The Amarillo (8-7) and the Kansas City (7-8) each put runners in scoring position on Saturday, but the Amarillo capitalized on more RBI opportunities, pulling out a 4-2 win at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
The Amarillo held off the Kansas City, as the Kansas City were unable to overcome a three-run fifth inning deficit.
The Kansas City scored one run in the sixth on a sacrifice fly by Trevor Coleman. Still, the Kansas City couldn't draw even.
Adam Buschini put himself in scoring position with two extra-base hits for the Amarillo. He tripled in the first inning and homered in the fifth inning.
Derek Christensen kept contact to a minimum, striking out seven the Kansas City batters. Christensen allowed two earned runs, six hits and two walks over six innings.
Brian Grening (2-1) took the loss for the Kansas City. He lasted just seven innings, walked three, struck out seven, and allowed four runs.
The Amarillo were sparked by Buschini and Tim Alberts, who teamed up for four hits and three RBIs.