Milkmen Win in 10, Dogs Hang On – 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 hanging on for a 6-5 victory and the Milwaukee Milkmen winning in extra-innings.
RedHawks Hammer Canaries, 11-3
Correlle Prime had four hits, including his third homer of the season, as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks battered the Sioux Falls Canaries, 11-3. Drew Ward and Sam Dexter also went deep for Fargo-Moorhead, who pounded out a season high 21 hits in the victory. Bradin Hagens earned the victory and the RedHawks bullpen tossed four shutout innings.
Dogs Hang on to Down Saints, 6-5
For the second straight night, the St. Paul Saints rallied late, but this time they would pull out the victory as the Chicago Dogs hung on for a 6-5 victory. K.C. Hobson hit his sixth homer of the year, one of three round trippers by the Dogs on the night. Jake Dahlberg earned the victory, allowing two runs in six innings. Jake Cousins was able to preserve the victory for his third save of the season.
Milkmen Edge Goldeyes in 10, 3-2
Christian Correa drove home the go-ahead run in the top of the 1oth inning and Peyton Gray tossed two scoreless innings to earn the victory as the Milwaukee Milkmen edged the Winnipeg Goldeyes, 3-2. Correa delivered a one-out single to left, easily scoring Brett Vertigan. Correa finished with two hits and an RBI. Dylan Tice hit his third homer of the season for Milwaukee.
RedHawks OF Drew Ward extended his on-base streak to 23 straight games. He is one game away from the season high set by Canaries infielder Alay Lago…Milkmen closer Peyton Gray continues his impressive run. The right-hander has not allowed a run in 22 appearances this season, covering 23 innings. Saturday, Gray pitched two innings to earn the victory, his longest outing of the season…Milwaukee is the only team this season who has not lost a game when leading after eight innings. They are 20-0…The Milkmen are four games above .500, the first time in franchise history that they have reached that mark…Saints left-hander Chris Nunn is expected to make his first start of the season on Sunday. He re-joined the team earlier this week.
By Robert Pannier