The Kansas City T-Bones were never able to get over the hump and overcome their troubles against the Newark Bears (25-52) on Tuesday, as the Kansas City T-Bones fell 5-3 at Bears_Eagles Riverfront Stadium after falling behind by three runs in the eighth inning.
The Kansas City T-Bones scored one run in the ninth on a solo home run by Hunter Mense. Despite their efforts, the Kansas City T-Bones couldn't finish the comeback.
The Newark Bears were led by James Roche's hitting. Roche went 3-4, drove in one and scored one run. He singled in the second and fourth innings and homered in the eighth inning.
Mike Ness racked up 10 strikeouts in the the Newark Bears win. Ness allowed two earned runs on six hits and no walks over eight innings.
Mense was hot from the plate for the Kansas City T-Bones. Mense went 2-4, drove in one and scored one run. He singled in the sixth inning and homered in the ninth inning.
Lucas Irvine couldn't get it done on the bump for the Kansas City T-Bones, taking a loss. He lasted just six innings, walked two, struck out five, and allowed three runs.