The Frederick Keys salvaged a series split with Kinston, winning the final game of the four game set 10-5 Sunday afternoon in Frederick, Maryland.
Frederick got on the board in the bottom of the second inning, racking up four hits and three runs off of K-Tribe starter Hector Rondon. Frederick added two more runs at the expense of Rondon on a two-run home run by Danny Figueroa in the bottom of the seventh inning. Rondon (11-5) took the loss, trying to become the first player in the Carolina League to win 12 games this season. Things got out of hand late, as Frederick roughed up the K-Tribe bullpen for five runs in the eighth inning.
Beau Mills was again a bright spot for the K-Tribe, hitting his Carolina League leading 20th home run of the season in the top of the fourth inning. Mills went 2-for-4 with a triple, home run, and two RBIs. Kinston added four runs in the top of the ninth inning to make the score a little tidier.
The K-Tribe returns home to Grainger Stadium for their final homestand of the season on Monday. Monday is Buck Night at the ballpark as Kinston starter Kelvin De La Cruz will square off against the Northern Division Leading Potomac Nationals. Game time 7pm at Historic Grainger Stadium.