Bostick Wins Pitcher’s Duel, Hogan Dominates, Weekly Honors
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, Rob Pannier recaps the three games in the American Association on Monday, including Akeem Bostick defeating RJ Martinez in a great pitcher’s duel, Miller Hogan dominates for Kansas City Monarchs, and the Chicago Dogs hold off the Lake Country DockHounds.
Game Recaps for Monday
Bostick, Canaries Blank Goldeyes
Akeem Bostick tossed seven scoreless innings and two relievers did the rest as the Sioux Falls Canaries defeated the Winnipeg Goldeyes, 2-0. Bostick allowed four hits and struck out three in earning his third victory of the season. Christian Johnson tossed a scoreless eighth and Charlie Hasty came on in the ninth to earn his 20th save of the season.
The Canaries scored the only run that Bostick would need when Spencer Sarringar singled home Darnell Sweeney. That one run lead held through eight innings, as RJ Martinez was tossing a gem for the Goldeyes as well. In the ninth, Sioux Falls added one more run when Sweeney walked to lead off the inning, stole second, and scored on a Hunter Clanin double.
Sweeney scored both runs in the contest. Martinez took the loss, allowing one run in eight innings. Sarringer had three hits.
Three-Run Third Propels Dogs
The Chicago Dogs scored three runs in the third inning, then held on for a 5-2 victory over the Lake Country DockHounds. Steven Lacey earned his first victory of the season, allowing two runs in five innings. Three relievers then did the rest, with Brian Schlitter closing out the game for his 15th save of the year.
The Dogs got rolling in the third when Jesus Lujano doubled home a run and then scored on a double by Ryan Lidge. A single by Luke Mangieri extended the lead to three. Lake Country cut the deficit to two with Curtis Terry hitting a solo home run in the fourth, his 14th of the year. The lead was down to one in the fifth thanks to a Justin Lavey single. The DockHounds were back in the game, but Lidge led off the sixth with his eighth homer of the year and Matt Bottcher added a solo home run to lead off the seventh.
Lidge finished with three hits, two runs scored, and two hits and Johnni Turbo had two hits. No other player in the contest had more than one hit.
Hogan Stymies RedHawks
Miller Hogan allowed an unearned run in the first inning, then shut down the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks at the Kansas City Monarchs earned a 6-1 victory. Hogan allowed six hits and a walk while striking out eight to earn his first victory of the year. Three relievers each tossed a scoreless frame.
After the RedHawks took a one run lead in the top of the first, Micker Adolfo drilled a three-run homer in the bottom half of the frame to put his team on top for good. The Monarchs added a run in the second and put up two more in the sixth.
Adolfo was one of three Monarchs players to record two hits in the contest. Jacob Robson scored two runs. Sam Dexter had three hits for the RedHawks.
Three Stars of the Night
No. 3 – Miller Hogan (Kansas City Monarchs) 6.0 IP, 6 H, 0 ER, BB, 8 K
No. 2 – RJ Martinez (Winnipeg Goldeyes) 8.0 IP, 7 H, ER, 3 BB, 4 K
No. 1 – Akeem Bostick (Sioux Falls Canaries) 7.0 IP, 4 H, 2 BB, 0 ER, 3 K
American Association Daily Notes
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks have dropped their last six series. Sioux Falls Canaries closer Charlie Hasty earned his 20th save of the season. That leads the league.
Kane County: Placed INF Pete Kozma on the Inactive List retroactive to August 20
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By Robert Pannier