The Winnipeg Goldeyes are going on the road on a winning note.


The Goldeyes (12-9) got a clutch hit from shortstop Wes Long in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat the Kansas City T-Bones (13-7) 2-1 Thursday afternoon at Canwest Park from 6,134 screaming fans.


With Vince Harrison on third base and Josh Asanovich on second in the seventh inning, Long drove a single into left field to score both runners and give Winnipeg a 2-1 lead. It’s all the offence Winnipeg would need.


The only blemish on Goldeyes starter Mark Holliman was a solo home run he gave up to Ray Sadler in the top of the fourth inning.


Ian Thomas pitched an inning and a third of relief to get to win for the second-straight night and improve his record this season to 4-0. Philip Roy finished off the eighth inning and pitched a scoreless ninth inning for his fourth save of the season in as many tries.


Cody McAllister takes the loss for the T-Bones.


Winnipeg has now won two in a row as it sets out on a nine-game road trip, beginning tomorrow night. The Goldeyes will visit the Schaumburg Flyers, Lake County Fielders and Joliet JackHammers during the trip for three games each.


You can listen to the Goldeyes game in Schaumburg tonight with Paul Edmonds on 1570 CKMW beginning at 6:45 p.m.


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