In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier looks back on the 2019 American Association season of the Cleburne Railroaders. This includes looking at the top player and pitcher as well as what to expect in 2020.
FARGO, N.D. (Sep. 2, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders got a marvelous start from Charlie Gillies and shut out the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 2-0 on Monday afternoon at Newman Outdoor Field. Despite the victory, the Sioux City Explorers defeated the Kansas City T-Bones to secure the second and final playoff berth in the South Division by […]
FARGO, ND — On a day that the RedHawks needed everything to fall their way, Fargo-Moorhead couldn’t get the offense going in a 2-0 loss to Cleburne. The loss ensured that the St. Paul Saints would win the North Division Championship and earn home field advantage in the North Division Championship Series. Bret Helton took […]
FARGO, N.D. (Sep. 2, 2019) – The American Association announced Monday that Cleburne Railroaders infielder Chase Simpson and catcher John Nester have been named to the Postseason All-Star Team. Both were selected as Mid-Season All-Stars, as well. Simpson produced a record-setting offensive season, becoming the first Cleburne hitter to reach 20 home runs in a […]
FARGO, ND — For the second day in a row, the RedHawks topped the Railroaders, 4-3. The difference maker in tonight’s game was a two-run home run down the left field line for Fargo-Moorhead’s third baseman Joe Becht in the second inning. The win puts Fargo-Moorhead a half game ahead of St. Paul in the […]
FARGO, N.D. (Sep. 1, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders put the tying and go-ahead runs on base in the top of the ninth inning, but couldn’t find the clutch hit as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks walked away with a 4-3 win on Sunday afternoon at Newman Outdoor Field. With the loss, the Railroaders now need a […]
FARGO, ND — A clutch three-run eighth, thanks in part to a wild pitch and passed ball back to back, was enough for the RedHawks to come from behind and defeat the Cleburne Railroaders by a score of 4-3 and end their losing streak at five. Tyler Pike (8-3) took the mound for his 15th […]
FARGO, N.D. (Aug. 31, 2019) – For the third time in four nights, the Cleburne Railroaders could not hold an eighth inning lead as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks rallied for a 4-3 win on Saturday night at Newman Outdoor Field. With Cleburne leading 3-1 In the bottom of the eighth, Nefi Ogando (4-5) loaded the bases […]
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Daniel Herrera hit a go-ahead two-run double in the 8th, and the Saltdogs scored three to take the lead in an eventual 6-5 win over the Cleburne Railroaders in the home finale at Haymarket Park on Friday night. BOX SCORE Herrera’s double scored Josh Mazzola and Josh Norwood — who had pinch […]
LINCOLN, Neb. (Aug. 30, 2019) – For the second time in three nights, the Cleburne Railroaders could not hold an eighth inning lead as the Lincoln Saltdogs rallied for a 6-5 win on Friday night at Haymarket Park. Cleburne (56-41) controlled the game for much of the evening thanks to some clutch hitting and a […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier looks at the final weekend of the American Association season with four teams tied for first in their divisions and one team a game out, plus one team hanging on by a thread. It should make for a great weekend as four of those teams have head-to-head matchups.
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 29, 2019. There were six games played on Thursday, including the St. Paul defeating the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks to move into a first place tie in the North Division and all three teams in the playoff battle in the South all winning.
LINCOLN, Neb. (Aug. 29, 2019) – Eudis Idrogo tossed six shutout innings and the bullpen followed with three zeroes of their own, as the Cleburne Railroaders secured an important 2-0 win over the Lincoln Saltdogs on Thursday night at Haymarket Park. It was the seventh shutout win of the season for Cleburne, one more than […]
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Spencer Herrmann allowed just two runs over seven innings, but the ‘Dogs fell 2-0 to the Cleburne Railroaders at Haymarket Park on Thursday night. BOX SCORE Herrmann, who entered with a 1.69 ERA at home, allowed just four hits with two walks and five strikeouts in his final start this year. John […]
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Curt Smith hit a walk-off homer in the 12th inning, and the Saltdogs rallied to beat the Cleburne Railroaders 9-8 at Haymarket Park on Wednesday night. BOX SCORE Smith’s homer was his first since a go-ahead grand slam in the final inning on July 29th against Sioux Falls, and it was Lincoln’s […]
LINCOLN, Neb. (Aug. 28, 2019) – Curt Smith led off the bottom of the 12th inning with a solo home run that gave the Lincoln Saltdogs a 9-8 win over the Cleburne Railroaders on Wednesday night at Haymarket Park. Smith took a 1-2 pitch from Braden Pearson (3-3) on to the berm in left-center, ending […]
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.
