Thurston Dominates, Milkmen Win in 10 – American Association Daily
American Association Daily provides insights, features, and recaps of the action from around the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions. In today’s edition of American Association Daily Recap, the Milwaukee Milkmen won a great pitchers’ duel against the St. Paul Saints, winning in 10, and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks battered the Chicago Dogs.
Milkmen Win Pitchers’ Duel in 10, 3-1
Mason Davis drove home the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the top of the 10th inning as the Milwaukee Milkmen defeated the St. Paul Saints, 3-1. Zach Nehrir brought home an insurance run with an RBI single.
Saints starter Mike Devine was dominate, allowing one run in seven innings of work, but it looked like he was going to be a hard luck loser as St. Paul was being shutout through eight. However, the team rallied for a run in the bottom of the ninth against former teammate Karch Kowalczyk. Chesney Young walked to start the inning and came home on a double by Chris Chinea.
Brett Vertigan and Dylan Tice each had two hits for the Milkmen. Davis drove in two. No Saints player had more than one hit.
RedHawks Batter Dogs, 14-2
A four-run second and a six-run fourth proved to be more than enough runs as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks battered the Chicago Dogs, 14-2. Christian Ibarra led the way, recording a two-run triple in the second and a two-run double in the fourth. He finished with two hits and four RBI.
Ryan Thurston earned the victory with four outstanding innings of relief. He allowed one-hit while striking out seven. Correlle Prime had three-hits for Fargo-Moorhead.
Canaries-Goldeyes Rained Out
The contest between the Sioux Falls Canaries and the Winning Goldeyes was rained out. It will be made up as part of a double-header on Saturday. The first game begins at 1:00.
RedHawks OF Correlle Prime continues to deliver early on, extending his hitting streak to 13 games with a three-hit performance…The Milwaukee Milkmen have won three straight games. The Chicago Dogs have dropped three straight.
By Robert Pannier