Wichita Wingnuts

Patterson leads Wingnuts to win over Pensacola

Ryan Patterson went 3 for 5 with a pair of three-run home runs to lead the Wichita Wingnuts to a 12-5 win over Pensacola at Pensacola, Fla. Patterson finished with seven RBIs to tie the Wingnuts' single-game record.

Trailing 3-2 in the top of the fourth inning, Wichita rallied to take a 4-3 lead on an RBI single from Jorge Cortes before Patterson connected for his first home run and a 7-3 Wingnuts lead.

Patterson hit his second home run in the seventh. Adam Cowart pitched 5 1/3 innings with five strikeouts and one earned run for the win.

The Wingnuts start a three-game series against the Shreveport Captains today at Shreveport, La.

WichitaabrhbiPensacolaabrhbi

Spiers ss4331Leandro cf3121

Cortes rf5321Gonzalez ss4020

Patterson cf5237Palmisano c5000

Rivera 1b5011Brito 1b5111

Bell 3b4020Alonso dh4100

Suarez 2b5000Rodriguez lf5130

Delgado dh4331Leon 2b5111

Christy c5110Brown 3b3010

Pearson lf5011Christison rf4001

Totals42o12o16o12Totals38o5o10o4

Wichita011 501 400 — 12 Pensacola030 100 100 — 5

E—Spiers, Bell, Pearson, Christison. LOB — Wichita 9, Pensacola 11. 2B — Leandro (18). 3B —Cortes (1). HR — Patterson 2 (10, Dlgado (1), Brito (14. SF — Leandro. SB — Spiers 3 (30), Delgado (1).

WichitaIPHRERBBSO

Cowart W,4-65 2/374115

Wiley1 1/321101

Boling110011

Howard100011

PensacolaIPHRERBBSO

Nathanson L,4-53 1/386612

Henry3 2/376624

Overbey210012

HB — Patterson , Delgado (by Nathanson); Leandro (by Cowart). T — 3:37. A — 883.

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