Kansas City pitcher Dustin Loggins carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning, but a three-run inning helped push the Wichita Wingnuts to a 4-2 win and completed a four-game sweep of the T-Bones in front of 7,814 at CommunityAmerica Ballpark on Saturday night in Kansas City, Kan.
Kansas City broke the scoreless game with two unearned runs in the fifth off Wingnuts starter Junior Guerra (6-1). In the inning, Wichita committed three errors.
The Wingnuts struck back immediately in the top of the sixth. After Loggins (2-3) held Wichita hitless through five innings — with four walks and four strikeouts — the Wingnuts’ bats came alive. Wichita smacked three singles and a double in the three-run inning.
Wichita’s pitching staff, which struck out 11 T-Bones batters, held Kansas City scoreless for the remainder of the game, but its offense added some insurance. A John Rodriguez double followed by a single from CJ Ziegler, which scored Rodriguez, capped the scoring for the Wingnuts, who took a 4-2 lead.
After an off day Sunday, Kansas City (19-35) plays host to the Grand Prairie AirHogs (29-23) at 7:05 Monday night. Tickets are available by calling the Providence Medical Center Box Office at CommunityAmerica Ballpark at 913-328-5618 or at tbonesbaseball.com.
- Story from T-Bones