American Association Daily Recap: May 31, 2019
In this American Association Daily, Robert Pannier examines the highlights, transactions and news from the American Association for May 31, 2019. This includes the St. Paul Saints Eddie Medina tossing the second no-hitter in franchise history and the Winnipeg Goldeyes nearly blowing an eight run lead. Plus, notes and transactions from around the league.
Daily Recaps: May 31, 2019
Medina No-Hits Railroaders
Eddie Medina became the second St. Paul Saints pitcher in the franchise’s history to toss a no-hitter when he blanked the Cleburne Railroaders on Friday. Medina walked one and struck out 10. The 5-0 victory included a two-run homer by Burt Reynolds.
Milkmen Down Saltdogs for Third Straight Win
Manuel Boscan homered and drove in four to help lead the Milwaukee Milkmen to their third straight victory. T.J. House tossed seven outstanding innings, allowing two runs and three hits, while striking out eight. A two run third and a three run fourth were all the support that House needed.
Jacobs Leads RedHawks over AirHogs
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks got a homer and 2 RBI from Chris Jacobs and Will Solomon earned his first victory of the season as the RedHawks defeated the Texas AirHogs 8-1. Cordelle Prime had three hits against his former mates.
Barnum Homers Twice to Lead Dogs to Victory
The Chicago Dogs got 2 homers and 4 RBI from Keon Barnum to defeat the Sioux City Explores, 9-2. Trevor Simms tossed six solid innings for his first victory of the season. The Chicago bullpen tossed three shutout innings of relief.
Coursel Shines in Debut
Robbie Coursel made his pro debut one to remember, tossing six shutout innings to help lead the Gary Southshore RailCats to a 7-1 victory over the Kansas City T-Bones. Thomas Walvaven and Wilfredo Gimenez were each 2-4 with 2 runs scored and an RBI. Gimenez added his first homerun of the season.
Goldeyes Rally in Ninth to Down Canaries
After taking a 9-1 lead, the Winnipeg Goldeyes found themselves trailing in the ninth. However, Wes Darvill tied the score with his fifth hit of the game and Willy Garcia scored the eventual game-winning run on a sacrifice fly as the Goldeyes rallied to defeat the Sioux Falls Canaries, 11-10. Not only was Darvill 5-5, but he also drove in 5 and hit his first homerun of the season.
American Association Notes
With nine shutout innings in his no-hitter on Friday night, St. Paul Saints starter Eddie Medina extended his scoreless inning streak to 26 straight innings. Medina has not been scored upon since giving up four runs in the first inning of his first start this season. He is three innings away from tying the franchise record for consecutive scoreless innings…Wes Darvill set personal single game highs with 5 hits and 5 RBI in the victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries…The three straight victories is a franchise record for the Milwaukee Milkmen…It was a clean sweep for the North Division last night as all six teams beat teams from the South Division.
Placed INF Jared Reaves on the Inactive List retroactive to May 24
Kansas City T-Bones
Sold the contract of RHP Kevin Lenik to the Boston Red Sox and sold the contract of LHP Eric Stout to the Cincinnati Reds
Removed RHP Cui Enting, C Li Ning and OF Song Yunqi from the active roster and added LHP Mi Jia Hong, INF Yang Jin and RHP Zhang Yi to the active roster
By Robert Pannier