Wingnuts jump on RailCats


GARY, Indiana – – The Wichita Wingnuts scored four run in the first inning en route to a 5 to 1 win over the Gary Railcats Wednesday at U.S. Steel Yard.

C.J. Ziegler hit a three-run homer in the first. It was Ziegler’s fifth roundtripper this season. Ziegler has collected 10 RBI this year.

John Rodriguez started the scoring with a run-scoring single.

Christopher M. Smith picked up his first victory this season holding Gary to a run and four hits in seven innings of work.

The Wingnuts return to Wichita Thursday night to host a three-game series against the New Jersey Jackals at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. Thursday’s game start at 7:05 p.m. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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