American Association Daily Recap: July 9, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 9, 2019. There were six games on Tuesday, including Alay Lago homering twice to lead the Sioux Falls Canaries to victory, and Curt Smith driving in five as the Lincoln Saltdogs crushed the Winnipeg Goldeyes.
Daily Recaps: July 9, 2019
Smith Drives in Five, Saltdogs Win 9-2
Curt Smith tied a franchise record, driving in five to lead the Lincoln Saltdogs to a 9-2 victory over the Winnipeg Goldeyes. Smith scored three runs and hit his eighth homer of the year. Shairon Martis allowed one hit and one earned run in six innings to earn the victory.
Lago Homers Twice, Canaries Win 12-1
Alay Lago homered twice and drove in four to lead the Sioux Falls Canaries to a 12-1 victory over the Texas AirHogs. Lago had three hits and scored three runs. Taylor Hill earned the victory with six shutout innings. Javion Randle had three hits for Texas.
Westphal, Bullpen Blank RailCats, 10-0
Luke Westphal allowed three hits in six innings for his seventh win of the season, as the Chicago Dogs defeated the Gary Southshore RailCats, 10-0. Westphal struck out nine. Keon Barnum and Gustavo Pierre each drove in three runs.
Robertson Drives in Five, Railroaders Win, 9-1
Daniel Robertson drove in five as the Cleburne Railroaders defeated the Milwaukee Milkmen, 9-1. Robertson hit his fourth homer of the year, and Chase Simpson added his 13th for the Railroaders. Eudis Idrogo (3-3) was brilliant, allowing one run on six hits in seven innings to earn the victory.
Silviano, Saints Down T-Bones, 10-5
John Silviano drove in four as the St. Paul Saints defeated the Kansas City T-Bones in a rematch of last year’s championship series, 10-5. The Saints scored five runs in the first inning, three of which came on a homer by Silviano. Devon Rodriguez also homered in the frame. Jake Matthys earned the victory with five solid innings. Taylor Sparks hit a grand slam for Kansas City.
Rain caused the contest between the Sioux City Explorers and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks to be postponed. The contest will be made up as part of a double-header on Wednesday.
American Association Notes
The Saltdogs Josh Mazzola became the fifth player in American Association history to record 700 hits. Goldeyes outfielder Reggie Abercrombie is the all-time leader in hits…The Canaries Alay Lago extended his home hitting streak to 26 games.
Placed OF Brett Milazzo on the Inactive List retroactive to June 26
Activated RHP Daniel Hurtado from the Disabled List
Gary SouthShore RailCats
Signed RHP Chris Pennell
Kansas City T-Bones
Placed RHP Kevin Hamann on the Disabled List retroactive to July 6
Released INF John Sansone; Traded RHP Evan Korson, the reversionary rights to RHP Michael Blazek and a player to be named later to Kansas City for OF Forrestt Allday
Sioux Falls Canaries
Released INF Nyles Nygaard
Signed RHP Cody White
By Robert Pannier