AA WILL BE WELL-REPRESENTED ON MLB OPENING DAY

AA WILL BE WELL-REPRESENTED ON MLB OPENING DAY

Independent Baseball Chatter – by Bob Wirz The American Association will once again be well represented when the major league season begins this weekend because of the likes of starting pitchers Max Scherzer (Fort Worth) at Washington, Junior Guerra (Wichita) at Milwaukee and James Paxton (Grand Prairie) at Seattle plus reliever Brandon Kintzler (pictured, St. […]

GUERRA NAMED BREWERS' OPENING-DAY STARTER

GUERRA NAMED BREWERS’ OPENING-DAY STARTER

Independent Baseball Chatter – by Bob Wirz Junior Guerra started out in professional baseball as a catcher.  He was only 18 at the time. His checkerboard career has years when he did not even play. And, he has never been an Opening Day starting pitcher. Until now. As one of the American Association’s most distinguished […]

PADRES PURCHASE CONTRACT OF WICHITA'S NADING

PADRES PURCHASE CONTRACT OF WICHITA’S NADING

Durham, N.C. — The contract of Wichita Wingnuts RHP Chad Nading has been purchased by the San Diego Padres organization, the American Association announced on Thursday. Nading was dominant out of the Wingnuts’ bullpen in his first season with the club in 2016, assembling a 1.83 ERA in 39.1 innings of work while fanning 30 and limiting […]