Roache Homers Twice, Milkmen Dominate – 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 Sunday’s great day in the American Association, including Victor Roache homering twice in a 14-12 Chicago Dogs victory and the Milwaukee Milkmen dominating the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 10-2.
Roache, Dogs Outslug Canaries, 14-12
Victor Roache homered twice, including delivering the game-winner to lead off the 10th inning as the Chicago Dogs outslugged the Sioux Falls Canaries, 14-12. The Dogs hit five homers for the second consecutive night. Michael Crouse also homered twice for Chicago. Sioux Falls hit three homeruns. Despite blowing the save, Adam Choplick earned the victory.
Milkmen Roll Past RedHawks, 10-2
Adam Walker hit his ninth homer of the year and Zach Nehrir had four hits as the Milwaukee Milkmen dominated the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 10-2. Walker finished with three hits and three RBI. David Holmberg earned the victory, allowing four hits and two runs in 5.1 innings pitched.
Saints Top Goldeyes in Extra Frames, 5-1
Troy Alexander singled the go ahead run in the top of the 11th inning as the St. Paul Saints downed the Winnipeg Goldeyes, 5-1. Starters Matt Solter and Mitch Lambson were both brilliant as the two hurlers each allowed a single run. The victory kept the Saints from being swept by the Goldeyes.
The Canaries Alay Lago was hit by a pitch on Sunday. That extended his consecutive on-base streak to 23 games. Unfortunately, he was forced to leave the game…Sioux Falls was hit four times on Sunday. Harrison Smith was hit for the Dogs, making five hit by pitches in the game, the most this season…The Chicago Dogs homered five times on Sunday. The second straight game they have recorded that mark…The Winnipeg Goldeyes have won nine of their last 11 games.
By Robert Pannier