Jorge Cortes hit a two-out, two-run homer in the 10th inning, lifting the Wingnuts to a 4-2 win over the Saltdogs on Friday in Lincoln, Neb.
Wichita led 2-0 after Ryan Patterson's solo homer in the sixth, but Lincoln got single runs in the sixth and seventh of Wingnuts starter Junior Guerra to tie the score.
The Saltdogs had a chance to win in the ninth inning, loading the bases with one out. Wingnuts reliever Cephas Howard came in and retired Jon Nelson and Maikel Jova, forcing extra innings.
Wichita closer Josh Dew retired the side in order in the 10th.
The Wingnuts are 3-1 in extra-inning games this season.
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Patterson cf5121Smith lf5121
Cortes rf5122Hawke 1b2010
Rchrdsn 3b5010Nelson dh5000
Delgado 1b4010Jova rf4001
Wrkmn dh4100Alcombrack c4000
Bellorin c4010Jones 3b5010
Conroy lf3010Rios ss5010
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E—Alcombrack (2), Jones 2 (6). DP—Lincoln 3. LOB—Wichita 7, Lincoln 12. 2B—Conroy (1), Smith (3), Jones (3). HR—Patterson (2), Cortes (3). SB—Smith (3). SF—Jova (2).
Howard W, 2-1 2/300000
Dew S (6) 100001
Koss L, 0-1122002
HBP—Conroy by Palica (1). WP—Guerra (2).
Umpires—Home, Ryan Simmons; First, Kurt Brinan; Third, Lance Voughn.