RedHawks Continue to Soar, Allemand Walk-Off Homer – 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 great action int the American Association, including Blake Allemand hitting a walk-off homer in the 11th to lead the Chicago Dogs to victory and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks crushing the Winnipeg Goldeyes for their sixth straight win.
RedHawks Win Sixth Straight
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks won their sixth straight game on Saturday, defeating the Winnipeg Goldeyes, 12-5. Drew Ward homered and drove in five and Dylan Kelly hit his fourth homer of the year to help power the RedHawks. Two big innings were the difference, as Fargo-Moorhead scored six in the second and five in the fifth. Tyler Pike won his second game of the season with 5.2 solid innings.
Allemand Delivers Walk-Off Homer in 11
Blake Allemand drilled a 2-0 pitch for his sixth homer of the year, delivering a walk-off homer in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Chicago Dogs a 5-4 victory over the Milwaukee Milkmen. Allemand had three hits and three RBI. Ryan Lidge added two hits and two RBI and the bullpen tossed four scoreless frames.
Canaries Crush Saints, 10-5
Damek Tomscha and Clint Coulter each drove in three runs as the Sioux Falls Canaries defeated the St. Paul Saints, 10-5. Tomscha added his ninth homer of the year. Mike Hart had four hits. Sioux Falls got 4.1 scoreless innings of relief from their bullpen to earn the victory.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes lost their eighth game in a row on Saturday. That is the longest losing streak in the league this season…The RedHawks have won six straight. That is one short of the season high set by the Goldeyes (July 23-29)…Canaries OF Logan Landon has hits in 17 straight games, the second longest streak after Drew Ward’s 21.
Chicago: Signed OF Kelly Dugan
Milwaukee: Placed RHP Jake Matthys on the Inactive List retroactive to August 27
St. Paul: Signed OF Chuck Taylor
Sioux Falls: Signed RHP Grady Wood
Winnipeg: Released RHP Dylan Rheault
By Robert Pannier