Another Sioux Falls Canary has moved on to a major-league organization. Catcher Adrian Nieto has signed with the Miami Marlins, the Canaries announced Saturday. Nieto is the fifth Canary to be picked up by a big-league organization in the last calendar year. He joins pitcher Kevin Folman (White Sox, July 24) outfielder Jordan Smith (Indians, […]
SIOUX FALLS, SD — The Sioux Falls Canaries (17-11) lost to the Lincoln Saltdogs (15-15) 12-1 on Sunday at the Birdcage. Adrian Nieto hit his fifth home run in the second inning, but the Birds couldn’t get their offense going the rest of the game. Canaries starting pitcher Keaton Steele went through the lineup one […]
The Sioux Falls’ Canaries league-leading offense kept humming on Thursday afternoon, leading the Birds to a 7-5 win over the Milwaukee Milkmen in Kokomo, Indiana. The Birds (15-10) hit three home runs in the victory, extending their lead atop the South Division to 1.5 games. The win clinched a 2-1 series victory over Milwaukee (11-16). […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for May 28, 2019. This includes Jason Garcia shutting out the Texas AirHogs and two more games being postponed because of rain. Plus, transactions.
Three more RBIs from Adrian Nieto and a key triple from Mitch Glasser led the Sioux Falls Canaries to a seven-inning win over the host Chicago Dogs Tuesday at Impact Field. The game was the first of a doubleheader, but the second game was rained out. It will be made up as part of a […]
Seven strong innings from Taylor Hill and another big game from catcher Adrian Nieto added up to a win for the Sioux Falls Canaries on Tuesday afternoon. The Birds knocked off the Texas AirHogs 6-2, locking up the second game of their three-game set after an 18-6 win Monday night. Nieto opened the game’s scoring […]
American Association Daily Recap: May 20, 2019 In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for May 20, 2019. This includes the Sioux Falls Canaries pounding the Texas AirHogs and the Milwaukee Milkmen moving back above .500. Canaries Score 18 Runs in Shelling of AirHogs […]
Every once in a while, a baseball team runs into a game where everything seems to go their way. That happened for the Sioux Falls Canaries on Monday. The Birds (2-3) beat the host Texas AirHogs (1-4) 18-6 in the first game of a three-game series between the clubs. The Canaries put up a crooked […]
Sometimes one big inning is enough. The Sioux Falls Canaries dropped their season opener to the Cleburne Railroaders 7-2 on Thursday night. A six-run, 12-batter fourth inning did most of the damage. Adrian Nieto knocked a two-run home run in the ninth inning for both Canary runs. The game started out as a pitchers’ duel. […]
The Sioux Falls Canaries’ infield just got a lot deeper. The Birds have signed former Chicago White Sox catcher Adrian Nieto as a free agent, the team announced Friday. Sioux Falls has also acquired infielder Alay Lago in a trade with Kansas City. A VETERAN BEHIND THE DISH Nieto, a 29-year-old switch hitter with pop […]
Tommy Collier had struggled in Game 1 of the South Division Championship series, allowing two home runs and four total runs in a 4-2 loss to begin the series. However, he redeemed himself in the most spectacular of ways, holding the Sioux City Explorers to one run in seven innings of work, helping the Kansas […]
The Kansas City T-Bones have not made it to the postseason in seven seasons, but that run looks like it is about to come to an end as the T-Bones crushed the Wichita Wingnuts on Friday night, 12-6, giving them a magic number of just one game to clinch the final playoff spot in the […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the game of the night as the Lincoln Saltdogs hit three more homers to defeat the Cleburne Railroaders, 9-7. The Kansas City T-Bones score 9 in the ninth to defeat the Wichita Wingnuts, 11-3, and St. Paul Saints RHP Matt Solter is impressive again. Get recaps from around the league.
For eight innings, the contest between the Kansas City T-Bones and the Wichita Wingnuts was a real nail-biter, as Wichita had tied the score at two with a run in the bottom of the eighth, however, a nine run ninth where 14 batters came to the plate gave Kansas City a commanding lead in their […]
American Association Daily provides insights and features on the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions going on with teams around the league. With the 2018 American Association season less than 10 days away, we look at some of the great promotions going on around the league, plus there are a whole lot of transactions to catch up on.