JOPLIN, MO. — After two years, Joplin Outlaws baseball returned to Joe Becker stadium Friday night.
The Outlaws hosted MINK League newcomer the Des Moines Prospects. After going down 2-0 early in the game, the Outlaws were able to capture the lead and win the season opener 3-2. Columbus native Clay Saporito finished the game for the Outlaws.
Joplin will be play Des Moines again on Saturday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m.