SIOUX FALLS, SD — Wednesday night at the Birdcage the Sioux Falls Canaries did something only one other team in the American Association has done this year: score 20 runs in a game. The Sioux Falls Canaries (35-53) beat the Texas AirHogs (24-65) 20-5 on Wednesday night. The Birds went 1-2-3 in the first inning […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 20, 2019. There were five games in the American Association on Tuesday, including the Sioux City Explorers moving back into second place in the South with a victory over the Kansas City T-Bones. In Texas, Tao Zhang tossed seven one-hit innings against Lincoln in the AirHogs 3-1 win.
Zhang Tao gave the AirHogs his best performance of the season as he one hit the Lincoln SaltDogs en route to a 3-1 win. Zhang Tao was phenomenal in his 7 innings of one hit baseball for the AirHogs striking out 9 while only allowing a hit by pitch. He escaped a first inning jam […]
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – Daniel Herrera doubled and scored, but the Saltdogs fell 3-1 to the Texas AirHogs in the series finale at AirHogs Stadium on Tuesday night. BOX SCORE The AirHogs opened the scoring with a two-out rally in the 1st inning. Chen Junpeng doubled into left-center on an 0-2 pitch before Na Chuang […]
LINCOLN, Nebraska – John Brownell allowed just one hit over eight scoreless innings, and the Saltdogs shut out the AirHogs 2-0 at AirHogs Stadium on Monday night. BOX SCORE Brownell allowed just three baserunners over eight innings – one walk and a hit batter along with an infield single – and struck out eight hitters […]
The AirHogs got a brilliant starting pitching performance from Travis Ballew, but in the end they just could not get anything going against John Brownell tonight, falling 2-1/ Travis Ballew clearly did not have his best stuff tonight, but that is what made this outing fantastic for the young righty. He worked around 3 first […]
In today’s edition of American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 18, 2019. There were six games played on Sunday, including the St. Paul Saints crushing the Winnipeg Goldeyes and the Kansas City T-Bones doubling up the Sioux City Explorers.
The AirHogs get a huge bases loaded single in the bottom of the ninth from Chen Junpeng to walk off the Lincoln Saltdogs 6-5. The AirHogs jumped out to a 3-0 1st inning lead thanks to a leadoff triple from Justin Byrd. Javion Randle provided an RBI single and then came home to score […]
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – Christian Ibarra hit a grand slam, but the ‘Dogs let a lead get away in a 6-5, walk-off loss to the Texas AirHogs at AirHogs Stadium on Sunday night. BOX SCORE Ibarra’s grand slam came in the 2nd inning and turned a 3-1 deficit into a 5-3 lead after Kyle Kinman […]
Grand Prairie, Texas– Behind seven solid innings from Tommy Collier the Kansas City T-Bones (46-37) won a franchise record eleventh game in a row 7-4 over the Texas AirHogs (22-63) Saturday night in Texas. Losing pitcher and former T-Bone Erik Manoah Jr. (4-5) kept the game close all the way to the sixth inning where Kansas City put […]
The AirHogs looked to bounce back after losing both sets of a Friday double header against Kansas City, but an early hole would be too much to dig themselves out of as they fall 7-4. Eric Manoah Jr. took the mound for the Hogs looking to right the ship after the team dropped the first […]
Grand Prairie, TX– It was a scorcher at AirHogs Stadium as the (45-37) Kansas City T-Bones took both games 3-2 and 4-1 against the (22-62) Texas AirHogs. In game one the T-Bones had a lone run for awhile after Shawn O’Malley hit his third homerun in two games. The score would remain dormant until the sixth inning when Casey Gillaspie […]
The AirHogs received 2 great starting pitching outings today but unfortunately could not come away with a win in either end of a double header with the Kansas City T-Bones. They dropped the first game 3-2, and the second 4-1. Cui Enting got his first start of the year in game 1 and was brilliant. […]
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In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 14, 2019. There were five games in the American Association on Wednesday, including the Kansas City T-Bones completing their sweep of the Cleburne Railroaders and the St. Paul Saints downed the Winnipeg Goldeyes.
