Categories Archives: 2017

Wingnuts Ink Batting Champion Chavez

WICHITA, Kans. (April 25, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts brought back one of the most valuable players in the American Association on Tuesday, re-signing first baseman Matt Chavez for 2017. Chavez was named the league’s Rookie of the Year in 2016, follo

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Hard-Throwing Kane Returns to Wichita

WICHITA, Kans. (April 24, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts continued to round out their pitching staff on Monday, re-signing right-hander Tyler Kane for the 2017 season. Kane joined the Wingnuts late last August and immediately became one of the most reliab

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Wingnuts Acquire Rookie Righty from Lincoln

WICHITA, Kans. (April 21, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts added another piece to their 2017 pitching staff Friday, trading for and signing right-hander Josh Goossen-Brown. In exchange for Goossen-Brown, Wichita traded catcher Brent Dean to the Lincoln Salt

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Lefty Leesman Returns to Rotation

WICHITA, Kans. (April 20, 2017) – A day after signing one former major leaguer, the Wichita Wingnuts welcomed a second into the fold, re-signing pitcher Charlie Leesman on Thursday. Leesman battled through a series of nagging injuries with the Wingnuts

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Second Annual Benefit Concert Set for Saturday

WICHITA, Kans. (April 19, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts Second Annual Community Benefit Concert featuring Billy Currington and Chris Janson is set for Saturday, April 22 at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. For fans planning on attending Saturday’s event, pleas

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Former Big-Leaguer Balester Signs for 2017

WICHITA, Kans. (April 19, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts added an arm with experience at the game’s highest level on Wednesday, signing former Major League pitcher Collin Balester for the 2017 season. Balester last pitched in the majors with Cincinnati

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Wingnuts Strengthen Staff Depth, Ink Medina

WICHITA, Kans. (April 18, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts continued to add to their complement of arms for the 2017 season, re-signing right-handed pitcher Eddie Medina on Tuesday. The upcoming season will be Medina’s third in a Wingnuts uniform, and his

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Wingnuts Bolster Bullpen Back End

WICHITA, Kans. (April 17, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts secured a pivotal piece of their late-inning relief puzzle on Monday, re-signing right-handed pitcher Seth Harvey for the 2017 season. Harvey returns to Wichita after a strong 2016 campaign that sa

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Pitching Staff Adds Rookies Sabo, Boyle

WICHITA, Kans. (April 14, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts continued their flurry of acquisitions on Friday, signing left-handed pitcher Nick Sabo and righty Austin Boyle. The 23-year old Sabo comes to Wichita after spending three seasons in the San Francis

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Wingnuts Bring Back Pair of Righties

WICHITA, Kans. (April 13, 2017) – The Wichita Wingnuts added a pair of righties to their staff Thursday, re-signing Mike Devine and Jesse Pratt for the upcoming season. A true rookie in 2016, Pratt joined the Wingnuts after a three-year collegiate caree

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