Allemand Walk-Off Homer, Herron Gem – 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, Blake Allemand blasts walk-off, two-run homer to lead Chicago Dogs to victory in 10, and Tyler Herron goes the distance in a 4-1 Sioux Falls Canaries victory.
Allemand Walk-Off Homer in 10th Leads Dogs
Blake Allemand blasted a two-run homer with two down in the 10th inning to lead the Chicago Dogs to an 8-6 victory over the Milwaukee Milkmen. With two down, Victor Roache reached on an error, setting up the dramatic game winning blow. Allemand’s homer was the fifth of the day for Chicago. K.C. Hobson homered twice for the Dogs.
Goldeyes Down RedHawks, 6-4
Kevin Hilton earned his fifth win of the season with five solid innings, and the Winnipeg Goldeyes bullpen did the rest, as the team defeated the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 6-4. Three relievers combined to toss four shutout innings. Logan Hill and Jordan George each drove in two runs for the Goldeyes.
Herron Dominates Saints, 4-1
Tyler Herron went the distance, carrying a shutout into the ninth inning as the Sioux Falls Canaries defeated the St. Paul Saints, 4-1. Herron held St. Paul to just five hits through the first eight innings before they would finally rally for a run in the ninth against the right-hander. Ryan Brett drove in two for the Canaries.
The Chicago Dogs have hit five homers in a game three times this season…RedHawks OF Drew Ward extended his hitting streak to 14 straight games. He is just one game behind Clint Coulter who has the longest hitting streak in the American Association this season.
By Robert Pannier