Wingnuts win streak stops at 13


WICHITA, Kansas – – The Wichita Wingnuts had its 13-game winning streak  snapped in a 6 to 5 defeat at the hands of the Lincoln Saltdogs Friday night at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.

Wichita put up a tremendous fight to get back into the contest.

Trailing 5 to nothing in the bottom of the eighth inning, John Rodriguez blasted a two-run homer to center field to cut the Lincoln lead to 5 to 2.

After the Saltdogs picked up an insurance run in the top of the ninth, Rodriguez repeated the feat with a three-run home run to make the score 6 to 5.

Junior Guerra allowed four earned runs over seven hits with three walks to take the loss.

The two teams continue the series Saturday night. 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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