Kansas City scored five runs in the eighth inning to beat Sioux City, 8-5, on Wednesday.
Kansas City T-Bones DH Danny Richar hit a go-ahead bases-loaded triple in the bottom of the eighth inning as Kansas City came back to beat Sioux City 8-5 on Wednesday. After two walks and a sacrifice bunt in the inning, Bryan Sabatella stepped up and singled home pinch hitter Byron Wiley to tie the game. Following another walk, it was Richar’s time to shine, as he cleared the bases. Nick Schwaner hit an RBI single to score Wiley and cap off the scoring.
Sabatella finished 3-for-5 with two RBIs and a run scored. Richar was 2-for-5 with the three RBIs and two runs scored. In addition to his triple, he hit a double to lead off the bottom of the fifth inning. Additionally, Vladamir Frias was 2-for-4 with an RBI for Kansas City.
For Sioux City, Rene Tosoni was 3-for-4 with a run scored. Second baseman Andres Perez was 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the eighth inning. Peter Barrows drove in two runs, including a solo home run in the ninth.
Kris Regas earned the win for Kansas City in relief. He struck out a batter in an inning and 1/3. Alex Burnett gave up all five runs in the eighth and took the loss.
Sioux City is now 12-21 and will finish the three game series on Thursday. The X's come back home Friday to start a three game series with Sioux Falls.
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