Category: Wichita Wingnuts

Wichita Wingnuts End Road Trip on Winning Note, 7-4

It was the last game of the arduous three week road trip for the Wichita Wingnuts, as the team was looking for their sixth win in seven games. Thanks to five solid innings from Travis Banwart and a four run seventh inning, the Wingnuts pulled off the 7-4 victory over the Cleburne Railroaders, taking three…

Travis Banwart, Angel Reyes Earn Week 13 American Association Honors

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Week for Week 13 as chosen by Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow. The Wichita Wingnuts pull off a sweep this week as Travis Banwart is named Pitcher of the Week and Angel Reyes is named Player of the Week.

Angel Reyes Drives in Five to Lead Wichita Wingnuts to 13-6 Victory

It looked more like a football game between Kansas and Texas on Sunday evening, as the Wichita Wingnuts downed the Cleburne Railroaders, 13-6. Angel Reyes drove in five and the 2-5 hitters in the lineup combined to go 9-18 with 9-runs scored. Seth Harvey came out of the bullpen following a 90 minute rain delay…

Long Balls Send Cleburne Railroaders to 9-5 Victory

Despite losing the first game of their series against the Wichita Wingnuts, the Cleburne Railroaders have been one of the hottest teams in the American Association of late, winning five of their last eight games. They would make that there six of the last nine after utilizing three home runs to help send them to…

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…