American Association Daily Recap: August 13, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 13, 2019. There were seven games played on Tuesday, including the St. Paul Saints evening their series with the Winnipeg Goldeyes and the Kansas City T-Bones winning their seventh straight game.
Daily Recaps: August 13, 2019
T-Bones Hang on for Seventh Straight Win, 9-7
Three runs in the seventh and four runs in the eighth helped the Kansas City T-Bones defeat the Cleburne Railroaders, 9-7. Christopher Colabello homered and drove in two runs to lead the Kansas City offense. Christian Binford earned the victory, allowing three earned runs in 7.2 innings. Carlos Diaz closed out the contest for his ninth save.
Ibarra Homer Gives Saltdogs Victory, 4-3
The Lincoln Saltdogs trailed the Chicago Dogs 3-2, but Christian Ibarra changed that with a two run homer in the bottom of the eighth to lead his team to victory, 4-3. Ibarra finished with three hits. Martire Garcia earned his first victory of the season with 1.1 innings of scoreless relief.
Silviano Leads Saints to Victory, 10-2
John Silviano homered and drove in five as the St. Paul Saints regained sole possession of second place in the North Division with a 10-2 victory over the Winnipeg Goldeyes. A six run first was too much for Winnipeg to overcome as Silviano added an exclamation point to the frame with a grand slam. Ryan Zimmerman allowed one earned run in seven innings for the victory.
Williams, Hope Blank Milkmen, 8-0
Ryan Williams tossed seven scoreless innings, combining with Michael Hope as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks blanked the Milwaukee Milkmen, 8-0. The RedHawks did most of their damage in the sixth when they scored six runs. Brennan Metzger had three hits and drove in two, and Tim Colwell added two RBI as well. Correlle Prime added three hits and scored two runs.
Seven Run Ninth Clinches it for Explorers
The Sioux City Explorers were clinging to a 5-4 lead entering the ninth, but a seven run frame put this contest out of reach as they defeated the Sioux Falls Canaries, 12-5. Adam Sasser finished with two homers and four RBI to lead the Sioux City offense. Pete Tago continues to impress, allowing two runs in seven innings for the victory.
RailCats, AirHogs Split Double-Header
The Gary Southshore RailCats and the Texas AirHogs split a double-header on Tuesday night. In Game 1, the RailCats went to the bullpen, and got seven outstanding innings from a group of four. David Griffin earned the win, allowing a run in two innings and Christian DeLeon closed the game out for his first save of the season. Colin Willis scored a run and drove in another.
In the night cap, Erik Manoah, Jr. drove home the game winner in the top of the ninth inning as the AirHogs defeated the RailCats, 7-6. Texas trailed by three heading into the top of the seventh, but would tie the score thanks to RBI singles by Stephen Haviar and Javion Randle, while an error allowed the third run of the frame to score. Randle finished with three hits and three RBI.
American Association Notes
The Kansas City T-Bones won their seventh straight game on Tuesday. It was also their fourth straight victory against the Cleburne Railroaders, helping Kansas City move to within four games of first place in the South Division.
Sioux City Explorers
Signed INF Joel Davis
By Robert Pannier