Ely Perfect, Correa Clutch – 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 Tuesday’s great action, including the Milkmen winning on a walk-off hit by Christian Correa to move into first place, and the RedHawks drawing first blood in their series with the Goldeyes.
Ely, Danish Lead Canaries Past Saints
Tyler Danish tossed seven outstanding innings and Andrew Ely was a perfect 4-4 as the Sioux Falls Canaries defeated the St. Paul Saints, 3-1. Danish allowed seven hits and one run to win his second game of the season. Keaton Steele came on in the ninth to earn his American Association leading 13th save. Andrew Ely was a perfect 4-4 for the Canaries, driving in two of the team’s three runs. Roy Morales also had a perfect night, going 2-2 with a run, his first homer of the season, and a walk.
Milkmen Prevail on Walk-Off Single by Correa in 10th
Christian Correa delivered a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning to deliver a 3-2 win for the Milwaukee Milkmen. With one down, Adam Walker doubled against Chicago Dogs reliever Justin Goossen-Brown. Correa then singled into left field, driving home Walker. Anthony Bender (2-1) earned the victory with a scoreless inning of relief. The victory moved Milwaukee into the top spot in the American Association standings.
Tomshaw Shuts Down Goldeyes, 5-1
Matt Tomshaw tossed eight outstanding innings to lead the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks to a 5-1 victory over the Winnipeg Goldeyes. Tomshaw (4-3) scattered six hits and allowed a lone run, lowering his ERA to 2.88. Drew Ward had two hits, including his 12th homer of the season, and drove in three. Six different RedHawks players had at least two hits in the game.
The Goldeyes turned the second triple-play in franchise history in the first inning of Tuesday night’s ballgame with the RedHawks. The last time they recorded the feat was back in 2009 in Game 3 of the Northern League semi-finals…RedHawks IF Drew Ward extended his consecutive on-base streak to 25 games, the longest streak in the American Association this season. Teammate Brennan Metzger extended his streak to 19 straight games…Milkmen closer Peyton Gray ran his consecutive scoreless inning streak to 24 innings with a scoreless frame on Tuesday.
Chicago: Activated LHP Adam Choplick from the Injured List
By Robert Pannier