RedHawks Sweep, Silviano Homers Twice – 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 exciting action in the American Association, including John Silviano homering twice to lead the St. Paul Saints to victory and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks sweeping a double-header from the Chicago Dogs.
Cumpton Dominant in Goldeyes Victory
Brandon Cumpton tossed 5.1 innings of shutout ball, leading the Winnipeg Goldeyes to a 6-2 victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries. Cumpton allowed six hits and a walk, while striking out four. John Nester had three hits and Darnell Sweeney added two. Both players scored a run and drove in another for the Goldeyes. Alay Lago hit his second homer of the season for Sioux Falls.
Silviano Homers Twice to Lead Saints Past Milkmen, 8-3
John Silviano homered twice and drove in Four as the St. Paul Saints defeated the Milwaukee Milkmen, 8-3. The score was tied at two in the sixth until Silviano hit a three-run homer to give his team the lead for good. He added a solo shot in the ninth. Chris Chinea drove in a pair of runs for St. Paul.
RedHawks Sweep Double-Header
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks earned two much needed victories on Saturday, sweeping a double-header with the Chicago Dogs. Correlle Prime lead the way in Game 1, going 4-4 with two runs scored and three RBI. That included his second homerun of the season. John Anderson (2-1) earned the win, allowing three hits and two earned runs in the complete game victory.
In Game 2, Drew Ward provided all the offense, hitting his eighth homerun of the season as the RedHawks defeated the Dogs, 2-1. Bret Helton earned the victory, allowing one unearned run in five innings. Mitchell Osnowitz closed out the game for his ninth save of the season. Luke Westphal was the unlucky loser, allowing two hits and two runs in six innings.
Drew Ward extended his hitting streak to 17 games, the longest in the American Association this season, with hits in both games of the RedHawks double-header sweep…The Milwaukee Milkmen added right-hander Tim Dillard who spent parts of four seasons in the Majors in his 21 year career. He will start on Sunday.
Milwaukee: Signed RHP Hayden Carter
Sioux Falls: Released LHP Sam Bragg
Winnipeg: Released INF Kevin Lachance
By Robert Pannier