Category: Robert Pannier

Pair of Debuts Help St. Paul Saints Get on Track Against Railroaders, 5-4

It was an opening night of sorts for the St. Paul Saints. Trevor Foss was making his first appearance since joining St. Paul and Zach Walters just arrived after being acquired from the Kansas City T-Bones. Both played a significant role as St. Paul staved off a feverish comeback to down the Cleburne Railroaders, 5-4.…

Kansas City T-Bones Deal Zach Walters to St. Paul Saints for Noah Perio, Jr.

American Association Daily provides insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. In today’s edition, Robert Pannier examines the trade that sent Zach Walters from the Kansas City T-Bones to the St. Paul Saints for Noah Perio, Jr.

Tim Colwell, Cesilio Pimentel Earn Week 8 American Association Honors

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Week for Week 8 as chosen by Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow, with Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks outfielder Tim Colwell being named Player of the Week and Sioux Falls Canaries starter Cesilio Pimentel earned the top honor as the best pitcher during the week.

Kyle Kinman Leads Lincoln Saltdogs to Series Victory, 6-3

The Lincoln Saltdogs are entering one of the most brutal parts of their schedule and were looking to get out of St. Paul with a series victory. Thanks to six outstanding innings by Kyle Kinman, the Saltdogs got just what they needed, winning 6-3 to take two of the three games in the series. Brandon…

Chris Nunn Takes Bite Out of Saltdogs, Saints Snap Home Skid, 3-1

The St. Paul Saints had been finding the confines of CHS Field to not be particularly friendly, losing five straight games at home entering Saturday night’s contest. Things did not look well when Christian Ibarra led off the game with a home run, but Saints starter Chris Nunn was dominant from that point on, allowing…

Cleburne Railroaders Deal Cortland Cox to Lincoln Saltdogs for Chase Simpson

American Association Daily provides insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. In today’s edition, Robert Pannier examines the trade that sent Cortland Cox from the Cleburne Railroaders to the Lincoln Saltdogs for Chase Simpson.

Cesilio Pimentel Blanks RailCats in Canaries 1-0 Victory

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were just six games. Sioux Falls Canaries starter Cesilio Pimentel became the latest to flirt with a no-hitter, and the Explorers and T-Bones both extended winning streaks. 

Ryan Flores, Explores Shut Down Wingnuts, Explorers Extend Win Streak to 10

After obliterating the Wingnuts in Wichita a week ago, the Sioux City Explores welcomed their South Division rivals to town on Friday looking to extend their win streak to 10. Thanks to four early runs and three outstanding innings of relief from Ryan Flores, the Explorers walked away with a 4-2 victory. Jay Baum and…

Saltdogs Thwart Ninth Inning Comeback, Down Saints 7-6

The late inning comeback has been the trademark of the St. Paul Saints this season, and it looked like they were going to pull off another one as the Saints rallied from three down in the ninth, but a bang-bang play would end the rally as St. Paul fell to the Lincoln Saltdogs, 7-6. Randolph…

Tyler Kane Chains Saltdogs, Wingnuts Win 5-3

A night after watching Charlie Gillies shut down the potent Lincoln Saltdogs bats, it was Tyler Kane’s turn, holding Lincoln to two-runs in six innings of work as the Wichita Wingnuts were victorious, 5-3. Kane earned his first victory since returning from Mexico and Logan Watkins added three extra-base hits to lead the offense. After…

Max Murphy, Bullpen Puts Saints Back in First Place

St. Paul Saints Manager George Tsamis had the early hook on Independence Day, removing his starter after just two-thirds of an inning, but he would get outstanding relief as the Saints downed the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 8-5. Max Murphy homered and drove in four and Burt Reynolds added a three run shot as St. Paul moved…

Charlie Gillies Silences Saltdogs, Ends Wingnuts Skid, 8-1

The Wichita Wingnuts were looking for a little freedom from the rut that they had been in, and July 4th proved to be just the right day for such freedom to occur, as right-hander Charlie Gillies allowed five hits over eight innings, striking out 11 as Wichita downed the Lincoln Saltdogs, 8-1. John Nester and…

Texas AirHogs Win on Correlle Prime Walk-Off Single, 5-4

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were six great games scheduled for Tuesday. That included a wild affair in Chicago, two late victories for the Saints and AirHogs, and Justin Vernia blanking the Goldeyes.

Five-Run Ninth Gives Saints Dramatic 7-6 Victory Over RedHawks

The St. Paul Saints had desperately been in need of something that could help them to get on track, and maybe Tuesday night’s dramatic victory could be just what the doctor ordered. St. Paul entered the ninth-inning trailing by four, but scored five runs to take the lead and held on for the 7-6 victory…

TJ Bennett Impresses in Debut, Leading Saltdogs to 11-4 Victory

When TJ Bennett became available, there were a number of teams seeking his services, but it would be the Lincoln Saltdogs who would sign the outfielder. What a great move that proved to be, as Bennett homered, one of three that Lincoln would hit on the evening, and drove in three runs in his debut…

Perfect Night for Dylan Kelly Helps Send Explorers to Seventh Straight Win

In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were five great games scheduled for Friday. This included the Sioux City Explorers extending their win streak to seven and the Kansas City T-Bones downing Sioux Falls, 3-2. 

DJ Brown Blanks Saints, RedHawks Win 4-0

The St. Paul Saints returned home after splitting a four-game series in Winnipeg looking to put a little distance between themselves and those who are behind them in the standings in the North division. First up was the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, who trailed the Saints  by one game entering Monday night’s contest. Chris Nunn was making…

Fernando Perez, Austin Robichaux Earn American Association Honors for Week 7

In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Week for Week 7 as chosen by Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow, with Wichita Wingnuts infielder Fernando Perez being named Player of the Week and Lincoln Saltdogs RHP Austin Robichaux selected as Pitcher of the Week.