Wichita 7, Winnipeg 5 – Game 3 (Wichita leads series, 2-1) – Box
The Wichita Wingnuts are now one win away from the American Association championship as they defeated Winnipeg in game three, 7-5. Wichita jumped out in front 5-0 after an inning of play and would never look back en route to the 2-1 series lead. Wingnuts CF Harrison Kain led the way offensively going 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBI. Wichita DH Brent Clevlen drew a pair of walks and scored two runs while RF Nick Van Stratten drove in two runs in a 1-for-4 night. Wingnuts pitcher Eddie Medina threw three scoreless innings of relief to notch his first victory of the postseason. Medina gave up a walk and three hits with two strikeouts in the 13 batters faced. Wichita closer Frankie Reed collected the final out in a bases loaded jam in the eighth and finished off the Goldeyes in the ninth to earn the save. Game four of the championship series is Sunday evening in Wichita beginning at 5:00 PM.
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