American Association Daily Recap: August 3, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 3, 2019. There were six games in the league on Saturday, including three teams – Cleburne Railroaders, Lincoln Saltdogs, Texas AirHogs – winning in walk-off fashion, and the Chicago Dogs maul the St. Paul Saints.
Daily Recaps: August 3, 2019
RedHawks Double-Up Goldeyes, 8-4
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks doubled up the Winnipeg Goldeyes on Saturday night, 8-4, thanks to a five run seventh that blew the game open. Brennan Metzger and Tim Colwell each finished with three hits and Daniel Comstock added a three run homer. The victory increased the RedHawks lead in the North to 1.5 games.
Trowbridge Completes Railroaders Comeback Win, 5-4
Logan Trowbridge singled home Hunter Clanin with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Cleburne Railroaders a 5-4 victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries. The Railroaders trailed by three entering the ninth, but scored four runs against Sam Bragg and Harrison Cooney. Trowbridge finished with two RBI.
Regis Homer Gives Saltdogs Win in 12, 4-2
The Lincoln Saltdogs fell behind 2-0, but rallied to tie the score before winning on a walk-off homer by Cody Regis in the bottom of the 12th to defeat the Kansas City T-Bones, 4-2. Lincoln tied the score in the bottom of the eighth on a two run single off the bat of Josh Mazzola. In the 12th, Forrestt Allday led off with a single and scored on the 13th homer of the year by Regis.
Saints Mauled by Dogs
The Chicago Dogs set a franchise record, clubbing six homers as they mauled the St. Paul Saints, 15-2. Victor Roache homered twice and drove in six runs. Doug Snelten earned the victory, allowing one earned run in seven innings.
Yang Jin Walk-Off Single Wins It for AirHogs, 2-1
Yang Jin drove home the winning run with an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth as the Texas AirHogs defeated the Sioux City Explorers, 2-1. Pete Tago and Travis Ballew were both impressive as each starter allowed just one run. The AirHogs staff allowed four total hits.
Boscan Leads Milkmen to Victory
Manuel Boscan drove in three to lead the Milwaukee Milkmen to a 7-4 victory over the Gary Southshore RailCats. Milwaukee scored three in the first and three in the seventh to outpace the RailCats, Boscan’s All-Star Game teammate, Colin Willis, had three RBI for Gary.
American Association Daily
The Chicago Dogs set a franchise record with six homers on Saturday…The Texas AirHogs have won four straight games for the second time this season, defeating Cleburne, the top team in the South, three times before knocking off the Sioux City Explorers, the second place team in the division, on Saturday…The Milwaukee Milkmen snapped their seven game losing streak.
Placed LHP Michael Gunn on the Inactive List retroactive to July 7
Placed RHP Derek Heffel on the Disabled List retroactive to July 29 and returned RHP Joey Wagman to the active roster (from Israeli National Team)
Kansas City T-Bones
Activated RHP Christian Binford from the Disabled List and placed C Brett Bond on the Inactive List retroactive to July 30
Released C Joe Lytle
Removed OF Song Yunqi from the active roster and added OF Zhu Jiarui to the active roster.
By Robert Pannier