Nieves, McDonald spark Wingnuts’ 11-0 win
06/12/2013 12:02 AM
06/12/2013 12:03 AM
Abel Nieves and Jared McDonald each homered and drove in four runs as the Wingnuts beat the Goldeyes 11-0 on Tuesday night in Winnipeg.
Nieves hit a grand slam in the fifth and McDonald added a three-run shot in the sixth as Wichita broke open the game in the middle innings.
The Wingnuts took a 1-0 lead in the first when Ryan Khoury hit a leadoff double, moved to third on a groundout and scored on a John Rodriguez sacrifice fly. That margin stood till the fifth, when Tim Rotola singled in McDonald two batters before Nieves’ slam.
Jon Link (5-1) threw eight shutout innings, striking out six, and lowered his ERA to 1.69.
|Khoury ss||4||2||1||0||Graham cf||4||0||1||0|
|Nieves 2b||5||1||2||4||Ramon 2b, 3b||4||0||1||0|
|Rodriguez dh||4||1||1||1||Scoma dh||3||0||0||0|
|Ziegler 1b||4||1||0||0||Mazzola 3b||1||0||0||0|
|Armstrong c||3||1||2||0||Liles 2b||3||0||2||0|
|Yoo c, ph||1||0||0||0||Haerther 1b||4||0||2||0|
|Loehrs 3b||5||1||1||0||Davis lf||4||0||0||0|
|McDonald cf||5||2||3||4||Lentini rf||4||0||1||0|
|Amberson rf||4||1||1||1||Alen c||2||0||0||0|
|Rotola lf||3||1||2||1||Guida c||2||0||0||0|
E— none. DP— Wichita 1. LOB— Wichita 5, Winnipeg 8. 2B— Khoury (4), Rodriguez (10), Haerther (5), Samson (4). HR– Nieves (3), McDonald (1). SF—Rodriguez (2). SB— Graham (2).
Umpires—Home, Krauss ; first, Grassa.
T— 2:31. A— 6,067.
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