Categories Archives: 2017

Guerra Named Brewers Opening Day Starter

WICHITA, Kans. (March 23, 2017) – Former Wichita Wingnut Junior Guerra was named the Opening Day starter for the Milwaukee Brewers the club announced earlier this week, making Guerra the first former Wingnut to have that honor. Guerra became the first f

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Mittelstaedt Re-Signs for 2017 Season

WICHITA, Kans. (March 21, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts are bringing back one of their most productive hitters from the last two seasons, announcing Tuesday that they have re-signed TJ Mittelstaedt for the 2017 campaign. Originally acquired by the Wingnu

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Nading has Contract Purchased by Padres

WICHITA, Kans. (March 16, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts lost a member of their 2016 bullpen Thursday, as right-hander Chad Nading had his contract purchased by the San Diego Padres. Nading is the first Wingnut to have his contract picked up by a major le

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Veteran Kussmaul Returns to Wichita

WICHITA, Kans. (March 14, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts signed veteran Ryan Kussmaul Tuesday, bringing back a right-hander who made three starts for them in 2016 before having his contract purchased by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Signed on June 16 of last

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Wingnuts Add Right-Hander Campbell

WICHITA, Kans. (March 10, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts added a new right-hander to their staff Friday, signing 25-year old right-hander James Campbell. A former 12th round pick of the Los Angeles Dodgers out of Stony Brook in 2012, Campbell spent four s

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Veteran Gutierrez Added to Wingnuts Staff

WICHITA, Kans. (March 8, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts signed veteran right-hander Danny Gutierrez Wednesday, the second pitcher to sign for the 2017 campaign. A veteran who has previously pitched in the American Association for Fargo-Moorhead, Grand Pra

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Pair of Wingnuts Relievers Retiring

WICHITA, Kans. (March 2, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts lost a pair of members from last year’s bullpen Thursday, releasing Frankie Reed and Luis Pardo who are both retiring from professional baseball. A Mid-Season All-Star last year, Reed first joined

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Wingnuts All-Time Strikeout Leader Capra Retiring

WICHITA, Kans. (March 1, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts have granted left-hander Anthony Capra, the franchise leader in career strikeouts, his release as he has chosen to retire from professional baseball, the club announced Wednesday. “Anthony has been

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Wingnuts Acquire, Sign former Shocker Cooper

WICHITA, Kans. (February 28, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts acquired and signed former Wichita State Shocker right-hander Jordan Cooper on Tuesday, giving the club the first member of their 2017 pitching staff. The Wingnuts acquired Cooper from the Kansas

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