Wingnuts trail in playoff series

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GARY, Indiana – – The Gary SouthShore RailCats won the first game of 2013 American Association Championship Series with a 9 to 4 victory over the Wichita Wingnuts Tuesday night.

In the top of the second, Wichita took the lead first for a fourth straight playoff game. David Amberson’s double drove home C.J. Ziegler with the first run of the game.

A three-run homer from Jake Kahaulelio put the Wingnuts ahead 4 to 3 in the seventh inning.

Gary answered with four runs in the home half of the frame. Daunny Pulfer two-run double gave the RailCats a 6 to 4 lead and would tack on three insurance runs.

Game two of the finals will be Wednesday in Gary. The series shifts to Wichita for a contest Friday night at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.

If necessary games four and five are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in Wichita.

 

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