Winning Wingnuts get 13th straight


WICHITA, KANSAS – – The Wichita Wingnuts winning streak is now at 13 following a 4 to 3 victory over the Lincoln Saltdogs at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.

Lincoln led 3 to 2 in the fifth inning when Jake Kahaulelio scored on a John Rodriguez double. C.J. Ziegler took his first pitch down the left field line to score Rodriguez to give Wichita a 4 to 3 advantage.

Starter Justin Klipp picked the win for the Wingnuts, giving up three earned runs on eight hits in 6 and 2/3 innings. Klipp had no walk and six strikeouts on the mound.

Lincoln Holdzkom got his first save since 2007 working a scoreless final inning. who worked a scoreless ninth inning. Holdzkom set Stephen Douglas down with strikeout to end the game.

The same two teams play the second game of the series Friday night at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. 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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