Monday night opened a two-game series between two teams desperate for victories to help aid their goal of making the playoffs as the Wichita Wingnuts played host to the Gary Southshore RailCats. Thanks to six outstanding innings from Jordan Cooper and a four run sixth inning, the Wingnuts prevailed, 8-3, moving within a half game […]
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With the Kansas City T-Bones losing a wild affair to the Winnipeg Goldeyes, the Wichita Wingnuts were looking to gain a full game in the standings. A combined shutout by Travis Banwart and Felix Carvallo provided the pitching and Tony Thomas homered twice to help lead Wichita to an 8-0 victory over the Texas AirHogs. […]
The Texas AirHogs had to be feeling pretty good about themselves on Saturday evening after jumping out to a three run lead in the top of the first, but the Wichita Wingnuts offense was as hot as the Kansas sun, proving to be too much for Texas in the 8-6 Wichita victory. Three runs in […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the exciting games around the American Association from Saturday, including ta dramatic 6-5 victory by the Sioux Falls Canaries in 10, ending a great comeback by the Winnipeg Goldeyes and a crushing of the Saints by the RailCats, 16-7.
The Wichita Wingnuts have put up good numbers offensively this season, but have not really had a break out performance. That performance occurred Saturday night as Wichita pounded out 18 hits in defeating the Texas AirHogs, 15-3. Abel Nieves was 4-6 with a run and 4-RBI and everyone but one member of the Wingnuts lineup […]
Before the second largest opening day crowd in the team’s history, the Wichita Wingnuts scored eight unanswered runs on their way to an 8-2 victory over the Kansas City T-Bones. Zach Nehrir made an impressive debut for the Wingnuts, posting 3 hits and driving in 3 runs and Travis Barnwart struck out 8 in earning […]
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, former Wichita Wingnuts stars Abel Nieves and John Nester return to the team, even after each sat out last season.
In just their fourth year of existence, the Laredo Lemurs have gone from a team that made the playoffs two of their first three years in the Texas city to American Association champions. After losing the first game of the championship series, the Lemurs swept the final three, including winning the deciding Game 4, 12-5. […]
After making it to the big dance the previous two seasons, only to fall short in the finals, the Wichita Wingnuts finally took home the American Association Championship in 2014. It was an amazing run that saw the team set several league records, including most wins in a season by a team (73). Outfielder Brent […]