Fort Worth's Wade Mackey pitched a two-hitter in his first professional start, beating the Wingnuts 3-1 on Wednesday in Fort Worth.
Mackey, who pitched an inning in relief Monday night, was an emergency starter Wednesday when scheduled pitcher Mike Bacsik was scratched. Mackey was efficient, needing just 86 pitches to dispatch the Wingnuts.
Jonathan Ellis took the loss in his Wingnuts debut. He allowed two runs in the first, then four more in the fourth, including a three-run homer by Cameron Monger.
The Wingnuts are off today, and play their home-opener Friday against El Paso.
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E—Morales. DP—Wichita 2, Fort Worth 3. LOB—Wichita 3, Fort Worth 7. 2B—Morales. HR—Lockwood (2), Monger (1). SB—Rodriguez, Lockwood. CS—Allen.
HBP—by Miller (Monger), by Mackey (Delgado).
WP—Ellis, Mackey. Umpires—Home, Lance Shoewald; first, Rich Grassa; third, Ned Davenport.
Wichita 3, Fort Worth 1
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E—Conroy, Gulledge. DP—Wichita 1, Fort Worth 1. LOB—Wichita 9, Fort Worth 11. HR—Sauceda (1). SB—Patterson, Morales, Sauceda.
HBP—By Blacksher (Workman).
Umpires—Home, Ned Davenport; first, Lance Shoewald; third, Rich Grassa.