Dogs Fall in Extra-Inning Slugfest, 17-14
ROSEMONT, Ill. — The Skinny: In 12-inning game that lasted over five hours, the Sioux Falls Canaries took down the Chicago Dogs, 17-14. Chicago initially trailed 8-1 in the second inning but stormed back to tie the game at 8 by the fourth. Later on, the Canaries led, 14-11, with two outs in the eighth inning when Dogs second baseman Blake Allemand blasted a three-run home run to left field to tie the game. Finally, with the score at 14-14 in the top of the 12th, Canaries second baseman Ryan Long launched a bases-clearing double to right-center field, lifting Sioux Falls to a 17-14 win.
Winning Pitcher: RHP Kurt Heyer
Losing Pitcher: RHP Jalen Miller
Star of the Game: K.C. Hobson. Chicago’s first baseman ended the night a double shy of the cycle. In his first three at-bats, Hobson unloaded a single, a triple and a three-run home run.
- Who? Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks vs. Chicago Dogs, Game One
- Where? Impact Field, Rosemont, Illinois
- When? Tomorrow, 7:05 p.m. CDT
- Pitching matchup? RHP Bret Helton (Fargo-Moorhead) vs. LHP Eric Stout (Chicago)
- Tickets: TheChicagoDogs.com/tickets
- Broadcast: AABaseball.TV
Extra Bite: The Canaries and Dogs combined to use 15 pitchers in tonight’s game. First pitch was at 7:07 p.m. CDT on Thursday, July 16 and the final out was recorded at 12:07 a.m. CDT on Friday, July 17. The two teams racked up 31 runs and 30 hits on Thursday/Friday.
by Sam Brief, Chicago Dogs