Wingnuts let lead slip away late
06/11/2013 1:03 AM
06/11/2013 1:04 AM
The Wingnuts failed to protect a four-run lead, losing to the Goldeyes 7-6 on Monday night in Winnipeg.
Wichita scored two runs in the first. Winnipeg made it 2-1 in the bottom of the first, but the Wingnuts tacked on two in the third and one in the fifth four a 5-1 lead. The Goldeyes scored four in their half of the fifth against Wingnuts starter Junior Guerra to make it 5-5. The Wingnuts regained the lead in the sixth, Winnipeg tied the score again in the bottom of the seventh and won it in the ninth on Casey Haerther’s bases-loaded single against Wichita reliever Lincoln Holdzkom.
Haerther drove in six of Winnipeg’s seven runs, including a grand slam in the fifth.
C.J. Ziegler hit his eighth homer of the season in the fifth inning. The blast was his 26th in a Wingnuts uniform, tying Ryan Patterson’s franchise record.
|Khoury ss||3||0||0||0||Graham cf||5||2||2||0|
|Kahllio 2b||2||1||1||0||Ramon 2b||5||3||4||0|
|Rtla lf-pr||1||0||0||0||Scoma dh||4||0||1||1|
|Rodrigz dh||5||1||2||0||Mazzola 3b||1||1||0||0|
|Ziegler 1b||4||1||2||3||Hrthr 1b||5||1||3||6|
|Armstrng c||3||1||0||0||Davis lf||3||0||0||0|
|Nivs 2b-3b||4||1||1||2||Lentini rf||4||0||0||0|
|Lhrs 3b-lf||4||0||0||0||Alen c||4||0||1||0|
|Ambrsn rf||3||1||3||1||Samson ss||4||0||0||0|
E— Holdzkom (1). DP— Wichita 1, Winnipeg 1. LOB— Wichita 10, Winnipeg 10. 2B— Rodriguez 2 (9), Ziegler (9), Ramon (4), Scoma (5). HR– Ziegler (8), Nieves (2), Amberson (1), Haerther (6). S– Rotola, Amberson. SB— Graham (1), Scoma (2). CS– Amberson (3).
|Holdzkom L, 1-1||0||2||1||0||1||0|
|Keating W, 1-0||1||1||0||0||1||1|
Umpires—Home, Rich Grassa; first, PJ Krauss; third, Thomas Perko.
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