The Lincoln Saltdogs (17-23) and the Kansas City T-Bones (22-20) traded the lead five times on Saturday, but the Lincoln Saltdogs ended up on top with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City T-Bones.
The Lincoln Saltdogs were led by a flawless day at the dish by David Espinosa, who went 3-3 against the Kansas City T-Bones' pitching. He singled in the first, third, and eighth innings.
A bright spot for the Kansas City T-Bones in the defeat was Lucas Irvine, who allowed only two runs while striking out eight.
Brandon Cooney got the win, running his season record to 1-1. He struck out none, walked one and surrendered one hit.
Drew Bailey couldn't get it done on the rubber for the Kansas City T-Bones, taking a loss. He lasted just one inning, walked none, struck out one, and allowed one run.