American Association Daily Recap: August 12, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 12, 2019. There were five games played on Monday, including Mitch Lambson and the Winnipeg Goldeyes blanking the St. Paul Saints and the Kansas City T-Bones winning a slugfest with the Cleburne Railroaders.
Daily Recaps: August 12, 2019
Lambson Silences Saints, 8-0
Mitch Lambson tossed his second shutout of the season, leading the Winnipeg Goldeyes to an 8-0 victory over the St. Paul Saints. Lambson allowed just two hits while striking out nine, giving him 11 victories this season, tied for the most in the league. Jonathan Moroney was 2-5 with two runs, a homer, and two RBI to lead the offense.
T-Bones Win Wild Affair in Kansas City, 14-8
The Kansas City T-Bones jumped out to a 10-0 lead, only to see the Cleburne Railroaders rally for eight runs in the top of the seventh. However, that would be all that the Railroaders would muster as Kansas City went on to win, 14-8. Jonathan Perrin tossed six scoreless innings for the victory. Dylan Tice scored five runs and Daniel Nava drove in four.
Dogs Edge Saltdogs, 5-4
The Chicago Dogs scored three runs in the top of the eighth inning to defeat the Lincoln Saltdogs, 5-4. Lincoln trailed by two entering the bottom of the fourth, but a four run frame gave them the lead. They held that lead until the eighth, when an RBI single by Jordan Dean and a run scoring double by Tony Rosselli would tie the score. Trey Vavra then came home on a wild pitch for the eventual game winning run.
Colwell Four Hit Night Leads RedHawks, 8-4
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks defeated the Milwaukee Milkmen, 8-4. Tim Colwell was 4-5 with a run and an RBI and Correlle Prime homered, scored three runs and drove in two. Bret Helton earned the victory. The win moved Fargo-Moorhead four games ahead of St. Paul and Winnipeg in the North.
Canaries Outslug Explorers, 11-10
The Sioux Falls Canaries defeated the Sioux City Explorers on Monday, 11-10. A wild first inning saw the Explorers score six in the top half of the frame, only to see the Canaries come back with five in the bottom half. Sioux City extended their lead to three, before Sioux Falls would score six unanswered runs on their way to the victory. Jordan Ebert and Clint Coulter each drove in four for the Canaries.
The contest between the Texas AirHogs and the Gary Southshore RailCats was postponed due to rain. It will be made up as part of a double-header on Tuesday.
American Association Notes
The Lincoln Saltdogs saw their seven game home win streak snapped…The Minor League Sports Report and This Week in the Association named Sioux City Explorers right-hander Carlos Sierra Pitcher of the Week for Week 13. Gary Southshore RailCats outfielder Colin Willis was named the Player of the Week.
Gary SouthShore RailCats
Placed INF Tom Walraven on the Disabled List retroactive to August 11 and activated RHP Sandy Lugo from the Inactive List
St. Paul Saints
Placed INF Joey Wong on the Inactive List retroactive to August 11 and signed OF Jabari Henry; released LHP John Kilichowski.
By Robert Pannier