Outlaws top Des Moines in season opener

The Joplin Outlaws win their season opener Friday night, beating Des Moines 3-2.

WATCH: The Joplin Outlaws win their season opener Friday night, beating the Des Moines Peak Prospects 3-2 at Joe Becker Stadium.

Jack Mettam drives in two runs for Joplin, while former Columbus High School standout Clay Saporito throws 2 1/3 shutout innings with 2 strikeouts out of the bullpen.

The two teams will meet again in Joplin on Saturday night at 7 PM.