Category: St. Paul Saints

Dustin Crenshaw Demonstrates Economy of Pitches in St. Paul Saints 8-1 Win

The common cliché is that the only certain things in life are death and taxes. You may need to add Dustin Crenshaw pitching a masterpiece for the St. Paul Saints to that list, as the big right-hander won his eighth game of the season, shutting down the Sioux Falls Canaries in an 8-1 victory. The…

Dan Kaczrowski Sends to St. Paul Saints to 40th Win of Season

A month ago the St. Paul Saints were reeling from injuries and needed some help to keep the club afloat until they got healthy again. Dan Kaczrowski, who hadn’t played in two seasons, was called by manager George Tsamis and asked to come in fill in. Now Tsamis may find it hard to keep Kaczrowski…

Jeff Shields, Alonzo Harris Guide St. Paul Saints to 3-1 Win

The St. Paul Saints opened the second half of their season just like they ended many nights of the first half…with a win. It was two of their primetime performers that helped to bring about that victory as starter Jeff Shields and center fielder Alonzo Harris aided the club’s 3-1 win over the Sioux Falls…

Kramer Sneed Elevates Game as St. Paul Saints Win, 2-1

The game started out looking like it was going to be a tough one for St. Paul Saints left-hander Kramer Sneed. The Saints starter has fully admitted that he has struggled early in games this season and Monday night was no different. Sneed struggled by his standards through the first four innings, but settled in…

Speed Kills? Alonzo Harris Proves Brains Are Even More Dangerous

The St. Paul Saints are off to one of the best starts in the history of American Association baseball, and there is a lot of praise to go around related to the historic start. Solid defense, amazing pitching, power and timely hitting have all played key roles in the club’s early .770-plus winning percentage. What…

Rain, Late Rally Dampen St. Paul Saints Spirits in 4-3 Loss

The game started off beautifully for the St. Paul Saints. They had a 2-0 lead and Pedro Hernandez was pitching spectacularly for the visitors. Then the rains came and after an hour and 44 minute rain delay the Winnipeg Goldeyes turned the tide and won the game on a fluky ninth inning rally to snap…

Dustin Crenshaw Reels in Goldeyes in St. Paul Saints 10-2 Victory

A couple of extra days rest between starts reaped big dividends on Friday night, as Dustin Crenshaw shutout the Winnipeg Goldeyes for eight innings, before earning the complete game 10-2 victory. The St. Paul Saints starter moved his record to 7-1 on the season, one game behind league leader and teammate Kramer Sneed for most…

Jeff Shields Remains Undefeated, St. Paul Saints Win 5-3

Fourteen in a row is pretty amazing. That is how many consecutive series the St. Paul Saints have won to start the 2015 American Association season after taking three of four games from the Ottawa Champions. This night it was 5-3 victory that kept another impressive run alive. Starter Jeff Shields remained undefeated, winning all…

Angelo Songco’s Home Run Sends St. Paul Saints to 7-5 Victory

On a night where Kramer Sneed struggled a bit early, the left-hander needed to lean on his hitters to give him a boost, and right fielder Angelo Songco was more than happy to oblige. Songco went 4-4, including a huge two-run home run, leading the St. Paul Saints to a 7-5 victory over the Ottawa…

Drew Cisco Silences St. Paul Saints Bats in 2-1 Ottawa Victory

Keeping the St. Paul Saints from scoring in bunches has been quite an undertaking for opponents for most this season, but the Ottawa Champions Drew Cisco found a way to do it Tuesday night. The right-hander kept the Saints from seizing upon their opportunities, combining with three relievers to hold the home team to one…

Robert Coe Rebounds to Send St. Paul Saints to 14-5 Win

St. Paul Saints starter Robert Coe had struggled at the new CHS Field so far this season. The right-hander had been dominant on the road, posting an ERA below two, while his ERA at home was over twice as much. Coe struggled a bit early on against the Ottawa Champions, but showed he’s a true…

Kramer Sneed Just What the Doctor Ordered for Ailing St. Paul Saints

The St. Paul Saints returned from a three-game series in Lincoln where they won two of three games. That was the good part. The bad part was that injuries continued to plague the club, and a pesky Lincoln lineup depleted the team’s bullpen. That made Kramer Sneed’s outing all the more important Friday night. The…

Ian Gac’s Heavenly Home Runs Lead St. Paul Saints to 5-2 Victory

There is a cliché that says you can’t go home. Not only is Ian Gac proving that this is wrong, but he is destroying the belief. The Saints slugger pounded out two home runs and drove home all five St. Paul Saints runs in a 5-2 victory over his former team, the Lincoln Saltdogs. It…

Mike Kvasnicka Continues Torrid Run, Leads St. Paul Saints to 12-8 Victory

If this is the kind of results the St. Paul Saints can expect when Mike Kvasnicka returns from the disabled list, plan on him making at least a couple of more trips to the injured list this season. The club’s star slugger battered the Lincoln Saltdogs to lead the Saints to a 12-8 extra inning…

Late Rally Gives Saltdogs 6-5 Win Over St. Paul Saints

The St. Paul Saints got another outstanding outing from their starting pitcher, but were unable to hang onto the lead, as the Lincoln Saltdogs rallied for four runs in the eighth inning to win 6-5. The loss by the Saints was the first time that the team has lost after leading after seven innings. Pedro…