Category: Robert Pannier

Quentin Stone Nets a Hat Trick as Fuel Blank Thunder 5-0

The Wichita Thunder’s losing streak reached six Saturday night (0-5-1), as the Indy Fuel got a natural hat trick from Quentin Shore in the 5-0 victory. Shore scored all three of his goals in the second period, and Ryan Rupert added two goals to complete the scoring. Gordon Defiel stopped all 31 shots he faced…

Mound Talk with Sioux City Explorers Manager Steve Montgomery – Season 3

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 eachMonday and posted later that day. Enjoy! If you have…

Steve Montgomery Rebuilding Pitching Staff for Championship Run

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Reports’ Robert Pannier looks at the rebuilding process Sioux City Explorers Manager Steve Montgomery is undergoing with his pitching staff preparing for the 2019 American Association season.

This Week in the Association with Kevin Luckow & Rob Pannier – Season 2

This Week in the Association is a program that gives fans insights from around the American Association, Independent Baseball’s premier league. Hosted by Kevin Luckow and Robert Pannier, the show not only examines the happenings with the St. Paul Saints, but also looks at events going on throughout the league.

Kyle Hayton Blanks Thunder, Americans Win 2-0

It has been a disappointing season for Allen Americans goaltender Kyle Hayton, who entered Tuesday night’s game 2-7-0 this season with a 3.87 goals against average. However, he was in complete command of this contest, stopping all 33 shots the Wichita Thunder took in the 2-0 victory. That was the fourth straight victory for Allen…

Jakob Stukel Completes Thunder Comeback with OT Winner, 5-4

The Utah Grizzlies looked like they were going to continue their domination of the Wichita Thunder on Saturday, as they jumped out to a 4-1 lead with three second period goals. However, the Thunder would rally with three goals in the final frame, forcing overtime, where Jakob Stukel would win it with his second goal…

Travis Brown, Lane Bauer Return to Help Extend the Thunder Win Streak, 3-2

The Mountain Division leading Idaho Steelheads came to town looking to put some additional distance between themselves and the fourth place Wichita Thunder on Saturday night, but it would be the return of a pair of a players that would help lead Wichita to a 3-2 victory. Lane Bauer and Travis Brown had both been…

MLB Organizations, Mexico Come Calling on American Association

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the list of American Association players who have already had their contracts purchased by Major League affiliates and Mexican teams since the end of the 2018 season. The list is growing, and could very well reach 20-plus before May 4 when spring training begins for the league.