SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KSNW) – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals defeated Wichita 7-5 Tuesday night to take a one-game lead in the Double-A Central Championship Series.
The Wind Surge collected five runs off 11 hits in the loss.
Jermaine Palacios homered in the sixth inning for Wichita tying the game at 4-4. The Naturals responded with a two-run eighth inning in the 7-5 win.
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Game two is scheduled for a 6:30 p.m. first pitch Wednesday night in Springdale.