RAILCATS

LIVE: RailCats vs. Wichita, get away day

2013-08-22T12:00:00Z 2013-08-22T15:17:11Z LIVE: RailCats vs. Wichita, get away dayBy Hillary Smith hillary.smith@nwi.com, (219) 933-3233 nwitimes.com

GARY | The RailCats made a move before the 12:10 p.m. game, releasing Taylor Sewitt and moving Danny Pulfer off of the disabled list.

Sewitt, a reliever, pitched 3 2/3 innings Wednesday, allowing 12 hits, nine runs, walking six, striking out two and throwing a season-high 113 pitches.

Sewitt was signed out of spring training and threw in 36 games this season, second most out of the RailCats bullpen. He had a 5.03 ERA.

Pulfer broke his finger and had been on the disabled list since July 27,

The RailCats and Wingnuts will be battling the rain today, as the game will have to be played, no matter how late the rain stays.

Today's lineup:

Wichita Wingnuts (59-30)

SS Ryan Khoury

2B Jake Kahaulelio

DH John Rodriguez

1B CJ Ziegler

CF Brent Clevlen

3B Abel Nieves

C Johnny Bowden

RF David Amberson

LF Jared McDonald

LHP Anthony Capra (6-2, 3.84 ERA)

 

RailCats (50-38)

LF Adam Klein

RF Mike Massaro

3B Brian Kolb

C Ryan Babineau

DH Cristian Guerrero

1B Danny Pulfer

CF Drew Martinez

SS Ryan Brockett

2B Nick Liles

RHP Billy Spottiswood (5-3, 3.55 ERA)

 

First inning

Ryan Khoury grounds out to short. Jake Kahaulelio pops out to short, a ball caught on the run. John Rodriguez flies out to left, Adam Klein runs in and momentum keeps him moving forward after the catch. Mid 1st inning: Wingnuts 0, RailCats 0

Adam Klein doubles into left field. Mike Massaro singles up the middle to move Klein to third base. Brian Kolb hits a swinging bunt, but Klein doesn't move from third. Ryan Babineau is walked. Cristian Guerrero hits a shallow ball to center to score Klein. Danny Pulfer singles between first and second to score Massaro. Drew Martinez flies out to left, too shallow to move any runners. Ryan Brockett singles into right to score Babineau, and it looks like Bobby Segal put up the stop sign, but Guerrero runs right through it to score. Nick Liles flies out to right. End 1st inning: RailCats 4, Wingnuts 0

Second inning

CJ Ziegler doubles into right-center. Danny Pulfer needs athletic trainer attention after tripping over the tarp along the right field trying to track down a foul ball. Brent Clevlen is issued a walk. Abel Nieves strikes out swinging at a full count pitch. Johnny Bowden singles to load the bases. David Amberson pops out to second. Jared McDonald pops out to short behind the pitcher's mound. Mid 2nd inning: RailCats 4, Wingnuts 0

Adam Klein flies out to center. Mike Massaro is walked. Brian Kolb is walked to put two on. Ryan Babineau grounds out to the mound to move both runners into scoring position. Cristian Guerrero strikes out swinging. End 2nd inning: RailCats 4, Wingnuts 0

Third inning

Ryan Khoury flies out to center. Jake Kahaulelio is hit by a pitch. John Rodriguez flies out to left center. CJ Ziegler flies out to right field. Mid 3rd inning: RailCats 4, Wingnuts 0

Danny Pulfer lines out to third base. Drew Martinez rounds out to first. Ryan Brockett strikes out swinging. End 3rd inning: RailCats 4, Wingnuts 0

Fourth inning

Brent Clevlen grounds out to third. Abel Nieves flies out to right, as does Johnny Bowden. Billy Spottiswood works through the inning in four pitches. Mid 4th inning: RailCats 4, Wingnuts 0

Nick Liles grounds out to short. Adam Klein is caught checking his swing. Mike Massaro reaches for the third time today with a single up the middle. Brian Kolb singles past a diving shortstop. Ryan Babineau grounds out to short. End 4th inning: RailCats 4, Wingnuts 0

Fifth inning

David Amberson pops out to short. He had a sure-thing homer waived foul by the wind. Jared McDonald flies out to left. Ryan Khoury grounds out to short. Mid 5th inning: RailCats 4, Wingnuts 0

Cristian Guerrero strikes out swinging. Danny Pulfer grounds out to short. Drew Martinez grounds out to second. End 5th inning: RailCats 4, Wingnuts 0

Sixth inning

Jake Kahaulelio pops out to second. John Rodriguez singles into right. CJ Ziegler flies out to center. Brent Clevlen is walked to put two on. Jake Upwood makes a trip to the mound for a chat. Bases are loaded with a two-out walk to Abel Nieves. Johnny Bowden grounds out to short taking Nieves out at second to end the inning. Mid 6th inning: RailCats 4, Wingnuts 0

Ryan Brockett flies out to center. Nick Liles flies out to center. Adam Klein singles into left-center. Mike Massaro grounds out to second. End 6th inning: RailCats 4, Wingnuts 0

Seventh inning

David Amberson walks on five pitches. Jared McDonald singles up the middle. Ryan Khoury singles into shallow center. That's it for Billy Spottiswood, he'll be replaced by Kyle Lindquist. Jake Kahaulelio grounds to second, Khoury is taken out, Amberson scores, runners are on the corners. John Rodriguez grounds to the same spot at second, taking out Kahaulelio at second, the double-play pitch is thrown, Rodriguez looks out, called safe, McDonald scores. Tagert argues. Rodriguez is called out caught stealing. Mid 7th inning: RailCats 4, Wingnuts 2

New Wichita pitcher is Daniel Bennett. Brian Kolb singles up the middle. Ryan Babineau flies out to left. Cristian Guerrero is walked. Christian Vitters will pinch hit for Danny Pulfer, and on the first pitch he grounds out to second. That's it for Bennett. Nick Walters is the new pitcher for Wichita. Drew Martinez grounds out to second. End 7th inning: RailCats 4, Wingnuts 2

Eighth inning

CJ Ziegler flies out to right. Brent Clevlen grounds out to short. Abel Nieves singles. Cole Armstrong will hit for Johnny Bowden. Armstrong grounds out to first. Mid 8th inning: RailCats 4, Wingnuts 2

Ryan Brockett grounds out to second. Nick Liles is walked. Adam Klein strikes out swinging. Mike Massaro flies out to left field. End 8th inning: RailCats 4, Wingnuts 2

Ninth inning

Ian Durham enters to close the game. David Amberson strikes out swinging. Jared McDonald also strikes out swinging. Ryan Khoury is issued a two-out walk. Jake Kahaulelio hits a double off the wall in left. Runners are in scoring position. John Rodriguez lines into right to score Khoury and Kahaulelio. CJ Ziegler singles up the middle scoring Rodriguez. Brent Clevlen flies out to right. Mid 9th inning: Wingnuts 5, RailCats 4

Josh Dew will pitch for Wichita. Brian Kolb reaches on an error on the second baseman. Ryan Babineau is walked. Cristian Guerrero strikes out swinging. Christian Vitters flies out to center. Drew Martinez grounds to short where Babineau is out at second. FINAL: Wingnuts 5, RailCats 4

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