Hutchison Dominant, Saints Crush Canaries – 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 a great evening in the American Association, including the Drew Hutchison combining with four relievers to one-hit the Chicago Dogs and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks complete their sweep of the Winnipeg Goldeyes.
Metzger Walk-Off Completes RedHawks Sweep of Goldeyes, 3-2
Brennan Metzger drove home Dylan Kelly with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks completed their sweep of the Winnipeg Goldeyes with a 3-2 victory. John Anderson allowed two runs in eight innings for the RedHawks. Bret Helton came on in the ninth and tossed a scoreless frame to earn the victory.
Saints Crush Canaries Behind 11-Run Frame, 14-2
The St. Paul Saints crushed the Sioux Falls Canaries, thanks to an 11-run fourth inning. Max Murphy had two doubles and drove in five, including four in the decisive frame. Nate Samson and Chris Chinea each drove in three runs. Nick Belzer earned the victory, allowing two runs in six innings.
Hutchison, Milkmen Blank Dogs, 4-0
Drew Hutchison allowed one-hit in five-innings and the bullpen tossed four hitless innings as the Milwaukee Milkmen blanked the Chicago Dogs, 4-0. The Hutchison struck out nine, and the Milkmen recorded a season high 15 strikeouts. Adam Walker II blasted his league leading 17th homer of the season.
The 11-runs scored by the Saints on Thursday was a season high for runs in the American Association this season…Milkmen reliever Peyton Gray extended his consecutive scoreless innings streak to 25…Canaries OF Logan Landon extended his hitting streak to 25 games…The Milwaukee Milkmen are a perfect 22-0 when leading after eight innings. The only team in the league who has not lost a game when leading entering the ninth.
St. Paul: Placed INF Josh Allen on the Inactive list retroactive to August 26; Placed RHP Eddie Medina on the Inactive List retroactive to August 19
Sioux Falls: Signed RHP Tanner Anderson
By Robert Pannier