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 examines the deal that sent infielder/pitcher Dan Johnson to the Lincoln Saltdogs for Nathaniel Maggio.
n American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were four games on Thursday night. That included the Sioux Falls Canaries rallying to down the Chicago Dogs and Cesar Valera homering in his second game since coming off the DL.
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. With the 2018 American Association season less than 10 days away, we look at some of the great promotions going on around the league, plus there are a whole lot of transactions to catch up on.
The St. Paul Saints got a real shot in the arm last night when Dan Johnson rejoined the team, hitting a home run, one of the three the team hit on their way to an 8-5 victory. Monday night it was Dustin Crenshaw’s turn to revitalize the team, and boy did he ever, tossing a […]
Dan Johnson returned to the St. Paul Saints Sunday afternoon, giving the team a real shot in the arm. The shot in the arm proved to be a boost of power, as he homered in his second at bat with the team, one of three home runs the team hit on the evening in the […]
A day after fellow St. Paul Saints starter John Straka had his contract purchased by the Toronto Blue Jays, right-hander Dan Johnson stymied the Sioux Falls Canaries, blanking them for six-innings in his team’s 3-1 victory. That gave Johnson his third win a row and kept the Saints 7.5-games ahead of the Winnipeg Goldeyes in […]
Maybe the idea that Dan Johnson could return to the Majors as a knuckleball pitcher isn’t as crazy as everyone had suspected. After blanking the Lincoln Saltdogs for seven-innings in his last start, Johnson shut down the Gary Southshore RailCats for 5.2-innings, allowing just one-run in the St. Paul Saints 2-1 victory. This was a […]
When your starter gives up a grand slam that puts your team behind 7-2 and the heart and soul of your lineup is lost to an injury in the third inning, there is no real reason to believe that your team is coming back. It looks even tougher when you are having to mount your […]
Dan Johnson has been looking to make it back to the Major Leagues one day, but this time as a knuckleball pitcher. He has not produced the results he has desired through his first few starts, but Thursday night he had that knuckleball dancing, shutting down the Lincoln Saltdogs offense for seven-innings in leading his […]
The St. Paul Saints entered Saturday’s game against the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks looking to break the franchise record for consecutive wins at home. To do so, they would have to defeat Cody Scarpetta, who just a few weeks ago was in the rotation for the Saints. The RedHawks had the role of spoiler all set for […]