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T-Bones Drop Fifth Straight 8-3

06/06/2008 10:01 PM -

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The T-Bones losing streak reached five thanks to an 8-3 loss at the hands of the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks tonight in front of 5,603 fans at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.  Brad Correll extended his on-base streak to 20 consecutive games by going one-for-three with a double, two RBI and a walk.

T-Bones starter Anthony Boughner (pictured) struggled, giving up five earned runs in four innings pitched.  The first three RedHawk batters reached safely on Boughner’s first three pitches resulting in a two-run first.  The RedHawks added another run in the second to take a 3-0 lead.  Boughner suffered his first loss of the season, falling to 3-1.

The T-Bones scored their first run off Broc Coffman in the third on a sacrifice fly from Geoff McCallum, plating Ryan Smith.  The RedHawks answered back with three more in the fourth and one more in the fifth, extending their lead to 7-1.

The T-Bones added their final two runs in the fifth on a two RBI double by T-Bones left fielder Brad Correll.  Correll continues to lead the league with 29 RBI.  Coffman improved to 2-3 holding the T-Bones to just three runs on nine hits in seven innings of work.  He struck out eight T-Bones batters in the effort.

The RedHawks tacked on one more run in the ninth on a sacrifice fly by Joe Mathis, plating Zach Penprase.

Alexy Still pitched one and one-thirds innings, giving up one run while walking four of the nine batters he faced.  Brady Martinez relieved Still and pitched a flawless one and two-thirds innings.  Rick Hummel pitched one scoreless inning, giving up one hit while striking out two.  David Trahan pitched the ninth, giving up one run on two hits.

The T-Bones look to end the losing streak tomorrow as Kenny Durost takes the mound for the T-Bones opposite Garry Bakker for the RedHawks.  First pitched is scheduled for 7:05.