Walker Powers Milkmen, RedHawks Rally – 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, Robert Pannier recaps Wednesday’s games in the American Association, including the RedHawks rallying to defeat the Saints and the Milkmen hitting five homeruns in their victory over the Canaries.
Walker, Milkmen Bash Canaries, 8-6
Adam Walker hit two of the five homeruns produced by the Milwaukee Milkmen, as they defeated the Sioux Falls Canaries, 8-6. Jose Sermo hit his first homerun since joining the Milkmen, and David Washington and Mason Davis also went deep.
Milwaukee scored two runs in four separate innings. Davis gave his team the lead with a solo homer to lead off the third. An inning later, Washington blasted a shot down the right field line for his fourth homerun of the year. Sermo and Walker went back-to-back in the fifth. In the seventh, Walker added a two-run shot.
The Canaries tried to rally to get back into the game, scoring four in the fifth and one in the sixth. Damek Tomscha hit a two-run homer, giving him 24 RBI, tops in the American Association.
RedHawks Rally to Down Saints, 4-2
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks gave up two early runs, then rallied for four unanswered to defeat the St. Paul Saints, 4-2. The Saints took the lead in the top of the second on RBI singles by Max Murphy and Mitch Ghelfi.
The RedHawks got one of those runs back in the third when Correlle Prime plated Brennan Metzger. In the fifth, Fargo-Moorhead rallied for three against St. Paul starter Mike Devine. Alex Boxwell homered to leadoff the inning, tying the score. After Metzger walked, then Trey Hair doubled, bringing Metzger all the way around to score. He scored on a double by Dario Pizzano to close out the scoring.
John Anderson won his first game of the season, allowing two runs in 5.2 innings. Mitch Osnowitz came on in the ninth to record his seventh save of the season.
Rain postponed the contest between the Winnipeg Goldeyes and Chicago Dogs. No makeup date was announced.
Canaries catcher Clint Coulter extended his hitting streak to 13 games. He is one short of the league high streak for this season set by Christian Ibarra (July 8-24)…The Milwaukee Milkmen snapped their five game losing streak.
Sioux Falls: Signed RHP Madison Younginer
By Robert Pannier