American Association Daily Recap: August 10, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 10, 2019. There were six games in the American Association on Saturday, including the St. Paul Saints clipping the Gary Southshore RailCats late, and the Lincoln Saltdogs winning their sixth straight at home.
Daily Recaps: August 10, 2019
Railroaders Roll over Explorers, 10-1
The Cleburne Railroaders scored six runs in the top of the first and received seven outstanding innings from Stephen Johnson in their 10-1 victory over the Sioux City Explorers. Johnson allowed two hits and one run as he had the Explorers off balance all night. Zach Nehrir hit is 11th homer of the season and added two RBI for Cleburne. Logan Trowbridge and Grant Buck also drove in two for the Railroaders.
Saltdogs Edge Canaries, 5-4
The Lincoln Saltdogs edged the Sioux Falls Canaries on Saturday night, 5-4. Cody Regis drove in two runs and Shairon Martis closed the contest out for his second save of the season. The victory was the sixth straight at home for the Saltdogs.
Abercrombie Powers Goldeyes to Victory, 13-9
Reggie Abercrombie homered twice as part of a four hit night as the Winnipeg Goldeyes defeated the Milwaukee Milkmen, 13-9. Jonathan Moroney, who was making his Goldeyes debut after being acquired earlier in the day, hit his fourth homer of the season and added three walks. Manuel Boscan had three hits and three RBI for Milwaukee.
Six Run Sixth Too Much for Dogs, 6-2
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks scored all their runs in a huge sixth inning as they went on to down the Chicago Dogs, 6-2. Devan Ahart and Leobaldo Pina each drove in a pair of runs during the frame. The victory gave the RedHawks their 50th win of the season, the first team to reach that mark.
Allen Delivers Game Winner, Saints Win, 3-2
Josh Allen drove in the game winner with an RBI single in the bottom of the eighth as the St. Paul Saints downed the Gary Southshore RailCats, 3-2. Jake Matthys returned to allow one earned run in 5.1 innings against his former team and Karch Kowalski came on to earn the victory, tossing 1.2 innings of scoreless relief.
American Association Notes
The Kansas City T-Bones have won four straight games. The Gary Southshore RailCats have lost five straight…The Cleburne Railroaders moved to 28-7 when scoring first…Dogs outfielder David Olmedo-Barrera has reached base in 33 straight games, the third longest streak of the season in the American Association.
Activated RHP Daniel Hurtado from the Disabled List and placed LHP Luke Westphal on the Disabled List retroactive to August 7; removed RHP Trevor Simms from the Inactive List
Traded RHP Daniel Hurtado to Chicago for a player to be named later and activated LHP Michael Gunn from the Inactive List
Activated RHP Taylor Bloye from the Disabled List
Gary SouthShore RailCats
Removed INF Will Savage from the Disabled List and placed him on the Inactive List retroactive to August 1; signed RHP David Griffin
Placed LHP Kyle Kinman on the Disabled List retroactive to July 7 and activated LHP Joshua Norwood from the Disabled List
Placed RHP Steve Hagen on the Disabled List retroactive to August 8 and signed RHP Travis Thompson
St. Paul Saints
Released C Jhonatan Solano
Traded RHP Kevin Hilton and OF Jonathan Moroney to Winnipeg for four (4) players to be named later
By Robert Pannier