American Association Daily Recap: July 16, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 16, 2019. There were six games on Tuesday, including the St. Paul Saints winning on a walk-off grand slam by Josh Allen and the Chicago Dogs downing the Sioux City Explorers.
Daily Recaps: July 16, 2019
Allen Grand Slam Gives Saints 9-7 Victory
Josh Allen hit a walk-off grand slam to send the St. Paul Saints to a 9-7 victory. Two walks and a single loaded the bases before Allen deposited an 0-1 pitch over the wall for his 14th homer of the year. Allen finished with five RBI and Dan Motl scored four runs. Ryan Smith earned his first victory since joining St. Paul.
RedHawks Crush RailCats, 16-1
A pair of six run innings helped the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks crush the Gary Southshore RailCats, 16-1. Leobaldo Pina drove in seven of those runs, blasting two homers. Taylor Bloye (3-1) tossed seven shutout innings for the victory. Correlle Prime had four hits and four RBI.
Recap by Jared Shlensky
Barnum Helps Dogs Down Explorers, 11-4
Keon Barnum hit two homers and drove in four to lead the Chicago Dogs to an 11-4 victory over the Sioux City Explorers. Barnum finished a perfect 4-4 with three runs scored. Edwin Arroyo also homered and drove in three.
Kraus Hurls Milkmen Past AirHogs, 10-2
Jordan Kraus allowed one run in seven innings to lead the Milwaukee Milkmen to a 10-2 victory over the Texas AirHogs. Dan Ward homered and drove in three for Milwaukee. Yang Jin drove in two for Texas.
Seven Run Second Leads Railroaders, 10-1
Chase Simpson and John Nester drove in two runs apiece in a seven run second inning to lead the Cleburne Railroaders to a 10-1 victory over the Lincoln Saltdogs. Both Nester and Simpson finished with three RBI and Greyfer Eregua earned the victory, allowing one run in five innings.
Lambson Hurls Goldeyes to Victory
Kyle Martin drove in four runs and Mitch Lambson tossed seven outstanding innings to lead the Winnipeg Goldeyes to an 11-2 victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries. Lambson allowed one run in seven innings. Tyler Hill added two hits and scored four runs for the Goldeyes.
American Association Notes
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks won their fifth straight game…The RedHawks Leobaldo Pina extended his hitting streak to 19 games on Tuesday, tied for the longest in the league this season. The Chicago Dogs David Olmedo-Barrera extended his hitting streak to 17 games and the Winnipeg Goldeyes Tyler Hill extended his hitting streak to 16 games.
Removed INF Shane Opitz and INF Joe Becht from the inactive list
Gary SouthShore RailCats
Released OF Zach Welz
Kansas City T-Bones
Placed RHP Christian Binford on the Disabled List retroactive to July 14 and signed RHP Jon Perrin
Signed RHP Joey Wagman
By Robert Pannier