Roache Homers Help Dogs Split Double-Header
ROSEMONT, Ill. — In a home-run heavy doubleheader, the Winnipeg Goldeyes blasted three longballs to cruise to a 7-1 win in Game One, which was suspended due to rain on Wednesday night and picked up this evening. Then, thanks to an eight-run fourth inning, the Chicago Dogs bounced back to take Game Two, 13-8. Victor Roache went yard twice in the win, while Tyler Ladendorf ripped a double and belted a three-run home run in the fourth inning alone. Chicago won its 10th game of the season.
Winning Pitcher: RHP Kevin Hilton
Losing Pitcher: LHP Jake Dahlberg
Star of the Game: INF K.C. Hobson. Hobson drove in the lone Chicago run, smoking a double in the first inning to bring Michael Crouse home. The first baseman added a single in the sixth inning.
Winning Pitcher: RHP Jake Cousins
Losing Pitcher: LHP Justin Kamplain
Star of the Game: OF Victor Roache. Roache’s two home runs moved him into a three-way tie for the most in the American Association, with seven.
- Who? Chicago Dogs vs. Sioux Falls Canaries, Game One
- Where? Sioux Falls Stadium, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
- When? Friday, 7:05 p.m. CDT
- Pitching matchup? RHP J.D. Busfield (Chicago) vs. RHP Kurt Heyer (Sioux Falls)
- Broadcast: bit.ly/chidogsradio
Extra Bite: The eight-run fourth inning marked the most the Dogs have scored in a single frame this season. Chicago racked up six hits, two home runs, with Ladendorf scoring twice.
By Sam Brief, Chicago Dogs