The Monarchs started the scoring in the bottom of the second. Monarchs left fielder Jacob Robson smoked an RBI double to make it 1-0. Monarchs shortstop LJ Hatch dropped down an RBI single making it 2-0 Monarchs. Hatch would later score on an error from Chicago right fielder Dylan Rosa. It was 3-0 Monarchs after two innings.

The Dogs got on the board in the third. Payton Eeles hit a cue shot for an infield single and brought in a run. The Monarchs led 3-1.

O’Grady crushed an RBI single to push the lead to 4-1 in the bottom of the third. Monarchs third baseman Taylor Snyder hit an RBI single of his own to make it 5-1 KC. O’Grady later scored on a ground out from Robson and the Monarchs led 6-1 after three.

Chicago cut into the lead in the sixth. An RBI triple from Dogs center fielder Nick Heath made it 6-2 Monarchs. Chicago catcher Ryan Lidge brought in Heath on a single and it was 6-3 after six.

Chicago was not done scoring in the seventh. After loading the bases, Heath brought in two more runs to make it 6-5 KC.

The Dogs tied it in the eighth. Chicago left fielder Matt Bottcher drove in a run with a groundout to tie it 6-6 after eight.

O’Grady’s walk-off in the ninth brought in the winning run for the series win.

Monarchs reliever Matt Hartman got the win, throwing a scoreless ninth inning. Chicago reliever Joe Cavallaro got the loss.

Jaxson Webb contributed to this report.