Wingnuts road trip off to sour start


GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – – The Wichita Wingnuts started a 16 game road trip Friday night with a 3 to 2 loss to the Grand Prairie AirHogs.

Ryan Khoury lead off the game with a ground rule double and scored on a double play. Abel Nieves singled home C.J. Ziegler with the second run of the inning.

Grand Prairie would rally with a two-run homer off the bat of Bubba Dotson in the sixth to give the AirHogs the 3 to 2 advantage.

Wichita starter Anthony Capra pitched four scoreless innings allowing one earned run in the fifth. Capra recorded seven strikeouts while walking three.

Daniel Bennett was charged with the Wichita loss.

The teams continue the series Saturday night in Grand Prairie.

Wichita returns home following the NBC World Series with a game with Gary on August 13. 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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