Wingnuts let game slip away in ninth
07/13/2012 5:00 AM
07/13/2012 11:34 PM
The Kansas City T-Bones scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth and beat the Wingnuts 9-8 on Friday night in Kansas City, Kan.
The T-Bones rally came against Matt Nevarez, who was pitching for the third straight night. Brandon Jones’ two-run triple tied the score, and Ray Sadler’s base-hit to right scored Jones with the winning run.
Wichita trailed 6-3 heading into the ninth but took the lead with a five-run burst. David Peralta hit single that scored Jared McDonald, then John Rodriguez singled to score Jessie Mier and Ryan Khoury, making it 6-6. Gerardo Avila was walked to load the bases, than Jairo Perez hit a two-run double to left that put the Wingnuts on top.
Blake Bergeron, who joined the Wingnuts last week, hit a two-run homer in the sixth.
Wingnuts starter Derek Blacksher went seven innings, allowing five runs.
Mier, a catcher, joined the Wingnuts on Friday after being acquired from Abilene of the North American League. He spent three seasons in the Dodgers chain.
|Khouri ss||3||1||0||0||Bass cf||5||1||3||0|
|Peralta rf||5||1||1||0||Jones lf||5||1||1||2|
|Rodriguez dh||5||1||2||1||Cruz dh||4||2||2||1|
|Avila 1b||4||1||1||0||Sadler rf||5||1||2||0|
|Perez 2b||5||1||3||2||Coleman c||3||1||1||1|
|Bergeron 3b||5||1||1||2||Cruz 3b||3||1||3||1|
|McDonald lf||3||1||2||0||Mense 1b||4||1||2||3|
|Mier c||3||1||1||0||Goodwin ss||4||1||1||0|
|Conroy cf||4||0||0||0||Helms 2b||3||0||0||0|
E— Sadler (4). LOB— Wichita 7, Kansas City 6. DP— Wichita 1. 2B— Perez 2 (4), Bass 2 (12), Sadler (7), Cruz (14). 3b — Jones (3), HR — Bergeron (1), Cruz (2), Mense (3). SF — Coleman (3). SB — Rodriguez (4), McDonald (8), Cruz (1). CS — Cruz (2),
|Nevarez L, 3-2||1/3||4||3||3||1||1|
|Foust W, 1-0||2/3||1||0||0||0||0|
HBP — by Garceau (Khoury), by Toler (Mier). WP — Baker, Garceau. Umpires — home, Rich Gunton; first, Bryan Childe; third, Andrew Carroll. T — 3:12. A — 4,747.
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