Kansas City T-Bones Week in Review, June 8-14, 2015
Week in Review
Following a 10-game losing streak earlier in the season, the Kansas City T-Bones are 7-3 since. This past week the T-Bones went 4-2, taking two of three from both Fargo-Moorhead and Laredo.
Kansas City took the first two games against the RedHawks. In the first game of the series both Adam Bailey and Jake Blackwood had four hits and an RBI in the 10-4 win. Nate Tenbrink drove in three and Robert Doran won his first game of the season. In the second game, Kansas City rapped out 15 hits in a 9-5 win. Ryan Cavan was 3-5 and Joe Rapp was 2-5 with 2 runs scored and 2 RBI. Casey Barnes (2-2) evened his record by allowed a run in six innings of work.
In the third and final game of the series the Kansas City T-Bones jumped out in front 3-0 before giving up nine runs over the final five innings to fall 9-5. Closer Kris Regan struggled and the club recorded just three hits.
Kansas City moved onto to Laredo where they won the first two games against the Lemurs as well. Bailey and Kyle Robinson had three hits each in the 8-3 victory in the first game of the series. Both also drove in three runs. Blake Holovach gave up two unearned runs in five innings of work to earn his first win of the season.
The two clubs swapped shutouts in the final two games of the series. The T-Bones won game two of the series 3-0 behind six shutout innings by Doran for his second win of the season. Jonathan Kountis earned his third save of the year, and Cavan was 4-5 with 2 runs. Laredo won the final game of the series as Omar Bencomo threw eight shutout innings in a 4-0 Kansas City loss.
Kansas City 10, Fargo-Moorhead 3
Kansas City 9, Fargo-Moorhead 5
Fargo-Moorhead 9, Kansas City 5
Kansas City 8, Laredo 3
Kansas City 3, Laredo 0
Laredo 4, Kansas City 0
Bailey began the week hitting .215, but a 12-25 run saw his average jump over 40 points. He also added four runs and five RBI. Cavan finished 11-25 during the week, scoring nine runs and driving in four more.
On June 12 infielder James Boddicker was activated from the inactive list. Outfielder CJ Henry was also released by the club. Henry hit .146 in 13 games.
By Robert Pannier