Vladimir Frias, who later scored on a sacrifice fly by Hudson.

Trailing 5-2, the Saints surged back in the fourth with two runs taking advantage of a few Kansas City miscues. A fielding error by Frias, followed by back-to-back walks, loaded the bases with no outs, before the Saints scored two runs. St. Paul tied the game in the fifth.

On Saturday night, Mittelstaedt launched a three-run walk-off home run that gave Kansas City a 5-2 win over the Saints. He now leads the club with 16 home runs.

Kansas City and St. Paul are currently playing today’s scheduled game, the 2014 season finale for both clubs.



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