The Winnipeg Goldeyes (34-24) hope that a very successful homestand (8-1) will carry over to some road success in the opener of a three game weekend series against the Kansas City T-Bones (32-25) tonight at Community America Ball Park.
The series opener comes on the heels of a recent 3 game sweep for the local nine of the rival St.Paul Saints which included victories of 10-1, 5-3 and 11-5. The victories helped the Goldeyes break a tie and take a three game lead in the North Division over the Saints .Kansas City comes into the series having dropped two out of three games to the Central Division leading Lincoln Saltdogs. One spot of good news is that the win game last night in a 6-3 fashion. They come in 5-5 in their last 10 games while the Goldeyes are a sizzling 9-1 in their last 10 games.
The Goldeyes will send Mikey O’ Brien to the hill (6-3 5.40 ERA) while the home side is scheduled to send Gabe Perez (5-3 5.09 ERA)
Game time is set for 7:05 pm