Category: Wichita Wingnuts

Second Team American Association All-Stars Named

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name the second team all-stars for the American Association from the 20o18 season. The third team will be named on Wednesday.

Tommy Collier Named American Association Pitcher of the Year

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name Kansas City T-Bones starter Tommy Collier American Association Pitcher of the Year, edging out the Wichita Wingnuts Travis Banwart and the St. Paul Saints Eddie Medina for the award.

Luis Mateo, Explorers Blank Wingnuts to End Playoff Run, 4-0

There may be no more impressive run that a baseball has put on that of the Wichita Wingnuts, who had won seven division titles in their 10 year existence. However, in what could be their last year, the team finally saw their post-season run come to an end, as the Sioux City Explorers downed the…

Jordan Cooper Helps Wingnuts Stave Off Elimination, 4-2

The Wichita Wingnuts entered Saturday night’s contest with a lot of hope after seeing that the Kansas City T-Bones had already dropped their contest earlier in the day. This left Wichita’s slim hopes of still making the playoffs alive, and they took full advantage of it, downing the Sioux City Explorers 4-2 thanks to 6.2…

Adrian Nieto Helps T-Bones Batter Wingnuts, Put K.C. on Brink of Playoffs

The Kansas City T-Bones have not made it to the postseason in seven seasons, but that run looks like it is about to come to an end as the T-Bones crushed the Wichita Wingnuts on Friday night, 12-6, giving them a magic number of just one game to clinch the final playoff spot in the…

Tommy Collier, Two Relievers Blank Wingnuts to Restore T-Bones Edge, 6-0

A night after watching Travis Banwart limit his team to one run in eight innings of work, Tommy Collier took matters into his own hands, allowing six hits in 6.2 innings pitched as the Kansas City T-Bones downed the Wichita Wingnuts, 6-0. The victory restored the T-Bones lead over the Wingnuts to 1.5 games for…

Travis Banwart Grounds T-Bones to Lead Wingnuts to 6-3 Victory

The series of the season in the American Association began Wednesday night when the Wichita Wingnuts traveled up I-35 to take on the Kansas City T-Bones with both teams seeking the final playoff spot in the South Division. Wichita entered the game trailing Kansas City by 1.5 but, thanks to eight outstanding innings by starter…

Jordan Cooper Declaws RailCats to Lead Wingnuts to 8-3 Victory

Monday night opened a two-game series between two teams desperate for victories to help aid their goal of making the playoffs as the Wichita Wingnuts played host to the Gary Southshore RailCats. Thanks to six outstanding innings from Jordan Cooper and a four run sixth inning, the Wingnuts prevailed, 8-3, moving within a half game…

Casey Harman, Wichita Wingnuts Complete Sweep of AirHogs, 6-1

They say that there are two things that you can count on: death and taxes. Well another thing would be the Wichita Wingnuts defeating the Texas AirHogs which, with Saturday night’s victory,  not only gave Wichita a sweep of their three-game series, but a season sweep as the Wingnuts won all 13 games against Texas…

Travis Banwart, Felix Carvallo Combine to Blank AirHogs, Wingnuts Win 8-0

With the Kansas City T-Bones losing a wild affair to the Winnipeg Goldeyes, the Wichita Wingnuts were looking to gain a full game in the standings. A combined shutout by Travis Banwart and Felix Carvallo provided the pitching and Tony Thomas homered twice to help lead Wichita to an 8-0 victory over the Texas AirHogs.…

Tyler Kane Sends Wichita Wingnuts to Fourth Straight Victory, 4-1

The Wichita Wingnuts headed south Thursday evening to take on the Texas AirHogs on starter Tyler Kane’s 26th birthday. It may have been the Wingnuts’ starters special day, but he was the one delivering the present, allowing one run in seven innings to lead Wichita to a 4-1 victory. That kept the Wingnuts two games…

Tony Thomas Drives in 2 to Help Wingnuts Sweep Goldeyes, 7-3

While this may be the last season of Wichita Wingnuts baseball, the team has not been afraid to post some record-setting performances this season. That occurred on Wednesday night when the Wingnuts swept the Winnipeg Goldeyes, winning the final game of the series 7-3. That gave Wichita their first season sweep of Winnipeg in franchise…

Chase Simpson Delivers Walk-Off Homer to Give Wingnuts 4-3 Victory

There is really nothing like the dramatic walk-off home run, but the Wichita Wingnuts had only tasted that glory one time this season. That is until Chase Simpson helped to keep his team on pace with the Kansas City T-Bones, blasting his 12th homer of the year to give Wichita a 4-3 victory over the…

Casey Harman, Four-Run Third Helps Wingnuts End Skid, 5-3

The Wichita Wingnuts entered Monday night’s contest against the Winnipeg Goldeyes wondering if their playoff chances were slowly dwindling away after being swept by the Chicago Dogs. After falling behind by two those hopes were dashing, but a four run third and six outstanding innings by starter Casey Harman helped to propel the Wingnuts to…

Chicago Dogs Score Four Unanswered Runs to Down Wingnuts, 5-2

The Chicago Dogs have been relishing their role of being the spoiler over the last few weeks, and the Wichita Wingnuts were the unfortunate recipients on Friday night. The Dogs rallied for four unanswered runs to down Wichita 5-2. Stephen Perez knocked in two to help lead the way and the Chicago bullpen tossed 5.1-innings…

Tony Thomas Reaches Milestone, Gives Wingnuts 9-8 Victory

Tony Thomas entered the 2018 season setting a personal goal of 20 home runs. The Wichita Wingnuts are glad he found the most opportune time to reach the milestone, giving his team back the lead after the Lincoln Saltdogs had put together a six-run sixth to tie the score at eight. That put Wichita on…

Saltdogs Sour Wingnuts Return, Sweep Double-Header

After 20 days out on the road and a postponement following a torrential downpour, the Wichita Wingnuts finally returned home to Lawrence-Dumont Stadium as they faced the Lincoln Saltdogs in a double-header on Wednesday night. Thanks to two home runs from Curt Smith and Brandon Jacobs, Lincoln swept the double-header, keeping the Wingnuts a half…