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Leo Vargas Hit Highlights 7-Run First in Wingnuts 9-4 Win

The Wichita Wingnuts had entered Saturday night’s game as losers of four of their last five. It was understandable that they would want to get off on the right foot, and that is what they did, scoring seven runs in the first on their way to a 9-4 victory over the Texas AirHogs. Leo Vargas…

Ryan Zimmerman Continues Wingnuts Woes, Saints Win 5-1

Looking to stay alive in the Wild Card race, the St. Paul Saints turned to Ryan Zimmerman to contain the Wichita Wingnuts bats, and he delivered one of his best outings of the season, blanking the visitors through the first six frames in the Saints 5-1 victory. Nate Hanson had 2-RBI in the game, helping…

Mark Hamburger with Record Setting Performance in Saints 3-1 Victory

American Association hitters have long been perplexed by veteran right-handers Tim Brown and Mark Hamburger, and that proved to be the case on Wednesday night as well as the two squared off in a battle of two of the most successful pitchers in the history of the league. Brown pitched an excellent game for the…

Eddie Medina Returns to Give Wingnuts Division Title, 8-3

It has been almost three weeks since Eddie Medina made his last appearance, spending the last two-plus weeks on the disabled list, but he returned to pitch an outstanding game in his five innings of work to earn his eighth win of the season. With the 8-3 victory over the St. Paul Saints, the Wichita…

New Perspective on Life Making Baseball More Enjoyable for Zac Fisher

In his first season with the Wichita Wingnuts, catcher Zac Fisher is having the time of his life, not only because he is helping to make this team a true contender for the American Association title, but also because his new perspective on life is making the game a whole lot more enjoyable. Introduction –…

Strike Zone with St. Paul Saints Manager George Tsamis – Season 3

Strike Zone with George Tsamis is a weekly show that will air each Monday during the American Association League season. This gives fans the opportunity to ask questions of the St. Paul Saints Skipper and hear his insights into the Saints, baseball, sports, and even life in general. Fans can ask the Saints Skipper questions by sending an email to…

Richard Prigatano Begins, Completes Six-Run Sixth, Wingnuts Win 9-5

A night after driving in the winning run in the eighth inning to give the Wichita Wingnuts a 3-2 victory over the Texas AirHogs. Richard Prigatano would be the catalyst once again, leading off the sixth with a base hit, later scoring to give the Wingnuts the lead for good, and later driving in two…

Patrick Mincey Keeps Railroaders on Track in 6-3 Victory

The Cleburne Railroaders rolled into St. Paul Friday night to begin a three-game series with the St. Paul Saints. This was a matchup of two of the best starters in the American Association as Patrick Mincey was matched against Mark Hamburger. The Railroaders starter proved to be the better man on this night, holding the…

Jared Mortensen Clamps Down Wingnuts in AirHogs 4-3 Victory

Friday night matched two of the best starters in the American Association, as Jared Mortensen faced off against Alex Boshers. The Wichita Wingnuts had the early 3-1 lead, but the Texas AirHogs refused to go down, eventually tying the score before taking the lead in the top of the ninth. Beamer Weems hit his eighth…

Huge Fourth Inning Gives Wichita Wingnuts 11-5 Victory

The Wichita Wingnuts found themselves trailing 2-0 three-innings into Thursday night’s game against the Kansas City T-Bones. However, an 11-run fourth quickly erased that deficit, propelling the team to an 11-5 victory. Zac Fisher had 4-hits and drove in 3, and Tim Brown won his third game since returning Wichita to move the Wingnuts magic…

Richard Prigatano Hustling Sets Up Wingnuts 4-3 Victory

Wednesday night’s affair had the makings of a great pitchers’ duel and it lived up to expectations. Jordan Cooper and Calvin Drummond both pitched excellent games, but it would be the bullpen that would decide this contest. Richard Prigatano scored the winning run on a wild pitch after hustling to get a double to start…

Charle Rosario, the Long Ball Help Goldeyes to 5-2 Victory

The Winnipeg Goldeyes sent left-hander Charle Rosario to the hill Wednesday night, making his second start since joining the Goldeyes. He tossed a one-hitter in his debut, and looked nearly as invisible against the St. Paul Saints, allowing just one-earned run in 7-innings to lead his team to the 5-2 victory. David Rohm had the…

Commitment to Relationships Making Joe Calfapietra Success with T-Bones

In his first season with the Kansas City T-Bones, Joe Calfapietra has already created a winning atmosphere in the organization that has the team fighting for a place in the playoffs. It has been his commitment to relationships that has helped to generate the success the team is having. Joe Calfapietra – Introduction In their…

Reggie Abercrombie Keeps Winnipeg Goldeyes Rolling Toward Division Title, 8-2

The Winnipeg Goldeyes continue to roll toward their first North Division title in three years, as Reggie Abercrombie homered and drove in 2 to lead the Goldeyes to an 8-2 victory over the St. Paul Saints. Mikey O’Brien won his eighth game of the season and both Abercrombie and Josh Romanski had 3-hits in the…

Tyler Kane Dominates Again in Leading Wichita Wingnuts to 7-1 Victory

As the Wichita Wingnuts roll toward their seventh straight South Division title, the team is trying to figure out exactly what their starting rotation will look like come playoff time. Right-hander Tyler Kane is making it clear that he should have one of those spots, making his third straight dominant appearance against likely playoff foes,…