SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota – Ivan Marin tied a franchise-record with five hits, but DonAndre Clark was thrown out at the plate trying to score on Marin’s 9th-inning single, and the ‘Dogs fell 4-3 to the Sioux Falls Canaries at Sioux Falls Stadium on Friday night. BOX SCORE Marin is now 10-for-16 on the roadtrip […]
SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Ivan Marin had two more hits and his sixth multi-hit game of the year, but the ‘Dogs gave up nine unanswered runs in a 9-2 loss to the Explorers Thursday night at MercyOne Field. BOX SCORE The ‘Dogs scored twice in the 1st after Auggie Francis and Christian Ibarra walked to […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 11, 2019. The highlights include the Texas AirHogs rallying with four in the ninth to defeat the Chicago Dogs, and Sioux City Explorers outfielder Michael Lang and Winnipeg Goldeyes right-hander Victor Capellan each reaching historic milestones.
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 3, 2019. That includes three games that went to extra frames, with the Winnipeg Goldeyes winning in walk-off fashion. Daily Recaps: June 3, 2019 Goldeyes Win on Harris 2-Run Single in 10 James Harris delivered […]
FARGO, North Dakota – Curt Smith hit a three-run homer and had his first four-hit night of 2019, and the Saltdogs rallied multiple times in a back-and-forth, 8-7 win over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks at Newman Outdoor Field on Monday night. BOX SCORE Smith’s three-run homer flipped a one-run deficit into an 8-6 lead in the […]
LINCOLN, Nebraska – Curt Smith drove in a pair of runs with his sixth multi-hit game of 2019, but Brady Shoemaker had four extra-base hits, two homers and five RBI as the ‘Dogs lost 6-5 to the St. Paul Saints at Haymarket Park on Monday evening. BOX SCORE Smith’s six multi-hit games are the most […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the games from May 19, including a double-header split between the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks and the Kansas City T-Bones, and Curt Smith records his 600th hit in a Lincoln Saltdogs uniform. This, plus transactions from around the league. Thomas Walraven Helps RailCats Scratch Out First Win The Gary […]
SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Curt Smith went 2-for-4 with a double and homer to become the 12th player in American Association history with 600 career hits, and the ‘Dogs held on late for a 10-8 win over the Sioux City Explorers at Mercy Field at Lewis and Clark Park on Sunday evening. BOX SCORE Smith […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Week for Week 14 as chosen by Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow. The Lincoln Saltdogs Curt Smith was chosen as the Player of the Week with Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks LHP Will Solomon earning the Pitcher of the Week.
After 20 days out on the road and a postponement following a torrential downpour, the Wichita Wingnuts finally returned home to Lawrence-Dumont Stadium as they faced the Lincoln Saltdogs in a double-header on Wednesday night. Thanks to two home runs from Curt Smith and Brandon Jacobs, Lincoln swept the double-header, keeping the Wingnuts a half […]
In American Association Daily, this is the unofficial All-Star break in the American Association, so Robert Pannier takes a look at Lincoln Saltdogs and how they have performed to this point in the season and what to expect down the final stretch of the American Association season.
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were six great games scheduled for Sunday. That included a pair of walk-off victories, and a rookie tossing in gem to blank the defending champions.
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as five of the six games were decided by two-runs or fewer, including four one-run games. The game of the night was an exciting contest between the Sioux City Explorers and the Kansas City T-Bones, the top two teams in the South Division.
American Association Daily will provide 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 Lincoln Saltdogs Manager Bobby Brown has made a number of moves to re-sign key pieces to last season’s Central […]
Record: 39-29, First in Central Division, Third in American Association Season Recap: Two seasons ago, the Lincoln Saltdogs put together an impressive run that led them all the way to the American Association Championship series. Things were looking good for them for 2015, but injuries and a slow start did not allow the team to […]
With six of the seven competitors hitting more homeruns than him this season, it seemed like the odds were decidedly against Lincoln Saltdogs slugger Curt Smith to win the American Association Homerun Derby. Clearly, Curt Smith doesn’t care about odds. The slugger dominated the contest from the very first round on his way to winning […]
When your team is 39-28 and leading its division, it is easy to find great joy in coming to the park to play baseball every day. When your All-Star infielder is a guy who shows up every day with a big smile on his face and makes the atmosphere in the locker room one that […]
If anyone had any doubts about the Lincoln Saltdogs 2-1 record early on, they shouldn’t be doubting now. The Nebraskan team powered their way to victory, slugging four homeruns on their way to the 9-6 victory over the Wichita Wingnuts. That gave them a series win over the Wingnuts, something they had not accomplished since […]
No one can say that Lincoln Saltdogs play dead. Trailing 3-2 entering the ninth inning on the road in Wichita, the team scored two runs to down the Wingnuts 4-3. That moved Lincoln to 2-0 early on in the season, and is quickly demonstrating that this team knows how to find ways to win. This […]
Record: 24-37, Fourth Place in the Central Division, 19 Games Out Summary: The Lincoln Saltdogs started out the season with a little championship series hangover. After riding a hot streak to the American Association Championship series last season, where they lost to Wichita, the Saltdogs struggled to get themselves going this year. The loss of […]
A late surge gave the Lincoln Saltdogs the Central Division title in the American Association, and the team rallied from an 0-2 deficit against the Winnipeg Goldeyes to advance to the league championship series, but that is where the dream came to an end. The Wichita Wingnuts were just too tough and were not going […]