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Wingnuts fall at Grand Prairie

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Sunday, July 28, 2013, at 10:01 p.m.

The Wichita Wingnuts lost 7-3 to the Grand Prairie AirHogs on Sunday night at Grand Prairie, Texas.

The Wingnuts took a 3-2 lead in the fourth inning when Abel Nieves reached on a triple and scored on a triple by Madison Beaird, then Beaird scored the go-ahed run on a wild pitch. Grand Prairie took the lead for good on a two-out, three-run home run by Andres Rodriguez in the fifth inning for a 5-3 lead.

Justin Klipp started and took the loss for Wichita, allowing five earned runs on eight hits over 4 2/3 innings. Klipp walked two and struck two.

Former Wingnuts pitcher Derek Blacksher earned the win for Grand Prairie, allowing three earned runs over seven hits in six innings while striking out four.

Wichita returns to action Monday at El Paso to open a three-game series.

WichitaG. Prairie
Khoury ss3110Pineda 2b4011
Kahaullio 2b5000Pinckney ss3110
Rodriguez dh5010Myrow 3b3210
Ziegler 1b4011Nishimto ss0000
Clevlen cf3010Rodriguez 1b3213
Nieves 3b4110Karr dh4010
Armstrong c4010Newell lf4122
Bearid rf4111Dotson rf1100
McDonald lf4010Held ph, rf0000
Flores c4000
Kiniry cf4021

Grand Prairie02003020x7

E— Pineda (13), Blacksher (1). DP— Grand Prairie 1. LOB— Wichita 9, Grand Prairie 6. 2B— Clevlen (11), Myrow (10), Kiniiry (4). 3B — Nieves (2), Bearid (1). HR—Rodriguez (11). SB — Khoury (16), Clevlen (6), Nieves 2 (11), McDonald (18), Pinckney (2), Karr. CS — Clevlen (2).

Klipp (L, 4-2)4 2/385512
Stone 1 1/312222
Aizenstadt 100010

Grand Prairie IP H R ER BB SO
Blacksher (W, 7-5)673324
Potts1 1/310000

Umpires—Home, Darius Ghani; first base, Gabe Chavez; third base Pat McLaughlin.

T— 2:59. A—2,304

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