Category: Wichita Wingnuts

Jordan Cooper Fans 10 in Leading Wingnuts to 3-1 Victory

The Wichita Wingnuts were looking for their 10th win on their 19 game road trip as they rolled into Cleburne to take on the Railroaders. Thanks to 6.2 outstanding innings by starter Jordan Cooper and a 2-3 night by Zach Nehrir, the Wingnuts earned themselves a 3-1 victory, their fourth straight win. This was a…

All Eyes in American Association Shift to St. Paul, Sioux City

n American Association Daily, Robert Pannier previews two great series this weekend that will have a dramatic impact on the playoffs as the Gary Southshore RailCats travel to take on the St. Paul Saints and the Kansas City T-Bones battle the Sioux City Explorers.  Two Great Series Take Center Stage in the American Association With…

John Nester, Tommy Collier Earn American Association July Honors

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Month for July, as Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow select Wichita Wingnuts catcher John Nester as the Player of the Month and Kansas City T-Bones RHP Tommy Collier the Pitcher of the Month in the league.

Seven Run Third All Wichita Wingnuts Need in 7-6 Victory

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…

John Nester Drives in Four to Help Wingnuts Complete Sweep, 5-3

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 Blanks Canaries in 4-0 Wingnuts Victory

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,…

Wingnuts Hold Off Late Canaries Surge, 11-8

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…

Chris Nunn Hurls Saints to 3-2 Victory Over Wingnuts

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,…

American Association All-Star Break Review: Wichita Wingnuts

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.

Casey Harman Derails Railroaders Offense in 2-0 Wingnuts Victory

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…

John Nester Powers Wingnuts to 3-1 Victory over Railroaders

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…

Tony Thomas Homer, Five-Run Eighth Power Wingnuts to 5-2 Victory

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…

Tony Thomas, Mitch Lambson Earn Week 9 American Association Honors

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.

John Nester, Tony Thomas Power Wingnuts to Sweep of AirHogs

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…

Jordan Cooper Blanks Texas through Seven, Wingnuts Dominate, 12-3

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…