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Wingnuts win fifth straight

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Wednesday, August 1, 2012, at 11:44 p.m.

The Wingnuts pounded Amarillo for 15 runs and won their fifth straight game, beating the Sox 15-10 on Wednesday night in Amarillo.

Wilberto Ortiz was 4 for 5 and drove in five runs, falling a triple short of the cycle. Greg Porter had three hits and drove in four.

Amarillo built a 6-4 lead after three innings, but the Wingnuts took the lead for good with a five-run fourth.

Former Wichita State pitcher Anthony Capra allowed eight runs in 3 1/3 innings. Another Shocker, Jared Simon, relieved Capra and picked up his third win.

WichitaAmarillo
abrhbiabrhbi
Khoury ss6121Kain cf4221
Conroy cf4210Opitz 2b5100
Rodriguez dh6332Buschini lf3231
Wagner c5101Alberts 1b4132
Porter 3b5034Pope 3b5212
Peralta rf5121Goodro c5012
Bergeron 1b5100Lofgren dh3111
McDonald lf4430Rau ss4000
Ortiz 2b5245Pyles rf4110
Totals 45151814Totals3710129

Wichita21152022015
Amarillo30320101010

E— Wagner (5), Opitz (6), Albers (5), Rau (17). LOB—Wichita 7, Amarillo 8. DP—Wichita 3, Amarillo 2 . 2B— .Rodriguez (16), Porter (10), Peralta (22), McDonald (9), Ortiz 2 (3), Buschini (10), Goodro (8). 3B — Kain (6). HR — Ortiz (1), Pope (2), Lofgren (3). SF — Wagner, Buschini. SB — McDonald (11), Ortiz (3), Buschini (25).

WichitaIPHRERBBSO
Capra3 1/378834
Simon W,3-51 2/310012
Baker111002
Walters100020
Martinez131100
Dew100 010

AmarilloIPHRERBBSO
Springston L,0-33 1/399501
Povich242212
Spradlin 1 2/322212
Littleton132201
Johnson100001

HBP — by Springston (Conroy). WP — Capra 2, Simon 2, Baker 2, Spradlin. PB — WAgner. Umpires — home, Asa Howard; first, Art Thigpen; second, Sean Hicks. T — 3:30. A — 1,071.

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