GARY, IND. — Four hits and two home runs from Colin Willis wasn’t enough for Gary in the rubber game on a cool Wednesday night at U.S. Steel Yard as the RailCats fell to the Texas AirHogs, 8-5, in 11 innings. Wednesday’s loss was Gary’s second straight extra-innings defeat and their seventh loss in their […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 13, 2019. There were seven games played on Tuesday, including the St. Paul Saints evening their series with the Winnipeg Goldeyes and the Kansas City T-Bones winning their seventh straight game. Daily Recaps: August […]
GARY, IND. — The Gary SouthShore RailCats split a doubleheader with the Texas AirHogs on Tuesday night after winning game one, 3-1, before losing game two, 7-6, in nine innings. Despite losing game two, Gary guaranteed themselves at least a regular-season series split with Texas with the game one victory. Texas (21-60) took the opening […]
In American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the trade between the Texas AirHogs and the Winnipeg Goldeyes. The transaction sent OF Jonathan Moroney and RHP Kevin Hilton to Winnipeg for four players to be named later.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The Kansas City T-Bones (40-37) completed the sweep against the Texas AirHogs (20-59) with a final score of 2-1, extending their winning streak to five games as the T-Bones pitching kept Texas’ offense at bay. Kansas City starter Tommy Collier (7-5) spun a gem for Kansas City, tossing seven innings of […]
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The T-Bones (39-37) squeezed out a win against the Texas AirHogs (20-58) 6-5 to take their second series in a row. The T-Bones brought a crowd of over 5,000 on Military Appreciation Night. Robert Calvano (3-2) picked up the win for the T-Bones, pitching two scoreless innings in relief. Carlos Diaz […]
The AirHogs handed Zech Lemond a 3-0 lead as well as a 5-3 lead at different points in the game tonight, unfortunately the AirHogs righty was unable to hold either lead, as the AirHogs fall to the T-Bones 6-5. The AirHogs scored three first inning runs jumping out to a 3-0 lead. Javion Randle lead […]
Kansas City, Kan.– Dylan Baker throws his third quality start as two three-run homeruns, against the (20-57) Texas AirHogs, help Kansas City (38-37) chip away at their playoff hopes in front of a record-breaking crowd of 7,018. Dylan Baker (3-4) had a great outing with a line of eight innings pitcher, one run, three hits, […]
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 AirHogs experimented with a new lineup today, starting 5 different pitchers in defensive positions, but were unable to come up with enough offense to come away victorious, falling 2-1. Travis Ballew was near dominant tonight, allowing just 2 runs on 5 hits across 7 innings of work. He made one bad pitch all game, […]
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 7, 2019. There were six games scheduled in the American Association on Wednesday, including the Sioux City Explorers edging the St. Paul Saints in walk-off fashion and the Winnipeg Goldeyes putting up 19 hits for the second straight night.
The AirHogs held a two run lead at two different points in the game tonight, before allowing the Sioux Falls Canaries to tie the game at 4 in the top of the 7th inning. Luckily for the AirHogs fans Stephen Haviar refused to send the fans home anything but happy, driving in the winning run […]
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — The Sioux Falls Canaries have been dominant against Texas all year, and that didn’t change Tuesday night. The Birds (32-42) secured an 8-4 victory to stay undefeated against the AirHogs (19-55) this season. The Birds scored five runs in the eighth inning to run away with the win, including a game-tying […]
Everything seemed to be going the AirHogs way through 7 innings tonight. The team just grabbed a late lead thanks to great baserunning and were sending out a reliever who had been money in his last 10 outings. Unfortunately tonight did not go as scripted, when Pete Perez allowed 5 runs in the 8th inning, […]
The AirHogs looked like they could be back to their winning ways early Monday night, thanks to a 1st inning 3 run homerun off the bat of Stewart Ijames. Unfortunately starting pitcher Kevin Hilton could not hold the lead as the AirHogs drop the series finale to the Explorers 7-5. The AirHogs bats came ready […]