Henry Homers Twice, Allemand Thwarts Milkmen – American Association Daily
American Association Daily provides insights, features, and recaps of the action from around the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions. In today’s edition of American Association Daily Recap, Robert Pannier recaps Saturday’s games in the American Association, including Jabari Henry homering twice for the Sioux Falls Canaries and Blake Allemand delivering the game-winning hit for the Chicago Dogs.
Henry Goes Deep Twice as Canaries Outslug St. Paul, 13-12
Jabari Henry homered twice to help the Sioux Falls Canaries outslug the St. Paul Saints, 13-12. Henry had four hits, scored three runs, and drove in five as Sioux Falls jumped out to a 13-7 lead. However, the Saints rallied to score four in the eighth and added a run in the ninth before Keaton Steele closed the door for his American Association leading eighth save of the year.
Andrew Ely, Damek Tomscha, Clint Coulter, and Logan Landon each drove in a pair of runs for Sioux Falls. Kurt Heyer earned his second victory of the season, allowing one run in 3.2 innings of solid relief. John Silviano homered and drove in four runs for St. Paul.
Six-Run Frame Sends Goldeyes to Victory, 8-2
The Winnipeg Goldeyes erased a one-run deficit with a six-run frame, downing the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 8-2. Back-to-back doubles by Kevin Lachance and Darnell Sweeney led off the bottom of the sixth, tying the score. Kyle Martin put the Goldeyes on top with an RBI single and Roy Morales extended the lead with a bases loaded walk. Wes Darvill put his team on top by five with a bases clearing double. Darvill finished with four RBI.
John Gorman (1-1) earned the victory with a scoreless inning of relief. Bradin Hagens (1-3) took the loss despite tossing five solid innings.
Dogs Thwart Milkmen Comeback, 5-4
The Milwaukee Milkmen rallied for three runs in the top of the eighth to tie the score, but Blake Allemand drove in the game-winner in the bottom half of the inning to give the Chicago Dogs a 5-4 victory. K.C. Hobson, who drove in two in the contest, walked to start the inning. He moved to second on a sacrifice and scored when Allemand laced an 0-1 pitch for a single. Adam Choplick came on in the ninth to record his third save of the season.
Ryan Kussmaul had his second straight solid start for Milwaukee. Karch Kowalczyk took the loss.
Milkmen infielder Dylan Tice extended his consecutive on-base streak to 19 games…RedHawks infielder Christian Ibarra saw his 14-game hitting streak come to an end after going 0-3. That is the longest streak this season.
Chicago: Signed RHP Scott Shuman
By Robert Pannier