Cleburne, TX – It wasn’t a game that will go in the hall of fame as an example of the best played baseball game, but the X’s fall in a close one to the Cleburne Railroaders 7-5 in the second game of the three game set, securing the series win for Cleburne. Sioux City got […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 11, 2019. There were six games in the American Association on Sunday, including the Chicago Dogs getting two homers and seven RBI from Kelly Dugan in their 14-7 victory, and the Sioux City Explorers downing the Cleburne Railroaders.
Sioux City, IA – The X’s offense which had been pretty quiet during the home stand was holding out till the series finale as the bats roared back to life to take down the Cleburne Railroaders 6-5 to avoid the sweep. Cleburne once again scored first, as Hunter Clanin walked to lead off the second […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the first half of the 2019 American Association season for the Sioux City Explorers. This includes a recap of what has gone right and wrong for the team, as well providing the top pitcher and player to this point. Plus, a prognosis of what to expect in the remaining two months is included.
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 19, 2019. There were seven games in the league on Saturday, including the Chicago Dogs sweeping a double-header from the Gary Southshore RailCats and the Texas AirHogs winning their third straight game.
Sioux City, IA – Nate Samson collected four hits in a game for the second time this season, and the bullpen tossed the final five and a third innings and the Explorers battled back to beat Sioux Falls for the third straight game 4-3 on Saturday. Samson was a hits machine for the Explorers on […]
Sioux City, IA – Going into the final innings it seemed as though the Explorers would hold on to their 6-1 lead. But the Chicago Dogs had other plans as they scored eight unanswered runs to win in ten innings 9-6 and take the rubber game of the series from the Explorers. Sioux City had […]
Milwaukee, WI – It was announced today that the Sioux City Explorers will have four members of the American Association South Division All-Star team. Shortstop Nate Samson, and three pitchers from their bullpen, Tyler Fallwell, Nathan Gercken and Matt Pobereyko. Samson is selected as the starting shortstop for the game He has now been selected […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 7, 2019. There were six games on Sunday, including the Cleburne Railroaders blanking the Gary Southshore RailCats and the Milwaukee Milkmen defeating the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks in 10. Daily Recaps: July 7, 2019 Milkmen Down RedHawks […]
Sioux Falls, SD – After a some quiet games with the bats and facing a sweep of their I-29 rivals the Sioux City Explorers bats woke up at the right time taking down the Sioux Falls Canaries 10-5 on Sunday afternoon to avoid being swept over the weekend. Nate Samson lead the charge for Sioux […]
Lincoln, NE – Behind the complete game shut out of Nick Tepesch the Lincoln Saltdogs avoid the sweep of the Explorers by defeating the X’s 3-0. Tepesch went the full nine innings, scattering seven hits while walking just two and striking out six. Tepesch had three perfect innings. But the double play ball was his […]
Sioux City, IA – The Sioux City Explorers and Winnipeg Goldeyes rivalry in 2019 always seems to have games that come down to gut wrenching, heart racing, dramatic finishes and this one was no different as Winnipeg scores late to win 3-2. The star of the game was Goldeyes south paw Mitchell Lambson. Coming off […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 25, 2019. There were six games in the league on Tuesday, including the Texas AirHogs rallying to defeat the St. Paul Saints and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks winning their eighth straight game.
Sioux City, IA – It has been five games now between the Sioux City Explorers and Winnipeg Goldeyes. And outside of a game decided by a complete game shut out by Taylor Jordan, all of the contests between the two long time rivals have been decided by the slimmest of margins, a single run. And […]
In American Association Daily, the Minor League Sports Report names their Pitcher and Player of the Week for Week 4 of the 2019 American Association season. This week Sioux City Explorers shortstop Nate Samson is the Player of the Week while the Winnipeg Goldeyes Mitch Lambson grabs Pitcher of the Week honors.
St. Paul, MN – The game between the St. Paul Saints and the Sioux City Explorers on Friday evening was over about as quick as it began. The Saints used a massive seven run first inning to cruise to an 8-1 win over the Explorers. It didn’t seem like the inning was going to unravel as […]
Sioux City, IA – Time is a flat circle. On the one year anniversary of the Sioux City Explorers turning five double plays against the Lincoln Saltdogs, the X’s tie an American Association record by turning six double plays against their longtime rivals. Yet in an ironic twist the Explorers ninth inning rally was cut […]
SIOUX CITY, IA – The Sioux City Explorers announced today that INF Nate Samson will play out his option and return for the 2019 season, which marks Samson’s 14th season in professional baseball, 5th with the X’s. Samson racked up 141 hits last season, which is a new Sioux City franchise record, topping his previous […]
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.
In American Association Daily, this is the unofficial All-Star break in the American Association, so Robert Pannier takes a look at Sioux City Explorers and how they have performed to this point in the season 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..
American Association Daily will provide 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, Robert Pannier sends an open letter to Major League Baseball discussing some of players they are missing out on.
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps an incredible night of baseball in the American Association, as five of the six games were decided by two-runs or fewer, including four one-run games. The game of the night was an exciting contest between the Sioux City Explorers and the Kansas City T-Bones, the top two teams in the South Division.
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier recaps the game of the night as the Cleburne Railroaders hold the Lincoln Saltdogs bats down in a 4-1 victory. The Wichita Wingnuts see their losing streak extended to six as the Sioux City Explorers extend their winning streak to 9.
Each night, Robert Pannier will provide a full recap of the top game in the American Association, as well as a brief recap of the other contests to go along with news and notes from around the league. In the opening edition of the 2018 season, the Sioux City Explorers are led by newcomer Jay Baum, who homers and drives in three as the Explorers down the Lincoln Saltdogs, 7-4.
American Association Daily will provide 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, we examine five players who should be playing affiliate ball this season, including Nate Samson, Jabari Henry, Kevin McGovern, Colin Willis, and Patrick Mincey.
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 […]
The Sioux City Explorers entered Tuesday night’s game trailing the Lincoln Saltdogs by two-games in the Central Division of the American Association. They needed a big victory, and got it, getting 7.1 outstanding innings from Hobbs Johnson on their way to an 8-1 victory over the St. Paul Saints. Nate Samson drove in 3-runs and […]
The Sioux City Explorers found themselves trailing 5-2 through four innings on Monday, but Manager Steve Montgomery’s team is famous for never calling it a day. They did not do so on this night either, scoring five runs from the sixth through the eighth innings on their way to the 7-5 victory over the St. […]
Record: 34-34, Third Place in Central Division (5-games out), Seventh Overall in the American Association Season Recap: The Sioux City Explorers set the American Association record for wins in a season last year, and made it all the way to the championship series before falling to the Laredo Lemurs. Great things were expected of this […]
In the Bible, Samson was the judge who had incredible strength. He once killed a lion with his bare hands and pulled down the Philistine palace using his own brute strength. His power was legendary and has been the source of many stories and clichés that have spawned from the Biblical figure. The Sioux City […]