American Association Daily Recap: June 5, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 4, 2019. The highlights include the Texas AirHogs snapping their 10 game losing streak and the Winnipeg Goldeyes winning in walk-off fashion for the second time this week.
Daily Recaps: June 5, 2019
AirHogs Losing Streak Halted by Hilton
The Texas AirHogs saw their 10 game losing streak come to an end on Wednesday, thanks to an absolute gem by starter Kevin Hilton. Hilton allowed 6 hits and just one run in 7 .2 innings of work to help lead Texas to the 4-1 victory over the St. Paul Saints. Jin Yang drove in two runs to lead the AirHogs offense.
Goldeyes Win on Ficociello Walk-Off Single
The Winnipeg Goldeyes won in dramatic fashion for the second time in their series against the Sioux City Explorers, as Dominic Ficociello delivered a two-run walk-off single to complete the 3-2 come from behind victory. The rally got Parker French off the hook, as he had pitched a gem but looked like he was going to take the loss. Tyler Garkow earned the victory with a perfect inning of relief.
Lubking Dominates Dogs, RailCats Win 2-1
Trevor Lubking (4-1) allowed one unearned run in 7 outstanding innings to lead the Gary Southshore RailCats to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Dogs. Thomas Walraven had two hits for the RailCats and scored both runs. Sandy Lugo earned his second save with a scoreless ninth.
Rosario Homers, Milkmen Down T-Bones
The Kansas City T-Bones simply cannot get out of the doldrums they are in. That proved to be the case on Wednesday afternoon, as they gave up three runs in the first and never recovered in a 7-2 loss to the Milwaukee Milkmen. Jose Rosario had a two-run homer in the first and added four RBI for the day to lead the Milkmen. T.J. House (3-0) earned the victory with seven outstanding innings.
Saltdogs Double Up RedHawks, 14-7
The Lincoln Saltdogs received 16 hits and 2 homeruns from their lineup and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks made five errors as the Saltdogs doubled up the RedHawks, 14-7. Randolph Oduber had 4 hits and drove in three, and Tyler Moore also had 3 RBI. Lincoln rode to victory on three successive innings where they scored four runs.
Taylor Single Delivers Canaries Victory
The Cleburne Railroaders took a 7-6 lead in the top of the eighth inning on Wednesday, only to see the Sioux Falls Canaries come back with two in the bottom half of the inning to win, 8-7. Kevin Taylor delivered the big blow, a two-run single and Reilly Hovis came on in the ninth to earn his first save of the season.
American Association Notes
The Texas AirHogs snapped their 1o game losing streak on Wednesday…The Sioux Falls Canaries are the hottest team in the American Association, winning four straight.
Gary SouthShore RailCats
Signed INF Rolando Gomez
Removed LHP Tu Jialun from the active roster and added OF Zhu Jiarui to the active roster
Signed INF Kyle Martin
By Robert Pannier