Devine, Alvarez Dazzle; RedHawks Remain Hot – 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 a great evening in the American Association, Milkmen starter Henderson Alvarez and Saints hurler Mike Devine battling a classic pitchers’ duel and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks winning their eighth straight game.
Alvarez Outduels Devine, Milkmen Win, 1-0
Henderson Alvarez allowed just two hits over eight innings, outdueling St. Paul Saints starter Mike Devine as the Milwaukee Milkmen prevailed, 1-0. Alvarez allowed hits in each of the first two innings, then set down 21 straight batters before his night was over. Peyton Gray came on to record his 13th save of the season. Christian Correa drove in the only run of the game with an RBI single in the second.
Devine was the hard luck loser. He allowed one unearned run in 8.1 innings and struck out 13.
RedHawks Soar to Eighth Straight Victory
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks continue their impressive surge, winning their eighth straight game, this time a 7-3 victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries. Leobaldo Pina had the big bat, hitting his fourth homer of the season and driving in four in the win. Left-hander Kevin McGovern won his first game since joining the RedHawks.
The Chicago Dogs-Winnipeg Goldeyes contest was postponed due to weather. It will be made up as part of a double-header on Wednesday.
The impressive run of Milwaukee Milkmen closer Peyton Gray continues. The right-hander tossed a scoreless frame on Tuesday, giving him 28 innings without allowing a run this season…Canaries outfielder Logan Landon extended his hitting streak to 19 games on Tuesday…Mike Devine struck out 13 on Tuesday night, the second most in Saints history. Roy Smith holds the record of 14, set in 1999.
Chicago: Released C Ryan Haug
St. Paul: Signed RHP Pete Tago; Released RHP Eddie Medina
Sioux Falls: Placed LHP Jake Zokan on the Injured List retroactive to August 22; Signed RHP Eddie Medina
Winnipeg: Signed OF Breland Almadova, Released LHP Ryan Thurston and INF Eric Wood, Activated RHP John Gorman from the Injured List
By Robert Pannier