By MATT FULKS, tbonesbaseball.com
FARGO, N.D. – Fargo-Moorhead knocked around 14 hits, and took game two against Kansas City with a 6-3 win Wednesday evening at Newman Outdoor Field.
The RedHawks took their first lead of the series with a run in the second inning on an RBI double from Brandon Tripp that scored Travis Higgs.
Fargo broke the game open in the sixth inning, chasing T-Bones starting pitcher Casey Barnes, who gave up three consecutive hits opening the frame. Frank Salerno delivered the big blow with a two-run single. He later scored on a C.J. Retherford RBI single that capped off a four-run inning and extended Fargo-Moorhead’s lead to 5-0.
The T-Bones, down 6-0, scored three runs all with two outs in the eighth inning. Vladimir Frias led the charge with a two-out double and then scored on a single by T.J. Mittelstaedt. Matt Padgett drove in Mittelstaedt, and Ray Sadler reached on an error that allowed Danny Richar to score from third.
The T-Bones (42-52) conclude their three-game series at Fargo-Moorhead (40-54) Thursday afternoon at 12:30. The game can be heard in the Kansas City area on 1660-AM or worldwide at tbonesbaseball.com.