Holmberg Outduels Hilton, Harris Ends Marathon – 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 Wednesday’s great day in the American Association, including Alonzo Harris ending a marathon contest with a three-run homer in the bottom of the 14th and David Holmberg outdueling Kevin Hilton to lead the Milwaukee Milkmen to victory.
Tomshaw, RedHawks Crush Canaries, 11-1
Matt Tomshaw (3-3) allowed one run in seven innings to even his record as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks crushed the Sioux Falls Canaries, 11-1. A five-run second inning put Fargo-Moorhead on top for good. Forrestt Allday had four hits, including hitting his fourth homer of the season. Drew Ward also homered, and Sam Dexter had two hits and drove in three for the RedHawks.
Harris Walk-Off Homer Gives Saints Win in 14th
Alonzo Harris hit a three-run, walk-off homer in the bottom of the 14th inning to deliver a 6-4 victory for the St. Paul Saints. The Chicago Dogs had taken the lead in the top half of the inning on Joey Terdoslavich’s 11th homer of the season but Harris crushed the Dogs hopes, blasting a two-out shot over the left field wall to win it for St. Paul. Harris homered twice in the game. Matt Pobereyko earned the victory in relief.
Holmberg Outduels Hilton, Milkmen Win, 2-1
David Holmberg outdueled Winnipeg Goldeyes starter Kevin Hilton, leading the Milwaukee Milkmen to a 2-1 victory. Holmberg won his sixth game of the year, allowing one run in seven innings, striking out nine. Hilton allowed just two runs in 6.1 innings, but he took the loss as a two-run homer by Adam Walker in the bottom of the first was the difference in the contest.
The hitting streak continues for Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks outfielder Drew Ward. Ward was 2-5 on Wednesday, extending his hitting streak to 20 games, longest in the American Association this season…Milwaukee Milkmen ace David Holmberg won his sixth game of the season. That ties him for the most wins in the league…The Saints 14-inning victory was the third longest game in franchise history, going 4 hours and 27 minutes. Four hours and 57 minutes is the record set in a 15-inning game against the Cleburne Railroaders on May 29, 2017…The Saints-Dogs 14-inning game was the longest in the American Association this season.
Chicago: Released OF Brett Milazzo
Fargo-Moorhead: Acquired INF Sam Dexter from New York (Frontier League) for cash and signed Dexter
St. Paul: Placed RHP Matt Quintana on the Inactive List retroactive to August 9; Signed LHP Chris Nunn
Sioux Falls: Released INF Ryan Long; Signed RHP Alex Boshers
Winnipeg: Removed LHP Kevin McGovern from the Injured List and placed him on the Inactive List retroactive to August 2
By Robert Pannier