Wichita Wingnuts

New Wingnuts pitcher wins

Bubba O'Donnell picked up a win in his Wingnuts debut, holding the Shreveport-Bossier Captains to three runs seven innings in a 6-3 on Tuesday in Shreveport, La.

The Wingnuts acquired O'Donnell from Newark in the Atlantic League. He was 4-5 with a 4.36 ERA.

Cephas Howard pitched a perfect ninth for his second save of the year.

Jorge Cortes hita two-run homer in the eighth to provide breathing room for Wichita. Jeff Christy had four of the Wingnuts' 15 hits.

Dowdy gone — Wingnuts closer Justin Dowdy was purchased by the Tampa Bay Rays organization on Tuesday. Dowdy was 2-1 with 17 saves and a 1.08 ERA. In 25 innings, he allowed 12 hits, walked 10 and struck out 40.

WICHITAabrhbiSHREV-BOSSabrhbi

Spiers ss6020Rosario cf4000

Cortes rf3123Sabatella rf4000

Patterson cf4010Garcia 1b4121

Rivera 1b4000Karr dh4120

Bell 3b5120Marquez ss3112

Suarez 2b5120Wilson ph1000

J. Delgado dh3110Marshall lf3000

Christy c5241Peterson c3000

Pearson lf3012Urtzstgui 3b3000

Welch 2b3000

Totals 38 6 15 0Totals 32o3o5o3

Wichita020 101 020 —6 Shreveport-Bossier100o000o200 —3

E—Urtuzuastegui (8). LOB—Wichita 13, Shreveport-Bossier 2. 2B—Cortes (11), Patterson (18) Christy (11), Pearson (14), Karr 2 (15). HR—Cortes (3), Garcia (12), Marquez (8). CS—Spiers (3).

WichitaIPHRERBBSO

O'Donnell W, 1-0753307

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Howard S (2) 100001

Shreveport-BossierIPHRERBBSO

DiPietro L, 7-27 2/3146624

Young 1/310011

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Umpires: Home, Bryan Childe. 1B, Ryan Thacker. 3B, Lee Meyers.

T—2:47. A—902.

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