May 10, 2022

Surge drop series opener to Northwest Arkansas

Posted May 10, 2022 8:10 PM

WICHITA The Wind Surge were defeated by the Northwest Arkansas Naturals 7-4 on Tuesday afternoon in game one of a six-game road trip.

The Naturals scored four times in the third inning, Seuly Matias hit a three run home run.  Wichita scored three runs in the fourth inning from back-to-back home runs by Alex Isola and Andrew Bechtold to shrink the Naturals lead to 4-3. Bechtold finished the day going two for four

The Naturals scored two more runs in the bottom of the seventh to extend their lead to 6-3 off Surge newcomer Osiris German. Wichita threatened in the eighth inning with bases loaded but scored just one run from a passed ball that scored Alex Isola to cut the Naturals lead to 6-4.

The Surge finished the day zero for eight with runners in scoring position and left eleven men on base.

Notes: The Surge are 13-1 when scoring first and 3-10 when opponent scores first.  Wichita leads the league with 44 stolen bases. Wichita remains in first place by half game over Tulsa.

Coming Up: The Wind Surge will resume action tomorrow; May 11 with a first pitch at 7:05 p.m. Matt Canterino will take the mound for the Wind Surge and Angel Zerpa for the Naturals. Catch the game on and