WICHITA, Kansas – - A grand slam homer in the first inning by Wichita’s C. J. Ziegler propelled the Wingnuts to a 13 to 5 win over the Sioux City Explorers Friday night at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.
Ziegler’s line drive over right-center field wall scored Ryan Khoury, Jake Kahaulelio and John Rodriguez who all walked earlier in the inning.
Starter pitcher Anthony Capra took the win giving seven hits and four runs in seven innings of work. Capra had five strikeouts and one walk.
Game two of the series is Saturday night at 7:05.