American Association Daily Recap: August 5, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for August 5, 2019. There were three games in the league on Monday, including Stephen Johnson leading the Cleburne Railroaders to victory and Sioux City defeating the Texas AirHogs.
Daily Recaps: August 5, 2019
Johnson Gem Propels Railroaders, 3-1
Stephen Johnson (6-1) allowed one run on two hits in eight innings to lead the Cleburne Railroaders to a 3-1 victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries on Monday night. Johnson outdueled Canaries starter Alex Boshers, who gave up one earned run in six innings. Zach Nehrir was 2-4 with two runs and an RBI for Cleburne
Bullpen Aids Explorers Win, 7-5
Four runs in the second and three in the fourth provided the offense, but it was the bullpen that led the way, as the Sioux City Explorers defeated the Texas AirHogs, 7-5. Jose Velez, Tyler Falwell, and Matt Pobereyko combined to toss 3.2 perfect innings of relief. Adam Sasser drove in two and Drew Stankiewicz had three hits and drove in a run. Stewart Ijames hit his ninth homer for Texas.
Pike, Power Sends RedHawks Soaring, 7-1
Tyler Pike allowed one run in seven innings and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks hit five homeruns in their 7-1 victory over the Winnipeg Goldeyes. Pike (6-2) walked two and struck out six. Chris Jacobs and Correlle Prime each homered and drove in two runs for Fargo-Moorhead.
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The RedHawks Leobaldo Pina on-base streak ended at 40 consecutive games. That is the longest streak this season. Dogs outfielder David Olmedo-Barrera has reached base in 31 straight games.
Signed RHP Jalen Miller
Placed LHP Josh Norwood to the Disabled List retroactive to July 30 and activated LHP Kyle Kinman from the Disabled List
Gary SouthShore RailCats
Released RHP Frank Moscatiello
St. Paul Saints
Released RHP Benji Waite
Added RHP Zhang Tao to the active roster
By Robert Pannier