Walker Homers Help Milkmen Sour Dogs, 2-1
Rosemont, Ill. — Adam Walker blasted two solo home runs — his fifth and sixth of the week — to key a 2-1 Milwaukee win over the Chicago Dogs in a Sunday series finale at Impact Field.
After Walker and Chicago’s Michael Crouse both banged first-inning longballs, the two teams were deadlocked at one until the eighth inning, when Walker took Wes Helsabeck deep to right field to power Milwaukee ahead, 2-1. A.J. Schugel and Peyton Gray then recorded the final six outs from the Milwaukee bullpen, securing a 2-1 series win.
Winning Pitcher: RHP Zach Hartman
Losing Pitcher: LHP Wes Helsabeck
Save: RHP Peyton Gray
Star of the Game: OF Michael Crouse. Crouse launched his 10th home run of the season in the first inning and added a single in the seventh.
- Who? Winnipeg Goldeyes vs. Chicago Dogs, Game 1
- Where? Impact Field, Rosemont, Illinois
- When? Tuesday, 7:05 p.m. CDT
- Pitching matchup? TBA (Winnipeg) vs. LHP Luke Westphal (Chicago)
- Broadcast: AABaseball.TV
Extra Bite: Crouse’s leadoff home run was his second of the week — he crushed a leadoff home run in Milwaukee on Wednesday. Both blasts were to straightaway center field.
By Sam Brief, Chicago Dogs