In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for September 8, 2019. There were two playoff games on Sunday, including the St. Paul Saints winning on a walk-off hit by Blake Schmit to force a Game 5 and the Sioux City Explorers advancing to the American Association Championship series.
For the second time in franchise history, the Sioux City Explorers are headed to the American Association championship series. Jose Sermo drove home two runs in the top of the 13th inning to lead the Explorers to the 5-2 victory over the Kansas City T-Bones, giving Sioux City the 3-1 series victory. Sermo had two […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for September 7, 2019. There were two playoff games on Saturday, including the St. Paul Saints rallying from four down to stay alive in their series and the Sioux City Explorers getting three RBI from both Jose Sermo an Nate Samson in their 8-2 victory.
The Sioux City Explorers took a 2-1 lead in their best of five series with the Kansas City T-Bones, thanks to a big night by Jose Sermo Sermo and Nate Samson, coupled with a sensational performance by the team’s bullpen in the 8-2 victory. Samson and Sermo each drove in three and Tyler Fallwell, Jose […]
Sioux City, IA- The Explorers got the win they needed on a misty Sunday afternoon as Carlos Sierra delivered a wonderful starting pitching performance and Jose Sermo yet again came up clutch for the X’s and Sioux City defeated the Kansas City T-Bones 6-2 to force an all important rubber game in the final home […]
Sioux City, IA- For a moment it seemed as though Jose Sermo had brought the X’s back with a grand slam to make it a one run ball game in the fifth but the T-Bones would prevail tallying a couple of extra runs in the final innings to win the first game of the series […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 22, 2019. There were six games in the American Association on Thursday, including the Chicago Dogs blanking the Winnipeg Goldeyes and the St. Paul Saints winning their ninth straight game on the road. Plus, the Sioux City Explorers edged the Cleburne Railroaders in extra innings.
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 […]
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.
Sioux City, IA – For the first time in a couple of weeks, the Sioux City Explorers are back on the road, but that did not stop the momentum that they had gained during their home stand. The offense attacked early and the pitching held on as Sioux City earned their 11th straight victory, this […]
Milwaukee, WI – In the Explorers first ever game at brand new Routine Field, Adam Walker and the middle of the Milwaukee lineup lead the way for the Milkmen in their 7-3 win in the series opener. Pete Tago (0-1) just acquired via a trade by the X’s was making his debut in the starting […]
Sioux Falls, SD – Jose Sermo hit two long balls and Sebastian Zawada hit a two run shot, but that would be all the offense Sioux City would have as they lose for the second straight game to the Canaries 8-4. Sebastian Zawada hit his for a brief time team leading sixth home run of […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 29, 2019. There were six games scheduled in the league on Saturday, including the Sioux Falls Canaries ending their nine game losing streak and the Cleburne Railroaders blanking the Texas AirHogs for their fifth straight win.
Lincoln, NE – A dramatic game that was decided on just two swings of the bat goes the Explorers way 3-2 over the Lincoln Saltdogs winning the first two games of the series and setting up the chance of the three game series sweep on Sunday. It was a Jose Sermo three run home run […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 28, 2019. Six games were played on Friday, including the St. Paul Saints snapping the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks winning streak and Willy Garcia homered twice for the Winnipeg Goldeyes in their victory.
Lincoln, NE – The first pitch temperature was 99 degrees with a heat index of 109 in Lincoln when the Explorers took on the Lincoln Saltdogs on Friday. And the X’s were as hot as the weather as they beat Lincoln by a final score of 13-8. Sioux City and Lincoln traded runs in the […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 17, 2019. The highlights include the St. Paul Saints outslugging the Sioux Falls Canaries, 20-11, and the Sioux City Explorers completing a four-game sweep of the Cleburne Railroaders. This, plus news and notes.
Winnipeg, MB – The Winnipeg Goldeyes dealt the Sioux City Explorers a gut punch of a loss in the series opener of the four game set, walking it off in extra innings 7-6. Sioux City opened the scoring In the third inning as three straight singles, punctuated by Michael Lang’s RBI single bringing home Dylan […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for May 30, 2019. This includes the Sioux City Explorers sweeping a double-header from the Texas AirHogs and the Cleburne Railroaders earning a narrow victory over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, This plus transactions.
ioux City, IA – After a road trip where the Explorers went 1-5 some home cooking was much needed and they got exactly that as they sweep the Texas Airhogs in a three game series, highlighted by a doubleheader sweep winning game one 3-1 and game two 18-3. Game 1 In a low scoring game […]
Sioux City, IA – Another chilly game, another comeback that comes up just short for Sioux City. In two consecutive games the Explorers strand the would be tying run on base in the bottom of the ninth. This time resulting in a 10-8 Lincoln Saltdogs victory. In the first three games of the series the […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report’s Robert Pannier examines the success that Jose Sermo had in 2018 and how he may have to have an even bigger year if he is going to take the Sioux City Explorers back to the playoffs.
SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the club has signed INF Jose Sermo, the 2018 American Association Player of the Year, to a 2019 American Association contract. The 2019 season will mark Sermo’s 8th season in professional baseball. Sermo put together one of the most impressive seasons in Explorers franchise […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name Sioux City Explorers infielder Jose Sermo as the American Association Player of the Year, defeating teammate Nate Samson and former Texas AirHogs outfielder Dillon Thomas.
The Kansas City T-Bones were hosting their first playoff game in seven seasons, but the Sioux City Explorers watered the charcoal, downing the T-Bones, 4-1. James Dykstra was absolutely masterful, allowing 2-hits in 7-innings for the victory, and Jose Sermo and Blake Schmit each homered in game. The victory gave the Sioux City Explorers lead […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Week for Week 16 as chosen by Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow. Sioux City Explorers infielder Jose Sermo was chosen as the Player of the Week while Tommy Collier from the Kansas City T-Bones was named as the top pitcher.
There may be no more impressive run that a baseball has put on that of the Wichita Wingnuts, who had won seven division titles in their 10 year existence. However, in what could be their last year, the team finally saw their post-season run come to an end, as the Sioux City Explorers downed the […]
A whole lot of teams have to feel cursed when facing the Sioux City Explorers these days, and the Wichita Wingnuts are no exception. Wichita carried an 8-2 lead heading into the top of the seventh only to watch that vaporize as Sioux City scored six in the seventh, six in the eighth, and six […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the six games from around the American Association. The Game of the Night was a great 1-0 walk-off victory by the Chicago Dogs over the Sioux Falls Canaries. The St. Paul Saints downed the Wichita Wingnuts, 2-0, and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks homered four times to defeat the Lincoln Saltdogs, 9-4.
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 Winnipeg Goldeyes hook Jose Sermo, adding a key piece for a run for a third straight title.