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Wichita overcame a three-run deficit to complete their regular season in winning fashion, defeating the St. Paul Saints 10-4 Monday afternoon.
Anthony Capra pitched five innings, striking out six batters while allowing three earned runs to get the win.
Wichita's comeback effort began in the top of the second inning when Jessie Mier was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded. Two batters later, Steve Stanley tied the game with a two-run single to left field.
The Wingnuts took the lead for good when Ryan Khoury doubled down the left field line, stole third base and scored on a throwing error in the top of the fourth inning.
With the win, Wichita finishes the season with a 59-41 record, setting a franchise record for wins in a season.
Second baseman Jake Kahaulelio won the American Association batting title, finishing the season with a .372 batting average. This is the third batting title for the Wingnuts in their five-year history.
The Wingnuts will open the American Association playoffs with a five-game series against the Laredo Lemurs. That series begins Wednesday in Laredo at 7:30 p.m. Wichita will return to Lawrence-Dumont Stadium for game three of the series on Friday night.