06/05/2017 1:36 AM -
SIOUX FALLS, SD - The Kansas City T-Bones dropped the final game of their 10-game road trip 14-4 Sunday afternoon to the Sioux Falls Canaries at Sioux Falls Stadium.
Things went south early as the Canaries scored three in the first to take a 3-0 lead off starter Calvin Drummond (0-1). Blake Schmit was the highlight with an RBI single to left center that scored two of the three runs for Sioux Falls.
Sioux Falls got a two home run game from Chris Jacobs who hit his first in the third inning as the Canaries raced to a 7-0 lead during a four run frame.
Kevin Keyes cut the deficit to 7-3 with a three-run home run to left in the fourth inning off veteran lefty Joe Bircher (2-2). The Canaries starter would toss a quality start, working six innings to pick up the win.
Sioux Falls put the game away with a six run sixth off reliever Aaron Brooks. Jacobs led the way with his second homer, a two run shot, giving him four RBIs for the day.
Outfielder Daniel Rockett came in the game from left field to pitch the eighth striking out Burt Reynolds and getting a double play ball to toss a scoreless inning.
The T-Bones went 7-3 On the road trip and won all three series at St. Paul, Gary and Sioux Falls.
The team returns home Monday to host Wichita in the first game of a three-game series and part of a six game homestand. For additional information or interview requests, members of the media may contact the T-Bones Media Relations Department at 913-328-5639. Tickets are available online, by calling (913) 328-5618 or by visiting in person the Providence Medical Center Box Office.