American Association Daily Recap: July 30, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 30, 2019. There were five games played on Tuesday including the St. Paul Saints allowing one hit to the Milwaukee Milkmen in a 2-0 victory. The Gary Southshore RailCats clawed their way by the Winnipeg Goldeyes, 2-1, and the Sioux City Explorers won their 11th straight game.
Daily Recaps: July 30, 2019
Saints Staff One-Hits Milkmen, 2-0
The St. Paul Saints bullpen was called upon to fill in on Tuesday night, and they came through, allowing one hit in a 2-0 victory over the Milwaukee Milkmen. John Kilichowski got the ball rolling with three no-hit innings to start the game. Karch Kowalczyk tossed two one-hit innings, followed by Ken Frosch who threw three no-hit frames. Mike Devine tossed a perfect ninth for his first save of the season.
Four Run First Propels Explorers, 4-3
The Sioux City Explorers scored four runs in the first inning, then hung on for a 4-3 victory over the Lincoln Saltdogs. Jose Sermo drove in two with a double in the frame. Carlos Sierra earned the victory, allowing one earned run in 5.1 innings. The win moved Sioux City within two of the idle Cleburne Railroaders.
RailCats Claw by Goldeyes
John Price, Jr. drove home two with a two-out single in the bottom of the eighth, as the Gary Southshore RailCats clawed their way past the Winnipeg Goldeyes, 2-1. Trevor Lubking tossed a gem for the RailCats, allowing one unearned run in 7.2 innings pitched, striking out eight. Kevin McGovern took the loss for Winnipeg despite allowing just three hits in seven innings.
RedHawks Win Wild Affair over Dogs, 9-8
After neither team was able to score through the first two frames, the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks and Chicago Dogs combined to score 14 runs in the third and fourth innings as the RedHawks prevailed 9-8. Chris Jacobs and Correlle Prime each drove in two runs for Fargo-Moorhead. Keon Barnum hit his 20th homer and drove in three for Chicago.
Canaries Hang on to Down T-Bones, 8-6
The Sioux Falls Canaries clipped the Kansas City T-Bones on Tuesday, 8-6. Burt Reynolds drove in three for Sioux Falls and Alex Boshers earned his fifth victory of the season. The victory moved the Sioux Falls three back of Kansas City for third place in the division.
American Association Notes
The Sioux City Explorers won their 11th straight game on Tuesday. That is the longest winning streak in the American Association this season.
Gary SouthShore RailCats
Released RHP Dugan Darnell
Signed RHP Colby Morris
St. Paul Saints
Placed RHP Ryan Smith on the Inactive List retroactive to July 28 and signed INF Steve Pascual
Sioux Falls Canaries
Returned INF Mitch Glasser to the active roster (from Israeli National Team)
By Robert Pannier