Aug 04, 2022

Surge lose second straight in San Antonio

Posted Aug 04, 2022 9:13 AM

San Antonio, TX- The Wind Surge lost their second straight game to the San Antonio Missions 8-0 on Wednesday night as Wichita was shutout for the fifth time this season.

The Missions scored first in the bottom of the third inning as Connor Hollis singled to left field to score Ripken Reyes. Juan Fernandez and Thomas Milone followed with two RBI singles to plate three more runs to give San Antonio a 4-0 lead.

Fernandez scored another run on a wild pitch from Surge reliever Cody Laweryson in the sixth inning. Reyes hit an RBI single the next at-bat to score Milone and give the Missions a commanding 6-0 lead.

The Missions added two insurance runs in the seventh inning behind an RBI triple from Fernandez. Milone went on to single on a line drive to center field to score Fernandez and give San Antonio an 8-0 lead.

The Wichita bullpen pitched five combined innings, allowing four runs on five hits, and tallying seven strikeouts. Surge starter Kody Funderburk received the loss, falling to 7-4 on the season.