American Association Daily Recap: July 7, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for July 7, 2019. There were six games on Sunday, including the Cleburne Railroaders blanking the Gary Southshore RailCats and the Milwaukee Milkmen defeating the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks in 10.
Daily Recaps: July 7, 2019
Milkmen Down RedHawks in 10, 3-1
Adam Walker blasted a two run homer in the top of the 10th to lead the Milwaukee Milkmen to a 3-1 victory over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks. Milwaukee clung to a 1-0 lead through seven thanks to another brilliant start by Angel Ventura. However, the RedHawks would tie the score in the bottom of the eighth, forcing extra innings. Ventura allowed an unearned run in 7.1 innings.
Binford, Bullpen Blank Saltdogs
For the second straight night, the Kansas City T-Bones blanked the Lincoln Saltdogs, this time 3-0. A night after Tommy Collier tossed seven shutout innings, Christian Binford threw six shutout innings for his second win of the year. Danny Mars scored two of the runs for the T-Bones. Curt Smith had three hits for Lincoln
Medina Stymies Goldeyes, Saints Win, 3-2
Despite giving up six walks in 7.1 innings, Eddie Medina allowed just one run to lead the St. Paul Saints to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Goldeyes. Medina allowed three hits while striking out seven. Devon Rodriguez had three hits for St. Paul. Ryan Johnson took the loss despite giving up just one run in five innings.
Samson Leads Explorers to 10-5 Victory
The Sioux City Explorers downed the Sioux Falls Canaries on Sunday, 10-5. Nate Samson had three hits, including his fifth homer of the year, drove in three and scored three. Jose Sermo also drove in three. Ryan Flores tossed two scoreless innings to earn his first victory since rejoining Sioux City.
Dogs Dominate AirHogs, 9-1
The Chicago Dogs got seven outstanding innings from D.J. Snelten in a 9-1 victory over the Texas AirHogs. Snelten allowed five hits and no earned runs while striking out six for his fourth win of the year. Daniel Olmedo-Barrera, Trey Vavra, and Jordan Dean each had three hits in the contest. The Dogs used a trio of threes to earn the victory, scoring three runs in the first, second, and ninth innings.
Railroaders Clip RailCats, 1-0
It was an incredible pitcher’s duel between Justin Sinibaldi and Jesus Sanchez, as neither the Gary Southshore RailCats nor the Cleburne Railroaders could score through the first seven innings. However, Cleburne would finally break the scoreless tie when KC Huth drove home Hunter Clanin with a two out single in the bottom of the eighth to give the Railroaders the 1-0 victory. Justin Sinibaldi went the distance for the RailCats, allowing five hits and a run. Jesus Sanchez allowed no runs on four hits in seven innings for Cleburne.
American Association Notes
Sioux Falls Canaries infielder Alay Lago has hits in 23 straight home games. Teammate Brett Vertigan has a 21 game streak at home…After his victory on Saturday, T-Bones starter Tommy Collier has won five straight decisions on the road…The Arizona Diamondbacks purchased the contracts of two players on Sunday. Texas AirHogs infielder Josh Prince and Gary Southshore outfielder Evan Marzilli both had their contracts purchased.
Signed RHP Greyfer Eregua
Placed INF Joe Becht on the Disabled List retroactive to June 30
Gary SouthShore RailCats
Sold the contract of OF Evan Marzilli to the Arizona Diamondbacks
Released OF Tyler Pfeffer; placed RHP Nick Tepesch on the Inactive List retroactive to July 6 and signed INF Josh Mazzola
Sioux City Explorers
Placed RHP Max Duval on the Inactive List retroactive to July 6
Sold the contract of INF Josh Prince to the Arizona Diamondbacks and placed OF Brent Eibner on this Disabled List retroactive to July 6; removed RHP Zhang Tao from the active roster; added OF Han Xiao and OF Song Yunqi to the active roster.
By Robert Pannier