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Wingnuts win eighth straight

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Thursday, August 8, 2013, at 11:13 p.m.

The Wichita Wingnuts won their eight straight game on Thursday night, defeating the Rockland Boulders 9-6 in Mona, N.Y.

Wichita set three franchise home-run records in the win. C.J. Ziegler set the Wingnuts’ single-season mark with his 22nd home run in the fourth inning. Wichita hit six home runs as a team, which is the new franchise record. The six home runs also gave the Wingnuts 88 for the season, passing the single-season mark of 86 set in 2009.

John Rodriguez got the Wingnuts off to big start in the first inning with a a two-run home run for a 2-0 lead. Cole Armstrong led off the second with a home run for a 3-0 lead.

In the sixth, Wichita’s Brent Clevlen hit another home run for a 7-4 lead.

Wichita Wingnuts 9, Rockland Boulders 6

WichitaRockland
abrhbiabrhbi
Khoury ss2001Webb cf5121
Kahaulelio 2b4100Bomback 2b4021
Rodriguez dh3212Edmondson rf5122
Ziegler 1b5111Molina dh5011
Clevlen cf3323Cardullo lf5010
Nieves 3b5131Welch 3b4010
Armstrong c5121Matthews 1b2110
Beaird rf4000Knazek c3100
McDonald lf5000Nandin ss3211
Totals36999Totals366116

Wichita2111020029
Rockland0013000026

E— Edmondson. LOB— Wichita 9, Rockland 8. 2B— Webb, Edmondson, Matthews (2). HR — Rodriguez (16), Ziegler (22), Clevlen 2 (13), Nieves (5), Armstrong (7). SB — Khoury (19), Rodriguez (8), Clevlen (10), Cardullo (2).

WichitaIPHRERBBSO
Klipp (W, 6-2)684424
Walters100011
Aizenstad110010
Holdzkom122212

Rockland IP H R ER BB SO
Law (L, 0-1)455480
Frias212211
Serino200002
Martinez132200

WP — Aizenstadt, Holdzkom.

T— 3:10.

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