Category: St. Paul Saints

St. Paul Saints Come Up Short in 9-7 Loss to Lincoln: Saints Summary

The St. Paul Saints made several trades that basically told fans and players that this season is over, and that they were preparing to enter next season in a new park with a new focus on winning. It is a good and totally understandable direction for the team to take. The problem has been that…

St. Paul Saints Make Moves with Eye on Next Season: Saints Summary

With the trade deadline looming ever so close Friday night, the St. Paul Saints made a series of trades that should help some of their rivals, but will give the team from Minnesota a stockpile of players as they enter their new ballpark next season. While still mathematically alive in the Wild Card race, the…

St. Paul Saints 8-Run Fifth Propels Team to Win: Saints Summary

It was a huge win for the Saints who are basically in “do-or-die” mode every night now. They simply have to win virtually every game they play until the end of the season if they are going to grab the Wild Card berth and tonight was a great start toward making that happen. The win…

Lincoln Saltdogs Get Walk-Off Win to Split Double-Header with St. Paul Saints: Saints Summary

After losing the first game of their double-header to the Saints, the Saltdogs pulled out a much needed victory when Eddie Young grounded into a fielder’s choice to score Ian Gac and give Lincoln the 3-2 walk-off win. The loss means that the Winnipeg Goldeyes now have a magic number of one in the North…

St. Paul Saints Add Justin Klipp to the Rotation: Saints Summary

The St. Paul Saints acquired Justin Klipp from the Wichita Wingnuts on Thursday to complete the Jared McDonald trade from last Saturday. Klipp will immediately step in and pitch tonight for the Saints as they play a double-header against the Lincoln Saltdogs tonight in Lincoln. Klipp has been a sold member of the Wingnuts rotation,…

St. Paul Saints Bats Kept in Check as Team Falls 4-1: Saints Summary

St. Paul Saints Bats Kept in Check as Team Falls 4-1: Saints Summary The St. Paul Saints are all but mathematically eliminated at this point, and the way they are playing now, it is clear that they know this as well. The Saints fell to the Gary Southshore RailCats again Wednesday night, as the team…

Gary RailCats Upend St. Paul Saints 4-2: Saints Summary

After snapping the team’s nine-game losing streak on Monday, the St. Paul Saints fell again Tuesday night 4-2 to the Gary Southshore RailCats. The Saints twice had the lead in the game before a two-run sixth sunk them. The Saints got on the board right away in the first when Devin Thaut led off the…

St. Paul Saints Losing Streak Ends, Wrigley Has Huge Game: Saints Summary

Nine had been a number looming over the heads of the St. Paul Saints heads ever since yesterday’s game ended, but now nine has a whole new meaning, a good meaning, that will hopefully infuse some life into the team’s playoff chances. The Saints finally snapped their losing streak with a huge late win over…

Willie Cabrera Named American Association Player of the Week: Saints Summary

While the St. Paul Saints are struggling mightily, LF Willie Cabrera managed to put together an amazing week at the plate and was named American Association Player of the Week. His team has lost nine games in a row, but Cabrera has done what he can to give his team the chance to win each…

St. Paul Saints Drop 8th in a Row, Fall to New Jersey Jackals 6-1: Saints Summary

For the eighth straight game in a row, the St. Paul Saints fell, this time a 6-1 decision to the New Jersey Jackals. The losing streak ties the team record, set twice, for most consecutive losses. The losing streak has all but eliminated the Saints from playoff contention, and for them to climb back into…

Big Innings Sink St. Paul Saints: Saints Summary

Big Innings Sink St. Paul Saints: Saints Summary The Winnipeg Goldeyes had the Wichita Wingnuts in town, and had their hands full. It was a perfect opportunity to make some ground in the North Division, but instead the Saints lost the last three to the Sioux City Explorers, a team they had beaten seven straight…

St. Paul Saints Bullpen Crumbles in 10-1 Loss to Sioux City Explorers: Saints Summary

With the first-place Wichita Wingnuts visiting Winnipeg, the St. Paul Saints had to feel pretty good about their chances of at least grabbing a share of the Northern Division lead. Now they simply have to worry about whether they can hold off the hot Laredo Lemurs to at least make the playoffs. For the second…

Sioux City Explorers Shutdown St Paul Saints Offense, Cabrera Streak Ends: Saints Summary

On a night of excitement in St. Paul, where the momentum was going the Saints way, the Twin Cities favorite baseball team was downed by the Explorers 6-2, as the Sioux City pitching staff dominated the Saints. It was a night that saw the Saints muster just three hits while their pitchers were giving up…

Keith Brachold Delivers in Big St. Paul Saints Win: Saints Summary

St. Paul Saints manager George Tsamis made some adjustments to his lineup Thursday night, but one thing did not change – Keith Brachold in right field, and thankfully for Tsamis Brachold came through for him for the second game in a row, as the Saints beat the Sioux City Explorers 4-2 in a Thursday matinee.…

Drew Gay Dominates T-Bones in 5-0 Shutout: Saints Summary

Drew Gay was making just his fourth start of the season, but he showed that maybe he deserves a more regular turn in the rotation. The right-hander pitched 7-plus innings of shutout ball to lead the Saint Paul Saints to a 5-0 win over the Kansas City T-Bones. Gay was solid from the start, allowing…

Nick Barnese Dominates Kansas City T-Bones for St. Paul Saints Win: Saints Summary

After being roughed up by the Wichita Wingnuts at home last Thursday, right-hander Nick Banese got his stuff back in Kansas City and dominated the T-Bones on the way to a 6-1 win. The big righty had his best stuff on display, and gave his bullpen a much needed break. Barnese went seven innings to…

Kansas City T-Bones Big Sixth Downs St. Paul Saints: Saints Summary

In a pattern that is becoming all too familiar to the St. Paul Saints, the Kansas City T-Bones used a four run sixth inning to down the Saints 5-3. The four-run outburst not only erased a 3-1 lead, but gave the Saints their fifth loss in their last six. St. Paul just finished a three-game…

Aces Wild in 9-7 Slugfest Win for St. Paul Over Wichita

It had all the makings of a real pitchers’ duel. Saints pitcher Anthony Claggett was leading the league in ERA, and Wingnuts starter Jason Van Skike was second. These two were the opposing pitchers to start the All-Star game, and it was believed that this would be a match-up that would end in a 2-1…

Big Inning Leads Wichita Wingnuts Over St. Paul Saints

The St. Paul Saints came out of the All-Star break with a lot of momentum and a great deal of incentive to make a statement against the American Association leading Wichita Wingnuts. However, it was the team from Kansas that showed why they had eight members on the All-Star team, as they downed the Saints…