Category: Independent

Murphy, Shoemaker Lead Saints Comeback Victory, 15-9

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were only two games scheduled, but 36 runs were scored including a 15-9 victory by teh St. Paul Saints.  Saints Pound Out 19 Hits in 15-9 Victory Whenever the Lincoln Saltdogs play you can be sure the…

Sioux City Explorers Starters Look to Answer Skeptics

American Association Daily will provide insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. In today’s edition, Robert Pannier takes a look at the Sioux City Explorers starting pitching staff. 

Zach Walters, Charlie Gillies Earn American Association Honors for Week 5

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Week for Week 5 as chosen by Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow, with Kansas City T-Bones infielder Zach Walters being named Player of the Week and Wichita Wingnuts starter Charlie Gillies selected as Pitcher of the Week.

Early Onslaught Sends RedHawks to 8-6 Victory

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as all 12 teams were in action. In the Game of the Night, Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks hung on for an 8-6 victory. The Cleburne Railroaders downed the Lincoln Saltdogs and the St. Paul Saints snapped their three game skid. 

Seth Harvey Comes Out of Pen to Ground Airhog, Wingnuts Win 3-1

It doesn’t seem like very long ago that Seth Harvey was the closer for the Wichita Wingnuts, almost exactly one year ago to be precise. On Sunday, the reliever stepped out of the bullpen to make the start against the Texas AirHogs, and completely dominated his opponent, allowing 2-hits in 5-innings in his first start…

Reggie Abercrombie Drives in 4 to Lead Goldeyes to 9-7 Victory in 10

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as all 12 teams were in action. In the Game of the Night, the Winnipeg Goldeyes defeat the Sioux Falls Canaries in 10 thanks to 4-RBI from Reggie Abercrombie, and the Lincoln Saltdogs hang on for a 3-2 victory.

Charlie Gillies Stars in Texas, Wingnuts Win 7-2

Charlie Gillies made his second start since joining the Wichita Wingnuts last Monday, and looked every bit as dominating as in his first start. The right-hander allowed one run in 7-innings of work to earn the win and Hunter Clanin drove in three runs in the Wingnuts 7-2 victory over the Texas AirHogs. The Wichita…

Blake Grant-Parks Helps Cleburne Cage Saltdogs, 6-5

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as all 12 teams were in action. In the Game of the Night, the Cleburne Railroaders downed the Lincoln Saltdogs thanks to a 4-RBI night from Grant-Parks, and Dylan Thompson outdueled Kevin McGovern to lead Sioux Falls to victory.

Casey Harman Shuts Down AirHogs, Wingnuts Win 4-1

The Wichita Wingnuts continued their trek through Texas, taking on the AirHogs on Friday night. Thanks to eight outstanding innings by Casey Harman, Wichita rolled to a 4-1 victory. That came courtesy of a three runs seventh-inning as Logan Watkins scored both a run and had an RBI in the contest. The Wichita Wingnuts would…

Five Run Fifth Gives Sioux Falls Canaries 7-5 Comeback Victory

n American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were four games on Thursday night. That included the Sioux Falls Canaries rallying to down the Chicago Dogs and Cesar Valera homering in his second game since coming off the DL. 

John Menken Impresses in Debut as Railroaders Down Wingnuts, 11-5

There is nothing like making a positive first impression, and that is exactly what John Menken did for the Cleburne Railroaders on Thursday night, hitting a home run and driving in four in his debut, as Cleburne downed the Wichita Wingnuts, 11-5. The Railroaders scored 10 unanswered runs to gain a commanding lead and Jared…

This Week in the Association with Kevin Luckow & Rob Pannier – Season 2

This Week in the Association is a program that gives fans insights from around the American Association, Independent Baseball’s premier league. Hosted by Kevin Luckow and Robert Pannier, the show not only examines the happenings with the St. Paul Saints, but also looks at events going on throughout the league.

Maikol Gonzalez Helps Power RedHawks to Victory, 7-1

Lost in the power surge that the Lincoln Saltdogs have been displaying is the fact that the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks are putting up some impressive home run numbers of their own. That was on display Wednesday afternoon as the team hit three long balls to help aid a 7-1 victory over the St. Paul Saints. Maikol…

St. Paul Saints Manager George Tsamis Earns Win No. 1000

American Association Daily will provide insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. In today’s edition, Robert Pannier discusses win No. 1000 by St. Paul Saints Manager George Tsamis, giving a little history of the feat.

Allen, Saints Complete Comeback to Give George Tsamis Win No. 1000

There is really no better way to celebrate a most momentous night than with a dramatic comeback, and that is what the St. Paul Saints provided for Manager George Tsamis on Tuesday. The team trailed 5-2 after four innings, but would rally with four unanswered runs, including two in the eighth to take the lead,…

Ryne Willard Leads Comeback as Wingnuts Down Railroaders, 8-6

The Wichita Wingnuts are quickly proving this season that they are never really out of games, and that was the case Tuesday night as the team fell behind 4-0 before battling back to down the Cleburne Railroaders, 8-6. Ryne Willard had his best performance of the season, driving in four to spur the comeback. John…

Samson, Explorers Draw First Blood, Down T-Bones, 8-6

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as five of the six games were decided by two-runs or fewer, including four one-run games. The game of the night was an exciting contest between the Sioux City Explorers and the Kansas City T-Bones, the top two teams in the South Division.