Tags Archives: San Diego Padres

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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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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Wingnuts Sign Rookie Chavez; Trade Larkins, Orosey

WICHITA, Kans. (April 21, 2016) – The Wichita Wingnuts continued their busy 2015-16 offseason Thursday, announcing the signing of infielder Matt Chavez, and also trading a pair of right-handed pitchers to the Lincoln Saltdogs. After playing for four sea

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Veteran Righty Link Re-Ups with Wingnuts

WICHITA, Kans. (March 29, 2016) – Right-hander Jon Link will be returning to Wichita this summer, as the Wingnuts announced Tuesday that the veteran has re-signed for the 2016 season. Link has spent part of each of the last three seasons with the Wingnu

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Nester Joins Padres Minor League Staff

  WICHITA, KS (March 21, 2016) – After one season in Wichita, 2015 Wingnut John Nester has decided to end his playing career and begin coaching as he has joined the San Diego Padres minor league staff as a Minor League Catching Instructor. “I coo

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Ottawa Starter Strikes Out 10 as Wingnuts Fall 6-1

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (August 4, 2015) – The Wichita Wingnuts fell behind early in their game with the Ottawa Champions on Monday night at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park.  They had come back from an early deficit in each of the last three games to emerge

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