Category: Robert Pannier

Brad Glenn’s Walk-Off Home Run Sends Buffalo Bisons Charging Over Red Wings

The Rochester Red Wings had everything they could have wanted going for them on Saturday afternoon as left-hander Tommy Milone headed to the mound for the visitors looking for his fifth win since joining the Red Wings. The lefty had been absolutely invincible, allowing only one run in nearly 32 innings, and he has pitched…

Late Rally Gives Grand Prairie AirHogs Extra-Inning Win

The Wichita Wingnuts continued their pitching dominance at home Friday night, as the home team’s staff held the Grand Prairie AirHogs to just three runs. Unfortunately for the Wingnuts, three was one more than they were able to score as the AirHogs pulled out the 3-2 win in 10 innings. It started out as usual…

St. Paul Saints Double Up Laredo Behind Kvasnicka, Gac

In the St. Paul Saints’ last game against Amarillo, right fielder Mike Kvasnicka delivered a huge two-out double in the top of the 11th inning that helped to send the Saints to the 8-4 victory over the Thunderheads. In a reverse Déjà vu, Kvasnicka delivered a big two-run double in the top of the first…

Mike Kvasnicka Doubles St. Paul Saints Pleasure in 8-4 Victory

Mike Kvasnicka decided that he wanted to play for his home town team this season, instead of moving onto the Minnesota Twins AAA team in Rochester. While some have taken issue with the right fielder’s decision, the Saints couldn’t be happier, as the home town hero delivered a huge hit in extra innings on the…

Capra Makes It A Wonderful Life for Wichita Wingnuts in 3-1 Win

Famed Hollywood director Frank Capra was known for making some of the most famous theatrical presentations of all-time. His classic, It’s A Wonderful Life, has become a timeless classic that is one of the most beloved movies ever. Capra’s legacy has left an indelible imprint on America that few directors can match. Anthony Capra may…

Dustin Crenshaw Silences Thunderheads in 10-1 St. Paul Saints Victory

For the first time in the 2015 season the St. Paul Saints had to respond after a loss. The Saints had opened the season with a four-game sweep of the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, before heading for a nine-day Texas tour. Their first stop was Amarillo, where the Thunderheads dominated in an 8-3 win in the first…

Grand Prairie AirHogs Kings of 1-Run Games in DH Sweep

The 2014 season was quite the struggle for the Grand Prairie AirHogs. A 40-60 season left the team from Texas 33 games behind the American Association champion Wichita Wingnuts, and left the club searching for a new direction to get them into the win column on a regular basis in 2015. After a double-header sweep…

Lesson 3: Wichita Wingnuts Win Pitchers’ Duel With Walk-Off Hit

Many may wonder why Wingnuts U is the perfect place to learn how to play amazing baseball, and one of the primary reasons was on display tonight. The Wichita Wingnuts just don’t teach intelligent, fundamental baseball; they build on previous lessons that enhance the student’s knowledge and understanding of the game. Tuesday night was a…

Sioux City Explorers Claim Victory With Ninth Inning Rally, 2-1

It was a classic pitchers’ duel in Kansas City Tuesday night, as the Kansas City T-Bones and Sioux City Explorers took a 1-1 tie into the ninth inning before this game would be decided. In the end a ninth inning rally by the Explorers gave the team from Iowa a 2-1 victory in the series…

Jorge Martinez Impresses in Joplin Blasters 4-0 Shutout Victory

Note to the rest of the American Association: These Joplin Blasters are pretty good. For the second straight game the Blasters downed the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks to move the Missouri-based team to 3-2 on this young season. The Missouri club has proven that they can slug the ball with the best of them, plating 10 runs…

Luis Chirinos Takes a Bite Out of RailCats in Lincoln Saltdogs 5-1 Win

It’s just the way of nature. Dogs are supposed to beat Cats. It also appears that the same principle exists on the baseball field as the Lincoln Saltdogs downed the Gary Sourthshore RailCats Monday night 5-1 behind an outstanding pitching performance from Luis Chirinos. The 23-year-old pitched quite well, going five innings, and only allowing…

St. Paul Saints Close Out Four-Game Sweep with Hitting Onslaught

On a rainy night in the Twin Cities, the St. Paul Saints finished out a four-game sweep of the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks by outslugging them 12-5. The Saints scored 35 runs in the four games, and have served notice that they are the team to beat in the American Association. The sweep also left them as…

Lincoln Saltdogs Roll Lucky 7s in Double-Header Sweep

The Lincoln Saltdogs and Kansas City T-Bones were forced to play a double-header after Saturday’s game was rained out. The team from Lincoln combined to score seven runs in the first two innings of Game 1, then scored once over the next 11 innings before plating six in the top of the seventh of Game…

Winnipeg Goldeyes Sweep Double-Header Behind Late Rallies

The Winnipeg Goldeyes showed that they have a true flare for the dramatic, sweeping a double-header from the Grand Prairie AirHogs with late runs in each contest. The Goldeyes won in the ninth inning in Game 1, but needed extra innings in the Game 2 contest, as twice the AirHogs responded to runs in the…

Gary Southshore RailCats Add New Life With Late Rally to Win

They say that a cat has nine lives, but the Gary Southshore RailCats proved that these cats just need eight innings – eight innings to rally to beat the Quebec Capitales that is. The Can-Am League team jumped out to a 5-0 lead, before the RailCats were able to mount an amazing rally that saw…

Zach Lee Shuts Down Las Vegas 51s in Dodgers 2-0 Victory

If the Las Vegas 51s don’t have to play the Oklahoma City Dodgers anytime soon no one in the Nevada organization will be complaining. The Dodgers came to town and after falling in the first game of the series, they took the last three games, including Sunday’s 2-o shutout victory over the 51s. Darin Gorski…