American Association Daily Recap: July 12, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 12, 2019. There were six games in the league on Friday, including the St. Paul Saints winning a wild affair and Correlle Prime homering twice to lead the RedHawks to victory. Also, All-Star rosters were named.
Daily Recaps: July 12, 2019
Baker Shines in Debut for Saints
Chris Baker drove home three in his debut for the St. Paul Saints, as St. Paul scored three in the bottom of the eighth to defeat the Winnipeg Goldeyes, 10-9. Winnipeg had taken the lead in the top half of the frame with three runs of their own, but Baker blasted a two run homer in the bottom half to tie the score before Brady Shoemaker homered to put the Saints on top for good.
Prime Homers Twice in RedHawks Victory, 10-5
Correlle Prime drilled two homeruns as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks defeated the Lincoln Saltdogs, 10-5. Prime finished a perfect 3-3 with three RBI and a walk. Sebastian Kessay (7-0) remained undefeated, tossing six shutout innings for the victory.
Collier Shines in T-Bones 8-2 Victory
Seven outstanding innings from Tommy Collier and a five run eighth innings were too much for the Texas AirHogs, as the Kansas City T-Bones prevailed, 8-2. Collier allowed one earned run in seven innings and Danny Mars drove in three. The win was the fifth in a row for Collier.
Roache Homer Lifts Dogs, 4-3
Victor Roache homered in the top of the ninth to give the Chicago Dogs a 4-3 victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries. Chicago took a 3-0 lead in the top of the second, but Sioux Falls would battle back with three in the bottom of the seventh to tie the score. That set up the winning homer for Roache in the ninth.
Ward Drives Home Three to Lead Milkmen
Dan Ward hit his third homerun of the season and drove in three as the Milwaukee Milkmen defeated the Sioux City Explorers, 7-3. Angel Ventura earned the victory, allowing three runs in seven innings. The loss was the eighth in the last 11 for the Explorers.
Railroaders Pummel RailCats, 13-2
The Cleburne Railroaders buried the Gary Southshore RailCats, 13-2 on Friday. Zach Nehrir and John Nester each drove in three on the day that they were named to the All-Star squads. Jesus Sanchez earned the victory, allowing one earned run in six innings.
American Association Notes
The American Association named their rosters for the All-Star game, which will be at CHS Field in St. Paul on July 23. Get a look at the rosters here…The Chicago Dogs extended their winning streak to seven games on Friday.
Placed RHP Trevor Simms on the Disabled List retroactive to July 11
Traded RHP Luke Wilkins to Sioux Falls for a player to be named later
Gary SouthShore RailCats
Signed RHP Robbie Coursel and placed RHP Jumpei Akanuma on the Disabled List retroactive to July 11; activated RHP Nick Floyd from the Disabled List
Kansas City T-Bones
Released RHP Marc Magliaro
St. Paul Saints
Released RHP Jake Matthys; activated C Jhonatan Solano from the Disabled List and sold the contract of OF Max Murphy to the Arizona Diamondbacks
By Robert Pannier