American Association Daily Recap: June 16, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 16, 2019. The highlights include Taylor Jordan tossing seven shutout innings as the Sioux City Explorers completed their sweep of the Cleburne Railroaders and the Lincoln Saltdogs pounded the Sioux Falls Canaries. This, plus transactions and notes.
Daily Recaps: June 16, 2019
Jordan Blanks Railroaders
Sioux City starter Taylor Jordan tossed seven shutout innings on Sunday in a 4-0 shutout of the Cleburne Railroaders. Jose Velez came on in the eighth and tossed a scoreless frame to complete the shutout as rain came, wiping out the ninth. Kyle Wren had 2 RBI for Sioux City.
Binder Stymies AirHogs
The Kansas City T-Bones earned a 7-1 victory over the Texas AirHogs in the first game of their double-header, thanks to six outstanding innings by Christian Binder. The K.C. starter allowed no runs in his six innings of work. Both Shawn O’Malley and Christian Correa drove in two runs apiece. The second game was rained out.
Saltdogs Pound Canaries, 12-1
A night after seeing the Sioux Falls Canaries score six runs in the ninth to win 7-5, the Lincoln Saltdogs left no doubt, crushing the Canaries, 12-1. Daniel Herrera homered twice and drove in five runs to lead the Saltdogs, Sharon Martis (1-2) allowed one run in five innings to earn his first victory of the season.
Westphal, Dogs Down RedHawks
Luke Westphal (5-0) allowed two runs in five innings to remain undefeated as the Chicago Dogs defeated the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 5-4. Edwin Arroyo and Rey Gonzalez each drove in two runs for the Dogs. Kyle Halbohn earned his second save of the season.
Saints Rally to Down RailCats, 4-2
The St. Paul Saints scored two runs in the seventh and eighth innings to propel them to a 4-2 victory over the Gary Southshore RailCats. Devon Rodriguez drove in two runs and Dan Motl had three hits to lead the St. Paul offense. Jordan Jess earned the win and Todd Van Steensel earned his eighth save of the season.
American Association Notes
The Sioux City Explorers won their fifth straight game on Sunday.
Released RHP Pedro Echemendia and signed RHP Wes Torrez
Activated RHP Michael Tamburino from the Disabled List and placed INF Chris Jacobs on the Disabled List retroactive to June 12
Kansas City T-Bones
Placed RHP Eduardo Paredes on the Inactive List retroactive to June 12 and signed RHP Christian Binford
St. Paul Saints
Signed RHP Tom Curtin
Placed INF Adrian Marin on the Disabled List retroactive to June 5
By Robert Pannier