In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association name Kansas City T-Bones Manager Joe Calfapietra as American Association Manager of the Year. It is the second year in a row that the publications have chosen the T-Bones skipper.
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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 […]
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 […]
On a night that the Sioux City Explorers had to win, Eric Karch delivered his best performance of the season, tossing eight shutout innings to lead the Explorers to an 11-0 victory over the Kansas City T-Bones. Kyle Wren led the offense, driving in five, as Sioux City evened the series at one heading to […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for September 4, 2019. Wednesday was the opening of the American Association playoffs with the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks winning a nail-biter over the St. Paul Saints and the Kansas City T-Bones outslugged the Sioux City Explorers, 12-8.
The Kansas City T-Bones recorded 16 hits and took advantage of a couple of costly mistakes to down the Sioux City Explorers in Game 1 of the South Division playoff series, 12-8. A big seven run third inning helped put the Explorers behind the eight ball as the T-Bones got offensive production from every part […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier talks with the voices of the four teams who are in the American Association playoffs, asking them their take on the series ahead. Each person is asked the same six questions. Here their thoughts on the playoff series that begin tonight, as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Jack […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier previews the South Division playoff series between the Sioux City Explorers and the Kansas City T-Bones. This is a rematch of last year’s dramatic five game series that the T-Bones won on their way to winning the American Association championship. Kansas City won the South Division with Sioux City earning the final playoff spot on Monday.
KANSAS CITY, Kan.—After a dramatic finish in game three where the T-Bones (58-42) clinched the Southern Division Championship, The Sioux City Explorers (57-43) came to JustBats Field at T-Bones Stadium ready to fight for the wild-card spot in the playoffs, and they opened the game immediately with a double by Kyle Wren off Jon Perrin, […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for September 1, 2019. There were six games played on Sunday, including the Kansas City T-Bones battling back to win in 13 to claim the South Division title and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks defeated the Cleburne Railroaders. Plus, Keon Barnum set an American Association record.
KANSAS CITY, KS – The Kansas City T-Bones (58-41) won game three of the four-game series with the Sioux City Explorers (56-43), and to say the least, it was a game to remember as they walk off winners after 13 innings, 6-5, in front of over 4,593 excited fans, clinching the southern division championship. The T-Bones attempted to score first as Casey Gillaspie hit […]
Kansas City, KS – The Sioux City Explorers knew heading into the ball game that with a single victory they were into the post season for the fourth time in six years. And despite leading 5-0 after four and a half innings of play, the X’s were once again unable to hold off the Kansas […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 31, 2019. There were six games played on Sunday, including the Kansas City T-Bones moving into sole possession of first place with a dramatic walk-off victory, and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks hurting the Cleburne Railroaders playoff chances with a 4-3 victory.
Kansas City, Kan.—At this time of the year, every game feels like a playoff game because the stakes are so high for each team, so the match-up between Eric Karch (6-6) for the Sioux City Explorers (56-42) and Akeem Bostick (2-1) for the Kansas City T-Bones (57-41) seemed as if everything was on the line. […]
Kansas City, KS – A second straight nail biter between the Explorers and T-Bones ended with another Kansas City win, this time in extra innings on a walk off hit by Stewart Ijames to hand Kansas City the division lead by virtue of a 3-2 win. There wasn’t much wind at the ballpark during the […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 30, 2019. There five games played in the league on Friday, including the Kansas City T-Bones winning to move into a three way tie in the South Division and the St. Paul Saints clinching a playoff spot in the North.
KANSAS CITY, KS—On a night when the T-Bones (56-41) were a bit shorthanded, owing to an injured Shawn O’Malley and an absent Stewart Ijames, the T-Bones stepped up to the plate needing the win against fellow division playoff contender, Sioux City (56-41). Carlos Sierra faced off against Dylan Baker in what would seem like a […]
Kansas City, KS – It was a classic pitchers duel for most of the way between the Explorers and the T-Bones in the opening game of their three game series but a Mason Davis three run homer in the eighth would end up being the difference as the X’s fall to the Kansas City T-Bones […]
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.
Grand Prairie, Texas—If the Kansas City T-Bones (55-41) make it to the post season you can look back on nights like Thursday night in Texas as the reason why. Hobbled by injuries, missing key players, starting players leaving the game due to injury, key two out hits to go with some clutch bullpen work helped […]
The AirHogs got a great start from Travis Ballew in the final home game of the season but unfortunately the AirHogs bats could only muster 2 runs in the final home game of the season, falling to Kansas City 3-2. The AirHogs fell behind in the 3rd inning 2-0 after the first 2 batters of […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 28, 2019. There were six games played on Wednesday, including the St. Paul Saints defeating the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, and the Sioux City Explorers pulling into a first place tie in the South Division.
Grand Prairie, Texas—On a night when most T-Bones fans were not only cheering on their home team from the metro, they were also likely crossing their fingers for a Sioux Falls win over Sioux City and a Lincoln win over Cleburne to help their chances in the race for the wild-card spot in the playoffs. […]
Not much went right for the AirHogs in a 16-1 loss to the Kansas City T-bones in game 2 of the series Wednesday night. The T-bones started the scoring early and it just kept on coming all night long. Kansas City scored 1 run in the 1st, 5 in the 2nd, 6 in the 4th, […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 27, 2019. There were four games played in the American Association on Tuesday, including the Chicago Dogs hanging on to defeat the St. Paul Saints, and both the Sioux City Explorers and the Kansas City T-Bones were victorious.
Grand Prairie, Texas–After the heartbreaking loss in Sioux City, the T-Bones came to Texas hoping to fight their way back into the playoff hunt. Tommy Collier and Eric Manoah Jr. faced off again against each other for the third time this season, but a costly sixth inning for Manoah Jr. gave Tommy Collier (10-5) another […]
Sioux City, IA- In the final home game of the regular season the Sioux City Explorers were able to send the faithful home happy with a victory over the Kansas City T-Bones, 8-2, and are able to take a one game lead for the wild card with seven games left to play. After Kansas City […]
Sioux City, IA– The Sioux City Explorers (53-40) used two four-run innings and a quality start from Eric Karch to cruise to a series-clinching win over the Kansas City T-Bones’ (52-41) on Monday night by an 8-2 final, severely damaging the KC playoff hopes. The T-Bones took a 1-0 lead in the third off Karch with […]
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 […]