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Blacksher propels Wingnuts to win

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Wednesday, August 8, 2012, at 11 p.m.

Derek Blacksher and two relievers combined on a three-hitter as the Wingnuts beat the Saltdogs 9-1 on Wednesday night in Lincoln, Neb.

Blacksher (7-4) gave up two hits and two walks 6 2/3 innings and struck out eight. Jared Simon retired the only batter he faced, and Dillon Wilson finished with two scoreless innings.

The Wingnuts broke open a tight game with seven runs in the eighth inning. Wilberto Ortiz opened the inning with a homer, Mark Wagner hit a two-run double, Jessie Mier hit and RBI-double and Jared McDonald had a three-run homer.

Greg Porter hit a solo home run in the fourth. Wagner, McDonald, Ryan Khoury and Mike Conroy each had two hits.

The victory allowed Wichita to maintain a 3 1/2 -game lead over Kansas City in the American Association Central Division.

Khoury ss3120Smith cf4000
Carrillo 3b/ph1000Rohan 1b4000
Conroy cf4121Espinosa 2b3110
Rodriguez dh5000Wilder pr000
Wagner 1b5121Holdren dh4010
Porter 3b/lf4111Provencher rf4000
Peralta rf3110Pounds 3b3011
Mier c4111Forgatch lf3000
Morioka c0000Miller c2000
McDonald 2b/lf4223Chacoa ss3000
Ortiz 2b/ss3111
Totals 369128Totals30131

Wichita0001100709 12 0
Lincoln0000001001 3 1

E— Rohan (15). LOB— Wichita 4, Lincoln 4. DP— Lincoln 1. 2B— Wagner (6), Mier (6), Pounds (1). HR — Porter (9), McDonald (5), Ortiz (3). S — Conroy. SB — Khoury (26), Peralta (18).

Blacksher W, 7-46 2/321128

Edwards L, 4-6784414

HBP — by Edwards (Ortiz). PB — Miller.

Umpires — home, Justin Anderson; first, Joe Pascucci; third, Justin Post. T — 2:43. A — 2,647.

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