Walker Homers Twice, Tomshaw Tosses Gem – 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 action, including Adam Walker homering twice to lead the Milwaukee Milkmen to victory and the Sioux Falls Canaries completing their sweep of the St. Paul Saints.
RedHawks Win Seventh in a Row, 6-2
Left-hander Matt Tomshaw tossed his third complete game of the year, allowing five hits and two runs as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks completed their sweep of the Winnipeg Goldeyes with a 6-2 victory. The win was the third in a row for Tomshaw. Correlle Prime had three hits and scored two runs and Leobaldo Pina drove home two runs in the victory. The win gave Fargo-Moorhead a sweep of the three-game series, extending their winning streak to seven straight games.
Canaries Complete Sweep of Saints in St. Paul, 3-2
Tyler Danish allowed one run in six innings to earn his third win of the season as the Sioux Falls Canaries defeated the St. Paul Saints, 3-2. The victory gave Sioux Falls a sweep of the Saints in St. Paul. Keaton Steele came on in the ninth for his league leading 14th save. Damek Tomsha and Jabari Henry each had two hits and drove in a run for the Canaries. Matt Solter took the loss despite allowing just two runs in six innings.
Walker Homers Twice, Milkmen Win, 2-1
Adam Walker homered twice, extending his American Association lead to 20, as the Milwaukee Milkmen defeated the Chicago Dogs, 2-1. David Holmberg allowed one run in six innings, but earned a no-decision. Zach Harman recorded the victory and Peyton Gray closed out the contest for his 12th save of the season.
Canaries OF Logan Landon extended his hitting streak to 18 straight games, going 3-4 on Sunday. He is three behind RedHawks IF Drew Ward for the longest streak this season…Milkmen OF Adam Walker II became the first player in the American Association to reach 20 homeruns this season…The RedHawks extended their winning streak to seven straight games. That ties the Goldeyes record set June 23-29. Fargo-Moorhead also became the first team to sweep a week, winning all seven games they played last week…The Goldeyes have lost nine in a row. That is the longest losing streak in the American Association this season.
Fargo-Moorhead: Placed INF Trey Hair on the Injured List retroactive to August 17
Milwaukee: Released C Gunnar Pollman
Winnipeg: Signed RHP Josh Lucas
By Robert Pannier