American Association Daily Recap: July 17, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 17, 2019. There were six games on Wednesday, including the Chicago Dogs rallying late to win in 10, and the Kansas City T-Bones outdueling the St. Paul Saints in a 2-1 victory. Also, Milwaukee Milkmen outfielder hit three homeruns to lead the team to victory.
Daily Recaps: July 17, 2019
Dogs Complete Improbable Comeback, Win in 10, 9-6
The Chicago Dogs erased a 6-1 deficit with a run in the eighth and four in the ninth, then scored three in the 10th to defeat the Sioux City Explorers, 9-6. David Olmedo-Barrera tied the score with a three run homer, and Gustavo Pierre put his team ahead with an RBI single in the 10th. Kyle Halbohn earned the victory with three scoreless innings of relief.
Walker Homers Three Times to Lead Milkmen, 10-3
Adam Walker became the first player in Milwaukee Milkmen history to homer three times in the same contest, leading the team to a 10-3 victory over the Texas AirHogs. Walker hit solo homers in the second and ninth inning and added a three run blast in the fourth. He now has 13 homers this season.
Baker Outduels Crenshaw, T-Bones Win 2-1
Dylan Baker allowed one run in six innings, outdueling Dustin Crenshaw as the Kansas City T-Bones defeated the St. Paul Saints, 2-1. Shawn O’Malley drove home the game winning run with an RBI single in the sixth. Brian Ellington came on to save his first game of the year.
Willis Homers Twice in RailCats 5-1 Victory
Colin Willis homered twice and drove in three runs as the Gary Southshore RailCats downed the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 5-1. Justin Sinibaldi tossed a gem, allowing four hits and no runs in seven innings to earn the victory.
Early Runs Doom Canaries, 9-3
The Winnipeg Goldeyes scored seven runs through the first three frames on their way to a 9-3 victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries. Wes Darvill had three hits and drove in two runs. Parker French earned the victory, tossing six scoreless innings.
Railroaders Thwart Saltdogs Comeback, 3-2
The Lincoln Saltdogs battled back from a 2-0 deficit to tie the score in the top of eighth inning. However, Chase Simpson put his team back on top with an RBI single in the bottom of the inning to help the Cleburne Railroaders defeat Lincoln, 3-2. Simpson finished with two RBI and Tyler Wilson recorded his 14th save of the season.
American Association Notes
Adam Walker became the first Milwaukee Milkmen player to hit three homers in one game…The Sioux Falls Canaries have lost five straight games…RedHawks infielder Leobaldo Pina extended his hitting streak to 20 games on Wednesday, the longest in the American Association this season. David Olmedo-Barrera extended his hitting streak to 18 and Tyler Hill now has hits in 17 straight games.
Released INF Joe Becht
Placed OF Nick Schulz on the Disabled List retroactive to July 14 and activated OF Teodoro Martinez from the Disabled List
Released LHP Andrew Tomasovich
St. Paul Saints
Released RHP Tom Curtin and signed C Mike Aiello
Sioux Falls Falls
Activated OF Mike Hart from the Disabled List
Removed OF Lu Yuheng from the active roster and added RHP Liu Guoqing to the active roster; placed LHP Sean Stutzman on the Disabled List retroactive to July 15 and activated OF Brett Eibner from the Disabled List
By Robert Pannier