Milkmen, Goldeyes, Saints Win Rubber Matches – American Association Daily
MilAmerican 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, the St. Paul Saints, Milwaukee Milkmen, and Winnipeg Goldeyes won the rubber matches of their series.
Nehrir Drives in Three, Milkmen Win, 4-3
Zach Nehrir drove in three runs as the Milwaukee Milkmen defeated the Chicago Dogs, 4-3. Nehrir drove in two in the first to help stake the Milkmen to a 3-0 lead. David Holmberg earned the victory, allowing three runs in seven innings. Peyton Gray recorded his ninth save of the season to close out the game.
Canaries Rally Falls Short, 9-7
Chris Chinea drove in four and John Silviano homered and drove in three as the St. Paul Saints defeated the Sioux Falls Canaries, 9-7. This was a tense affair as St. Paul took a 4-2 lead only to see the Canaries battle back to tie the score. The Saints then jumped out to a five-run lead before Sioux Falls rallied for three in the bottom of the ninth. Jameson McGrane walked three straight before finally recording the final out, earning his American Association leading 12th save.
Goldeyes Rally to Down RedHawks, 4-3
Frank Duncan allowed one earned run in 7.1 innings as the Winnipeg Goldeyes defeated the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 4-3. John Nester gave the Goldeyes the lead in the bottom of the seventh with his sixth homer of the year. Matt Tomshaw went the distance for the RedHawks.
Milwaukee closer Peyton Gray extended his scoreless streak to 19 straight innings. He has not been scored upon in his 19 appearances this season and has only allowed five hits…The RedHawks Drew Ward extended his hitting streak to 15 straight games. That ties Clint Coulter for the longest streak in the American Association this season.
Chicago: Placed C Ryan Haug on the Inactive List retroactive to August 9
Fargo-Moorhead: Signed INF Alex Crosby
Sioux Falls: Placed OF Jabari Henry on the Injured List retroactive to August 1
Winnipeg: Signed OF Dario Pizzano
By Robert Pannier