The Wichita Wingnuts extended its winning streak to six straight, stopping the St. Paul Saints 5-2 Thursday in American Association play at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.


The Wichita Wingnuts extended its winning streak to six straight, stopping the St. Paul Saints 5-2 Thursday in American Association play at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.
Wichita sweeps the series 3-0.
Josh Horn went three for four hitting with two RBIs. Kelly Hunt went three for four with two runs scored. Nick Blasi, Michael Thompson and Stephen Pearson each had an RBI.
 Derek Blacksher went six innings for the win, allowing five hits, two runs, no walks and three strikeouts. Amad Stephens pitched the ninth for his fifth save of the season.
Ole Sheldon drove in both runs for the Saints. Tony Mansolina and Daron Roberts each went two for four hitting. Starter Mitch Wylie, 1-1, took the loss.
St. Paul falls to 6-7, five games behind Wichita in the AA North Division standings. Wichita is 11-2 and takes on South Division leader Fort Worth at 7:05 p.m. today in Fort Worth.
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Wichita 031 001 00x —5 11 0
Wylie (L, 1-1), Dickert 6 and Knazek; Blacksher (W, 1-0), Young 7, Cowert 8, Stephens (S, 5) 9 and Muich. Time — 2:28. Attendance — 3,632.