Saints beat Wingnuts

09/02/2012 12:03 AM

09/02/2012 12:03 AM

St. Paul scored five runs in the first two innings against Wingnuts starter Jeff Nadeau and went on to an 8-3 victory on Saturday night in St. Paul, Minn.

Joseph Spiers had the key hit, a three-run triple in the second inning.

The Wingnuts scored two runs in the fourth on a Saints error.

John Rodriguez had three of Wichita’s seven hits.

The Wingnuts’ final two regular-season games are Sunday and Monday. Wichita’s first-round playoff series will start Wednesday at either Grand Prairie or Laredo.

Wichita St. Paul
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Khoury ss 5 0 0 0 Spiers 2b 5 3 3 3
Kahaulelio 2b 4 1 1 0 Frost lf 4 0 2 2
Rodriguez dh 5 0 3 1 Cabrera dh 1 0 0 0
Ziegler 1b 3 1 1 0 Hurst ph 1 1 1 2
Porter 3b 4 0 0 0 Sheldon 1b 2 0 1 1
Peralta rf 4 1 0 0 Bourguin 3b 4 0 0 0
Mier c 4 0 0 0 Durham rf 4 0 2 0
Conroy cf 3 0 1 0 Townsend ss 4 1 1 0
Stanley lf 2 0 1 0 Rapoport cf 3 1 1 0
Garabedian c 2 2 0 0
Totals 34 3 7 1 Totals30 8 11 8
Wichita 000 200 001 3
St. Paul 140 102 00x 8

E—Durham C7), Townsend (18). LOB—Wichita 11, St. Paul 6. DP— Wichita 1, St. Paul 2. 2B— Rapoport (12). 3B — Kahaulelio (1), Spiers (1). HR — Hurst (1). SF — Sheldon. .S — Frost. SB — Peralta (24), Conroy (21), Spiers 2 (32). CS — Frost, Durham.

Wichita IP H R ER BB SO
Nadeau L,0-2 5 9 6 6 3 2
Lowey 1 2 2 2 1 1
Walters 1 0 0 0 0 1
Simon 1 0 0 0 0 0
St. Paul IP H R ER BB SO
Anderson 3 2/3 2 2 0 5 2
Coe W,12-5 1 1/3 1 0 0 0 0
Spottiswood 2 3 0 0 0 3
Severtson 1 1 0 0 1 0
Klabunde 1 0 1 1 0 0

HBP — by Nadeau (Cabrera, Hurst), by Klabunde (Kahaulelio). WP — Klabunde. Umpires — home, Art Thigpen; first, Sean Hicks; third, Jon Moynihan. T — 3:02. A — 4,094.

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