Robert Pannier opens 2019 with the first edition of American Association Daily. In the first edition of the year, Rob looks back at the 2018 American Association season, examining changes in the league, top performances, and the loss of one of the storied franchises in the league. This and much more. A Look Back at […]
The Wichita Thunder entered Saturday night’s game looking to extend their home win streak to six straight games. After jumping out to a two goal first period lead it looked like the victory was in the bag, however, the Kansas City Mavericks would battle back to tie the score with a pair of goals in […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier provides an update on the Wichita Wingnuts as they are formally given permission by the American Association to suspend operations for a year.
There may be no more impressive run that a baseball has put on that of the Wichita Wingnuts, who had won seven division titles in their 10 year existence. However, in what could be their last year, the team finally saw their post-season run come to an end, as the Sioux City Explorers downed the […]
The Wichita Wingnuts entered Saturday night’s contest with a lot of hope after seeing that the Kansas City T-Bones had already dropped their contest earlier in the day. This left Wichita’s slim hopes of still making the playoffs alive, and they took full advantage of it, downing the Sioux City Explorers 4-2 thanks to 6.2 […]
The Kansas City T-Bones have not made it to the postseason in seven seasons, but that run looks like it is about to come to an end as the T-Bones crushed the Wichita Wingnuts on Friday night, 12-6, giving them a magic number of just one game to clinch the final playoff spot in the […]
A night after watching Travis Banwart limit his team to one run in eight innings of work, Tommy Collier took matters into his own hands, allowing six hits in 6.2 innings pitched as the Kansas City T-Bones downed the Wichita Wingnuts, 6-0. The victory restored the T-Bones lead over the Wingnuts to 1.5 games for […]
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 […]
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 […]
They say that there are two things that you can count on: death and taxes. Well another thing would be the Wichita Wingnuts defeating the Texas AirHogs which, with Saturday night’s victory, not only gave Wichita a sweep of their three-game series, but a season sweep as the Wingnuts won all 13 games against Texas […]
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 Wichita Wingnuts headed south Thursday evening to take on the Texas AirHogs on starter Tyler Kane’s 26th birthday. It may have been the Wingnuts’ starters special day, but he was the one delivering the present, allowing one run in seven innings to lead Wichita to a 4-1 victory. That kept the Wingnuts two games […]
While this may be the last season of Wichita Wingnuts baseball, the team has not been afraid to post some record-setting performances this season. That occurred on Wednesday night when the Wingnuts swept the Winnipeg Goldeyes, winning the final game of the series 7-3. That gave Wichita their first season sweep of Winnipeg in franchise […]
There is really nothing like the dramatic walk-off home run, but the Wichita Wingnuts had only tasted that glory one time this season. That is until Chase Simpson helped to keep his team on pace with the Kansas City T-Bones, blasting his 12th homer of the year to give Wichita a 4-3 victory over the […]
The Wichita Wingnuts entered Monday night’s contest against the Winnipeg Goldeyes wondering if their playoff chances were slowly dwindling away after being swept by the Chicago Dogs. After falling behind by two those hopes were dashing, but a four run third and six outstanding innings by starter Casey Harman helped to propel the Wingnuts to […]
The Chicago Dogs have been relishing their role of being the spoiler over the last few weeks, and the Wichita Wingnuts were the unfortunate recipients on Friday night. The Dogs rallied for four unanswered runs to down Wichita 5-2. Stephen Perez knocked in two to help lead the way and the Chicago bullpen tossed 5.1-innings […]
Tony Thomas entered the 2018 season setting a personal goal of 20 home runs. The Wichita Wingnuts are glad he found the most opportune time to reach the milestone, giving his team back the lead after the Lincoln Saltdogs had put together a six-run sixth to tie the score at eight. That put Wichita on […]
After 20 days out on the road and a postponement following a torrential downpour, the Wichita Wingnuts finally returned home to Lawrence-Dumont Stadium as they faced the Lincoln Saltdogs in a double-header on Wednesday night. Thanks to two home runs from Curt Smith and Brandon Jacobs, Lincoln swept the double-header, keeping the Wingnuts a half […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier looks at the return of the Wichita Wingnuts to Lawrence-Dumont Stadium after they played the last 19 games on the road, and what we can expect from the team in their final 14 games at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.
It was the last game of the arduous three week road trip for the Wichita Wingnuts, as the team was looking for their sixth win in seven games. Thanks to five solid innings from Travis Banwart and a four run seventh inning, the Wingnuts pulled off the 7-4 victory over the Cleburne Railroaders, taking three […]
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.
It looked more like a football game between Kansas and Texas on Sunday evening, as the Wichita Wingnuts downed the Cleburne Railroaders, 13-6. Angel Reyes drove in five and the 2-5 hitters in the lineup combined to go 9-18 with 9-runs scored. Seth Harvey came out of the bullpen following a 90 minute rain delay […]
Despite losing the first game of their series against the Wichita Wingnuts, the Cleburne Railroaders have been one of the hottest teams in the American Association of late, winning five of their last eight games. They would make that there six of the last nine after utilizing three home runs to help send them to […]
The Wichita Wingnuts were looking for their 10th win on their 19 game road trip as they rolled into Cleburne to take on the Railroaders. Thanks to 6.2 outstanding innings by starter Jordan Cooper and a 2-3 night by Zach Nehrir, the Wingnuts earned themselves a 3-1 victory, their fourth straight win. This was a […]
The Chicago Dogs jumped out to a 5-0 lead on Wednesday night, thanks in large part to a three run third inning. However, the Wichita Wingnuts battled back only to see their comeback fall short with the tying run at the plate in the ninth as Chicago held on for a 5-3 victory. Trevor Simms […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier from the Minor League Sports Report examines the deal that sent Chase Simpson from the Cleburne Railroaders to the Wichita Wingnuts for Hunter Clanin.
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Month for July, as Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow select Wichita Wingnuts catcher John Nester as the Player of the Month and Kansas City T-Bones RHP Tommy Collier the Pitcher of the Month in the league.
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier looks at the trade that sent Angel Reyes from the Lincoln Saltdogs to the Wichita Wingnuts and how that should impact his new team.
The Wichita Wingnuts headed to the third city of their 20 game road trip, beginning a four game series with the Chicago Dogs on Monday. The Wingnuts found themselves trailing early, but scored seven in the third and then held on for the victory, 7-6. Zach Nehrir and Tony Thomas each drove in two in […]
The Wichita Wingnuts were looking to complete their sweep against the Sioux Falls Canaries and get above .500 for the first time on their three week road trip. A four RBI afternoon by John Nester helped propel the Wingnuts to a 5-3 victory and Casey Harman won his eighth game of the year. That moved […]