Goldeyes Batter Canaries, RedHawks 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 exciting action in the American Association, including the Goldeyes battering the Canaries, and Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks completing their sweep of Chicago. Plus, a lot of news and notes.
Homers Spur Saints to Victory, 5-3
Josh Allen, Troy Alexander, and John Silviano each homered powering the St. Paul Saints past the Milwaukee Milkmen, 5-3. Alexander and Silviano each finished with two hits. Ryan Zimmerman earned the victory, allowing two earned runs in 6.2 innings to move to 4-1. Adam Walker hit his 11th homer of the year for Milwaukee.
RedHawks Complete Sweep, 10-3
Leobaldo Pina and Christian Ibarra each drove in three runs as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks completed their sweep of the Chicago Dogs with a 10-3 victory. The RedHawks broke a 3-3 tie with three runs in the bottom of the sixth and closed it out with four in the eighth. Ryan Williams came out of the bullpen to toss four innings of outstanding relief to earn the victory.
Darvill, Moroney Lead Goldeyes Battering of Canaries, 16-4
Wes Darvill and Jonathan Moroney each drove in four runs as the Winnipeg Goldeyes battered the Sioux Falls Canaries, 16-4. Both players homered. Darvill scored four runs and Moroney scored three times. Mitch Lambson (4-2) earned the victory, allowing two runs in seven innings of work.
RedHawks OF Drew Ward kept his hitting streak alive, reaching 18 games on Sunday. That it the longest streak in the league this season…The Goldeyes scored 16 runs on Sunday, a season high…The Chicago Dogs have hit 27 homers in 15 games this month. The already have 60 homers this season… The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased the contract of Milwaukee Milkmen right-hander Henderson Alvarez. Alvarez became the first player to have his contract purchased during the season…Former Sioux City Explorers first baseman John Nogowski recorded his first Major League hit on Saturday.
By Robert Pannier