Category: Wichita Wingnuts

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…

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.

Charlie Gillies Blanks Railroaders, Leads Wingnuts to 6-1 Victory

The Wichita Wingnuts shook things up with their pitching staff on Monday, bringing in three new pitchers, including starter Charlie Gillies. That proved to be quite a wise decision, as the Wichita starter tossed six shutout innings in the Wingnuts 6-1 victory over the Cleburne Railroaders. Wichita used a five run second inning to help…

Manager Greg Tagert Has Gary Southshore RailCats Right on Schedule

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, the Gary Southshore RailCats are off to a fast start. Robert Pannier wonders if this team is the early season favorites for the American Association title.

Chicago Dogs Battle Back to Down Goldeyes, 6-5

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the game of the night as the Chicago Dogs down the Winnipeg Goldeyes 6-5. The Sioux City Explorers saw their nine-game winning streak come to an end and the Wichita Wingnuts ended their six game losing streak. Do

Tony Thomas Completes Comeback with Walk-Off Single, 7-6

The Wichita Wingnuts were on their way to their franchise record seventh straight loss when they found themselves trailing 6-1 heading into the bottom of the fifth, but Tony Thomas brought the team roaring back in the 7-6 walk-off victory over the Kansas City T-Bones. Thomas hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the…

Jared Mortensen Outduels Michael Tamburino as Railroaders Win 4-1

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the game of the night as the Cleburne Railroaders hold the Lincoln Saltdogs bats down in a 4-1 victory. The Wichita Wingnuts see their losing streak extended to six as the Sioux City Explorers extend their winning streak to 9. 

Scott Carroll No Pleasant Melody for Wingnuts, T-Bones Win 11-2

Scott Carroll helped to continue the Wichita Wingnuts woes on Saturday evening, tossing five shutout innings in an 11-2 victory for the Kansas City T-Bones. The win was the third straight for Kansas City, moving them into a tie for second place in the South Division of the American Association while giving Wichita its franchise…

Chase Simpson Powers Saltdogs to Comeback Victory, 9-7

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the game of the night as the Lincoln Saltdogs hit three more homers to defeat the Cleburne Railroaders, 9-7. The Kansas City T-Bones score 9 in the ninth to defeat the Wichita Wingnuts, 11-3, and St. Paul Saints RHP Matt Solter is impressive again. Get recaps from around the league.

Nine Run Ninth Gives Kansas City T-Bones 11-3 Victory

For eight innings, the contest between the Kansas City T-Bones and the Wichita Wingnuts was a real nail-biter, as Wichita had tied the score at two with a run in the bottom of the eighth, however, a nine run ninth where 14 batters came to the plate gave Kansas City a commanding lead in their…

Dashenko Ricardo, Saltdogs Rally to Down RedHawks, 7-4

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the six games from around the American Association. The Game of the Night was a 7-4 victory by the Lincoln Saltdogs, as they used two homers to defeat the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks. The St. Paul Saints became the first team to sweep the Wichita Wingnuts at home.