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Big inning lifts Wingnuts past Ottawa

The Wichita Wingnuts scored four runs in the fourth inning on the way to a 5-3 win over the Ottawa Champions on Sunday in Ottawa, Ontario.

Wichita’s Scott Richmond — who won gold with Canada in Toronto in the Pan-Am Games last month — picked up the win after pitching seven innings, giving up eight hits and striking out three.

Trailing 1-0 headed into the fourth, Matt Padgett’s RBI single tied the score 1-1. Tyler Heil gave the Wingnuts the lead with an RBI double, and Wichita dded two more runs on a bases-loaded double by Ottawa first baseman Jon Talley.

The Wingnuts’ David Espinosa went 3 for 4 and added an RBI double in the seventh.

Wichita

ab

r

h

bi

Ottawa

ab

r

h

bi

Ray cf

5

1

1

0

Cartwrt 3b

5

0

2

0

Espinosa rf

4

1

3

1

Ramirez 2b

2

1

0

0

Mittelst. 3b

2

1

0

0

Boucher cf

3

1

0

0

Nester c

2

0

0

0

Schwrtz lf

2

1

1

0

Padgett 1b

4

1

1

1

Mass dh

3

0

2

1

Brodin lf

4

0

2

0

Talley 1b

3

0

1

1

Heil dh

4

1

1

1

Winder rf

4

0

2

0

Gonzlz 2b

3

0

0

0

Bick ss

3

0

0

1

Vargas 2b

4

0

0

0

Caswell c

3

0

0

0

Tenaglia ph

1

0

0

0

Totals

32

5

8

3

Totals

29

3

8

3

Wichita

000

400

100

5

Ottawa

010

000

020

3

2B—Heil, Winder. E— Talley. DP— Ottawa 1, Wichita 1. LOB— Wichita 6, Ottawa 7.

Wichita

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Richmond W,3-1

7

8

1

1

1

3

Reed

0

0

2

2

2

0

Nazario

1/3

0

0

0

2

0

Bennett

2/3

0

0

0

0

0

Watts S,11

1

0

0

0

0

1

New Jersey

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Meyer L,0-2

4

3

4

2

4

4

Cisco

3

4

1

1

0

0

Wilson

1

1

0

0

2

2

DeRatt

1

0

0

0

0

1

T— 2:49. A—3,261.

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