American Association Daily Recap: June 7, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for June 7, 2019. The highlights include the Chicago Dogs scoring 11 unanswered runs to defeat the Kansas City T-Bones and the Winnipeg Goldeyes rallying to down the Cleburne Railroaders. Plus, Sioux City Explorers Manager Steve Montgomery reaches a milestone.
Daily Recaps: June 7, 2019
Dogs Score 11 Unanswered to Down T-Bones
The Chicago Dogs found themselves trailing 4-0 coming out of the first, then scored 11 unanswered runs, including four in both the eighth and ninth to down the Kansas City T-Bones, 11-5. Tony Rosselli hit his sixth homerun of the season and was one of three Dogs players to drive in two runs in the contest.
Goldeyes Rally Behind Railroaders Errors
A carnival of errors and miscues in the eighth inning allowed the Winnipeg Goldeyes to score three runs to complete their comeback, as they downed the Cleburne Railroaders, 8-6. The Goldeyes battled back after trailing 6-2, scoring three runs in the seventh and eighth innings. Kevin Garcia finished the day with 3 hits and 2 RBI and Victor Capellan recorded his eighth save of the season.
Crenshaw Blanks Milkmen, Saints Prevail, 4-0
Dustin Crenshaw needed just 96 pitches to go the distance, shutting out the Milwaukee Milkmen on five hits as the St. Paul Saints prevailed, 4-0. St. Paul gave their starter all the support he needed with three runs in the second. Dan Motl had three hits.
Vertigan Leads Canaries over RailCats
The Sioux Falls Canaries rallied for five runs in the fourth on Friday night to help them down the Gary Southshore RailCats, 6-3. The big hit came on a bases clearing double off the bat of Brett Vertigan. Alex Boshers tossed six solid innings, allowing 2 runs off 6 hits. Clint Coulter added 3 hits for Sioux Falls
Bennett, Ahart Help Send RedHawks Soaring
A four run third inning proved to be the deciding factor in the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 5-3 victory over the Sioux City Explorers on Friday night. Devan Ahart and T.J. Bennett both drove in two in the rally, helping Sebastian Kessay move to 3-0. Jason Garcia (4-1) suffered his first loss of the season, allowing 5 runs in 5 innings.
Brownell Leads Saltdogs to 4-3 Victory
The Lincoln Saltdogs got six solid innings out of John Brownell, downing the Texas AirHogs on Friday night, 4-3. Tyler Moore drove in two runs and Curt Smith and John Sansone each scored two to help lead the Saltdogs to victory. Brett Ebener, who was signed earlier in the day by Texas, had 2 hits and 2 runs scored in his debut.
American Association Notes
Sioux City Explorers Manager Steve Montgomery won the 300th game of his managerial career on Thursday night.
Gary SouthShore RailCats
Signed RHP Daniel Hurtado and activated INF Will Savage from the Disabled List
Kansas City T-Bones
Released INF Carlos Franco
Placed OF Nick Schulz on the Inactive List retroactive to June 1
Sioux City Explorers
Activated OF Sebastian Zawada from the Inactive List; released OF Daytona Bryden and INF Nelson Ward
Sioux Falls Canaries
Traded RHP Ryan Flores to Trois-Rivieres (Can-Am League) for a player to be named later
Signed OF Brett Eibner
Released LHP Joel Bender
By Robert Pannier