Category: St. Paul Saints

Evan Mitchell Clips Canaries as Saints Rally for 6-4 Victory

With the Gary Southshore RailCats sweeping their doubleheader with the Chicago Dogs on Tuesday night, the St. Paul Saints were in need of a victory to maintain their lead in the North Division of the American Association. After falling behind 4-1, it didn’t look very good for St. Paul, but three outstanding innings of relief…

Dante Bichette, Jr. Homers Twice to Power Saints to 9-5 Victory

The St. Paul Saints traveled to Sioux Falls on Monday night looking for their fourth straight victory over the Canaries, and thanks to five home runs and seven outstanding innings from Eddie Medina they would walk away with a 9-5 victory. Dante Bichette, Jr. homered twice in the contest and both he and Brady Shoemaker…

Jake Matthys, Four Homers Power Saints to 10-1 Victory

Many were expecting a playoff atmosphere as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks came to visit the St. Paul Saints, trailing by two games in the North Division. However, a five run fourth and four home runs in the game made this a blowout as the Saints went on to win, 10-1. Jake Matthys pitched his best game…

Zach Walters Grand Slam Puts Saints Atop North Division, 8-4

It had been two seasons since the St. Paul Saints had hit a grand slam, and Zach Walters found the most opportune time to break the drought, drilling his 10th homer of the year to give the Saints an 8-4 victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries. The victory put St. Paul ahead of the idle…

Aaron Gretz Leads St. Paul Saints Comeback in 11-8 Victory

It was an early afternoon affair in St. Paul for the Saints and the Sioux Falls Canaries, but it looked like the team had missed their early wakeup call. The Saints found themselves trailing by five three innings into the game, but used a four run third and a six run seventh to send them…

St. Paul Saints Burt Reynolds in Own Chase to Reach Major Leagues

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier features St. Paul Saints slugger Burt Reynolds, who joined the team in June and, since then, has been one of the most feared hitters in the league, helping the Saints reach the top of the North Division while also buoying his chances of returning to affiliate ball.

It’s Wong-Ball! Joey Wong Drives in Four to Lead Saints to 11-4 Victory

The St. Paul Saints had lost their last three games to the Sioux Falls Canaries, but the streak would not reach four. St. Paul scored seven runs in the third, and Dante Bichette, Jr. and Joey Wong each hit homers in the 11-4 victory. Eddie Medina won his eighth game of the season for St.…

Jake Esch, Jabari Henry Help Canaries Down Saints, 12-8

The Sioux Falls Canaries have been relishing the role of spoiler over the last week, and that continued on Monday night as the Canaries blasted three home runs and got eight shutout innings out of starter Jake Esch, then hung on for a 12-8 victory. Jabari Henry drove in six in the game and added…

Kyle Barrett Drives in Three as Saints Down RailCats, 9-5

The St. Paul Saints looked to regain their place atop the North Division as they faced the Gary Southshore RailCats in the closing contest of their four-game series. St. Paul would take an early 8-0 lead behind three RBI by Kyle Barrett, then hold off the RailCats on their way to a 9-5 victory. The…

RailCats Stave Off Late Rally to Down Saints, 4-2

After dropping the first two games of their series against the St. Paul Saints, the Gary Southshore RailCats got 3.1 outstanding innings of relief out of their bullpen, holding off a late rally by St. Paul in their 4-2 victory. A Tillman Pugh home run in the seventh gave Gary the lead for good, as…

Chris Nunn Hurls Saints to First Place Tie, 9-1

It has been about two weeks since the St. Paul Saints were in first place in the North Division, but they reclaimed a share of the division lead after Chris Nunn allowed just three-hits in six-innings in a 9-1 win over the Gary Southshore RailCats. The victory was the second in this four game series,…

Eddie Medina, Power Surge Gives Saints 7-5 Victory

The biggest series of the year for both the Gary Southshore RailCats and St. Paul Saints got underway at CHS Field on Friday night as the two playoff contenders were looking to make a statement that would vault one closer to the playoffs while crushing the hopes of the other. Thanks to seven outstanding innings…

All Eyes in American Association Shift to St. Paul, Sioux City

n American Association Daily, Robert Pannier previews two great series this weekend that will have a dramatic impact on the playoffs as the Gary Southshore RailCats travel to take on the St. Paul Saints and the Kansas City T-Bones battle the Sioux City Explorers.  Two Great Series Take Center Stage in the American Association With…

Max Murphy Drives in 5 to Help Saints Sweep T-Bones, 9-3

The St. Paul Saints were looking to complete their sweep of the Kansas City T-Bones on Sunday evening and, thanks to a 5-RBI night before by Max Murphy, the Saints were able to do so, winning 9-3. Justin O’Conner drove in two and scored two runs and Chris Nunn won his fourth game of the…

Justin O’Conner Leads Saints to Victory in Rain Shortened Affair

The red-hot Kansas City T-Bones came to town Friday night, looking to extend the woes of the St. Paul Saints, but catcher Justin O’Conner and a downpour made the T-Bones all wet, as the Saints would earn the 4-1, rain-shortened victory. O’Conner led the offense by blasting his first home run in nearly a month,…

Brennan Metzger Delivers Birthday Wish with Grand Slam

It was the 29th birthday for Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks starter Trey McNutt on Thursday, as he took to the hill against the St. Paul Saints. It looked like his birthday was going to be ruined when St. Paul grabbed a 2-1 lead in the top of the fourth, but Brennan Metzger delivered the best present of…

Trevor Foss Helps St. Paul Saints Snap Six Game Road Losing Streak, 7-5

After dropping the first two games in their showdown with the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, the St. Paul Saints were in need of a divine performance, and they got one Wednesday night as Trevor Foss allowed just one run through the first eight innings, and then the St. Paul Saints had to hold off a feverish comeback…

Tim Colwell Sends RedHawks Soaring in 9-7 Victory over Saints

The battle for second place in the North Division began Monday night as the St. Paul Saints and Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks began a four-game series with the two teams separated by just a half game. St. Paul grabbed an early lead, but the RedHawks battled back behind three RBI by Tim Colwell and a solid outing…

St. Paul Saints Batter AirHogs in 13-2 Victory

They say that turnabout is fair play, and that proved to be the case Sunday evening as the St. Paul Saints responded from their worst pitching outing of the season to crush the Texas AirHogs, 13-2. A night after giving up a season high 20 hits in a 14-9 loss, the pitching staff held Texas…