Category: St. Paul Saints

Tommy Collier Named American Association Pitcher of the Year

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name Kansas City T-Bones starter Tommy Collier American Association Pitcher of the Year, edging out the Wichita Wingnuts Travis Banwart and the St. Paul Saints Eddie Medina for the award.

Joe Calfapietra Named American Association Manager of the Year

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name their Manager of the Year in the American Association, as Kansas City T-Bones skipper Joe Calfapietra narrowly defeats the Sioux City Explorers Steve Montgomery and the St. Paul Saints George Tsamis to earn the honors.

Kansas City T-Bones American Association Champions; Alay Lago Series MVP

The Kansas City T-Bones found themselves trailing for the second straight night but, as they had done the night before, the team rode a huge home run to retake the lead. Alay Lago delivered the big hit, a two run blast in the sixth, helping the T-Bones to the 5-3 victory over the St. Paul…

Todd Cunningham Homers Twice to Power T-Bones to 7-3 Victory

They say baseball is a game of inches, and the Kansas City T-Bones were finding themselves on the bad side of that cliché on Friday night as two balls fell a mere inch or two from being home runs early. However, Todd Cunningham left no doubt about his shots, blasting his first two home runs…

Saints Even Series Behind Dominating Performance by Eddie Medina, 6-0

On Tuesday night, the St. Paul Saints were only able to hold the Kansas City T-Bones off the scoreboard in three innings, as their pitching staff was pounded for 11 runs and 20 hits. On Wednesday night, Eddie Medina accomplished that feat in just three innings as he dominated Kansas City by allowing three hits…

Noah Perio, Jr. Bedevils Old Mates as T-Bones Dominate Game 1, 11-4

The American Association Championship got underway on Tuesday night, but it was not the kind of contest the St. Paul Saints had been hoping for as former Saint Noah Perio, Jr. hit a pair of home runs and the Kansas City T-Bones crushed St. Paul 11-4. Every player in the Kansas City lineup had at…

American Association Championship Series: St. Paul Saints vs. Kansas City T-Bones

In American Association Daily, it’s time from the American Association Championship series, and Robert Pannier analyzes the series between the St. Paul Saints and the Kansas City T-Bones, breaking down the two teams, while providing who he believes will win the title. 

Trevor Foss, Three Relievers Send Saints to American Association Championship, 1-0

It had been seven seasons since the St. Paul Saints had reached the American Association championship series. One of the longest droughts in the league. However, that drought came to an end on Saturday night as Trevor Foss combined with three relievers to blank the Gary Southshore RailCats 1-0, helping St. Paul to win the…

Jeff McKenzie Keeps RailCats Alive, Blanking Saints in 5-0 Victory

The Gary Southshore RailCats returned home hoping that the confines of U.S. Steel Yard would help to reinvigorate a team that scored just two runs in the first two contests of the North Division playoffs. That proved to be the case, as the team wrapped out 11 hits in a 5-0 victory over the St.…

Eddie Medina Puts Saints One Win Away from Championship, 8-2

A night after watching Chris Nunn blank the Gary Southshore RailCats, right-hander Eddie Medina was trying to replicate the feat, putting his team just one victory away from reaching the American Association championship series. It looked like he would fall short, as two early runs staked the RailCats to the lead, but Medina was brilliant,…

Chris Nunn Blanks RailCats to Give Saints 1-0 Lead, 4-0

The series started late, having to wait a day due to rain, but the delay did not have a negative impact on St. Paul Saints starter Chris Nunn, who allowed 3-hits and no runs in 8-innings to lead the Saints to a 4-0 victory over the Gary Southshore RailCats. Burt Reynolds had the big hit…

American Association North Division Playoffs: St. Paul Saints vs. Gary Southshore RailCats

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier of the Minor League Sports Report examines the first round matchup between the two playoff teams from the North Division, the St. Paul Saints and the Gary Southshore RailCats, breaking down what to expect in the series, providing a position-by-position analysis, as well as providing who he believes will win the series and advance to the American Association championship round. 

St. Paul Saints Power Way to 3-2 Comeback Victory over Goldeyes

For eight innings Tuesday night, the St. Paul Saints offense looked dormant as they were held to no runs on four hits. However, they would come alive in the ninth, thanks to two home runs, to down the Winnipeg Goldeyes, 3-2. The victory, coupled with a Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks loss, clinched a playoff spot for the…

Jake Matthys, Two Saints Relievers Combine to Blank Goldeyes, 4-0

The St. Paul Saints entered Monday night’s competition with a magic number of three to clinch a spot in the playoffs. They were facing their nemesis in the Winnipeg Goldeyes, who would have loved to have dashed those playoff hopes, or at least delayed them for two games. However, Jake Matthys had other plans, blanking…

Kenny Wilson Leads Dogs to 12-4 Victory over Saints

The St. Paul Saints had to feel pretty good about their chances of sweeping the Chicago Dogs on Saturday, as they sent ace Eddie Medina to the hill, who had the third best ERA in the American Association heading into the contest. However, two home runs by Kenny Wilson and three total by Chicago led…

Zach Walters Drives in Five as Saints Inch Closer to Playoff Berth, 10-3

Friday night proved to be a banner day all the way around for the St. Paul Saints, as they not only defeated the Chicago Dogs, 10-3, but saw the Gary Southshore RailCats nearly get no-hit by the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, increasing their lead in the North Division to two games. The victory, coupled with the RailCats…

Trevor Foss Silences Dogs, St. Paul Saints Win 3-1

The St. Paul Saints were looking to extend their winning streak to four on Thursday night. Trevor Foss helped to make that reality, holding the Chicago Dogs to just one run in 6.1-innings as the Saints pulled off the 3-1 victory, despite a 20 minute delay in the seventh inning to accommodate a firework show.…

Max Murphy, Saints Bats Back Jake Matthys in 13-8 Victory

The St. Paul Saints were looking to sweep their series over the Sioux Falls Canaries, and used their impressive offense once again, downing the Canaries 13-8. St. Paul rapped out 15 hits, moving their batting average to. 331 in August. Max Murphy had four hits and drove in two, and Jake Matthys won his third…