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Saints beat Wingnuts

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Sunday, Sep. 2, 2012, at 12:03 a.m.

St. Paul scored five runs in the first two innings against Wingnuts starter Jeff Nadeau and went on to an 8-3 victory on Saturday night in St. Paul, Minn.

Joseph Spiers had the key hit, a three-run triple in the second inning.

The Wingnuts scored two runs in the fourth on a Saints error.

John Rodriguez had three of Wichita’s seven hits.

The Wingnuts’ final two regular-season games are Sunday and Monday. Wichita’s first-round playoff series will start Wednesday at either Grand Prairie or Laredo.

WichitaSt. Paul
abrhbiabrhbi
Khoury ss5000Spiers 2b5333
Kahaulelio 2b4110Frost lf4022
Rodriguez dh5031Cabrera dh1000
Ziegler 1b3110Hurst ph1112
Porter 3b4000Sheldon 1b2011
Peralta rf4100Bourguin 3b4000
Mier c4000Durham rf4020
Conroy cf3010Townsend ss4110
Stanley lf2010Rapoport cf3110
Garabedian c2200
Totals 34371Totals308118

Wichita0002000013
St. Paul14010200x8

E—Durham C7), Townsend (18). LOB—Wichita 11, St. Paul 6. DP— Wichita 1, St. Paul 2. 2B— Rapoport (12). 3B — Kahaulelio (1), Spiers (1). HR — Hurst (1). SF — Sheldon. .S — Frost. SB — Peralta (24), Conroy (21), Spiers 2 (32). CS — Frost, Durham.

WichitaIPHRERBBSO
Nadeau L,0-2596632
Lowey 122211
Walters100001
Simon100000

St. PaulIPHRERBBSO
Anderson3 2/322052
Coe W,12-51 1/310000
Spottiswood230003
Severtson110010
Klabunde101100

HBP — by Nadeau (Cabrera, Hurst), by Klabunde (Kahaulelio). WP — Klabunde. Umpires — home, Art Thigpen; first, Sean Hicks; third, Jon Moynihan. T — 3:02. A — 4,094.

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