He led the league in nearly every major offensive category over the first half of the season. He was on pace to shatter the franchise home run record. He was selected to the 2019 American Association All-Star Game that will be played in his home ballpark. It was only a matter of time before an […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their Pitcher and Player of the Week for Week 8 of the 2019 American Association season. This week a pair of St. Paul Saints are honored as Co-Players of the Week as 1B Brady Shoemaker and OF Max Murphy are chosen after both hit over .500. Angel Ventura became the first Milwaukee Milkmen player to be honored after being named Pitcher of the Week.
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 5, 2019. Six games were played on Friday, including the St. Paul Saints tying a team record with six homers to down the Winnipeg Goldeyes, 10-2, and the Lincoln Saltdogs defeated the Kansas City T-Bones, 9-5.
There is one way to overshadow a pitcher who allows just two hits in 6.0 innings of work: tie a franchise record in home runs and go back-to-back-to-back. For the second time this season the St. Paul Saints blasted six home runs, including two from league leader Max Murphy, as the Saints smashed Winnipeg Goldeyes […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 2, 2019. There were seven games scheduled on Tuesday, including the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks downing the Winnipeg Goldeyes, 6-5, and the Cleburne Railroaders winning their seventh straight game. Daily Recaps: July 2, 2019 RedHawks Edge Goldeyes, […]
Consider this the first official slump of the season for the St. Paul Saints. In a game suspended by rain from Monday night, the St. Paul Saints jumped out to a 2-0 lead when play resumed, but couldn’t hold on losing 4-2 to the Lincoln Saltdogs at CHS Field in front of 7,079. With the […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 26, 2019. Six games were scheduled for Wednesday, including the RedHawks winning their ninth straight and the St. Paul Saints winning in dramatic fashion. The T-Bones were rained out for the eighth time this season.
A night after the St. Paul Saints blew a 3-1 ninth inning lead they repaid the favor. Trailing 3-1 going into the bottom of the ninth against the Texas AirHogs the Saints scored three runs, getting a walk-off single from Max Murphy to win 4-3 on Wednesday night at CHS Field in front of 7,516. […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their Pitcher and Player of the Week for Week 6 of the 2019 American Association season. This week St. Paul Saints outfielder Max Murphy is named the top player and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Bret Helton the top pitcher.
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 21, 2019. The highlights the Kansas City T-Bones winning in walk-off fashion and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks getting five RBI from Correlle Prime in their victory over the Chicago Dogs. This, plus news and transactions. Daily […]
The St. Paul Saints needed every bit of their 15 runs on Thursday night to defeat the Sioux Falls Canaries. On Friday night at CHS Field the Saints needed just two runs, along with a spectacular pitching performance by Spencer Jones, to down the Gary SouthShore RailCats 2-1 in front of 8,493. The win improves […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 20, 2019. The highlights include Max Murphy helping St. Paul win a wild 15-13 contest and the Winnipeg Goldeyes burying the Chicago Dogs. This plus news and notes. Daily Recaps: June 20, 2019 Murphy Homer […]
This is the 27th season of St. Paul Saints baseball and they have never scored more runs in a four-game series than the 55 they put up on the Sioux Falls Canaries the last four days. It didn’t come easy as they led 12-3, but had to win it 15-13 in 10 innings on Thursday […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 19, 2019. The highlights include Max Murphy homering twice as the St. Paul Saints defeated the Sioux Falls Canaries in a battle of division leaders, and Kansas City and Sioux City split a double-header. This plus […]
For nearly a month the St. Paul Saints offense lagged behind the teams pitching. Over the last week, however, the offense has let it be known the pitching staff doesn’t need to carry them any longer. For the second time in three games the Saints put up double-digit runs and Max Murphy once again led […]
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.
SIOUX FALLS, SD (June 17, 2019) – It was a battle of two first place teams on Monday night at Sioux Falls Stadium. It turned into a night that would have made Mark Scott smile. The two teams combined to hit 10 home runs, the Saints set a franchise record with 20 RBI, tied a […]
In the 26-seasons of the St. Paul Saints no player collected more hits in a single-season, and only one player slugged more doubles, than outfielder Max Murphy in 2018. On the heels of one of his best all-around seasons in his five-year career, Murphy will once again patrol the outfield at CHS Field as he […]
The St. Paul Saints entered Monday night’s competition with a magic number of three to clinch a spot in the playoffs. They were facing their nemesis in the Winnipeg Goldeyes, who would have loved to have dashed those playoff hopes, or at least delayed them for two games. However, Jake Matthys had other plans, blanking […]
The St. Paul Saints were looking to sweep their series over the Sioux Falls Canaries, and used their impressive offense once again, downing the Canaries 13-8. St. Paul rapped out 15 hits, moving their batting average to. 331 in August. Max Murphy had four hits and drove in two, and Jake Matthys won his third […]
The biggest series of the year for both the Gary Southshore RailCats and St. Paul Saints got underway at CHS Field on Friday night as the two playoff contenders were looking to make a statement that would vault one closer to the playoffs while crushing the hopes of the other. Thanks to seven outstanding innings […]
The St. Paul Saints were looking to complete their sweep of the Kansas City T-Bones on Sunday evening and, thanks to a 5-RBI night before by Max Murphy, the Saints were able to do so, winning 9-3. Justin O’Conner drove in two and scored two runs and Chris Nunn won his fourth game of the […]
They say that turnabout is fair play, and that proved to be the case Sunday evening as the St. Paul Saints responded from their worst pitching outing of the season to crush the Texas AirHogs, 13-2. A night after giving up a season high 20 hits in a 14-9 loss, the pitching staff held Texas […]
For the second time the season, St. Paul Saints starter Eddie Medina got to face his old team, and this time he was even more impressive, blanking the Wichita Wingnuts over 6.1 innings, leading his team to a 5-0 victory. The victory was the fifth of the year for Medina, tying him for the team […]
In American Association Daily, this is the unofficial All-Star break in the American Association, so Robert Pannier takes a look at the St. Paul Saints and how they have performed to this point in the season and take a look at what to expect as the American Association heads to its stretch run.
The St. Paul Saints have been struggling at home of late but had the opportunity to earn a sweep with a victory over the Cleburne Railroaders on Wednesday afternoon. Thanks to a four run second inning, spurred by Max Murphy’s bases clearing double, the Saints would take a commanding lead on their way to a […]
St. Paul Saints Manager George Tsamis had the early hook on Independence Day, removing his starter after just two-thirds of an inning, but he would get outstanding relief as the Saints downed the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 8-5. Max Murphy homered and drove in four and Burt Reynolds added a three run shot as St. Paul moved […]
It is a common idea in sports that a change of scenery can sometimes lead to greater success. That sure proved to be the difference for Burt Reynolds, who became an instant success in his first game with the St. Paul Saints, blasting two home runs to help lead the Saints to an 8-6 come […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as there were only two games scheduled, but 36 runs were scored including a 15-9 victory by teh St. Paul Saints. Saints Pound Out 19 Hits in 15-9 Victory Whenever the Lincoln Saltdogs play you can be sure the […]