Category: Wichita Wingnuts

Wingnuts Bedeviled in Explorers 20-10 Comeback Victory

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…

Logan’s Run: Trowbridge, Watkins Spark Wingnuts to Victory, 4-1

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…

Nick Torres Delivers Walk-Off RBI to Give T-Bones 6-5 Victory in 10

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. 

DJ Brown Holds Down Wingnuts to Send RedHawks to 6-3 Victory

The Wichita Wingnuts entered Friday night’s game as the hottest team in the American Association, but DJ Brown proved to be the one with the hot hand, holding Wichita to 2-runs in 7-innings of work on the way to a 6-3 Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks victory.  The loss snapped the Wingnuts six game win streak, and gave…

Casey Harman Sends Wingnuts to Sixth Straight Win, 3-2

The red hot Wichita Wingnuts continued to sizzle Thursday night, getting six outstanding innings from starter Casey Harman in their 3-2 victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries. Three Wingnuts drove in runs, and Daniel Tillman earned his ninth save of the season. Each team would get a run in the first inning. Jordan Smith walked…

Logan Watkins Sets Table for Wingnuts Fifth Straight Victory, 6-3

The ship appears to be righted in Wichita now, as the Wingnuts won their fifth straight game on Wednesday night, downing the Sioux Falls Canaries, 6-3. That was the team’s ninth win in their last 10 games, and came thanks, in part, to Logan Watkins, who scored twice and drove in two others to set…

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.