Canaries Clinch, Devine Fans 13 – American Association Daily
American Association Daily provides insights, features, and recaps of the action from around the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions. In today’s edition of American Association Daily Recap, the post-season picture is all set as the Sioux Falls Canaries clinch the final playoff spot and the Saints Mike Devine fans 13 for the second straight start in St. Paul’s 7-3 victory. Plus, Logan Landon continues his hit streak.
Canaries Rally to Down Dogs, Clinch Playoff Spot
The Sioux Falls Canaries broke a decade long playoff drought, scoring six in the third and five in the sixth to defeat the Chicago Dogs, 11-9. Jabari Henry and Andrew Ely helped lead the comeback. Each player hit his ninth homer of the year. Henry and Ryan Brett each drove in three. Keaton Steele came on in the ninth and closed out the ballgame for his 16th save of the season. The last time the Canaries had made the playoffs was 2010.
Devine Fans 13 in Saints 7-3 Victory
For the second straight start, St. Paul Saints starter Mike Devine fanned 13, this time leading his team to a 7-3 victory over the Winnipeg Goldeyes. Devine struck out the side in the third and fourth innings and 75 of his 110 pitches went for strikes. Chuck Taylor, Chris Chinea, and John Silviano homered for St. Paul. Chinea drove in three.
Alvarez Sharp, Milkmen Defeat RedHawks, 7-4
Henderson Alvarez allowed two runs in six innings to lead the Milwaukee Milkmen to a 7-4 victory over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks. Adam Walker II and Jose Sermo each had two hits and David Washington drove in two to lead the Milwaukee offense. Drew Ward had three hits and drove in two for Fargo-Moorhead.
Canaries OF Logan Landon extended his hitting streak to 24 straight games…The Saints, Goldeyes, and RedHawks were officially eliminated on Sunday…After winning nine of their first 12 series this season, the Goldeyes have lost their last six.