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Wingnuts beat AirHogs 7-4

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Friday, June 6, 2014, at 10:44 p.m.

Tim Brown struck out nine batters in seven innings and Colt Loehrs scored four times, helping the Wingnuts beat the AirHogs 7-4 on Friday night in Grand Prairie, Texas.

Brown, who improved to 4-1, allowed six hits and didn’t walk a batter. He gave up a two-run homer in the second, but then threw 5 2/3 scoreless innings while his teammates gave him the lead.

The Wingnuts cut the deficit to 2-1 in the third when Ryan Khoury’s double drove home Loehrs. Loehrs made it 2-2 with a solo homer in the fifth, and later in the inning Khoury walked and scored on Carlo Testa’s triple. Loehrs opened the seventh with the single and scored on a base hit by Jake Kahaulelio to make it 4-2. In the ninth, Loehrs drove him Chris McClendon, and later scored ahead of David Amberson on a single by Kahaulelio to make it 7-2.

The teams are off on Saturday, then play a doubleheader Sunday afternoon in Grand Prairie.

WichitaGrand Prairie
Khoury ss4121Mojica ss5020
Testa lf3011Nieves rf4020
Kahaullio 2b5023Karr lf4010
Clevlen cf4020Botts dh4110
Wise dh5000Rodriguez 1b4000
McMurray c4010Hall 3b4112
McClendn 3b4110DeFazio c4110
Loehrs 1b3432Pinckney 2b4112
Amberson rf3100Hur cf3000

Wichita0010201037 12 0
Grand Prairie0200000024 9 1

E – Nunez (1). DP – Grand Prairie 1. LOB — Wichita 7, Grand Prairie 6. 2B – Khoury (5), Cleveln (8), McClendon (3), Botts (7). 3B – Testa (1). HR – Loehrs (1), Hall (2), Pinckney (2). S – Amberson. SB – Loehrs (3). CS – Khoury (2), Clevlen (1).

Brown W, 4-1762209

Grand Prairie IP H R ER BB SO
Bargas L, 2-26 2/384433
Cameron1 1/310001

HBP – Testa by Nunez. Umpires—Home, David Frame; 1B, Bryan Childe; 3B, Bill Montgomery.

T — 2:49. A — 944.

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