Category: Sioux City Explorers

Levi Scott Should Give Cleburne Railroaders Some Pop

American Association Daily provides insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. In today’s edition, the Cleburne Railroaders add outfielder Levi Scott, which should really add some pop to the team’s lineup for 2018. 

Minnesota State Law Could End St. Paul Saints Operations

American Association Daily provides insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. In today’s edition, we examine a new law passed in Minnesota which increases the minimum wage, a standard the St. Paul Saints could not pay and still stay in operation because of the league’s salary cap.

St. Paul Saints Bring in Three to Lead Bullpen

American Association Daily provides insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. In today’s edition, we look at the St. Paul Saints adding three relievers to their roster – Vinny Nittoli, Ken Frosch, and Beck Wheeler – nearly doubling the total number of players that have been signed to this point. 

Explorers Put Michael Lang Back on the Trail

American Association Daily provides insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. In today’s edition, Michael Lang proves to be in oddity in the league, returning to the Sioux City Explorers for his fifth straight season and sixth overall with the team. 

Luis Durango, Miguel Gonzalez Signings Prove Quality of American Association

American Association Daily provides insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. In today’s edition, we look at the recent signing of two more former Major Leaguers – Luis Durango and Miguel Gonzalez – something that is becoming a common occurrence in the league.

Salina Stockade Take Road Show to Can-Am League

American Association Daily provides insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. In today’s edition, the Salina Stockade were a one season addition to the American Association, but they are resurrected as they take their road show to the Can-Am League to play 18 games this season. 

Texas AirHogs Ready to Give Us RailCats 2.0

American Association Daily provides insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. In today’s edition, we confirm that the Texas AirHogs will have 13 members of the Chinese National Team joining them for the 2018 American Association season. 

American Association South Division Should Be All Out War

American Association Daily will provide insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. In today’s edition, we look at how tough the South Division in the American Association should be, as there are a lot of dynamics that should make for an exciting season and all out war whenever teams from this division square off against one another.

Sioux Falls Canaries Outfielders Should Send Balls Soaring

American Association Daily will provide insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. In today’s edition, we look at the talented group of outfielders that Mike Meyers has gathered for the Sioux Falls Canaries and how that group could lead the team to their first playoff appearance since 2010. Also, there were a host of moves around the American Association on Monday as well.  

Steve Montgomery Building Championship Pitching Staff to Take on South

American Association Daily will provide insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. Injuries and player contracts being purchased destroyed a promising season for the Sioux City Explorers, but Manager Steve Montgomery has already made some big moves to improve the pitching staff, as well as adding a lively bat that should make this team a real threat in the South Division.

Five American Association Players Who Should Be in Affiliate Ball This Season

American Association Daily will provide insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. In today’s edition, we examine five players who should be playing affiliate ball this season, including Nate Samson, Jabari Henry, Kevin McGovern, Colin Willis, and Patrick Mincey.

Tyler Ogle Powers Sioux City Explorers to Comeback Victory, 6-4

It didn’t look like it was going to be a good night for the Sioux City Explorers when Matt Chavez hit a first inning grand slam, but single runs in the second through the fourth pulled the team to within one and a three-run fifth led by Tyler Ogle’s fifth homer of the season helped…

Alex Boshers Wins Seventh Straight as Wingnuts Prevail 5-1

After two successive nights of watching the Sioux City Explorers win in walk-off fashion, the Wichita Wingnuts were looking for a big night from ace Alex Boshers and that is exactly what he provided. The right-hander allowed just one-run in 8-innings for his seventh straight victory, as Wichita prevailed 5-1. Richard Prigatano homered and drove…

LeVon Washington Doubles to Give Explorers Second Straight Walk-Off Win, 9-8

For the second straight night, the Sioux City Explorers saw a lead evaporate in the ninth inning. However, for the second straight night, the team rallied to earn a walk-off win, this time on a double by LeVon Washington to down the Wichita Wingnuts 9-8. Tyler Ogle had 3-hits and drove home 2, and Eudor…

Tony Campana Completes Explorers 5-4 Win with 2-Run Walk-Off Single

The Sioux City Explorers have suffered through one of the most challenging periods in the American Association due to the numerous injuries they have suffered. This has led to the team falling 11 games back in the Central Division, a run that would have been a real discouragement to most teams. However, not for these…

Saints Tie Season-High in Runs, Down Explorers 13-1

A night after the St. Paul Saints suffered a huge blow when slugger Brady Shoemaker hurt his shoulder, the team responded with their best offensive performance of the season, rapping out 17-hits in the 13-1 victory over the Sioux City Explorers. Ryan Zimmerman tossed six solid innings, allowing just one-run, and Breeland Almadova scored 3-runs…

Michael Lang Guides Explorers Offense in 9-8 Victory

With Lincoln winning Friday night, the Sioux City Explorers needed a victory to keep pace in the Central Division and, thanks to Michael Lang, Sioux City was able to jump out to a 7-2 lead before hanging on for a 9-8 victory over the St. Paul Saints. Lang finished with two hits, including his third…

Dre Gleason Drives in Four as Explorers Hang on for 9-7 Win

The Sioux City Explorers suffered a very disappointing loss Wednesday night, falling in the 14th inning on a walk-off home run, and it would be understandable if they entered Thursday night’s contest a little fatigued and disillusioned, but that’s not what anyone expects out of a team managed by Steve Montgomery. These Explorers battle each…

Kes Carter Delivers Walk-Off Home Run in 14th to Give Extend Saints Win Streak

The Sioux City Explorers returned to St. Paul on Wednesday night, with both teams riding three-game win streaks. These two teams had already played each other nine times entering the contest, with the Explorers leading the season series 5-4. These have been tightly contested games and the mid-week battle was no different as the Saints…

Sioux City Explorers Mid-Season Report

Record: 30-29 Place: 4th in the Central Division (8 GB), 5th in Wild Card (3.5 GB) Team Pitching (League Ranking Listed in Parenthesis): ERA: 4.69 (11), Strikeouts: 479 (3), WHIP: 1.53 (11) Team Batting (League Ranking Listed in Parenthesis): Average: .273 (4), Home Runs: 30 (9), Slugging: .381 (7), Stolen Bases: 76 (4) Sioux City Explorers…