Category: Independent

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…

Long Balls Send Cleburne Railroaders to 9-5 Victory

Despite losing the first game of their series against the Wichita Wingnuts, the Cleburne Railroaders have been one of the hottest teams in the American Association of late, winning five of their last eight games. They would make that there six of the last nine after utilizing three home runs to help send them to…

Jordan Cooper Fans 10 in Leading Wingnuts to 3-1 Victory

The Wichita Wingnuts were looking for their 10th win on their 19 game road trip as they rolled into Cleburne to take on the Railroaders. Thanks to 6.2 outstanding innings by starter Jordan Cooper and a 2-3 night by Zach Nehrir, the Wingnuts earned themselves a 3-1 victory, their fourth straight win. This was a…

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…

Tim Colwell, Keaton Steele Earn Week 12 American Association Honors

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Week for Week 12 as chosen by Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow, Gary Southshore RailCats right-hander Keaton Steele chosen as the Pitcher of the Week and Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks OF Tim Colwell as its top player.

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…

John Nester, Tommy Collier Earn American Association July Honors

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Month for July, as Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow select Wichita Wingnuts catcher John Nester as the Player of the Month and Kansas City T-Bones RHP Tommy Collier the Pitcher of the Month in the league.

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…

Seven Run Third All Wichita Wingnuts Need in 7-6 Victory

The Wichita Wingnuts headed to the third city of their 20 game road trip, beginning a four game series with the Chicago Dogs on Monday. The Wingnuts found themselves trailing early, but scored seven in the third and then held on for the victory, 7-6. Zach Nehrir and Tony Thomas each drove in two in…