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Wingnuts shut out Sioux City

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Friday, June 21, 2013, at 10:43 p.m.

Three Wingnuts pitchers combined on a five-hit shutout, leading Wichita to a 2-0 win over the Explorers on Friday night in Sioux City, Iowa.

Junior Guerra (4-0) went 7 1/3 innings and tied his career high with nine strikeouts. Daniel Bennett finished the eighth inning, and Josh Dew pitched the ninth for his sixth save. It was the Wingnuts’ fourth shutout of the season.

Jake Kahaulelio and C.J. Ziegler provided all the game’s runs with solo homers in the first inning.

Abel Nieves had two hits and extended his hitting streak to 14 games. John Rodriguez singled in the eighth, sending his streak to eight games.

WichitaSioux City
Khoury ss3000Mesa cf4000
Kahaullio 2b4111Bistagne 2b4000
Rodrigz dh4010Inoguchi lf3010
Ziegler 1b4111Barrows rf3000
Clevelen cf4000Murton 1b3020
Armstrong c4000Pounds 3b4010
Nieves 3b4020Barroso ss4010
Amberson rf4010Martinez dh3000
McDonald lf3010Kaskddn pr0000
Espinosa c4000

Wichita2000000002 7 1
Sioux City0000000000 5 0

E— Khoury (7). LOB— Wichita 6, Sioux City 9. 2B— Nieves (9), Amberson (7), Inoguchi (11). HR – Kahaulelio (9), Ziegler (13). SB – Amberson (8), Mesa (11).

Guerra W, 4-07 1/350029
Bennett 2/300011
Dew S (6)100011

Sioux City IP H R ER BB SO
Jurik L, 1-4642216

WP — Guerra (10), Jurik (2), Satterwhite (3). Umpires—Home, Mike Carroll; Brian Kreps; Mike O’Leary.

T— 2:47. A— 837.

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