American Association Game Recaps
August 31, 2012 - American Association (AA) News Release
Quebec 4, Lincoln 3
Quebec keeps rolling along as the Capitales win their sixth straight and defeat the Lincoln Saltdogs, 4-3. This victory was the 64th by Quebec and tied the league record for most wins by a team in a season. Capitales 1B Rene Leveret went 2-for-4 with a run scored while 3B Josue Peley launched his 10th home run of the season in a 1-for-4 night. Quebec starting pitcher Jeff Duda tied the league record tonight for most wins in season by a pitcher with his 15th victory. Duda went 6 2/3 innings allowing two earned runs on seven hits with two walks and six strikeouts.
Fargo-Moorhead 2, Laredo 1
Designated hitter Ryan Delgado's two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning was the difference in the game as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks edged the Laredo Lemurs by the score of 2-1. Delgado finished the game 1-for-3 while 3B Eric Campbell had two hits with a run scored. Fargo-Moorhead starting pitcher Tyler Herron notched his 12th win of the season with a strong seven inning performance. Herron gave up one earned run on five hits with a walk and five strikeouts. RedHawks closer Tom Boleska threw a 1-2-3 ninth inning, striking out two, to collect his league leading 29th save of the season.
Grand Prairie 12, Sioux Falls 1
Grand Prairie rolled out to a 10-0 lead after just two innings and would cruise to a 12-1 win over the Sioux Falls Pheasants. The win by the AirHogs and the loss by Laredo cut the Lemurs lead to 1 Â½ games in the South Division. Grand Prairie 3B Brian Myrow and DH John Alonso went a combined 6-for-8 at the plate with four runs scored and six RBI. Four other AirHogs collected two hits apiece including 1B Andres Rodriguez who had a 2-for-5 game with a run scored and two RBI. Grand Prairie starter John Brownell won his eighth game of the season as he gave up an unearned run on four hits over seven innings pitched.
Kansas City 8, Amarillo 4
After falling behind 2-0 after two innings, Kansas City scored six runs over the next two innings to take the lead for good and would win by the score of 8-4 over the Amarillo Sox. T-Bones CF Justin C. Bass went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and C Trevor Coleman had a 2-for-5 game with three RBI. First baseman Kris Sanchez chipped in with his 15th home run of the season for Kansas City. T-Bones starting pitcher Shaun Garceau was the winner as he gave up three earned runs on eight hits in seven innings pitched. With the victory, Garceau improved his record to 9-6 on the season.
Gary SouthShore 5, St. Paul 4
Gary SouthShore plated the go ahead run in the bottom of the eighth inning and gave the RailCats a 5-4 decision over the St. Paul Saints. Leftfielder Adam Klein went 2-for-5 for Gary SouthShore with a run scored and a RBI and 2B Chris Carrara had two hits and scored a run. Catcher Ryan Babineau drove in two runs as well for the RailCats. Gary SouthShore reliever Dexter Carter picked up the victory as he gave up an earned run on two hits in 2/3 of an inning pitched. For St. Paul in the loss, 3B Ronnie Bourquin had three hits and two RBI.
Sioux City 10, Winnipeg 1
Sioux City starting pitcher Richard Salazar turned in a superb performance in leading the Explorers to a 10-1 win over the Winnipeg Goldeyes. Salazar tossed a complete game giving up only an earned run on seven hits with three walks and six strikeouts. With the win, Salazar improved his mark to 8-7 on the season. Explorers RF Peter Barrows and 1B Jorge Delgado combined for eight hits on the night with four runs scored and five RBI. Sioux City LF Brian Bistagne chipped in with a 3-for-6 night with a home run and three runs scored. With the loss by St. Paul, Winnipeg maintains a three game lead in the wild card race with four games to play.
Wichita 5, El Paso 1
With the game scoreless after five innings, the Wichita Wingnuts scored five runs over the next two innings and would go on to win by the score of 5-1 over the El Paso Diablos. Rightfielder David Peralta led the Wichita offense going 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI. Wingnuts starting pitcher Ryan Hinson was terrific tonight en route to his ninth win of the season. Hinson tossed eight strong innings giving up an earned run on six hits with six strikeouts. For El Paso in defeat, 1B Jermy Acey collected three hits and a run batted in.
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American Association Stories from August 31, 2012
- American Association Results - AA
- Pheasants Falter in Lopsided Loss - Sioux Falls Canaries
- Massaro Reaches 500 Hits; 'Cats Rally to Beat Saints 7-4 - Gary SouthShore Railcats
- RedHawks Fall to Laredo 8-2 in Home Finale - Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
- Saints Playoff Chances Nearly Done in 7-4 Loss to RailCats - St. Paul Saints
- Hodsdon's Fourth Complete Game Opens Diablos Final Series Of 2012 - El Paso Diablos
- Fish Dumped by Explorers Again, But Magic Number Down to Just One - Winnipeg Goldeyes
- Lemurs Back on the Winning Track - Laredo Lemurs
- Ninth Inning Meltdown Gives T-Bones Loss to Sox - Kansas City T-Bones
- Better Late Than Never - Amarillo ThunderHeads
- Holdren Bangs Go-Ahead Granny, Zocchi Earns Record in 'Dogs Win - Lincoln Saltdogs
- Simunic Signs New Three-Year Contract with RedHawks - Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
- Explorers Begin Final Homestand Of 2012 Season Tomorrow Night - Sioux City Explorers
- Amarillo Sox to be featured on "Great Food Truck Race" - Amarillo ThunderHeads
- Nic Jackson Named American Association Player of the Year - Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
- Saints Close out 20th Season with a Bounty We Can All Cash in On - St. Paul Saints
- Big Third Inning Helps Give KC Win over Amarillo - Kansas City T-Bones
- AirHogs Rout Pheasants, Pick up Game on Lemurs - Grand Prairie AirHogs
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