The St. Paul Saints ended a 15 year championship drought, sweeping their series with the Sioux City Explorers thanks to a Chesny Young grand slam that gave the Saints a 6-3 victory. The Saints battled back from two runs down in the sixth, the fifth time in these playoffs that they have trailed or been […]
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Michael Lang continued his impressive playoff run on Thursday night, driving in two, including the game winner as the St. Paul Saints moved just one game away from winning their first championship since 2004 with a 3-2 victory over the Sioux City Explorers. St. Paul battled back from a 2-0 deficit to earn the victory. […]
The St. Paul Saints opened the 2019 American Association Championship series by scoring runs in each of the first six innings on their way to a 12-3 victory over the Sioux City Explorers. Josh Allen and Chesny Young combined to go 8-8 with four runs driven in and three runs scored as every player in […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier previews the American Association Championship series between the Sioux City Explorers and the St. Paul Saints. These two teams begin their best of five series on Wednesday night at Mercy Field at Lewis & Clark in Sioux City. Games 1 and 2 will be in Sioux City before moving to St. Paul on Saturday.
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier talks to the two guys who will be calling the American Association Championship series, the St. Paul Saints Sean Aronson and the Sioux City Explorers Connor Ryan, to get their thoughts on the series. They are each asked the same eight questions as part of the interview.
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for September 8, 2019. There were two playoff games on Sunday, including the St. Paul Saints winning on a walk-off hit by Blake Schmit to force a Game 5 and the Sioux City Explorers advancing to the American Association Championship series.
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 […]
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for September 7, 2019. There were two playoff games on Saturday, including the St. Paul Saints rallying from four down to stay alive in their series and the Sioux City Explorers getting three RBI from both Jose Sermo an Nate Samson in their 8-2 victory.
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 […]
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.
In this edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for September 2, 2019. There were six games played on the last day of the regular season, including the Sioux City Explorers clinching a playoff spot and the St. Paul Saints clinching home field advantage throughout the playoffs.
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, […]
Kansas City, KS – The American Association announced their Post Season All-Star team today and Nate Samson of the Sioux City Explorers was named as the shortstop. All star teams were selected with votes from every teams coaches and media. Samson, goes into the final day of the regular season leading the Explorers in hitting […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Sioux Falls, SD – Another night and another rally for the Sioux City Explorers to help put away the Sioux Falls Canaries 8-1, finishing off a three game sweep of the Birds and to keep pace in the playoff race. The beginning of the game was a home run derby between the two clubs. Drew […]
SIOUX FALLS, SD — Thursday was the last time the Birds stepped on the field at the Birdcage for the 2019 season. The Sioux Falls Canaries (37-59) dropped the final home game of the season to the Sioux City Explorers (56-40) 8-1 on Thursday night. Mark Seyler pitched his final game of the season. Seyler […]
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.
Sioux Falls, SD – The Explorers scored six runs to finish off the ninth in the first game of the series, and picked up right where they left off in the first inning racing out of the gate with a six run first which powered their 9-1 win over the Sioux Falls Canaries. Kyle Wren […]
SIOUX FALLS, SD — A complete game from Alex Boshers wasn’t enough for the Canaries. The Sioux Falls Canaries (37-58) lost to the Sioux City Explorers (55-40) 9-1 Wednesday night at the Birdcage. Canaries starter Alex Boshers pitched all nine innings, his second complete-game loss of the season. He gave up six runs on six […]
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.