Each team scored three runs in the first inning Saturday night when the Wingnuts played the Saints in St. Paul, Minn.
The Saints kept scoring. The Wingnuts didn't. St. Paul beat Wichita 9-6.
The Saints added a run in the second and three more in the third to build a 7-3 lead against Wichita starter Steve McFarland. Two more runs in the seventh against Michael Cotter made in 9-3, and the Wingnuts spent the final two innings chipping away but never getting the tying run on base.
Jorge Delgado had three hits and drove in four runs for the Wingnuts.
McFarland was making his first appearance with the Wingnuts after signing on Thursday.