Wingnuts continue to win on road trip

08/10/2012 5:00 AM

08/10/2012 11:53 PM

The Wingnuts continued to make the best of their long road trip, beating the Goldeyes 8-3 on Friday night in Winnipeg.

The Wingnuts haven’t played a home game since July 26 due to their annual displacement from Lawrence-Dumont Stadium during the NBC World Series. But Wichita has gone 9-5 on the road, with Saturday night’s game in Winnipeg all that remains before returning home.

Josh Lowey (13-3) went the first seven innings Friday and got the win. Jared Simon and Josh Dew each pitched a scoreless inning in relief.

Wichita broke a 1-1 tie with a four-run fourth inning that included five singles and a fielder’s choice that failed to record an out.

Mike Conroy and Wilberto Ortiz were each 3 for 4, sparking a 15-hit attack.

Wichita Winnipeg
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Khoury ss 4 1 1 1 Kendall ss 3 0 1 1
Conroy cf 4 1 3 1 Robertson cf 4 0 0 0
Rodriguez dh 1 0 1 0 De Caster 2b 3 1 0 0
Morioka pr-dh 4 0 0 0 Weber dh 3 1 0 0
Porter 1b 5 1 2 0 Alen c 4 0 1 1
Peralta rf 5 1 1 1 Coles lf 4 0 0 0
Mier c 4 2 2 1 Mazzola 1b 2 1 0 1
Ortiz 2b 4 1 3 1 Day rf 2 0 0 0
Carrillo 3b 4 1 2 3 Ramon 3b 1 0 1 0
McDonald lf 4 0 0 0
Totals 39 8 15 8 Totals26 3 3 3
Wichita 100 403 000 8 15 0
Winnipeg 001 200 000 3 3 3

E— de Caster 2 (11), Ramon (13). LOB— Wichita 6, Winnipeg 3. DP— Wichita 1, Winnipeg 2. 2B— Porter (12), Peralta (24), Carrillo (10), Alen (13), Ramon (13). 3B — Khoury (3). SF — Khoury (8), Kendall (2). S — Ramon. SB — Khoury (27), Conroy 2 (19), Porter (3), de Caster (12). CS — Conroy (4).

Wichita IP H R ER BB SO
Lowey W, 13-3 7 2 3 3 4 2
Simon 1 1 0 0 0 1
Dew 1 0 0 0 0 1
Winnipeg IP H R ER BB SO
Walker L, 6-4 5 1/3 9 7 6 0 5
Jones 2 2/3 5 1 0 0 2
Bailey 1 1 0 0 0 0

HBP — de Caster by Lowey (10), Conroy by Bailey (1).

Umpires — home, Mike O’Leary; first, Steve Linton; third, Tim McCaffrey. T — 3:04. A — 6,096.

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