In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for September 7, 2019. There were two playoff games on Saturday, including the St. Paul Saints rallying from four down to stay alive in their series and the Sioux City Explorers getting three RBI from both Jose Sermo an Nate Samson in their 8-2 victory.
It looked like the St. Paul Saints season was about to come to an end on Saturday night as they seemed to have no answers for Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks starter Tyler Pike. However, the team would come from four runs down with nine outs left in the game to pull out a dramatic victory, 6-4. A […]
The St. Paul Saints have been one of the best teams in the American Association all season long. A number of players have stepped up in helping the Saints to their fourth playoff berth in five seasons and the second most victories in franchise history. Two of those players were honored by the American Association […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 26, 2019. There were five games in the American Association on Monday, including the St. Paul Saints setting a league record in their victory over Chicago and the Sioux City Explorers retook sole possession of second place in the South with their win over Kansas City.
The St. Paul Saints didn’t need a walk-off on Monday night at CHS Field in front of 6,146. A big three-run home run by Brady Shoemaker in the seventh gave the Saints their first lead of the night as they rallied to win 7-6 over the Chicago Dogs and reduce their magic number to clinch […]
The 12-hour bus ride from Lincoln to Winnipeg didn’t seem to bother the St. Paul Saints on Sunday evening. They arrived in town just four and a half hours before game time, but the offense was as fresh as if they had an entire day off. All nine starters collected a hit, six with a […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 1, 2019. There were six games played on Thursday, including the Lincoln Saltdogs snapping the 12 game win streak of the Sioux City Explorers, and the Texas AirHogs blanking the Cleburne Railroaders.
The St. Paul Saints know they are going to have to win on the road if they want to make the playoffs. They have done a great job recently and it continued with a sweep of the Milwaukee Milkmen on Thursday night with an 11-5 victory at Routine Field. The victory was their fourth straight […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the first half of the 2019 American Association season for the St. Paul Saints. This includes a recap of what has gone right and wrong for the team, as well providing the top pitcher and player to this point. Plus, a prognosis of what to expect in the remaining two months is included.
Swing by swing the top eight home run hitters in the American Association put on quite a show in the Jack Links Home Run Derby at CHS Field as part of All-Star Monday. It came down to two rivals: the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks and St. Paul Saints. Leo Pina pushed Brady Shoemaker to the very end, […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 18, 2019. There were five games scheduled in the league on Thursday, including Kevin Hilton blanking the Milwaukee Milkmen and both Thomas Walraven and Brady Shoemaker hitting a pair of homeruns. Daily Recaps: July 18, […]
ST. PAUL, MN (July 18, 2019) – It was a preview of what will take place at CHS Field on Tuesday night when the St. Paul Saints host the 2019 American Association All-Star Game. Saints All-Star DH Brady Shoemaker vs. Kansas City T-Bones All-Star pitcher Tommy Collier. Shoemaker got the upper hand blasting two home […]
Rub a dub dub, the St. Paul Saints have a power hitting club. The man signed before the game, Chris Baker, and their designated hitting All-Star, Brady Shoemaker, went back-to-back in the eighth inning and sent the home fans out with glee as the Saints took down the Winnipeg Goldeyes 10-9 on Friday night at […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their Pitcher and Player of the Week for Week 8 of the 2019 American Association season. This week a pair of St. Paul Saints are honored as Co-Players of the Week as 1B Brady Shoemaker and OF Max Murphy are chosen after both hit over .500. Angel Ventura became the first Milwaukee Milkmen player to be honored after being named Pitcher of the Week.
The St. Paul Saints packed a seasons worth of mistakes into one night and yet still nearly won the game. They committed three errors that showed up on the scoreboard and carried a one run lead into the ninth, but couldn’t hold it as a walk-off bases loaded walk cost the Saints, losing 7-6 on […]
They say baseball is a game of inches and for the St. Paul Saints the inches went against them on Thursday night in the first of a five game series against their division rival, the Winnipeg Goldeyes. With the tying and go ahead runs on in the top of the ninth Steve Pascual hit a […]
FARGO, ND (June 30, 2019) – Battered and bruised the St. Paul Saints are just trying to do their best MacGyver impersonation. Already down three pitchers, the Saints lost two position players in Sunday afternoon’s game, as both Joey Wong and Blake Schmit departed in the fourth and fifth inning, respectively. It was too much […]
The St. Paul Saints were 19-0 went carrying a lead into the ninth inning this season. That mark now has a blemish on it after giving up five runs in the ninth to the Texas AirHogs and losing 6-3 on Tuesday night at CHS Field in front of 7,519. The loss drops the Saints to […]
ST. PAUL, MN (June 9, 2019) – The St. Paul Saints got a powerful hitting performance from Brady Shoemaker, capitalized on one giant miscue and utilized the arm of their catcher, Jeremy Martinez, to take down the Milwaukee Milkmen on Sunday evening. In the end the Saints came out victorious, sweeping the three-game series, 6-5 […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 9, 2019. The highlights the Cleburne Railroaders sweeping a double-header from the Winnipeg Goldeyes, and Cody Regis hitting two homers in the Lincoln Saltdogs victory. This plus news and transactions.
The game on Tuesday night at Haymarket Park was moved up 30 minutes because of impending weather. The ominous clouds all evening perhaps foreshadowed the night for the Saints as their four-game winning streak was snapped, under rainy conditions at the end of the game, with a 6-3 loss to the Lincoln Saltdogs at Haymarket […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for May 27, 2019. There were just a pair of games that were played, including the Kansas City T-Bones downing the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, and Mother Nature wreaks havoc once again.
Consider the slow start to the 2019 season by Brady Shoemaker officially over. He put the Saints offense on his back on Monday night at Haymarket Park going 4-4 with two doubles, two home runs and five RBI as the St. Paul knocked off the Lincoln Saltdogs 6-5. The win was the fourth straight for […]
Many were expecting a playoff atmosphere as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks came to visit the St. Paul Saints, trailing by two games in the North Division. However, a five run fourth and four home runs in the game made this a blowout as the Saints went on to win, 10-1. Jake Matthys pitched his best game […]
It has been about two weeks since the St. Paul Saints were in first place in the North Division, but they reclaimed a share of the division lead after Chris Nunn allowed just three-hits in six-innings in a 9-1 win over the Gary Southshore RailCats. The victory was the second in this four game series, […]
The Wichita Wingnuts were on the second day of their three week road trip, but found this day to be no better than the first, as left-hander Chris Nunn allowed just two runs over 6.1-innings as the St. Paul Saints downed the Wingnuts, 3-2. The victory gave the Saints a sweep of the two-game series, […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were just three games on the schedule. That included Josh Mazzola driving in six in a loss to the Sioux Falls Canaries, and Brady Shoemaker homering twice to help the Saints down the T-Bones.
It was a battle of two longtime friends on Thursday night, as the St. Paul Saints, led by manager George Tsamis, took on the Kansas City T-Bones, led by Joe Calfapietra. Round one went to the Saints, as Brady Shoemaker homered twice and drove in four runs in the 9-2 victory. That backed Chris Nunn […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Week for Week 6 as chosen by Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow, with St. Paul Saints 1B Brady Shoemaker being named Player of the Week and Gary Southshore RailCats starter Daniel Minor earning top pitcher honors for the week.
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were only two games scheduled, but 36 runs were scored including a 15-9 victory by teh St. Paul Saints. Saints Pound Out 19 Hits in 15-9 Victory Whenever the Lincoln Saltdogs play you can be sure the […]