American Association Daily Recap: July 13, 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 Saturday, including the Winnipeg Goldeyes blasting the St. Paul Saints, 15-1 and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks sweeping the Lincoln Saltdogs.
Daily Recaps: July 13, 2019
Manoah Dominates Ex-Mates, AirHogs Win 5-3
Erik Manoah returned to Kansas City a victor, holding the T-Bones to three runs in seven innings as the Texas AirHogs prevailed, 5-3. Manoah (1-1) evened his record in his second start since joining the AirHogs. Luo Jinjun drove in two and scored two runs to lead the Texas offense.
Goldeyes Blast Saints, 15-1
The Winnipeg Goldeyes hit six homeruns as they blasted the St. Paul Saints, 15-1. Winnipeg scored five in the first, three in the third, two in the sixth and five more in the eighth, dominating this contest from the start. Wes Darvill homered as one of his five hits on the day. Kevin McGovern dominated St. Paul, blanking the Saints for six innings for his sixth straight win.
RedHawks Down Saltdogs, 5-3
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks completed the sweep of their two game series with the Lincoln Saltdogs, prevailing 5-3. Leobaldo Pina and Brian Olson each had two RBI for Fargo. Geoff Broussard came on in the ninth to record his 15th save of the season.
Dogs Win Late Again, 4-3
For the second straight night, the Chicago Dogs rallied in the top of the ninth inning to defeat the Sioux Falls Canaries, 4-3. Trailing by a run entering the frame, Tony Rosselli tied the score with his ninth homer of the year. With two down and two on, Keon Barnum drove home the go ahead run with a single. Rich Mascheri earned the victory with two perfect innings of relief.
Karch Gem Leads Explorers, 12-1
Eric Karch tossed the first complete game victory of his career, allowing a run on six hits as the Sioux City Explorers crushed the Milwaukee Milkmen, 12-1. Jose Sermo and Dexture McCall each drove in three runs for Sioux City.
Sinibadli Shuts down Railroaders, 7-0
Justin Sinibadli tossed five shutout innings as the Gary Southshore RailCats blanked the Cleburne Railroaders, 7-0. Three relievers helped to complete the shutout and Wilfredo Gimenez had three hits and three RBI to lead the RailCats offense.
American Association Notes
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks have won eight straight series…Winnipeg Goldeyes starter Kevin McGovern won his sixth straight decision, the longest winning streak of the season. McGovern is now tied for the league lead in wins. Kansas City T-Bones RHP Tommy Collier has won five decisions in a row, all on the road…The Chicago Dogs extended their winning streak to eight straight games.
Released C Daniel Comstock and signed RHP J.R. Bunda
Gary SouthShore RailCats
Released RHP Chris Pennell and signed RHP Andrew Spinnenweber
St. Paul Saints
Placed C Caden Skinner on the Inactive List retroactive to July 7; signed INF Chris Baker and RHP Ryan Smith
Sioux Falls Canaries
Released RHP Austin Orvis
Added C Li Xuhong to the active roster
Placed LHP Spencer Herrmann on the Disabled List retroactive to July 9 and activated INF Dominic Ficociello from the Disabled List
By Robert Pannier