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EX-RAILCATS OUTFIELDER JON JONES LATEST ALUM TO EXCEL IN OLYMPIC QUALIFIER

EX-RAILCATS OUTFIELDER JON JONES LATEST ALUM TO EXCEL IN OLYMPIC QUALIFIER

By Bob Wirz While it still is early to know all of the teams headed to the resumption of baseball in the Olympics next year, some of those who have made the Premier 12 trials in Japan outstanding already can be identified. Onetime Gary SouthShore right-hander Adam Quintana has continued to help Mexico although another […]

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION SETS 2020 SCHEDULE

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION SETS 2020 SCHEDULE

MOORHEAD, MN – The American Association has announced the schedule for the 2020 season. CLICK HERE FOR THE 2020 SCHEDULE The 2020 schedule is balanced, with each club playing 100 games comprised of two home series and two road series inside its division, and one home series and one road series against the clubs outside […]

QUINTANA, THIELBAR BID FOR OLYMPICS WHILE KICKHAM REMAINS SHARP

QUINTANA, THIELBAR BID FOR OLYMPICS WHILE KICKHAM REMAINS SHARP

By Bob Wirz While everyone would like to be David Peralta, the 2012-13 American Association standout and current Arizona Diamondbacks star who this week added a Gold Glove to his sparkling major league resume, onetime Gary SouthShore RailCats relief ace Adam Quintana (pictured) and fellow pitcher Mike Kickham of the Kansas City T-Bones are keeping […]

WINTER BALL: KICKHAM LEADS AA PLAYERS IN MEXICO

WINTER BALL: KICKHAM LEADS AA PLAYERS IN MEXICO

Photo: Liga Mexicana del Pacifico Over 15 current and former American Association players are spending their off-season playing in the Mexican Pacific League, with representatives on six different clubs. Miami Marlins LHP Mike Kickham (pictured, Kansas City ’16), this week’s Pitcher of the Week, has yet to allow a run in his first 16 innings […]

WINTER BASEBALL: AA PLAYERS IN DOMINICAN LEAGUE

WINTER BASEBALL: AA PLAYERS IN DOMINICAN LEAGUE

With the Dominican winter league’s season now under way, several current and former American Association players are on the league’s clubs. St. Louis Cardinals farmhand John Nogowski (Sioux City ’17), leads his team with five RBI for Cibaenas, while Aguilas teammate Luke Westphal (pictured, Chicago ’19) has yet to allow an earned run in seven […]

OVER 20 PLAYERS, COACHES AT OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS

OVER 20 PLAYERS, COACHES AT OLYMPIC QUALIFIERS

Over 20 current and former American Association players will be taking part in the World Baseball Softball Confederation’s Premier12 tournament, held November 2-17 at sites in Japan, Korea, Mexico and Taiwan. The tournament features the world’s 12 top-ranked baseball nations, with the top finishers from the Americas and Asia/Oceania each earning a berth in the […]

PETE TAGO HEADED TO BIG APPLE

PETE TAGO HEADED TO BIG APPLE

(Via the Sioux City Explorers) Sioux City, IA – The American Association announced Wednesday September 25 that Sioux City Explorers’ RHP Pete Tago had his contract purchased by the New York Mets. Tago is the 39th American Association player to have his contract purchased in 2019. The Mets who are known for hard throwing pitchers […]

ST. PAUL SAINTS TAKE 2019 AA FINALS

ST. PAUL SAINTS TAKE 2019 AA FINALS

St. Paul 6, Sioux City 3-Box Score The St. Paul Saints finished off a series sweep of the Sioux City Explorers with a game 3 win in the American Association Finals to earn the 2019 American Association Championship. The Explorers scored their only runs on a three-run home run by RF James Hazelbaker in the […]

SAINTS CITY OF BASEBALL MUSEUM HONORED WITH TOP BALLPARK IMPROVEMENT BY BALLPARK DIGEST

SAINTS CITY OF BASEBALL MUSEUM HONORED WITH TOP BALLPARK IMPROVEMENT BY BALLPARK DIGEST

(Via St. Paul Saints) ST. PAUL, MN (September 13, 2019) – It was a project two years in the making and one of the largest undertakings since the St. Paul Saints moved into CHS Field in 2015.  The goal was to bring the history of the St. Paul Saints, and baseball in the city of […]

SAINTS EDGE EXPLORERS TO TAKE 2-0 FINALS LEAD THURSDAY

SAINTS EDGE EXPLORERS TO TAKE 2-0 FINALS LEAD THURSDAY

St. Paul 3, Sioux City 2-Box Score The St. Paul Saints took a 2-0 American Association Finals lead with a 3-2 win over the Sioux City Explorers Thursday. The Explorers took a 1-0 lead on a solo home run by 2B Drew Sankiewicz (3-for-4) in the bottom of the first. One inning later, 3B Jose […]