Blacksher propels Wingnuts to win
08/08/2012 5:00 AM
08/08/2012 11:00 PM
Derek Blacksher and two relievers combined on a three-hitter as the Wingnuts beat the Saltdogs 9-1 on Wednesday night in Lincoln, Neb.
Blacksher (7-4) gave up two hits and two walks 6 2/3 innings and struck out eight. Jared Simon retired the only batter he faced, and Dillon Wilson finished with two scoreless innings.
The Wingnuts broke open a tight game with seven runs in the eighth inning. Wilberto Ortiz opened the inning with a homer, Mark Wagner hit a two-run double, Jessie Mier hit and RBI-double and Jared McDonald had a three-run homer.
Greg Porter hit a solo home run in the fourth. Wagner, McDonald, Ryan Khoury and Mike Conroy each had two hits.
The victory allowed Wichita to maintain a 3 1/2 -game lead over Kansas City in the American Association Central Division.
|Khoury ss||3||1||2||0||Smith cf||4||0||0||0|
|Carrillo 3b/ph||1||0||0||0||Rohan 1b||4||0||0||0|
|Conroy cf||4||1||2||1||Espinosa 2b||3||1||1||0|
|Rodriguez dh||5||0||0||0||Wilder pr||0||0||0|
|Wagner 1b||5||1||2||1||Holdren dh||4||0||1||0|
|Porter 3b/lf||4||1||1||1||Provencher rf||4||0||0||0|
|Peralta rf||3||1||1||0||Pounds 3b||3||0||1||1|
|Mier c||4||1||1||1||Forgatch lf||3||0||0||0|
|Morioka c||0||0||0||0||Miller c||2||0||0||0|
|McDonald 2b/lf||4||2||2||3||Chacoa ss||3||0||0||0|
|Wichita||000||110||070||—||9 12 0|
|Lincoln||000||000||100||—||1 3 1|
E— Rohan (15). LOB— Wichita 4, Lincoln 4. DP— Lincoln 1. 2B— Wagner (6), Mier (6), Pounds (1). HR — Porter (9), McDonald (5), Ortiz (3). S — Conroy. SB — Khoury (26), Peralta (18).
|Blacksher W, 7-4||6 2/3||2||1||1||2||8|
|Edwards L, 4-6||7||8||4||4||1||4|
HBP — by Edwards (Ortiz). PB — Miller.
Umpires — home, Justin Anderson; first, Joe Pascucci; third, Justin Post. T — 2:43. A — 2,647.
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