This Week in the Association is a program that gives fans insights from around the American Association, Independent Baseball’s premier league. Hosted by Kevin Luckow and Robert Pannier, the show not only examines the happenings with the St. Paul Saints, but also looks at events going on throughout the league.
Hello everyone and welcome back to Season 4 of Taylor Made – A program where you can get Taylor Made answers from Hamline University Head Football Coach Chip Taylor. Answers about such things as the Pipers football program, football or sports in general, or about life issues that you wish the coach to share his insights about. In our first episode the Coach shares his thoughts about the Pipers football program through the first two weeks of the season, he discusses his thoughts on player safety, and we learn a secret talent about Coach Taylor. So let’s get right to Taylor Made.
Quick Slants with Coach Steve Johnson is a weekly program that will be available each week during the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAC) season, including the playoffs. The show gives fans of Bethel University football the opportunity to ask questions of the Coach each week. Questions can be about anything, including football, sports, or life in general. Coach Johnson has the final say on all questions that will be used during the show.
Welcome to Season 2 of Muskies Matters with Lakeland University Head Football Coach Colin Bruton. Muskies Matters is a weekly program where fans can ask their questions and the Coach will provide his insights related to football, sports in general, or just about life.
Welcome to the Warriors Word with Wisconsin Lutheran College Head Football Coach Dennis Miller. The Warriors Word gives fans the opportunity to ask the Coach questions about the Warriors, football or sports in general, or just ask his advice or thoughts on things going on in life. The show will be recorded each Tuesday afternoon and […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name Chicago Dogs first baseman Keon Barnum the American Association Most Valuable Player. Barnum finished the season with 31 homers and 90 RBI.
For the last two seasons, the Hamline Pipers have had to endure watching the Macalester Fighting Scots take home the coveted Bucket in this rivalry contest. But not on Saturday night, as Connor Leavens threw for four touchdowns in helping to lead the Pipers to a 31-27 victory. Hamline dominated the time of possession and […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association select Winnipeg Goldeyes LHP Mitch Lambson as the American Association Pitcher of the Year. Lambson is coming off a season where he ranked in the top five in the league in several pitching categories.
The No. 10 ranked Bethel Royals found themselves trailing at the half to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Falcons on Saturday afternoon, but a dominating second half, led by quarterback Jaran Roste, helped Bethel to pull out the 38-20 victory. Roste threw for 299 yards and rushed for another 111 to help the Royals move […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name Kansas City T-Bones Manager Joe Calfapietra as American Association Manager of the Year. It is the second year in a row that the publications have chosen the T-Bones skipper.
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name Sioux Falls Canaries OF/C Mike Hart as the 2019 American Association Rookie of the Year. Hart beats out Chicago Dogs RHP Kyle Halbohn and Milwaukee Milkmen/St. Paul Saints RHP Tanner Kiest.
The 2019 NW League champion Hillsboro Hops have added another one to their trophy case. In their short seven season history in Hillsboro, the Hops have now won it all in 2014, 2015 and now: 2019. Winning it three years out of seven is hard to beat. The Bullpen After games with high scoring alternating […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier previews the American Association Championship series between the Sioux City Explorers and the St. Paul Saints. These two teams begin their best of five series on Wednesday night at Mercy Field at Lewis & Clark in Sioux City. Games 1 and 2 will be in Sioux City before moving to St. Paul on Saturday.
Matthew Acosta lifted a mighty swing and put the Tri-City Dust Devils onto the scoreboard. The Hillsboro Hops vainly tried to join them but were held down by the pitching trio of Jason Blanchard, Wen-Hua Sung (W, 1-0) and Ethan Elliott (S, 1). For the second time in the series, the Dust Devils evened the […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier discusses the latest news surrounding the Milwaukee Milkmen and how this may have completely soured their first season in the American Association. This includes the firing of Manager Gary McClure and a legal battle over the naming rights to the team’s stadium.
The Jonny Homza grand slam in the first inning helped launch the Tri-City Dust Devils over the Hillsboro Hops 9-1. The six-run first proved to be enough as the visitors ruined the final home game of the year for the home team. Fast Start It didn’t take either team any time to reach the scoreboard. […]
Mailon Arroyo saved the tenous lead in one of the most exciting finishes of the year as the Hillsboro Hops defeated the Tri-City Dust Devils 2-1 and take a 2-1 lead in the championship series. Pressure Packed Arroyo walked to the mound in not the easiest of situations. The bases loaded and no outs and […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for September 8, 2019. There were two playoff games on Sunday, including the St. Paul Saints winning on a walk-off hit by Blake Schmit to force a Game 5 and the Sioux City Explorers advancing to the American Association Championship series.
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for September 7, 2019. There were two playoff games on Saturday, including the St. Paul Saints rallying from four down to stay alive in their series and the Sioux City Explorers getting three RBI from both Jose Sermo an Nate Samson in their 8-2 victory.
Andy Yerzy stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the ninth with two men on base, two outs and down by one run in a perfect Hollywood script. In true casting call fashion, Andy Yerzy belted one over the right field fence just left of the foul pole to help the Hillsboro Hops […]
Ryan January drove home three of the six Hops runs in a continued hot streak of his own. Tonight, January’s efforts helped the Hillsboro Hops defeat the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 6-3 and sweep the Volcanoes in the first round of the playoffs. Now, the Hops move on to the second and final round for the NW […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for September 5, 2019. Thursday there were two games in the American Association playoffs. The Sioux City Explorers won to even their series and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks took a 2-0 lead in the North Division series.
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for September 4, 2019. Wednesday was the opening of the American Association playoffs with the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks winning a nail-biter over the St. Paul Saints and the Kansas City T-Bones outslugged the Sioux City Explorers, 12-8.
Liover Peguero smacked a ground rule double in the bottom of the ninth to walk off a tightly contested game. The first game of the playoffs featured a near perfect game from the mound and last minute heroics from the plate as the Hillsboro Hops defeated the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 2-1. Near Perfect Game Tyler Holton […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier talks with the voices of the four teams who are in the American Association playoffs, asking them their take on the series ahead. Each person is asked the same six questions. Here their thoughts on the playoff series that begin tonight, as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Jack […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier previews the North Division playoff series between the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks and the St. Paul Saints. This series features the teams with the two best records in the American Association this season. St. Paul dominated the RedHawks during the regular season, winning nine of 12 games.
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier previews the South Division playoff series between the Sioux City Explorers and the Kansas City T-Bones. This is a rematch of last year’s dramatic five game series that the T-Bones won on their way to winning the American Association championship. Kansas City won the South Division with Sioux City earning the final playoff spot on Monday.
Jesus Marriaga led a potent offense finding itself ready for the playoffs. Leaving the hometown fireworks behind from Friday night, the Hillsboro Hops Hops brought their own to the plate when they sent eleven men in the eighth and scored six runs, defeating the Boise Hawks 13-5. Bit By Bit The game stayed relatively close […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for September 2, 2019. There were six games played on the last day of the regular season, including the Sioux City Explorers clinching a playoff spot and the St. Paul Saints clinching home field advantage throughout the playoffs.
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name their Pitcher and Pitcher of the Week for Week 16 in the American Association. The St. Paul Saints Jeremy Martinez is selected as the Player of the Week after hitting .579 in six games. The Texas AirHogs Zhang Tao earned Pitcher of the Week honors after tossing a no-hitter for 7.2 innings.