In American Association Daily, former Major Leaguer Carlos Zambrano joins the Chicago Dogs looking to resurrect his career in hopes of returning to the Big Leagues one day.
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In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the list of American Association players who have already had their contracts purchased by Major League affiliates and Mexican teams since the end of the 2018 season. The list is growing, and could very well reach 20-plus before May 4 when spring training begins for the league.
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association Name Sioux City Explorers starter Justin Vernia as Rookie of the Year. Robert Pannier provides the details.
The St. Paul Saints had to feel pretty good about their chances of sweeping the Chicago Dogs on Saturday, as they sent ace Eddie Medina to the hill, who had the third best ERA in the American Association heading into the contest. However, two home runs by Kenny Wilson and three total by Chicago led […]
Friday night proved to be a banner day all the way around for the St. Paul Saints, as they not only defeated the Chicago Dogs, 10-3, but saw the Gary Southshore RailCats nearly get no-hit by the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, increasing their lead in the North Division to two games. The victory, coupled with the RailCats […]
The St. Paul Saints were looking to extend their winning streak to four on Thursday night. Trevor Foss helped to make that reality, holding the Chicago Dogs to just one run in 6.1-innings as the Saints pulled off the 3-1 victory, despite a 20 minute delay in the seventh inning to accommodate a firework show. […]
The Chicago Dogs have been relishing their role of being the spoiler over the last few weeks, and the Wichita Wingnuts were the unfortunate recipients on Friday night. The Dogs rallied for four unanswered runs to down Wichita 5-2. Stephen Perez knocked in two to help lead the way and the Chicago bullpen tossed 5.1-innings […]
The Chicago Dogs jumped out to a 5-0 lead on Wednesday night, thanks in large part to a three run third inning. However, the Wichita Wingnuts battled back only to see their comeback fall short with the tying run at the plate in the ninth as Chicago held on for a 5-3 victory. Trevor Simms […]
The Wichita Wingnuts headed to the third city of their 20 game road trip, beginning a four game series with the Chicago Dogs on Monday. The Wingnuts found themselves trailing early, but scored seven in the third and then held on for the victory, 7-6. Zach Nehrir and Tony Thomas each drove in two in […]
In American Association Daily, this is the unofficial All-Star break in the American Association, so Robert Pannier takes a look at Chicago Dogs and how they have performed to this point in the season and how they have performed to this point in the season and take a look at what to expect as the American Association heads to its stretch run.
The St. Paul Saints entered Sunday’s game against the Chicago Dogs on a three-game losing skid. Injuries and key signings have left the team depleted, but it was one of those new signings that would help to turn the game around as Jake Smith would go 3-5 with 2-RBI in his second professional game to […]
It has been a tough start to the 2018 American Association season for the Chicago Dogs, but one huge bright spot has been the play of Trey Vavra. That was on display on Saturday night, as the Chicago first baseman drove in two runs in the eighth inning to help lead the Dogs come from […]
It must have felt like déjà vu for the St. Paul Saints on Friday night as they made their first trip ever to Impact Field, home of the Chicago Dogs. With a look very much like CHS Field, St. Paul had to feel like they were at home, but the luster wore off quickly as […]
Before the 2018 season, right-hander Vinny Nittoli approached St. Paul Saints Manager George Tsamis looking to move into the starting rotation. If his first start was any indicator, he will be a permanent fixture in the Saints rotation. Nittoli tossed six outstanding innings, allowing only 2 hits while striking out 10 in leading St. Paul […]
If there is one thing we know about the St. Paul Saints, it is that they can score runs. After putting up 17 runs against the Gary Southshore RailCats, the Saints returned home for their season opener and, thanks to a 3-RBI performance by Max Murphy, downed the Chicago Dogs, 6-4. That moved the Saints […]
Welcome to Top Dog with Chicago Dogs Manager Butch Hobson. Top Dog is a weekly program where fans can send in their questions and Butch will answer them as part of the show. Top Dog will be recorded each Thursday morning and be made available by early Thursday afternoon.
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. In today’s edition, Robert Pannier features Tony Thomas, who joins the Chicago Dogs to bring bite to their lineup and leadership and character to the locker room.
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. In today’s edition, we feature Chicago Dogs Manager Butch Hobson, who will be leading the team in their inaugural season.
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. In today’s edition, the expansion Chicago Dogs add three players, moving the pack to four, with Manager Butch Hobson likely having more ready to announce.