Wichita Wingnuts

Wingnuts hold on for victory

Jorge Cortes hit a home run in a four-run third inning and the Wichita Wingnuts held on for their fourth consecutive victory, a 6-5 road win against the Gary (Ind.) Rail Cats.

Cortes had three hits and four RBI, improving his season average to.300.

Pitcher Nick Singleton allowed five hits and four runs in 6Ð innings to pick up the win.

The teams play again tonight in the second part of a three-game series.

Wichita AB R H BI Avg.

Horn ss 3 1 0 0 .308

Patterson cf 4 1 1 1 .353

Cortes rf 5 2 3 4 .300

Richardson 3b 4 0 1 0 .419

Delgado 1b 4 0 3 0 .429

Workman DH 4 0 0 0 .262

Bellorin c 4 0 2 0 .353

Conroy lf 4 1 1 0 .163

Button 2b 3 1 1 0 .320

Totals 35 6 12 5

Gary AB R H BI Avg.

Klein lf 4 1 1 0 .222

Massaro dh 5 1 1 1 .244

Haines ss 4 0 0 1 .241

Guerrero rf 3 0 1 0 .244

Beachum 3b 3 0 0 0 .103

Boyer ph/2b 0 0 0 0 .400

Johnson cf 2 1 1 0 .211

Rohde 1b 4 0 1 1 .147

Valadez c 4 1 0 0 .121

Carrara 2b/3b 4 1 2 1 .282

Totals

Wichita 004ø010ø100 — 6

Gary 200ø000ø201 — 5

E—Delgado (5), Button (2). DP—Gary 4. LOB— Wichita 6, Gary 7. 2B— Patterson (5), Rohde (3). 3B— Massaro (1). HR— Cortes 2 (2). SB— Guerrero (1), CS—Guerrero (1). SF— Patterson (3), Haines (1).

Wichita IP H R ER BB SO ERA

Singleton W 6 1/3 5 4 4 2 8 4.26

Simon 2/3 1 0 0 0 1 1.93

Howard 2/3 0 0 0 2 0 10.83

Dew S 1 1/3 1 1 0 1 1 1.23

Gary IP H R ER BB SO ERA

Nicholson L 5 9 5 5 2 3 9.72

Baker 2 1 1 1 0 3 1.69

Chavez 2 2 0 0 0 1 0.00

PB—Valadez (3). Balk—Pitcher.

Umpires—Home, Joe Pascucci. First, Justin Post. Third, Ryan Simmons.

Time—2.55. Attendance—1589.

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