American Association Daily Recap: June 1, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 1, 2019. This includes the Cleburne Railroaders shutting out the St. Paul Saints a night after being no-hit, and the Kansas City T-Bones losing streak extended to four. Plus, the Winnipeg Goldeyes Kevin Lachance is headed back to affiliate ball.
Daily Recaps: June 1, 2019
Jesus Sanchez Combines to Blank Saints
A night after being no-hit by St. Paul Saints RHP Eddie Medina, Jesus Sanchez combined with three relievers as the Cleburne Railroaders shutout the Saints, 2-0. Sanchez allowed two hits in six innings of work and Zach Nehrir and Angel Rosa each drove in a run for Cleburne.
Saltdogs Snap Milkmen Winning Streak
The Milwaukee Milkmen saw their three game winning streak come to an end on Saturday as John Sansone drove in three to help lead the Lincoln Saltdogs to a 7-2 victory. Sansone homered and added a double and John Brownell earned his second victory of the season with 6.2 solid innings.
Six Run Inning Propels Canaries to Victory
A six run inning was the difference for the Sioux Falls Canaries, who downed the Winnipeg Goldeyes 7-5. Clint Coulter had the big hit in the inning, a grand slam, that help put Sioux Falls on top 7-1. However, Winnipeg would battle back with two runs in the seventh and ninth, but their rally would fall short. Alex Boshers earned his second win of the season with seven innings of six hit ball.
Lubking Extends T-Bones Losing Streak to Four
Trevor Lubking tossed six shutout innings to help the Gary Southshore RailCats prevail over the Kansas City T-Bones, 3-1. The loss was the fourth in a row for Kansas City. Colin Willis, Thomas Walraven, and Andy DeJesus each had two hits for the RailCats.
Dahlberg Shuts Down Explorers
Jake Dahlberg tossed seven shutout innings on Saturday to help lead the Chicago Dogs to a 3-1 victory over the Sioux City Explorers. Dahlberg allowed four hits and no walks, striking out six. Josh Goossen-Brown earned his third save of the season.
Olson, Wilkins Send RedHawks Soaring over AirHogs
Brian Olson drove in two runs and Luke Wilkins allowed one run in five innings of work to help the RedHawks earn a 5-1 victory over the Texas AirHogs on Saturday. Wilkins earned his second win of the season. The game was delayed by rain, ending near midnight.
American Association Notes
The Arizona Diamondbacks purchased the contract of Kevin Lachance on Saturday. The Winnipeg Goldeyes infielder was hitting .372 in 13 games with 2 homers and 7 RBI. He also walked 12 times…The grand slam by Clint Coulter on Saturday was the second this season by the Sioux Falls Canaries player. Andrew Ely hit one against the Texas AirHogs back on May 22…The four game losing steak by the Kansas City T-Bones is the longest since the team was swept by the Wichita Wingnuts in 2017 (August 14-17).
Signed RHP Cody White
Kansas City T-Bones
Released OF Daniel Robertson and signed RHP Eduardo Paredes
St. Paul Saints
Placed RHP Eddie Medina on the Disabled List and activated LHP Jordan Jess from the Disabled List.
Sold the contract of INF Kevin Lachance to the Arizona Diamondbacks
By Robert Pannier