The Kansas City T-Bones and St. Paul Saints were suspended before play began in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday night in Kansas City, Kan., with the T-Bones trailing 6-5.
The T-Bones and Saints are scheduled to conclude the game at 1:05 p.m. Monday, with the series and season finale to be played shortly thereafter.
Angelo Songco blasted a pair of home runs for St. Paul in front of 6,757 fans at CommunityAmerica Ballpark on Sunday night. He put the Saints on the board in the first with a two-run homer. And then, tied at 5-5 in the ninth, he hit his second home run of the evening, a go-ahead solo shot over the right field wall.
Kansas City scored in each of the first three innings, including a three-run outburst in the third. Two of the runs came in courtesy of a fielding error by Songco. T.J. Mittelstaedt led off with a double, scoring on a Matt Padgett RBI single in the first. They tacked on another run in the second with a leadoff single by Vladimir Frias, who later scored on a sacrifice fly by Darrell Hudson.
Trailing 5-2, the Saints surged back in the fourth with two runs taking advantage of a few Kansas City miscues. A fielding error by Frias, followed by back-to-back walks by starter Casey Barnes, loaded the bases with no outs, before the Saints scored two runs. St. Paul tied the game in the fifth.
Tickets for Monday’s “Fan Appreciation Day” are available by calling the Providence Medical Center Box Office at CommunityAmerica Ballpark at 913-328-5618.
– Story from T-Bones