Dogs Hit Five Homers, Goldeyes Sweep – 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 Saturday’s great day in the American Association, including the Chicago Dogs hitting five home runs and the Winnipeg Goldeyes sweeping the St. Paul Saints in a doubleheader..
Goldeyes Sweep Double-Header from Saints
The Winnipeg Goldeyes swept a doubleheader from the St. Paul Saints on Saturday behind outstanding starts by left-hander Kevin McGovern and righty Frank Duncan. McGovern was brilliant in the first game, allowing four hits and two runs in the complete-game victory. That earned the left-hander his first win of the season.
A five run fifth inning gave him all the run support he needed. Jordan George blasted a three-run homer in the decisive frame.
In Game 2, Duncan allowed six hits and two runs in six innings to earn his fourth victory of the season. Kyle Martin led the offense, going 3-3 with two runs scored and three RBI. He also hit his fifth homer of the year.
Dogs Batter Canaries with Five Homeruns, 13-2
The Chicago Dogs hit five home runs, including two by both Joey Terdoslavich and Tyler Ladendorf in a 13-2 victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries. Chicago led 6-1 in the sixth when Tersoslavich blasted a grand slam. Ladendorf also homered in the inning. Every batter in the Chicago lineup drew at least one walk and all but one had at least one hit.
Thomas Dominy earned his fourth victory of the season with six outstanding innings. The left-hander allowed seven hits and two runs, striking out eight.
Tomshaw, Bullpen Blank Milkmen, 7-0
Matt Tomshaw and two relievers combined to blank the Milwaukee Milkmen, as the Fargo-Mooorhead RedHawks prevailed, 7-0. Tomshaw allowed four hits and four walks over seven shutout innings, striking out five. Leobaldo Pina drove in two runs and Correlle Prime had three hits and scored two runs for the RedHawks.
The Canaries Clint Coulter saw his 15-game hitting streak and on Saturday. The 15-game streak is the longest in the league this year…Teammate Alay Lago extended his consecutive on-base streak to 22 games… Chicago Dogs starter Thomas Dominy extended his scoreless inning streak to 16.1 innings with seven shutout innings on Saturday…Dominy and Goldeyes starter Frank Duncan each won their fourth game of the season on Saturday, tying Winnipeg starter Kevin Hilton for the most victories in the American Association this season.
St. Paul: Released LHP Aaron Brown
Winnipeg: Released LHP Justin Kamplain
By Robert Pannier