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RAILCATS ONE STEP CLOSER TO TITLE

RAILCATS ONE STEP CLOSER TO TITLE

2013 Championship Series: Game Three Box Score Gary SouthShore 7, Wichita 6 Cristian Guerrero (pictured) played a big role in helping the RailCats move within a game of their first American Association title. Gary SouthShore’s designated hitter delivered a go-ahead single in the seventh. Then, after Wichita came back to tie the score, Guerrero produced […]

INDY PITCHERS TOTAL 106 MLB WINS IN 2013

INDY PITCHERS TOTAL 106 MLB WINS IN 2013

Independent Baseball Insider: Vol. 11, No. 31, September 12, 2013 By Bob Wirz Twenty-one years ago when Kash Beauchamp was signed off the St. Paul (MN) Saints’ roster in the Northern League and assigned to Class AA the naysayers were continuing to pooh-pooh the future of this new thing called Independent Baseball.  Those who believed it could succeed likely were in the […]

WICHITA ESCAPES IN 10, EVENS SERIES

WICHITA ESCAPES IN 10, EVENS SERIES

2013 Championship Series: Game Two Box Score Wichita 6, Gary SouthShore 4 (10 Innings) Wichita almost let game two slip through its grasps, but recovered to claim a victory in extra innings. After Gary SouthShore came back from a two-run deficit to tie the score in the bottom of the ninth, the Wingnuts responded with […]

PULFER HELPS RAILCATS TAKE GAME ONE

PULFER HELPS RAILCATS TAKE GAME ONE

2013 Championship Series: Game One Box Scores Gary SouthShore 9, Wichita 4 No lead was safe in game one of the American Association Championship Series. The RailCats and Wingnuts played tug-of-war with the scoreboard, exchanging the lead three times. But, thanks to Daniel Pulfer (pictured) and a four-run RailCats seventh, Gary SouthShore came away with […]

CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES STARTS TUESDAY

CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES STARTS TUESDAY

DURHAM, NC – Tomorrow night, September 10, 2013, the Wichita Wingnuts and Gary SouthShore RailCats will begin to do battle for the American Association championship. The best-of-five series, beginning in Gary, IN, will feature two Central Division teams who took different paths to get to the same place. But, both sides have the same goal […]

PAXTON WINS MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT

PAXTON WINS MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT

By Greg Johns/MLB.com SEATTLE — About 12 hours after learning his grandfather died in nearby Vancouver, British Columbia, left-hander James Paxton won his Major League debut with an impressive six-inning outing Saturday as the Mariners topped the Rays, 6-2, at Safeco Field. Paxton, 24, held the Rays to two runs — one earned — on four hits […]

RAILCATS TO CONTEND FOR CHAMPIONSHIP

RAILCATS TO CONTEND FOR CHAMPIONSHIP

2013 Semifinals: Game Four Box Score Gary SouthShore 3, Fargo-Moorhead 0 The results are in and Gary SouthShore will meet Wichita on Tuesday night in the American Association Championship Series. With a stellar outing by starting pitcher Morgan Coombs (pictured), the RailCats defeated Fargo-Moorhead, 3-0. Gary SouthShore won the best-of-five series, 3-1, moving the club one […]

ZIEGLER CROWNED PLAYER OF THE YEAR

ZIEGLER CROWNED PLAYER OF THE YEAR

DURHAM, NC – When it comes to power and production, nobody in the American Association could match C.J. Ziegler (pictured). The Wingnuts’ first baseman set a new league record with 30 home runs, led the circuit with 99 RBI and helped drive Wichita to a Central Division title with the best record in American Association […]

RAILCATS ONE WIN FROM CHAMPIONSHIP BERTH

RAILCATS ONE WIN FROM CHAMPIONSHIP BERTH

2013 Semifinals: Game Three Box Scores Gary SouthShore 3, Fargo-Moorhead 1 Thanks to a complete-game, three-hit performance by starter Billy Spottiswood, the Gary SouthShore RailCats find themselves one win away from reaching the American Association Championship series. Spottiswood held the RedHawks’ offense to just one run and struck out five, en route to a 3-1 win […]

WICHITA RETURNS TO CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

WICHITA RETURNS TO CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

2013 Semifinals: Game Three Box Scores Wichita 13, Grand Prairie 0 Pitching was undoubtedly the story for the Wingnuts in their semifinals series against the AirHogs. Wichita is heading back to the Championship Series for the second straight year after rattling off three consecutive shutout performances in a sweep of Grand Prairie. The Wingnuts completed […]