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Wingnuts beat Sioux City 5-3

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Thursday, June 20, 2013, at 10:46 p.m.

The Wingnuts returned to 10 games over .500, beating the Explorers 5-3 on Thursday night in Sioux City, Iowa.

Justin Klipp picked up his first win of the season, holding Sioux City to one run in six innings. He pitched out of two jams, leaving the bases loaded in the fourth inning and pitching around a two-on, no-outs situation in the sixth.

The Wingnuts scored three times in the third to take a 3-1 lead, with Ryan Khoury driving in two runs with a single. Jake Kahaulelio added a two-run homer in the seventh.

Wichita reliever gave up two runs in the ninth to make it 5-3 before Josh Dew came in and struck out Peter Barrows to end the game.

Abel Nieves had two hits and extended his hitting streak to 13 games. Kahaulelio stretched his streak to eight games.

WichitaSioux City
abrhbiabrhbi
Khoury ss5012Mesa cf5010
Kahaullio 2b5112Judah dh5011
Rodriguez dh3010Inoguchi lf5011
Ziegler 1b3000Barrows rf4010
Clevlen cf4000Murton 1b3010
Armstrong c3100Pounds 3b3000
Nieves 3b4120Barroso ss4120
Amberson rf4111Bistagne 2b3111
McDonald lf4120Espinosa c4110
Totals35585Totals36393

Wichita0003002005
Sioux City0100000023

E—Khoury (6). LOB— Wichita 6, Sioux City 10. 2B— Rodriguez (13), Inoguchi (10, Barroso (5). HR—Kahaulelio (3). SB—Mesa (10), Barroso (9), Bistagne (3). CS—Judah (1).

WichitaIPHRERBBSO
Klipp W,1-0671113
Aisenstadt100002
Bennett100022
Wall2/322210
Dew S,51/300001

Sioux City IP H R ER BB SO
Noga L,1-66 1/375534
Kennedy2/310001
Plefka200004

Umpires—Home, O’Leary; first, Carroll; second, Kreps.

T— 2:56. A— 898.

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