In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the game of the night as the Lincoln Saltdogs hit three more homers to defeat the Cleburne Railroaders, 9-7. The Kansas City T-Bones score 9 in the ninth to defeat the Wichita Wingnuts, 11-3, and St. Paul Saints RHP Matt Solter is impressive again. Get recaps from around the league.
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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, Michael Lang proves to be in oddity in the league, returning to the Sioux City Explorers for his fifth straight season and sixth overall with the team.
The Sioux City Explorers have suffered through one of the most challenging periods in the American Association due to the numerous injuries they have suffered. This has led to the team falling 11 games back in the Central Division, a run that would have been a real discouragement to most teams. However, not for these […]
With Lincoln winning Friday night, the Sioux City Explorers needed a victory to keep pace in the Central Division and, thanks to Michael Lang, Sioux City was able to jump out to a 7-2 lead before hanging on for a 9-8 victory over the St. Paul Saints. Lang finished with two hits, including his third […]
The St. Paul Saints have had great success against virtually every team in the American Association this season, but have not seemed to have the winning formula against the Sioux City Explorers. That proved to be the case Wednesday night, as the Explorers won a great pitching battle, 4-1. Sioux City scored all their runs […]
For a time, it looked like the Sioux City Explorers were going to let a 3-0 lead slip away when the Wichita Wingnuts scored five-runs in the top of the fifth to take a two-run lead. However, the Explorers battled right back to tie the score and then the contest took on an even more […]
It has been a tough stretch for the Sioux City Explorers. After dropping three in a row and eight of their previous 11, the Explorers were looking for a spark Friday night in Wichita, and Michael Lang provided it, helping his team to win in 10, snapping the losing streak. The Explorers grabbed the lead […]
You may think of the Sioux City Explorers as a team that manufacturers and scrapes out runs, but they proved Thursday night that they can score runs in bunches, and that is exactly what they did on their way to a 12-1 win over the St. Paul Saints. A six-run third sealed the deal as […]
Record: 43-18, First Place in the Central Division, Second Best Record Overall Summary: The Sioux City Explorers are the biggest surprise of the American Associations so far. The one team in this division that did not really challenge for the division title last season, the Explorers came out of the gate on fire, and have […]
Week in Review The Sioux City Explorers remained incredibly hot, winning five of six games this week. The Explorers won six in a row before falling Thursday night to Winnipeg. Sioux City responded by winning the final Friday and Saturday to give them eight wins in nine games. The three-game sweep of Amarillo began with […]
The Sioux City Explorers grabbed their seventh win in their last 10 games, riding the arm of Ryan Zimmerman in an 8-2 win over the Grand Prairie AirHogs. The right-hander was supported by a 14-hit attack that moved the Explorers to just one game behind first place Gary Southshore in the Central Division of the […]
The Sioux City Explorers finished a disappointing fourth in the Central Division of the American Association last season, but this was a team that showed flashes of excellence, going 18-11 following the All-Star break. That record included a five- and a six-game win streak. The Explorers showed real heart, and they are ready to feed […]