Big Inning for Milkmen, Dogs Hang on – 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 Recap, Robert Pannier recaps Sunday’s great day in the American Association, including the Milwaukee Milkmen scoring eight runs in the seventh to beat the Winnipeg Goldeyes and Mike Hart and Clint Coulter each driving in three to lead the Sioux Falls Canaries to victory.
Big Inning Leads Milkmen over Goldeyes, 11-3
An eight-run seventh inning ended a 3-0 lead for the Winnipeg Goldeyes, as the Milwaukee Milkmen prevailed, 11-3. Winnipeg scored three in the bottom of the first, then rode starter Frank Duncan for six scoreless innings. However, Milwaukee rallied for eight runs on eight hits in the seventh, highlighted by a two-run homer by Jose Sermo, a two-run single by Adam Walker, and a two-run single by Dylan Tice.
Ryan Kussmaul (5-1) earned the win, allowing three runs on three hits in seven innings. Walker drove in three for the Milkmen. The victory moved the Milkmen a half game behind the Goldeyes for the top spot in the American Association.
Chicago Dogs Hang on to Defeat Saints, 5-3
The Chicago Dogs scored five runs in the first two frames, then held on to defeat the St. Paul Saints, 5-3. J.D. Busfield was spectacular for Chicago, allowing one run on three hits in seven innings for the victory. Justin Goossen-Brown came off the inactive list to toss the final 1.2 innings for his first save of the season. Five different Dogs players drove in runs.
Chris Nunn was rocked in his first start since resigning with St. Paul. The left-hander allowed five runs in two innings. Chris Chinea drove in two runs for the Saints.
Coulter, Hart Lead Canaries Past RedHawks, 9-4
Clint Coulter and Mike Hart each drove in three runs as the Sioux Falls Canaries defeated the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 9-4. The teams were tied at two through four, but seven unanswered runs put the Canaries on top. A two-run single by Coulter in the fifth gave Sioux Falls a 4-2 lead. Two innings later Roy Morales drove in two with a double and Hart capped off the scoring with a two-run single in the seventh.
Coulter, Morales, and Hart, the six, seven, and eight hitters in the Canaries lineup, combined to go 7-12 with two runs scored and eight RBI. Tyler Herron (6-1) earned the victory, allowing four runs in eight innings for his third win in a row.
RedHawks outfielder Drew Ward went 1-4, extending his consecutive on-base streak to 24 games. That ties the Canaries Alay Lago for the longest streak this season…Milkmen starter Ryan Kussmaul won his fifth straight decision. He has not lost since July 14…Canaries starter Tyler Herron is tied for the American Association lead in wins with six. He joins the Dogs Thomas Dorminy and the Milkmen’s David Holmberg.
Chicago: Released RHP Scott Shuman; Released C Garrett Hope; Activated RHP Justin Goossen-Brown from the Inactive List
Fargo-Moorhead: Released RHP Mitchell Osnowitz and LHP Ryan Thurston
Sioux Falls: Released OF Sebastian Zawada; Activated LHP Ty Culbreth from the Injured List
By Robert Pannier