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Charlie Gillies Blanks Railroaders, Leads Wingnuts to 6-1 Victory

The Wichita Wingnuts shook things up with their pitching staff on Monday, bringing in three new pitchers, including starter Charlie Gillies. That proved to be quite a wise decision, as the Wichita starter tossed six shutout innings in the Wingnuts 6-1 victory over the Cleburne Railroaders. Wichita used a five run second inning to help…

Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Solve Saints Nittoli in 5-4 Victory

One of the big stories for the St. Paul Saints to this point in the 2018 American Association season has been the performance of starter Vinny Nittoli, who has been absolutely brilliant through his first four starts. However, Monday night the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks seemed to solve the right-hander, scoring five runs in the first five…

Manager Greg Tagert Has Gary Southshore RailCats Right on Schedule

American Association Daily will provide 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 Gary Southshore RailCats are off to a fast start. Robert Pannier wonders if this team is the early season favorites for the American Association title.

Jake Esch, Colin Willis Earn American Association Honors for Week 4

n American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Week for Week 4 as chosen by Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow, with Gary Southshore RailCats outfielder Colin Willis being named Player of the Week and St. Paul Saints starter Jake Esch chosen as Pitcher of the Week.

Chicago Dogs Battle Back to Down Goldeyes, 6-5

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the game of the night as the Chicago Dogs down the Winnipeg Goldeyes 6-5. The Sioux City Explorers saw their nine-game winning streak come to an end and the Wichita Wingnuts ended their six game losing streak. Do

Tony Thomas Completes Comeback with Walk-Off Single, 7-6

The Wichita Wingnuts were on their way to their franchise record seventh straight loss when they found themselves trailing 6-1 heading into the bottom of the fifth, but Tony Thomas brought the team roaring back in the 7-6 walk-off victory over the Kansas City T-Bones. Thomas hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the…

Jared Mortensen Outduels Michael Tamburino as Railroaders Win 4-1

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the game of the night as the Cleburne Railroaders hold the Lincoln Saltdogs bats down in a 4-1 victory. The Wichita Wingnuts see their losing streak extended to six as the Sioux City Explorers extend their winning streak to 9. 

Chris Grayson, Sioux Falls Canaries Soar Over Saints, 5-3

One inning proved to be pivotal for the Sioux Falls Canaries as a three-run homer by Chris Grayson in a four-run fifth helped power the Canaries to a 5-3 victory over the St. Paul Saints. That ruined an otherwise brilliant start by Eddie Medina, who was outdueled by Saints archnemesis Joe Bircher. Brady Shoemaker hit…

Scott Carroll No Pleasant Melody for Wingnuts, T-Bones Win 11-2

Scott Carroll helped to continue the Wichita Wingnuts woes on Saturday evening, tossing five shutout innings in an 11-2 victory for the Kansas City T-Bones. The win was the third straight for Kansas City, moving them into a tie for second place in the South Division of the American Association while giving Wichita its franchise…

Can Lincoln Saltdogs Outslug Way to Championship?

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 discuses whether the Lincoln Saltdogs offense is enough to carry this team to a championship.

Chase Simpson Powers Saltdogs to Comeback Victory, 9-7

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the game of the night as the Lincoln Saltdogs hit three more homers to defeat the Cleburne Railroaders, 9-7. The Kansas City T-Bones score 9 in the ninth to defeat the Wichita Wingnuts, 11-3, and St. Paul Saints RHP Matt Solter is impressive again. Get recaps from around the league.

Nine Run Ninth Gives Kansas City T-Bones 11-3 Victory

For eight innings, the contest between the Kansas City T-Bones and the Wichita Wingnuts was a real nail-biter, as Wichita had tied the score at two with a run in the bottom of the eighth, however, a nine run ninth where 14 batters came to the plate gave Kansas City a commanding lead in their…

Matt Solter, Saints Staff Smothers Sioux Falls, 2-1

Matt Solter would earn a n0-decision on Friday night, but still played a significant role in the St. Paul Saints 2-1 victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries. Solter and two relievers combined to smother the Canaries bats, allowing just two total hits in the one run victory. An error allowed the deciding run to score…

RailCats Claw Way to Victory Over RedHawks, 3-2

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the one game from around the American Association. The Game of the Night was a close battle between the Gary Southshore RailCats and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, as the RailCats claw out the 3-2 victory.

Dashenko Ricardo, Saltdogs Rally to Down RedHawks, 7-4

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the six games from around the American Association. The Game of the Night was a 7-4 victory by the Lincoln Saltdogs, as they used two homers to defeat the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks. The St. Paul Saints became the first team to sweep the Wichita Wingnuts at home.

Ring’Em Up with Wichita Wingnuts Manager Brent Clevlen

Welcome to Ring’Em Up with Wichita Wingnuts Manager Brent Clevlen. Ring’Em Up is a show where you can send in your questions to the Skipper and he will provide you with his insights about Wingnuts, sports, or just about life. Questions must be sent by Sunday evening to be included in that week’s show, and shows will be recorded on Tuesdays each week and posted later that day. 

Mound Talk with Sioux City Explorers Manager Steve Montgomery – Season 2

Welcome to Mound Talk with Sioux City Explorers Manager Steve Montgomery. Mound Talk is a weekly program that gives fans the opportunity to ask Steve questions or to send their comments into him to hear his response. Hosted by Rob Pannier of the Minor League Sports Report, Mound Talk will be recorded each Thursday and posted later that day. Enjoy!