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.
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name Kansas City T-Bones starter Tommy Collier American Association Pitcher of the Year, edging out the Wichita Wingnuts Travis Banwart and the St. Paul Saints Eddie Medina for the award.
The series of the season in the American Association began Wednesday night when the Wichita Wingnuts traveled up I-35 to take on the Kansas City T-Bones with both teams seeking the final playoff spot in the South Division. Wichita entered the game trailing Kansas City by 1.5 but, thanks to eight outstanding innings by starter […]
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. […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Week for Week 13 as chosen by Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow. The Wichita Wingnuts pull off a sweep this week as Travis Banwart is named Pitcher of the Week and Angel Reyes is named Player of the Week.
Travis Banwart has been the hard luck recipient of several no-decisions this season as the bullpen had squandered leads, however, that was not going to be the case on Saturday evening. The right-hander allowed the Sioux Falls Canaries just three hits in eight innings of work, combining with Brady Bowen to shut out the Canaries, […]
It is a truly great man who learns from the successes of others and finds a way to apply it to his own life. That is what we saw out of Wichita Wingnuts Manager Brent Clevlen on Saturday night, as he employed the same kind of tactics used by the Cleburne Railroaders two nights earlier […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were six great games scheduled for Sunday. That included a pair of walk-off victories, and a rookie tossing in gem to blank the defending champions.
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps tan exciting Memorial Day in American Association baseball, including the Sioux City Explorers and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks winning in walk-off fashion, and the Wichita Wingnuts and Cleburne Railroaders locked in a great pitcher’s duel.
Former Major League great Rafael Palmeiro opted to join his teammates in Wichita for the opening game of the Cleburne Railroaders four game set against the Wingnuts. A crowd of over 3,100 came to see the baseball great, but it was Wingnuts starter Travis Banwart who was the star of the game, allowing 4-hits in […]
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, we examine a new law passed in Minnesota which increases the minimum wage, a standard the St. Paul Saints could not pay and still stay in operation because of the league’s salary cap.