Category: Wichita Wingnuts

Are the Wichita Wingnuts Getting a New Home?

American Association Daily provides 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, with the closing of Lawrence-Dumont Stadium at the end of the 2018 season, we wonder if this means that the Wichita Wingnuts will have a new stadium for 2020.

New Managers in American Association This Season

American Association Daily provides 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 looks at the recent mass turnover of managers within the league, including five first-year managers this year. 

Geiger, Lambson Setting the Standard in Mexican League

American Association Daily provides 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 looks at two former American Association players – Dustin Geiger and Mitch Lambson – who are dominating in the Mexican League early this season.

Nick Kaye Hoping Wingnuts Key to Return to Affiliate Ball

American Association Daily provides 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 features Wichita Wingnuts outfielder Nick Kaye, who is looking to apply the keys to success on his way back to affiliate ball.

American Association Grants Texas AirHogs Roster Exemption

American Association Daily provides 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 talks about the exemption granted to the Texas AirHogs that really makes it so that they have 30 players on their team.

Logan Trowbridge Comes to Wichita with Confidence, Goals

American Association Daily provides 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. we feature Wichita Wingnuts utility player Logan Trowbridge, who has a great of confidence that his experiences with the 2017 Salina Stockade will help to make him one of the best players in the American Association.

Brent Clevlen Moves from Student to Dean of Wingnuts University

American Association Daily provides 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 it’s a double-header, as in our second story of the day we feature Wichita Wingnuts Manager Brent Clevlen, who moves from player to manager of the team, taking over as the new Dean of Wingnuts University.

Mike Devine Reporting for Duty for St. Paul Saints

American Association Daily provides 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, we feature reliever Mike Devine, who is reporting for duty for the St. Paul Saints.

St. Paul Saints Enter Arms Race with Additions of Three Right-Handers

American Association Daily provides 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 St. Paul Saints add three big arms, when RHP John Straka re-signs, and they add Eddie Medina and Mike Devine.

New Found Love of Game Inspires James Campbell to Return to Wingnuts

American Association Daily provides 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, we feature Wichita Wingnuts right-hander James Campbell, who will be returning for his second season with the team, after actually retiring from the sport, as a new found love for the game is making it a lot more enjoyable to play.

Mark Hamburger Moving onto New Britain Bees

American Association Daily provides 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, St. Paul Saints star right-hander Mark Hamburger is traded to the New Britain Bees in the Atlantic League.

Minnesota State Law Could End St. Paul Saints Operations

American Association Daily provides 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, we examine a new law passed in Minnesota which increases the minimum wage, a standard the St. Paul Saints could not pay and still stay in operation because of the league’s salary cap.

Shelby Ford Hired to Engineer the Cleburne Railroaders

American Association Daily provides 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, Shelby Ford takes over as manager of the Cleburne Railroaders, becoming the second manager in team history.

Sioux Falls Canaries Re-Sign Aaron Gretz to Direct Staff

American Association Daily provides 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, Aaron Gretz re-signs with the Sioux Falls Canaries, adding a key piece for the upcoming season.

Brian Turner Looking to Maintain Excellence Under Shroud of Uncertainty

American Association Daily provides 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, we feature Brian Turner, who takes over as the Wichita Wingnuts General Manager in what could be the team’s last season in existence.

Explorers Put Michael Lang Back on the Trail

American Association Daily provides 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, Michael Lang proves to be in oddity in the league, returning to the Sioux City Explorers for his fifth straight season and sixth overall with the team. 

Chicago Dogs Add Three to the Pack

American Association Daily provides 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 expansion Chicago Dogs add three players, moving the pack to four, with Manager Butch Hobson likely having more ready to announce.

Luis Durango, Miguel Gonzalez Signings Prove Quality of American Association

American Association Daily provides 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, we look at the recent signing of two more former Major Leaguers – Luis Durango and Miguel Gonzalez – something that is becoming a common occurrence in the league.

Carlos Pimentel Gives Railroaders Second Ace at Top of Rotation

American Association Daily provides 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, we look at the acquisition of Carlos Pimentel by the Cleburne Railroaders and how that gives them a dynamic 1-2 at the top of their rotation. 

Texas AirHogs Ready to Give Us RailCats 2.0

American Association Daily provides 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, we confirm that the Texas AirHogs will have 13 members of the Chinese National Team joining them for the 2018 American Association season.