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.
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 looks at the recent mass turnover of managers within the league, including five first-year managers this year.
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 it’s a double-header, as in our second story of the day we feature Wichita Wingnuts Manager Brent Clevlen, who moves from player to manager of the team, taking over as the new Dean of Wingnuts University.
For Wichita Wingnuts General Manager Josh Robertson it was like Déjà vu all over again. A decade ago he lured former major leaguer Kevin Hooper off the diamond and into the dugout, and Hooper led the team to three straight trips to the American Association championship series, winning it all in 2014. Based on his […]
The two guys who have become a nemesis for the Wichita Wingnuts looked to be wreaking havoc once again, when Reggie Abercombie drove home a run and scored another in the first to give the Winnipeg Goldeyes a 2-0 lead, while Kevin McGovern dominated the visitors through the first four innings of Game 3 of […]
The Wichita Wingnuts entered Game 1 of the American Association Championship series looking to do something that no one else in the league has been able to do against Winnipeg Goldeyes starter Charle Rosario – put up runs. The right-hander allowed just 8-runs in his 47.1 innings since joining the team, but the Wingnuts knocked […]
It may be a few days before the American Association playoffs begin, but Eddie Medina looked in playoff ready form Saturday night, allowing just two hits in six innings of work and combining with two relievers to help the Wichita Wingnuts blank the Salina Stockade, 13-0. Brent Clevlen and T.J. Mittelstaedt both had huge nights […]
Coming off a 12-3 season in 2016, the skies seemed the limit for Alex Boshers, However, he has admittedly not pitched to his potential despite entering Saturday’s game against the Sioux Falls Canaries at 7-2. He has not pitched to his standards, but on this night, the Wichita Wingnuts starter was on the top of […]
Two games into their three-game set with the Wichita Wingnuts, the Sioux Falls Canaries have to absolutely hate the here the name Matt Chavez every time he comes to the plate. The Wingnuts first baseman proved to be quite a headache Saturday night, hitting two home runs and driving in five in helping Wichita to […]
The Fourth of July proved to have a lot of fireworks at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, but in the end it was the Wichita Wingnuts bullpen that was able to hold onto the win as the team won 6-5 over the Winnipeg Goldeyes. Brent Clevlen hit his fourth home run of the season and Seth Harvey earned […]
The Texas AirHogs were cruising through Thursday night’s game, holding a comfortable 5-1 lead through the first five innings of the ballgame. However, when Michael Freeman came out of the game, this gave the opportunity to the Wichita Wingnuts to strike, and that is exactly what they did, scoring six runs in the sixth, to […]
After scoring 22-runs in the previous two games of their first round American Association series, the Wichita Wingnuts kept the offensive showcase going, scoring 10-runs on 13-hits to win Game 4 and advance to the championship series. Brent Clevlen led the way, with two-hits and his second homerun of the series, and Harrison Kain had […]
Without meaning to sound like a broken record, Alex Boshers has been nothing short of brilliant since joining the rotation, proving to be the Wichita Wingnuts ace. Tuesday afternoon the team was in need of their ace to step up and help snap a four-game losing streak and he came through, shutting down the St. […]
Zack Cox had entered the ninth inning Wednesday night 0-4 and he had hit into a double-play to boot. It had not been a great night for the Wichita Wingnuts third baseman, but with one swing he completed his team’s comeback in becoming the hero in the Wingnuts 7-6 victory over the Kansas City T-Bones. […]
They say that Father Time is undefeated. At some point all persons get older. They slow down; they lose a step; they don’t see as well; they simply lose their ability to play at a high level anymore. His record has proven to be most impressive. In two seasons, Peyton Manning went from the top […]
The lessons are coming hard and fast at Wingnuts University these days, and it is returning Dean Brent Clevlen who is, once again, providing the deepest lessons of them all. The Wichita Wingnuts outfielder drove in five Saturday night, and rapped out three-hits, including hitting two homeruns, in leading his team to a 12-2 victory […]
For seven innings Saturday night, it looked like the Wichita Wingnuts had their game against the Sioux City Explorers in hand. However, a late rally turned a three-run Wichita lead into a one-run game and the Wingnuts held on for the 5-4 victory. The win gave starter Jon Link his sixth victory in a row. […]
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks were on their way to 3-1 victory when the Wichita Wingnuts began to peck away at the lead, scoring solo runs in each of the final three innings to walk away with the 4-3 win. Martin Medina’s RBI single concluded the walk-off victory and gave the Wingnuts their ninth win in their […]
The Texas AirHogs showed a lot of heart, battling back from down six in the fifth inning to score six runs of the their own to tie the game. This included an eighth inning run that knotted the game at six. However, a single by Martin Medina brought home Brent Clevlen with the winning run […]
Note to the rest of the American Association: the sleeping giant that is the Wichita Wingnuts has awakened and they are ready to take their seat as the 2016 league champions. After struggling out of the gate, Wingnuts Manager Pete Rose, Jr. has this team pounding on all cylinders now as they won their fifth […]
For the second straight night, the Wichita Wingnuts used a late rally, and then scored a run in the top half of the final inning to defeat the Kansas City T-Bones. Last night, the team got four runs in the top of the ninth to erase a 5-1 deficit, then scored a run in the […]
The Amarillo Thunderheads had to be feeling pretty good about themselves when they jumped out to a 7-0 lead. Little did they know that Brent Clevlen was going to flash his 2014 MVP form, joining Andy LaRoche in leading a dramatic comeback that saw the Wichita Wingnuts battle back to win 10-9. That moved the […]
It’s hard to call any game a must win contest when you’re up by 22 games over the next best team in your division and have already clinched, but that was the situation the St. Paul Saints were in Wednesday night. Losers of four straight, the powerful Saints were looking quite vulnerable all of a […]