Milkmen Bullpen Sharp, Canaries Hit 4 Homers – 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 the action from Saturday night including the Milwaukee Milkmen bullpen shutting down the Dogs in a 2-1 victory and the Sioux Falls Canaries hitting four homers to power past the Saints.
Milkmen Bullpen Dominates Dogs, 2-1
The Milwaukee Milkmen got 4.1 innings off one-hit, no run ball from their bullpen in a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Dogs on Saturday. Jake Matthys earned the victory with 1.1 innings of perfect relief and Peyton Gray came on in the ninth to record his sixth save of the season. Chicago stranded 16 runners.
Homers Power Canaries over Saints, 12-4
The Sioux Falls Canaries rapped out 16 hits, including four homers, in their 12-4 victory over the St. Paul Saints on Saturday evening. Andrew Ely, Damek Tomscha, Clint Coulter, and Ryan Long all went deep for the Canaries. Ely had four RBI. Kevin Folman came out of the bullpen and tossed outstanding innings to earn the victory.
The 16 runners left on base by the Chicago Dogs on Saturday was a season high in the American Association this season…Milkmen closer Peyton Gray has not been scored upon in 16 appearances this season. He has 28 strikeouts in 16 innings pitched.
By Robert Pannier