Solter Sharp, Correa 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 Friday’s action, as there were just two games scheduled, including Matt Solter silencing the Canaries in a 3-1 Saints victory and the Milkmen slugging their way to victory over the Chicago Dogs.
Milkmen Snap Dogs Winning Streak, 12-5
Christian Correa hit his first two homers of the season, and the Milwaukee Milkmen broke a 5-5 tie with a seven-run spurt late in the contest to defeat the Chicago Dogs, 12-5. The score was tied in the bottom of the fifth when David Washington hit his fifth homer of the year to put the Milkmen on top for good. Correa homered as part of a two-run sixth to extend the lead to three and Milwaukee added four more in the seventh to put the contest away. Logan Trowbridge also hit his first homer of the year for the Milkmen.
The loss snapped the Dogs five game winning streak.
Salter Sharp in Saints Victory, 3-1
Matt Salter (4-1) tossed seven solid innings in leading the St. Paul Saints to a 3-1 victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries Friday night. Solter allowed one run and struck out a season high nine in earning the victory. The Saints broke a 1-1 tie in the seventh on an RBI double by Josh Allen, who later scored on a sacrifice fly by Chesny Young. Jameson McGrane came on in the ninth for his ninth save of the season.
By Robert Pannier