SIOUX CITY, Iowa - - The Wichita Wingnuts won its 11th game in a row Monday night with a 2 to 0 shutout of the Sioux City Explorers.
The game was scoreless going to the top of sixth inning. Second baseman Jake Kahaulelio walked and scored on first baseman's C. J. Ziegler's single to right.
Wichita added an insurance run in the ninth. Abel Nieves walked and advanced to third on a double by Cole Armstrong off the right-center field wall. David Amberson scored Nieves with a safety squeeze bunt.
Chris Smith earned the win scattering four hits with nine strikeouts and one walk in his 95-pitch performance through eight innings. Smith retired the leadoff batter in every inning.
Josh Dew picked up his 13th save in pitching a perfect ninth inning striking out two.
The Wingnuts pitching staff has seven shutouts this year.
The 11 straight wins tied a franchise record.
The Wingnuts and Explorers finish the series Tuesday night. Wichita returns home Thursday night facing the Lincoln Saltdogs.
Randy Dreiling made the announcement to his team Friday morning. He will resign as football coach and physical education instructor.
A car crashes into a home near Santa Fe and Mount Vernon, at least one person in the car left the scene.
The first appeal for the Carr brothers, the men convicted of five Wichita murders in December 2000 to take place Tuesday.
This Saturday, while the nation observes the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, a lasting tribute is planned in Emporia.
While the clock is ticking there is still a little time left to help the Salvation Army provide Christmas for local kids and families in need.A shorter Christmas season and nasty weather aren't making it easy.
Two Hays men are living out their dream by brewing and distributing their own craft beer.
The Food and Drug Administration is hoping to limit antibiotic resistant diseases in humans by decreasing the use of the drugs in animals processed for meat.