Wingnuts rally to beat T-Bones
05/19/2013 7:21 AM
05/19/2013 7:22 AM
The Wichita Wingnuts rallied from an early, 3-0 deficit for a 4-3 win over the Kansas City T-Bones on Saturday night in Kansas City, Kan.
After trailing 3-0 in the bottom of the first inning, Wingnuts’ pitchers combined for eight shutout innings.
Wichita’s C.J. Ziegler made the score 3-1 with a solo home run in the top of the second — Ziegler’s third homer in three games to start the season, which is one shy of the team record.
In the top of the third inning, with two outs, Jake Kahaulelio hit a two-run home run to bring in Ryan Khoury and tie the game at 3-3.
Khoury delivered the game-winning RBI in the top of the fifth with a single that brought home Jared McDonald, who reached on a double, and made the score 4-3.
Wichita starter Ryan Hinson was able to get the game back under control after allowing a three-run home run to Matt Padgett in the first, allowing six hits, two walks and striking out three in five innings to get the victory.
Anthony Capra led off a series of four Wingnuts’ relievers — followed by Nick Walters, Daniel Bennett and Josh Dew — who finished the game off for Wichita. Dew earned his first save of the year.
|Khoury ss||4||1||2||1||K.Jones cf||5||1||2||0|
|Kahaulelio 2b||5||1||2||2||Bass lf||4||0||0||0|
|Rodriguez dh||4||0||1||0||B. Jones dh||4||1||1||0|
|Ziegler 1b||4||1||1||1||Sadler rf||3||0||1||0|
|Armstrong c||4||0||1||0||Padgett 1b||2||1||1||3|
|Nieves 3b||3||0||0||0||Goodwin 2b||3||0||1||0|
|Perren lf||4||0||1||0||Perez 3b||4||0||0||0|
|Amberson rf||2||0||0||0||Coleman c||2||0||1||0|
|McDonald cf||3||1||1||0||Pearl c||1||0||0||0|
|Wichita||012||010||000||—||4 9 0|
|Kansas City||300||000||000||—||3 7 0|
LOB — Wichita 7, Kansas City 9. DP— KC 1. 2B— Rodriguez (1), Perren (1), McDonald (1), K. Jones (1). HR — Kahaulelio (2), Ziegler (3), Padgett (1). HBP — Khoury (1), Sadler (1). S — Amberson, Goodwin. SB — Sadler (2). CS — Amberson (1).
|Hinson W, 1-0||5||6||3||3||2||3|
|Irvine L, 0-1||6||7||4||4||1||4|
WP — Irvine (1). HB — Khoury by Toler, Sadler by Bennett.
Umpires — home, Ryan Heine; 1st, Trent Delmont; 3rd, Brian Kreps. T — 2:58. A — 8,014.
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