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WINNIPEG STAYS IN WILDCARD HUNT

WINNIPEG STAYS IN WILDCARD HUNT

August 30 Box Scores Winnipeg 5, St. Paul 4 With a run in the bottom of the eighth inning the Winnipeg Goldeyes staved off elimination in the wildcard race and beat the St. Paul Saints 5-4. The score was tied at four in the eighth inning when LF Ray Sadler doubled to score 1B Ryan […]

HOOPER CONFIDENT ENTERING PLAYOFFS

HOOPER CONFIDENT ENTERING PLAYOFFS

Independent Baseball Insider: Vol. 11, No. 29, August 29, 2013 By Bob Wirz “To be honest, there is no concern.” How often does a manager talk in such confident terms?   Never might be too soon, right? Yet, that was exactly what Wichita (KS) Wingnuts Manager Kevin Hooper (pictured) said this week when I asked him what […]

RAILCATS EXTEND LEAD IN WILD CARD CHASE

RAILCATS EXTEND LEAD IN WILD CARD CHASE

August 29 Scores Gary SouthShore 5, Kansas City 3 Gary SouthShore keeps inching closer to a wild card berth as they beat Kansas City, 5-3. RailCats SS Zac Mitchell and 3B Brian Kolb each had three hits in the contest to lead the offense. Both players scored a run while Mitchell drove in a pair […]

MADDOX'S HR, FOUR RBI LEAD RAILCATS

MADDOX’S HR, FOUR RBI LEAD RAILCATS

August 28 Night Recap Box Scores Gary SouthShore 10, Kansas City 4 The RailCats took another step toward securing the American Association wild card with a 10-4 win over Kansas City. Gary SouthShore won for the seventh time in its last 10 games after exploding out of the gates with six runs in the first […]

RODRIGUEZ, WICHITA POWER TO VICTORY

RODRIGUEZ, WICHITA POWER TO VICTORY

August 28 Afternoon Box Score Wichita 10, Lincoln 2 With his 18th and 19th home runs of the season, John Rodriguez (pictured) powered the Wingnuts to a 10-2 victory over Lincoln. Rodriguez hit a solo homer in the seventh inning, then capped a six-run Wichita eighth inning with a three-run shot. The designated hitter finished […]

REDHAWKS CLINCH NORTH DIVISION

REDHAWKS CLINCH NORTH DIVISION

August 27 Recap Box Scores Fargo-Moorhead 11, Amarillo 7 A red-hot start helped the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks clinch the American Association’s North Division with an 11-7 win against Amarillo. The first six batters to step to the plate in the bottom of the first all reached base, and the RedHawks put together a five-run inning. Fargo-Moorhead […]

PAHUTA, ZIEGLER CHASE HOME RUN RECORD

PAHUTA, ZIEGLER CHASE HOME RUN RECORD

Indy Baseball Chatter By Bob Wirz These last few days of the American Association season are going to be fun to watch, if just for the battle for the league home run record. We wrote in Thursday’s Independent Baseball Insider column for subscribers about C. J. Ziegler of the Wichita (KS) Wingnuts tying the mark of Brandon […]

DIABLOS HOLD AIRHOGS TO THREE HITS IN WIN

DIABLOS HOLD AIRHOGS TO THREE HITS IN WIN

August 26 Box Scores El Paso 3, Grand Prairie 0 With the combined effort of the El Paso pitching staff, the Diablos blanked the Grand Prairie and held them to just three hits as they won 3-0. Starter Justin Kuks was the winner as he pitched the first 5.2 innings and allowed just two hits […]

ZIEGLER CLAIMS HITTER OF THE WEEK

ZIEGLER CLAIMS HITTER OF THE WEEK

DURHAM, NC – The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Wichita Wingnuts 1B CJ Ziegler (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Hitter of the Week. It is almost impossible to argue with this week’s Pointstreak Hitter of the Week selection. Ziegler hit for the cycle on Wednesday in a 4-for-6 night […]

RUSCH WINS PITCHER OF THE WEEK

RUSCH WINS PITCHER OF THE WEEK

DURHAM, NC – The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Winnipeg Goldeyes RHP Matthew Rusch (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Pitcher of the Week. The Winnipeg native put together two of his best starts of the season to help the Goldeyes grab a pair of wins. On Wednesday at St. […]