The Wingnuts scored three runs in the ninth to force extra innings, but ultimately lost 4-3 to the RailCats in Gary, Ind., on Tuesday afternoon.
The loss snapped Wichita's four-game winning streak.
The Wingnuts' rally came with two outs in the ninth. Jorge Delgado was hit by a pitch, then Josh Workman reached on an infield single. Edwin Bellorin's single to right drove in Delgado, the Mike Conroy hit a two-run double to the right-field corner to tie the score.
Bard Boyer scored the winning run for the SouthShore RailCats. He led off the bottom of the 12th with a triple off David Miller, and scored on Jeff Beaucham's single.
The teams complete a three-game series at 11:10 this morning. Trent Lare will start for the Wingnuts.
Horn ss6010Klein lf4001
Patterson cf6040Massaro cf6121
Cortes rf5000Boyer 2b5110
Richardsn 3b6010Guerrero rf4021
Delgado 1b3110Beachum 1b5011
Workman dh5130Haines ss4010
Bellorin c4021Rohde dh4110
Fitzgerald pr0100Valadez c5110
Stevens c1000Carrara c5110
Wichita000 000 003 000 — 3 Gary020 000 100 001 — 4
E—Bellorin (1), Haines (1). DP—Wichita 1, Gary 4. LOB—Wichita 12, Gary 13. 2B—Patterson (6), Massasro (3). 3B—Conroy (3), Boyer (1). SB—Patterson (6), Klein (4). CS—Patterson, Delgado.
HBP—by Ellis (Klein, Rohde), by Gordon (Delgado), by Nathanson (Workman).
Umpires—Home, Justin Post; first, Ryan Simmons; third, Joe Pescucci.