In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier looks at the 2020 American Association schedule, which was released on Thursday. This includes a look at the top series, an early start to the season and the likely All-Star Game venue. 2020 American Association Schedule Announced The American Association released the schedule for 2020 and it starts […]
This Week in the Association is a program that gives fans insights from around the American Association, Independent Baseball’s premier league. Hosted by Kevin Luckow and Robert Pannier, the show not only examines the happenings with the St. Paul Saints, but also looks at events going on throughout the league.
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier looks back on the 2019 American Association season of the Gary Southshore RailCats. This includes looking at the top player and pitcher as well as what to expect in 2020. The 2019 Gary Southshore RailCats Review After two straight years of making the playoffs, the Gary Southshore RailCats spent […]
Sam Gibas and Sid Boros each rushed for 102 yards as the Bethel Royals ground down the Carleton Knights, 42-13. The Royals put up 299 total yards on the ground and 591 yards of total offense in defeating Carleton for the 35th time in the 52 meetings between these two teams. The Bethel defense held […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name Chicago Dogs first baseman Keon Barnum the American Association Most Valuable Player. Barnum finished the season with 31 homers and 90 RBI.
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association select Winnipeg Goldeyes LHP Mitch Lambson as the American Association Pitcher of the Year. Lambson is coming off a season where he ranked in the top five in the league in several pitching categories.
The St. Paul Saints ended a 15 year championship drought, sweeping their series with the Sioux City Explorers thanks to a Chesny Young grand slam that gave the Saints a 6-3 victory. The Saints battled back from two runs down in the sixth, the fifth time in these playoffs that they have trailed or been […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name Kansas City T-Bones Manager Joe Calfapietra as American Association Manager of the Year. It is the second year in a row that the publications have chosen the T-Bones skipper.
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name Sioux Falls Canaries OF/C Mike Hart as the 2019 American Association Rookie of the Year. Hart beats out Chicago Dogs RHP Kyle Halbohn and Milwaukee Milkmen/St. Paul Saints RHP Tanner Kiest.
Michael Lang continued his impressive playoff run on Thursday night, driving in two, including the game winner as the St. Paul Saints moved just one game away from winning their first championship since 2004 with a 3-2 victory over the Sioux City Explorers. St. Paul battled back from a 2-0 deficit to earn the victory. […]
The St. Paul Saints opened the 2019 American Association Championship series by scoring runs in each of the first six innings on their way to a 12-3 victory over the Sioux City Explorers. Josh Allen and Chesny Young combined to go 8-8 with four runs driven in and three runs scored as every player in […]
The 2019 NW League champion Hillsboro Hops have added another one to their trophy case. In their short seven season history in Hillsboro, the Hops have now won it all in 2014, 2015 and now: 2019. Winning it three years out of seven is hard to beat. The Bullpen After games with high scoring alternating […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier previews the American Association Championship series between the Sioux City Explorers and the St. Paul Saints. These two teams begin their best of five series on Wednesday night at Mercy Field at Lewis & Clark in Sioux City. Games 1 and 2 will be in Sioux City before moving to St. Paul on Saturday.
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier talks to the two guys who will be calling the American Association Championship series, the St. Paul Saints Sean Aronson and the Sioux City Explorers Connor Ryan, to get their thoughts on the series. They are each asked the same eight questions as part of the interview.
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for September 10, 2019. There was just one playoff game on Tuesday, as the St. Paul Saints defeated the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks to advance to the American Association Championship series.
Matthew Acosta lifted a mighty swing and put the Tri-City Dust Devils onto the scoreboard. The Hillsboro Hops vainly tried to join them but were held down by the pitching trio of Jason Blanchard, Wen-Hua Sung (W, 1-0) and Ethan Elliott (S, 1). For the second time in the series, the Dust Devils evened the […]
The St. Paul Saints have been the comeback kids all season long, and they got another chance to prove that in the biggest game of the season, twice battling back to win Game 5 of the North Division Championship series, defeating the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 9-7. The Saints overcame a 5-0 deficit in the sixth and […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier discusses the latest news surrounding the Milwaukee Milkmen and how this may have completely soured their first season in the American Association. This includes the firing of Manager Gary McClure and a legal battle over the naming rights to the team’s stadium.
The Jonny Homza grand slam in the first inning helped launch the Tri-City Dust Devils over the Hillsboro Hops 9-1. The six-run first proved to be enough as the visitors ruined the final home game of the year for the home team. Fast Start It didn’t take either team any time to reach the scoreboard. […]
Mailon Arroyo saved the tenous lead in one of the most exciting finishes of the year as the Hillsboro Hops defeated the Tri-City Dust Devils 2-1 and take a 2-1 lead in the championship series. Pressure Packed Arroyo walked to the mound in not the easiest of situations. The bases loaded and no outs and […]
Franklin, Wisconsin(September 9, 2019) – The Milwaukee Milkmen, coming off of their very first season in the American Association of Professional Baseball League, have dismissed manager Gary McClure. It was a bumpy first campaign that kicked off with “home” games in Kokomo due to weather related construction delays at brand-new Routine Field Stadium in Franklin, WI. […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for September 8, 2019. There were two playoff games on Sunday, including the St. Paul Saints winning on a walk-off hit by Blake Schmit to force a Game 5 and the Sioux City Explorers advancing to the American Association Championship series.
For the second time in franchise history, the Sioux City Explorers are headed to the American Association championship series. Jose Sermo drove home two runs in the top of the 13th inning to lead the Explorers to the 5-2 victory over the Kansas City T-Bones, giving Sioux City the 3-1 series victory. Sermo had two […]