In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 8, 2019. There were six games scheduled in the American Association on Thursday, including the St. Paul shutting out the Sioux City Explorers and the Kansas City T-Bones winning the rubber match of their series with Cleburne.
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — Clint Coulter’s 12th home run of the season and six strong innings from Keaton Steele added up to a series win for the Sioux Falls Canaries on Thursday night at AirHogs Stadium. The Birds (33-43) knocked off the Texas AirHogs (20-56) 2-1 in the rubber game of the team’s three-game series. […]
The Sioux Falls Canaries lost a tough one on the road at Kansas City Wednesday night. The T-Bones walked off the Birds (21-22) 2-1 in 11 innings. Shawn O’Malley delivered a walk-off single to win it for Kansas City (22-21). The result sets up a Fourth of July rubber game between the two teams on […]
The Sioux Falls Canaries’ 13-game season-opening road trip came to an end Wednesday, when the Canaries lost both games of a doubleheader to the host Chicago Dogs. The Dogs won game one of the twin bill 7-2, and walked off with a 1-0 eight-inning win in the nightcap. Both games had seven regulation innings per […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the day’s action for May 24, 2019, including Luke Westphal no-hitting the Milwaukee Milkmen through six and the St. Paul Saints scoring seven runs in the first on their way to an 8-1 victory. Plus transactions and notes from around the league. Westphal No-Hits Milkmen Through […]
A 12th-inning single from Kevin Taylor and an outstanding overall pitching performance drove the Sioux Falls Canaries to a dramatic 2-1 road win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats on Friday night. The win is the Birds’ fourth in a row after a three-game sweep of Texas Monday through Wednesday. All three runs in the game […]
They say every time you come to the ballpark, you see something you’ve never seen before. That was certainly true for the fans at the Depot on Saturday. The Sioux Falls Canaries dropped the third game of their season-opening series with the Cleburne Railroaders 4-1 in a game that featured a triple play and a […]
PHOTO: GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS The Sioux Falls Canaries have picked up another key piece to their 2019 starting rotation. The Birds acquired right-hander Keaton Steele from the Gary SouthShore RailCats for future considerations, the team announced Wednesday. “We expect great things from Keaton,” Canaries manager Mike Meyer said. “He can’t wait to get going.” 2019 […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their American Association Player and Pitcher of the Week for Week 12 as chosen by Robert Pannier and Kevin Luckow, Gary Southshore RailCats right-hander Keaton Steele chosen as the Pitcher of the Week and Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks OF Tim Colwell as its top player.
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.