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Saints Re-Sign 13 Game Winner Shields, Acquire Catcher Tony Caldwell

April 29, 2016 - ST. PAUL, MN - The starting rotation for the St. Paul Saints is coming into form as they re-signed 13-game winner Jeff Shields, coming off of one of his best professional seasons in his six year career. The Saints also acquired catcher Tony Caldwell from the New Jersey Jackals (Can-Am League) for a player to be named later. The 26-year-old Shields shot out of the gate last year with an unblemished 9-0 record and finished the year 13-2 with a 3.11 ERA in 19 starts. In 127.1 innings pitched he walked just 31 and struck out ... Full Story

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Sioux City Explorers Ryan Court Heading to Boston

April 29, 2016 - SIOUX CITY, IA - The Sioux City Explorers announced today that the Boston Red Sox have purchased the contract of Explorers INF Ryan Court. Court will report to Double-A Portland within the Red Sox organization. Court was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 23rd round of the 2011 MLB June Amateur Draft from Illinois State University. In his first season in Sioux City in 2015, the Sleepy Hollow, IL resident appeared in 99 games and posted an impressive .331 batting average, which was good for 12th best in the America... Full Story

Canaries Dip into Flourishing Cuban Talent Pool with Recent Signings

April 29, 2016 - SIOUX FALLS, SD - The Sioux Falls Canaries announced on Friday afternoon that the organization has dipped into the flourishing Cuban talent pool after signing LHP Misael Siverio and infielder Dainer Moreira to a contract for the 2016 season. Siverio, 26, is a left-handed starting pitcher who holds a 47-39 career record and 3.30 ERA in eight professional seasons. Before defecting from Cuba, Siverio played six seasons for Villa Clara in the Cuban National Series from 2007-12 and posted a 3.24 ERA. Siverio also played for... Full Story

RailCats Announce Coaching Staff for 2016

April 28, 2016 - GARY, IN - The Gary South Shore RailCats and manager Greg Tagert announced today the 2016 coaching staff with one familiar face and three new additions to the RailCats family. Alain Quijano will return for his second season as Pitching Coach and will be joined by new staff members, Hitting Coach Mike Goss, First Base Coach Jeremy Jakubowski and Bullpen Coach Chris Joyce. Former RailCats lefty Alain Quijano is no stranger to the "RailCat Way" having had three playing stints for the RailCats in ,2009, 2011 and once again wi... Full Story

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OurSports Central provides coverage of the following American Association teams:

Amarillo ThunderHeads - Amarillo, Texas
Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks - Fargo, North Dakota
Gary SouthShore Railcats - Gary, Indiana
Grand Prairie AirHogs - Grand Prairie, Texas
Joplin Blasters - Joplin, Missouri
Kansas City T-Bones - Kansas City, Kansas
Laredo Lemurs - Laredo, Texas
Lincoln Saltdogs - Lincoln, Nebraska
Sioux City Explorers - Sioux City, Iowa
Sioux Falls Canaries - Sioux Falls, South Dakota
St. Paul Saints - St. Paul, Minnesota
Texas AirHogs - Amarillo, Texas
Wichita Wingnuts - Wichita, Kansas
Winnipeg Goldeyes - Winnipeg, Manitoba


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Thu., May 19 Winnipeg at Joplin 7:35 p.m.
Thu., May 19 Fargo-Moorhead at Laredo 8:05 p.m.
Thu., May 19 Gary at St. Paul 8:05 p.m.
Thu., May 19 Lincoln at Wichita 8:05 p.m.
Thu., May 19 Sioux Falls at Sioux City 8:05 p.m.
Thu., May 19 Texas at Kansas City 8:05 p.m.
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