CLEBURNE, Tex. (Aug. 26, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders rallied from a 3-0 deficit in the first inning to surge past the Texas AirHogs 10-4 on Monday night at The Depot at Cleburne Station. Texas (26-68) came out swinging against Cleburne starter Jesus Sanchez (10-4), starting the game with four consecutive singles. Na Chuang got […]
One night after suffering the worst loss of the season, the AirHogs get the most important win of the season in Cleburne tonight, taking care of business 8-2. The AirHogs fell behind early thanks to a Ryan Brett solo home run in the second inning. The AirHogs bats exploded in the 3rd inning putting up […]
CLEBURNE, Tex. (Aug. 25, 2019) – One night after holding Texas to just two hits, the Cleburne Railroaders could not silence the AirHogs bats as Texas evened the series with an 8-2 win on Sunday night at The Depot at Cleburne Station. A Ryan Brett solo home run in the bottom of the second gave […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 24, 2019. There were six games in the American Association on Saturday, including the St. Paul Saints winning a marathon contest over the Chicago Dogs, and the Kansas City T-Bones downed the Sioux City Explorers to take possession of second place in the South.
CLEBURNE, Tex. (Aug. 24, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders set a franchise record for runs scored on Saturday night, defeating the Texas AirHogs 22-2 at The Depot at Cleburne Station. The Railroaders (54-38) banged out 15 hits and drew 12 walks, which also matched a franchise record. They scored ten runs in the bottom of […]
Sioux City, IA- The Sioux City Explorers finish off a sweep of the Cleburne Railroaders on Friday with a 7-4 win. The X’s got off to a quick start with a three run first inning. With the bases loaded and one out Jeremy Hazelbaker brought home the games first run by beating out a double […]
SIOUX CITY, Iowa. (Aug. 23, 2019) – The Cleburne Railroaders scored four unanswered runs and brought the tying run to the plate in the top of the ninth, but couldn’t find the big hit as the Sioux City Explorers finished off a three-game sweep with a 7-4 win on Friday night at Lewis and Clark […]
Sioux City, IA- If you’ve come to MercyOne Field at Lewis and Clark Park looking for dramatic, playoff atmosphere type baseball, then you have come to the right place. The X’s walked it off in 12 innings for the second time in three games as they beat the Cleburne Railroaders 4-3 on Thursday night. Cleburne […]
SIOUX CITY, Iowa. (Aug. 22, 2019) – Jose Sermo skied a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 12th inning to give the Sioux City Explorers a 4-3 win over the Cleburne Railroaders on Thursday night at Lewis and Clark Park. Bryan Saucedo (2-2) started the inning with three straight walks, setting the stage for […]
Sioux City, IA- After an dramatic game the previous night the Sioux City Explorers got back to business as they opened a series with the Cleburne Railroaders and came away with a win 5-3. Sioux City grabbed the lead right away in the first inning as Kyle Wren set the Explorers single season record with […]
SIOUX CITY, Iowa. (Aug. 21, 2019) – The Sioux City Explorers got 3.2 scoreless innings from their bullpen with eight strikeouts, as the Cleburne Railroaders dropped game one of the series by the score of 5-3 on Wednesday night at Lewis and Clark Park. It didn’t take long for Sioux City (49-39) to take the […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 20, 2019. There were five games in the American Association on Tuesday, including the Sioux City Explorers moving back into second place in the South with a victory over the Kansas City T-Bones. In Texas, Tao Zhang tossed seven one-hit innings against Lincoln in the AirHogs 3-1 win.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Aug. 20, 2019) – John Nester etched his name into the Cleburne record books by hitting for the first cycle in franchise history, as the Railroaders battled past the Sioux Falls Canaries 12-10 on Tuesday night at Sioux Falls Stadium. Cleburne finished the set with 42 total runs and 50 hits, both […]