FRANKLIN, Wisc. — An eighth-inning two-run single from Mike Hart was the difference in a come-from-behind win for the Sioux Falls Canaries. The Birds (37-55) knocked off the Milwaukee Milkmen (36-57) 7-6 in the middle game of a three-game series. The Birds trailed 6-2 after two innings, but scored five unanswered runs to seal the […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 30, 2019. There were five games played on Tuesday including the St. Paul Saints allowing one hit to the Milwaukee Milkmen in a 2-0 victory. The Gary Southshore RailCats clawed their way by the Winnipeg Goldeyes, 2-1, and the Sioux City Explorers won their 11th straight game.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Sioux Falls Canaries secured a much-needed bounce-back win in Kansas City on Tuesday night. Sioux Falls (31-37), coming off being swept at home by Lincoln, held off a the T-Bones (33-33) 8-6 in a game the Birds led the whole way. The Canaries jumped on T-Bones starter Jose Mesa Jr. […]
SIOUX FALLS, SD — The Birds (30-35) dropped the first game of three to the Lincoln Saltdogs (26-35) 15-4 on Saturday. It was Lincoln’s first win in 12 games. Their last win before Saturday came in the final game against Winnipeg on July 11. Lincoln dominated from the start. In the top of the third […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 7, 2019. There were just games scheduled in the league, as the Winnipeg Goldeyes defeated the St. Paul Saints, 7-6, and the Sioux Falls Canaries blasted the Texas AirHogs, 11-2.
SIOUX FALLS, SD — Burt Reynolds career day pushed the Birds (24-24) past the Texas Airhogs (10-38) 11-2 on Monday night. Reynolds went 5-for-5 with five RBIs and a home run. “I tried to slow things down,” Reynolds said. “It was just one of those great nights and you have to take them as they […]
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – He’s back. Former Sioux Falls Canaries Team MVP Burt Reynolds is rejoining the Birds after a trade with the St. Paul Saints, the Canaries announced Tuesday. The Birds acquired Reynolds from the Saints for the reversionary rights to catcher Adrian Nieto and a player to be named later. Nieto’s contract was […]
The St. Paul Saints offense was stagnant for the better part of June. Manager George Tsamis knew he needed to do something in order to shake his team out of their doldrums. And then it happened. The Sioux Falls Canaries released veteran hitter Burt Reynolds and Tsamis pounced. The power hitting first baseman/outfielder joined the […]
The series started late, having to wait a day due to rain, but the delay did not have a negative impact on St. Paul Saints starter Chris Nunn, who allowed 3-hits and no runs in 8-innings to lead the Saints to a 4-0 victory over the Gary Southshore RailCats. Burt Reynolds had the big hit […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier features St. Paul Saints slugger Burt Reynolds, who joined the team in June and, since then, has been one of the most feared hitters in the league, helping the Saints reach the top of the North Division while also buoying his chances of returning to affiliate ball.
They say that turnabout is fair play, and that proved to be the case Sunday evening as the St. Paul Saints responded from their worst pitching outing of the season to crush the Texas AirHogs, 13-2. A night after giving up a season high 20 hits in a 14-9 loss, the pitching staff held Texas […]
The St. Paul Saints welcomed the Texas AirHogs to town Friday night to begin a three-game series, as the Saints were looking for their sixth straight win at home. Trevor Foss and Miguel Rosario were locked in a great pitcher’s duel that saw the score tied at one through seven. However, St. Paul would score […]
After giving up seven unanswered runs, the St. Paul Saints had to feel that their chances of coming back to defeat the Kansas City T-Bones were pretty slim. However, a seven run fourth inning turned the tide as the Saints went on to a 10-6 victory, their sixth straight win. Ryan Schlosser earned the victory […]
The St. Paul Saints had been finding the confines of CHS Field to not be particularly friendly, losing five straight games at home entering Saturday night’s contest. Things did not look well when Christian Ibarra led off the game with a home run, but Saints starter Chris Nunn was dominant from that point on, allowing […]
St. Paul Saints Manager George Tsamis had the early hook on Independence Day, removing his starter after just two-thirds of an inning, but he would get outstanding relief as the Saints downed the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 8-5. Max Murphy homered and drove in four and Burt Reynolds added a three run shot as St. Paul moved […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were six great games scheduled for Tuesday. That included a wild affair in Chicago, two late victories for the Saints and AirHogs, and Justin Vernia blanking the Goldeyes.
The St. Paul Saints remained tied with the Gary Southshore RailCats thanks to a Max Murphy double in the top of the 12th that led St. Paul to a 6-5 victory over the Winnipeg Goldeyes on Saturday evening. Twice the Saints bullpen squandered leads, only to see the offense battle back to lead the team […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were five great games scheduled for Thursday. That included the Kansas City T-Bones winning their ninth straight game and the St. Paul Saints rallying to down the Winnipeg Goldeyes.
It is a common idea in sports that a change of scenery can sometimes lead to greater success. That sure proved to be the difference for Burt Reynolds, who became an instant success in his first game with the St. Paul Saints, blasting two home runs to help lead the Saints to an 8-6 come […]
The Sioux Falls Canaries had been battered in their first two games against the Wichita Wingnuts this past weekend. The pitching staff gave up 21 runs through the first two games but, since then, the staff has been absolutely on fire, helping Sioux Falls to win their fourth straight game Wednesday afternoon against the St. […]
Record: 25-44, Third in South Division, 10th Overall in the American Association Season Recap: During the off-season, Amarillo and Grand Prairie combined to form the Texas AirHogs, and the team looked pretty good early on. They were 6-6 in May, and were 11-17 in June. That wasn’t a stellar record, but the club was very […]
After dropping the first three games against the Wichita Wingnuts, the Texas AirHogs were looking for a big performance from someone to end the skid, and left fielder Burt Reynolds did just that. The AirHogs slugger clubbed two homeruns, increasing his American Association leading total to 12 in leading Texas to the 7-3 victory. Neither […]
The Texas AirHogs showed a lot of heart, battling back from down six in the fifth inning to score six runs of the their own to tie the game. This included an eighth inning run that knotted the game at six. However, a single by Martin Medina brought home Brent Clevlen with the winning run […]
With injuries to the pitching staff, Wichita Wingnuts reliever Alex Boshers was called upon to start Thursday’s game against the Texas AirHogs, and he delivered a gem. The right-hander gave the Wingnuts six outstanding innings of relief, as Wichita won 10-3. The Wingnuts staked their starter to a 1-0 lead coming out of the first. […]
For five innings Wednesday night it looked like the St. Paul Saints were going to drop their fifth straight game, but 10-runs over the final four innings erased a 3-run deficit and gave the team the 10-6 victory. The run production kept Mark Hamburger from dropping his first game of the season and saw five […]