Pike Peaks, Landon Homers Twice – 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 Logan Landon homering twice to extend his hitting streak and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks getting 7.1 innings of outstanding innings from Tyler Pike in their victory.
Pike Dominates, Homers Power RedHawks, 5-2
Tyler Pike allowed one unearned run in 7.1 innings and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks hit four homers in their 5-2 victory over the Milwaukee Milkmen. Christian Ibarra gave his team the lead with a two-run in the top of the second. The RedHawks then added solo homers from Forrestt Allday, Alex Boxwell, and Drew Ward to take 5-0 lead. Milwaukee scored two unearned runs in the eighth to pull within three, but Tyler Wilson closed out the game for his first save of the season. The victory was the 10th in the last 11 games for Fargo-Moorhead.
Goldeyes Down Saints, 8-3
Logan Hill and Darnell Sweeney each homered and the Winnipeg Goldeyes scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth to defeat the St. Paul Saints at CHS Field, 8-3. Kent Hasler earned the victory with two innings of solid relief. Kevin Lachance had a big two-run double in the decisive frame.
Danish Dazzles in Canaries Victory, 10-5
Tyler Danish allowed one unearned run in seven innings and the Sioux Falls Canaries hit five homers in their 10-5 victory over the Chicago Dogs. Danish allowed four hits and struck out seven. Logan Landon homered twice and drove in five, and Andrew Ely, Clint Coulter, and Jabari Henry also went deep for the Canaries. The victory moved Sioux Falls within 1.5 games of the Milwaukee Milkmen for the top record in the American Association.
With two homers on Friday night, Canaries CF Logan Landon extended his hitting streak to 22 games, the longest in the American Association this season…Sioux Falls hit a season high five homers on Friday night.
By Robert Pannier