The Wichita Wingnuts headed to the third city of their 20 game road trip, beginning a four game series with the Chicago Dogs on Monday. The Wingnuts found themselves trailing early, but scored seven in the third and then held on for the victory, 7-6. Zach Nehrir and Tony Thomas each drove in two in […]
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The Wichita Wingnuts were looking to complete their sweep against the Sioux Falls Canaries and get above .500 for the first time on their three week road trip. A four RBI afternoon by John Nester helped propel the Wingnuts to a 5-3 victory and Casey Harman won his eighth game of the year. That moved […]
Travis Banwart has been the hard luck recipient of several no-decisions this season as the bullpen had squandered leads, however, that was not going to be the case on Saturday evening. The right-hander allowed the Sioux Falls Canaries just three hits in eight innings of work, combining with Brady Bowen to shut out the Canaries, […]
The Wichita Wingnuts had a 11-1 lead heading into the bottom of the seventh, and it looked like the game was over, but the Sioux Falls Canaries battled back, but still fell, 11-8. John Nester and Logan Watkins each hit three-run homers and Daniel Tillman saved his 17th game of the year. A three-run first […]
The Wichita Wingnuts were on the second day of their three week road trip, but found this day to be no better than the first, as left-hander Chris Nunn allowed just two runs over 6.1-innings as the St. Paul Saints downed the Wingnuts, 3-2. The victory gave the Saints a sweep of the two-game series, […]
For the second time the season, St. Paul Saints starter Eddie Medina got to face his old team, and this time he was even more impressive, blanking the Wichita Wingnuts over 6.1 innings, leading his team to a 5-0 victory. The victory was the fifth of the year for Medina, tying him for the team […]
In American Association Daily, this is the unofficial All-Star break in the American Association, so Robert Pannier takes a look at Wichita Wingnuts and how they have performed to this point in the season and take a look at what to expect as the American Association heads to its stretch run.
After watching Travis Banwart blank the Cleburne Railroaders for six innings on Saturday evening, Casey Harman took to the hill on Sunday and tossed eight scoreless frames, combining with Daniel Tillman to shutout Cleburne in the Wichita Wingnuts 2-0 victory. Harman allowed just 2-hits to earn his seventh win of the season, outdueling Railroaders starter […]
It is a truly great man who learns from the successes of others and finds a way to apply it to his own life. That is what we saw out of Wichita Wingnuts Manager Brent Clevlen on Saturday night, as he employed the same kind of tactics used by the Cleburne Railroaders two nights earlier […]
The Wichita Wingnuts have found Nebraska to be a house of horrors so far this season, dropping the first two games of their series against the Lincoln Saltdogs, both in walk-off fashion. However, Wednesday night it was the Wingnuts chance to rally late, scoring five runs in the eighth inning to help power the team […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Week for Week 9 as chosen by Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow, with Wichita Wingnuts outfielder Tony Thomas being named Player of the Week and Winnipeg Goldeyes left-hander earning the top pitcher for Week 9.
The Wichita Wingnuts completed their sweep of the Texas AirHogs on Sunday, thanks to two home runs and nine RBI combined by Tony Thomas and John Nester in the Wingnuts 9-2 victory. The two backed the third straight victory by Tyler Kane, who allowed two runs on six innings, giving Wichita their fourth victory in […]
The Texas AirHogs had to be feeling pretty good about themselves on Saturday evening after jumping out to a three run lead in the top of the first, but the Wichita Wingnuts offense was as hot as the Kansas sun, proving to be too much for Texas in the 8-6 Wichita victory. Three runs in […]
With the Kansas City T-Bones losing on Friday night, the Wichita Wingnuts had a chance to pull within a game for second place in the South Division and made sure that there was no doubt they were going to do so, as they downed the Texas AirHogs, 12-3. Jordan Cooper shutout Texas through the first […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were just three games on the schedule. That included Josh Mazzola driving in six in a loss to the Sioux Falls Canaries, and Brady Shoemaker homering twice to help the Saints down the T-Bones.
The Wichita Wingnuts have been in a bit of a rut of late, as they dropped two of three at home to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks earlier in the week, but with the Texas AirHogs in town, Wichita found just the prescription to what ails them as they got six outstanding innings from Casey Harman and […]
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks bats had been seemingly silent all game long, but came alive in the ninth inning Wednesday afternoon as they downed the Wichita Wingnuts, 8-5. The RedHawks scored six-runs in ninth, four of which were unearned as Fargo-Moorhead took the three-game series. As they had on Tuesday, the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks opened the game […]
After falling to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks in 12 on Monday night, the Wichita Wingnuts were not only looking to get back in the winning column, but needed a big outing from their starter and got both on Tuesday night. Tyler Kane pitched 7.2 outstanding innings to help lead the Wingnuts to an 8-3 victory. Tony […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were just six games. Sioux Falls Canaries starter Cesilio Pimentel became the latest to flirt with a no-hitter, and the Explorers and T-Bones both extended winning streaks.
After obliterating the Wingnuts in Wichita a week ago, the Sioux City Explores welcomed their South Division rivals to town on Friday looking to extend their win streak to 10. Thanks to four early runs and three outstanding innings of relief from Ryan Flores, the Explorers walked away with a 4-2 victory. Jay Baum and […]
A night after watching Charlie Gillies shut down the potent Lincoln Saltdogs bats, it was Tyler Kane’s turn, holding Lincoln to two-runs in six innings of work as the Wichita Wingnuts were victorious, 5-3. Kane earned his first victory since returning from Mexico and Logan Watkins added three extra-base hits to lead the offense. After […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were just four games, but plenty of excitement. Kansas City Swept a double-header, tossing a no-hitter in the night cap.
The Wichita Wingnuts were looking for a little freedom from the rut that they had been in, and July 4th proved to be just the right day for such freedom to occur, as right-hander Charlie Gillies allowed five hits over eight innings, striking out 11 as Wichita downed the Lincoln Saltdogs, 8-1. John Nester and […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were six great games scheduled for Tuesday. That included a wild affair in Chicago, two late victories for the Saints and AirHogs, and Justin Vernia blanking the Goldeyes.
When TJ Bennett became available, there were a number of teams seeking his services, but it would be the Lincoln Saltdogs who would sign the outfielder. What a great move that proved to be, as Bennett homered, one of three that Lincoln would hit on the evening, and drove in three runs in his debut […]
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 sends an open letter to Major League Baseball discussing some of players they are missing out on.
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Week for Week 7 as chosen by Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow, with Wichita Wingnuts infielder Fernando Perez being named Player of the Week and Lincoln Saltdogs RHP Austin Robichaux selected as Pitcher of the Week.
A whole lot of teams have to feel cursed when facing the Sioux City Explorers these days, and the Wichita Wingnuts are no exception. Wichita carried an 8-2 lead heading into the top of the seventh only to watch that vaporize as Sioux City scored six in the seventh, six in the eighth, and six […]
After seeing their six game winning streak come to an end on Friday night, the Wichita Wingnuts were looking to get a whole new one underway. Thanks to the two Logans – Trowbridge and Watkins – the Wingnuts were able to take their second straight, downing the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 4-1. Trowbridge drove in two and […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were six great games scheduled for Sunday. That included a pair of walk-off victories, and a rookie tossing in gem to blank the defending champions.