Arroyo Grand Slam Helps Dogs Rally – American Association Daily
American Association Daily provides insights, features, and recaps of the action from around the American Association of Professional Baseball League, as well as player and coaching profiles and transactions. In today’s edition of American Association Daily, the Chicago Dogs score six
runs in the eighth to down the RedHawks and the St. Paul Saints rally to down the Milkmen.
Arroyo Spurs Dogs Comeback, 11-6
A six-run eighth inning quickly eliminated a two-run deficit as the Chicago Dogs rallied to down the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 11-6. Edwin Arroyo had the big hit of the inning with a grand slam, his second homerun of the season. Arroyo finished with five RBI.
The teams each put up a pair of runs in the first, but Fargo-Moorhead took the lead with a pair of runs in the third and seventh. They led 6-4 entering the eighth. After Ryan Thurston retired the first batting of the frame things went south as six straight batters reached, culminating with Arroyo’s grand slam. Garrett Granitz earned the victory.
Tomscha, Five-Run Second Propel Canaries, 8-6
The Sioux Falls Canaries scored five-runs in the second inning, then held on to defeat the Winnipeg Goldeyes, 8-6. Leading 1-0 entering the frame, Andrew Ely plated two with a two-run single and Jabari Henry followed with his second homer of the year. Clint Coulter drove in the fifth run of the inning.
Grady Wood pitched 5.2 solid innings for his first win in two seasons and Ryan Fritze came on in the ninth to close out the game. Kevin McGovern had his second straight rough outing for Winnipeg. Darnell Sweeney drove in two for the Goldeyes.
Saints Rally to Down Milkmen, 7-4
The St. Paul Saints rallied from a three-run deficit with four-runs in the sixth and three more in the seventh to down the Milwaukee Milkmen, 7-4. Chris Chinea got the rally started with a two-run homer, his second of the year. Mikey Reynolds closed out the inning with a two-run single to put the Saints on top. An inning later, J.C. Millan drove home two with a single and Josh Allen added an RBI double.
Matt Solter (2-0) shook off a tough start, tossing seven solid innings for his second win of the year. Jameson McGrane came on in the ninth to earn his second save of the year. David Holmberg took the loss despite striking out nine in 5.1-innings.
The Goldeyes Logan Hill and Jordan George saw their six-game hitting streaks end on Friday night. However. The RedHawks Correlle Prime and Dario Pizzano extended their hitting streaks to seven games.
By Robert Pannier