Category: Wichita Wingnuts

Wichita Wingnuts Anthony Capra Grounds AirHogs: Wingnuts Wire

You got to hand it to Anthony Capra. He knows how to make a splashy entrance. After being side-lined for nearly two months, Capra returned to the mound in Wichita Friday night to pitch seven scoreless innings against the Grand Prairie AirHogs. Capra rejoins the “faculty” at Wingnuts University, and gave the AirHogs a lesson…

Winnipeg Goldeyes Prove They Learned Lessons, Beat Wichita Wingnuts 5-1: Wingnuts Wire

After watching the Wichita Wingnuts school them for the last three nights, the Winnipeg Goldeyes finally got into the win column, beating the team from Kansas 5-1. The win not only broke a four-game losing streak, but since the St. Paul Saints lost, it improved their lead in the division to three games. The Goldeyes…

Wichita Wingnuts School Winnipeg Goldeyes on the Fine Art of Winning: Wingnuts Wire

The Winnipeg Goldeyes are being schooled on the fundamentals of baseball. The problem is that they are having to lose to learn those lessons. For the third night in a row the Wichita Wingnuts defeated the Goldeyes, precariously leaving the North Division leaders on the verge of dropping out of first. The Goldeyes lost their…

Wichita Wingnuts Proving to Be Cardiac Kids, Win Late: Wingnuts Wire

For the fourth time in the last five games the Wingnuts used a rally in the eighth or ninth inning to win a road game. What was different about this night is that Kansas’ finest team used a rally in both innings to gain the victory. One in the eighth to tie it up, and…

Wichita Wingnuts Skin Slumping Winnipeg Goldeyes: Wingnuts Wire

The Winnipeg Goldeyes and Wichita Wingnuts are both leading their divisions, but now Winnipeg finds themselves precariously holding onto first place in the North Division, while Wichita has moved their lead into double-digits. The 10-3 Wingnuts win was a microcosm of the way the two teams are playing, and further demonstrates to the whole league…

Wichita Wingnuts Rally Late for Third Straight Time: Wingnuts Wire

While not waiting until the ninth inning to pull out the late victory, the Wichita Wingnuts did wait until the eighth inning to plate the tying and go-ahead runs on their way to a 4-3 win over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks. The win gave the Wingnuts a four-game series sweep of the RedHawks, and made them…

Wichita Wingnuts Win Late Again: Wingnuts Wire

For the second night in a row the Wichita Wingnuts used a ninth inning rally to break a tie and take the team to victory. One night after a single by Ryan Khoury drove home two to give the Wingnuts a 3-1 win over Fargo-Moorhead, David Amberson’s single would put Wichita in the win column…

Late Rally Gives Wichita Wingnuts the Win: Wingnuts Wire

The Wichita Wingnuts won their 50th game the season, and they did it in dramatic fashion. The pitcher’s duel came down to the ninth inning where the Wingnuts found another way to win the game. Something that they have just become experts at – winning. Frank Del Valle made his third start for Wichita and…

Brent Clevlen on Fire as Wichita Wingnuts Down Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks: Wingnuts Wire

The Wichita Wingnuts won their third game since the All-Star break ended, but they did it in a little different fashion, downing the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 7-4. After using the big inning to take two of three from the St. Paul Saints, Wichita put together a string where they scored one run in four successive innings…

Aces Wild in 9-7 Slugfest Win for St. Paul Over Wichita

It had all the makings of a real pitchers’ duel. Saints pitcher Anthony Claggett was leading the league in ERA, and Wingnuts starter Jason Van Skike was second. These two were the opposing pitchers to start the All-Star game, and it was believed that this would be a match-up that would end in a 2-1…

Big Inning Leads Wichita Wingnuts Over St. Paul Saints

The St. Paul Saints came out of the All-Star break with a lot of momentum and a great deal of incentive to make a statement against the American Association leading Wichita Wingnuts. However, it was the team from Kansas that showed why they had eight members on the All-Star team, as they downed the Saints…

Wichita Wingnuts Mid-Season Review: Wingnuts Wire

With an 8.5 game lead in the South Division of the American Association, the best pitching staff in the league, a solid group of hitters and eight players who were in the last week’s All-Star game, it is easy to see why the team is a little giddy about their position. The Wingnuts have the…