Wichita Wingnuts

August 23, 2014

Lemurs cool off Wingnuts

The Lemurs scored two runs in each of the first three innings on their way to beating the Wingnuts 6-2 on Saturday night in Laredo, Texas, and ending Wichita’s eight-game winning streak.

The Lemurs scored two runs in each of the first three innings on their way to beating the Wingnuts 6-2 on Saturday night in Laredo, Texas, and ending Wichita’s eight-game winning streak.

LAredo’s Denis Phipps hit a two-run homer off Jason Van Skike in the first inning. Errors by the Wingnuts played a part in the second- and third-inning runs.

Josh Strawn help Wichita’s offense in check, limiting the Wingnuts to single runs in the third and seventh.

Earlier Saturday the Wingnuts added closer Dan Sattler to the bullpen in a trade with St. Paul on the final day before American Association playoff rosters had to be set. Sattler, who is 3-4 with 19 saves and a 1.80 ERA, was acquired for the rights to Matt Nevarez, the Wingnuts’ closer who recently signed a deal with the Pirates organization.

Sattler, 30, played part of the 2012 season in the Twins organization and was pitching in Triple-A before an elbow injury required surgery.

Wichita

Laredo

ab

r

h

bi

ab

r

h

bi

Khoury ss

4

0

1

0

VanStrttn cf

5

1

2

0

Luce lf

3

0

1

0

Phipps rf

5

1

2

2

Nieves 2b

4

0

2

1

Denker 2b

5

0

1

0

Clevlen cf

4

0

0

0

Alonso 1b

3

1

1

0

Diaz dh

5

0

0

0

Brandnbrg lf

1

0

1

0

Testa rf

3

0

1

0

Goodwin ss

4

2

3

0

McClndn 3b

4

0

1

0

Wiley dh

2

1

1

0

Dean c

4

1

2

1

C.Ramirz c

4

0

1

1

McDonald 1b

4

1

2

0

Kain 3b

4

0

0

0

J.Ramirz lf

3

0

0

0

Totals

35

2

10

2

Totals

36

6

12

3

Wichita

001

000

100

2

Laredo

222

000

00x

6

E—Nieves, Clevlen Dean. DP— Wichita 1, Laredo 1. LOB— Wichita 12, Laredo 9, 2B— McDonald (9), Phipps (15), C.Ramirez (13). HR — Dean (2), Phipps (14). SB — Goodwin 2 (25). CS — Testa.

Wichita

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Van Skike L,11-5

6

9

6

3

2

3

Brown

1

2

0

0

1

0

Peacock

1

1

0

0

0

0

Laredo

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Strawn W,6-8

6 2/3

7

2

2

3

5

Weismann

1 1/3

2

0

0

0

1

Graham

1

1

0

0

0

3

HBP — by Strawn (Khoury, Luce), by Graham (Testa). WP — Strawn. Umpires—Home, Marty Bauer; first, Derk Ivinski; third, Sean Hicks.

T— 3:10. A— 1,567.

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