American Association Daily Recap: June 23, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 23, 2019. Included in the highlights are the Gary Southshore RailCats snapping their six game losing streak and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks sweeping a double-header from the Chicago Dogs. This plus news and notes.
Daily Recaps: June 23, 2019
Railroaders- T-Bones Split Double-Header
The Cleburne Railroaders finished off their suspended game with the Kansas City T-Bones from Saturday, scoring five run in the fifth on their way to a 12-2 victory. The contest had been suspended in the third with the Railroaders leading 2-0, but they blew this game open with a single run in the fourth, five in the fifth and three in the sixth. Daniel Robertson drove in three for Cleburne
In Game 2, the T-Bones jumped all over Cleburne starter Charlie Gillies, scoring seven runs through the first three innings on their way to an 8-2 victory. Casey Gillaspie homered and drove in three runs and Dylan Tice scored three runs to go along with three hits.
RedHawks Sweep Dogs in Double-Header
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks absolutely dominated the Chicago Dogs on Sunday, allowing one total run in the sweep. Fargo took a commanding lead in Game 1, scoring five runs in the third on just one hit. Four walks, a hit by pitch, an error, and a three run double by Correlle Prime led the rally. Ryan Williams allowed one unearned run in five earnings to earn the victory in his first start.
In Game 2, Bret Helton allowed two hits in seven innings as the RedHawks blanked the Dogs, 8-0. Tim Colwell had two hits, including a triple, and drove in three to lead Fargo-Moorhead to victory. The win was the first shutout for Helton (2-1). He struck out six.
Goldeyes Hang on to Down Milkmen
The Winnipeg Goldeyes took a 4-0 lead into the top of the seventh, but the Milwaukee Milkmen would battle back with two runs in the seventh and one in the eighth. However, the Milkmen could not get the equalizer, falling 4-3. Victor Capellan closed the door with his 12th save. Kyle Martin drove in three, hitting his first homerun of the season.
Saltdogs Down AirHogs in 11
The Lincoln Saltdogs was not able to hold a one run lead heading into the ninth against the Texas AirHogs, but Austin Pettibone came on in the 10th, tossing two shutout innings to give his team the opportunity to pull out the 6-5 victory. A single, error, and walk loaded the bases for Auggie Francis. He struck out but the third strike was dropped. The catcher’s throw to nail Francis was wild, allowing Curt Smith to score the winning run. Cody Regis homered twice for the Saltdogs
RailCats End Skid, 11-10
The Gary Southshore RailCats snapped their six game losing streak, rallying from a 7-3 deficit and scoring three in the eighth to defeat the St. Paul Saints, 11-10. Evan Marzilli had four hits and four RBI to lead the RailCats offense. Sandy Lugo earned his fourth save this season.
The contest between the Sioux Falls Canaries and Sioux City Explorers was postponed. A makeup date was not released.
American Association Notes
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks swept their double-header on Sunday, extending their winning streak to six games, the second longest in the league this season. Sioux City recorded a seven game winning streak…The RedHawks Correlle Prime saw his six game hitting streak come to an end in the second game of the double-header. He also saw his streak of scoring a run in eight straight games end.
Signed RHP Ryan Williams and placed LHP Tyler Pike on the Disabled List retroactive to June 20
Kansas City T-Bones
Signed INF Chris Colabello and activated INF Mason Davis from the Inactive List
Sioux City Explorers
Released RHP John McKinney and removed INF Dean Green from the Disabled Lis
Removed INF Chen Jiaji and OF Zhu Jiarui from the active roster; activated INF Yang Jin from the Disabled List and added RHP Zhang Tao to the active roster
Signed LHP Joel Bender
By Robert Pannier