Kansas City 2, Winnipeg 1 – Box
Kansas City CF Jacob Hayes scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the top of the ninth inning as the T-Bones edged the Winnipeg Goldeyes, 2-1. Hayes and DH Jake Blackwood each had two hits in the contest while LF Adam Bailey added a seventh inning solo home run. Kansas City pitcher Aaron Baker threw two scoreless innings of relief to pick up the victory. Baker gave up a hit and three walks and struck out three batters. For Winnipeg, 3B Casey Haerther drove in the team’s only run on a single in the bottom of the sixth inning. Haerther went 1-for-3 in the game.
Wichita 5, Ottawa 3 – Box
A four-run fourth inning and a terrific pitching effort from Scott Richmond lead the Wichita Wingnuts to a 5-3 victory over the Ottawa Champions. Richmond notched his third win of the year as he gave up an earned run, a walk and eight hits in seven innings of work. Wichita RF David Espinosa led the offense going 3-for-4 with a run scored and a RBI. Wingnuts LF Joash Brodin chipped in with two hits while 3B TJ Mittelstaedt and C John Nester each drew two walks. For Ottawa in the loss, DH Bryce Massanari had a 2-for-3 day with a run batted in.
Fans can watch select American Association games live and for free at www.americanassociationbaseball.tv.