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Wingnuts drop final game of road trip

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at 11:49 p.m.

The Wingnuts grabbed a quick three-run lead but never built on it, and lost to the Goldeyes 4-3 on Wednesday afternoon in the final game of their series in Winnipeg.

Cole Armstrong gave Wichita the lead in the first with a two-out homer that drove in Abel Nieves and John Rodriguez.

Winnipeg countered with single runs in the first, third and sixth innings against Chris Smith to tie the score.

In the ninth, Wingnuts reliever Lincoln Holdzkom retired the first batter but allowed single by Nick Liles and a double by Nate Samson to move the winning run to third. A walk to Tyler Graham loaded the bases, then Amos Ramon’s sacrifice fly ended the game.

Khoury ss4010Graham cf4220
Nieves 2b3110Ramon 3b4012
Rdriguez dh4110Mazzola rf4121
Ziegler 1b4010Haerther 1b4000
Armstrong c4113Davis dh4000
Loehrs 3b3000Lentini lf4011
McDonald cf4000Alen c3000
Amberson rf4010Liles 2b4120
Rotola lf4020Samson ss3010

Wichita3000000003 8 1
Winnipeg1010010014 9 1

E— Armstrong (2), Alen (5). LOB— Wichita 7, Winnipeg 8. 2B— Ziegler (10), Amberson (3), Samson (5). HR – Armstrong (3). SB – Graham 3 (5), Ramon (1), Mazzola (3). – CS – Loehrs (1), Rotola (1). SF – Ramon (2). S – Samson.

Bennett1 1/320003
Holdzkom L, 1-22/321110

Winnipeg IP H R ER BB SO
Lafferty1 2/300001
Keating W, 2-02/310000

WP — Smith (1). Umpires—Home, Thomas Perko; first, Rich Grassa; third, PJ Krauss.

T— 2:44. A— 7,833.

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