American Association Game Recaps
July 12, 2018 - American Association (AA) News Release
Gary SouthShore 3, Texas 2- Box Score
The Gary SouthShore Railcats (25-25) won in walk-off fashion in a 3-2 game against the Texas AirHogs (14-35) on Wednesday.
The AirHogs scored both of their runs on a two-run single by Chen Junpeng in the top of the first inning.
The Railcats tied the game in the bottom of the fifth when Reggie Wilson led-off the inning with a double and Will Savage hit a two-run home run in the next at-bat.
The game remained tied until Garret Copeland scored on fielder's choice by Cole Fabio in the bottom of the ninth to win the game.
Myles Smith (1-1) pitched a scoreless ninth to earn the win.
Winnipeg 4, Sioux Falls 0- Box Score
Mitch Lambson (3-2) tossed an absolute gem to lead the Winnipeg Goldeyes (23-29) to a 4-0 win over the Sioux Falls Canaries (20-29) on Wednesday.
Lambson walked one and allowed just two hits on his way to a nine-inning complete game shutout.
The Goldeyes scored first on an RBI single by Josh Romanski in the bottom of the first. The lead grew to 4-0 in the bottom of the fifth when Reggie Abercrombie (single), Grant Heyman (fielder's choice) and Josh Mazzola (single) all picked up RBIs.
Kansas City 8, Lincoln 5- Box Score
The Kansas City T-Bones (33-17) edged the Lincoln Saltdogs (27-24) 8-5 on Wednesday.
The T-Bones struck first on an Adrian Nieto RBI single in the top of the second. Nick Torres added an RBI single in the third to make it 2-0. Lincoln tied the game in the next frame on two-run double by Curt Smith. Kansas City took a 5-2 lead in the top of the first when Dylan Tice hit a sacrifice fly before a pair of back-to-back RBI singles by Mason Davis and Todd Cunningham.
The T-Bones put the game out of reach in the next inning with a two-run home run by Keith Curcio (6). Noah Perio hit his first home run for Kansas City in the top of the seventh. Christian Ibarra hit the lone home run (9) of the game for the Saltdogs in the bottom of the fifth, a two-run shot.
Hunter Adkins (3-2) was awarded the win after giving up four earned in five innings of work.
St. Paul 10, Cleburne 3- Box Score
The St. Paul Saints (28-23) slugged their way to a 10-3 win over the Cleburne Railroaders (17-32) on Wednesday afternoon.
The Saints hit their first of five doubles in the bottom of the second when Max Murphy cleared the bases with a two-bagger to give St. Paul a 3-1 lead. Murphy scored after the Railroaders walked three consecutive batters and would finish the game going 4-for-6 with four RBIs and two runs scored.
The lead grew to 7-1 in the bottom of the fifth when Dante Bichette Jr. hit an RBI single, Anthony Phillips hit an RBI double and Kyle Barrett hit an RBI single. Both teams scored two in the seventh and St. Paul scored one in the eighth to bring the game to its final score.
Saints' starter, Eddie Medina (4-2), gave up just one earned run in five innings of work to secure the win, striking out a season-high eight batters in the process.
Fargo-Moorhead 8, Wichita 5- Box Score
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks rallied in the top of the ninth to defeat the Wichita Wingnuts by a score of 8-5 on Wednesday.
The Wingnuts held a 5-2 lead when the RedHawks bats came alive in the top of the ninth. Leobaldo Pina led off the inning with a single and scored when Keury De La Cruz hit a two-run (6) in the next at-bat. Later in the inning, Brennan Metzger hit a two out single to tie the game. Then, Devan Ahart hit an RBI single to take the lead, and Charlie Valerio hit a two-run double to bring the game to its final score.
Reese Gregory (3-2) pitched three innings of scoreless relief to earn the win. Geoff Broussard pitched a scoreless ninth to earn the save (1).
Sioux City 7, Chicago 2-Box Score
The Sioux City Explorers topped the Chicago Dogs 7-2 on Wednesday afternoon.
The Explorers took a 1-0 lead on an RBI double by Jay Austin in the top of the first and added another on a sacrifice fly by Dexture McCall in the second. Michael Lang and Austin picked up back-to-back RBIs in the fifth to make it 4-0. In the sixth, the lead grew to 7-0 when Dylan Kelly hit a two-run double before scoring on a Daniel Jackson sacrifice fly. The Dogs scored two in the eighth to bring the game to its final score.
Sioux City's starter James Dykstra lasted just one inning due to injury. Ryan Flores (5-1) took over and pitched five scoreless innings of relief to earn the win.
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- Goldeyes Acquire Former First-Rounder Herron - Winnipeg Goldeyes
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