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RAILCATS BATTLE BACK IN NINTH

RAILCATS BATTLE BACK IN NINTH

June 18 Afternoon Box Score Gary SouthShore 7, Wichita 6 Three walks in the ninth inning, including one with the bases loaded, helped Gary SouthShore come back to beat Wichita, 7-6. The RailCats were trailing by one run entering their final at-bats, but loaded the bases with one out on two walks and a single. […]

BRAVES PURCHASE BISENIUS FROM LINCOLN

BRAVES PURCHASE BISENIUS FROM LINCOLN

DURHAM, NC – No more than a few hours before Joe Bisenius (pictured) was due to take the mound against the Sioux City Explorers at Haymarket Park, the Saltdogs right-hander received news that he would be going back to a major league organization for the first time since 2011. The Atlanta Braves purchased Bisenius’ contract […]

LINK GOES THE DISTANCE FOR WICHITA

LINK GOES THE DISTANCE FOR WICHITA

June 17 Box Scores Wichita 8, Gary SouthShore 2 The Wingnuts starter Jon Link (pictured) was impressive on the bump and pitched a complete game with nine strikeouts as Wichita downed Gary SouthShore 8-2. Link allowed just two runs, both earned, on five hits. He has a strong season going and is now 6-1 with a 1.74 ERA but […]

NELSON CLAIMS PITCHER OF THE WEEK AWARD

NELSON CLAIMS PITCHER OF THE WEEK AWARD

DURHAM, NC – The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that St. Paul Saints LHP Cole Nelson (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Pitcher of the Week.   Nelson delivered a dominant performance on Wednesday. The St. Paul lefty pitched a complete game shutout against Fargo-Moorhead, helping the Saints to a 6-0 […]

AMBERSON NAMED HITTER OF THE WEEK

AMBERSON NAMED HITTER OF THE WEEK

DURHAM, NC – The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Wichita Wingnuts OF David Amberson (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Batter of the Week.   Amberson slugged his way to the American Association’s weekly hitting award by going 14-for-24 at the plate (.583) with a home run and seven RBI. […]

SIOUX CITY CLIMBS BACK AGAINST AIRHOGS

SIOUX CITY CLIMBS BACK AGAINST AIRHOGS

Box Scores Sioux City 9, Grand Prairie 8 After giving up five runs in the top of the first inning , the Sioux City Explorers came back to beat the Grand Prairie AirHogs 9-8. The AirHogs opened the game by scoring five runs on six hits including a single from DH Juan Richardson that scored two runs. […]

RAILCATS RALLY FROM SIX DOWN, WIN 14-11

RAILCATS RALLY FROM SIX DOWN, WIN 14-11

Box Scores Gary SouthShore 14, Fargo-Moorhead 11 Gary SouthShore mounted a massive, eight-run seventh inning to stun the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, 14-11. The RailCats were down by six going into the seventh, but pulled within one run before Cristian Guerrero (pictured) came to the plate with the bases loaded and two outs. Guererro roped a double […]

STRAWN K'S TEN IN SEVEN SHUTOUT INNINGS

STRAWN K’S TEN IN SEVEN SHUTOUT INNINGS

Box Scores Fargo-Moorhead 4, Gary SouthShore 3 Several late innings of scoring would put the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks just over the RailCats 4-3. Starting pitcher Brian Ernst had a solid night, throwing six innings while allowing just two runs on four hits. Joe Harris would pick up the win for the RedHawks however, after one shutout […]

FORMER X'S HITTING COACH PASSES

FORMER X’S HITTING COACH PASSES

William “Billy” Williams, surrounded by his wife and other family members, passed away peacefully in Berkeley, CA, on June 11, 2013, two days before his 81st birthday.  Born on June 13, 1932 in Newberry, South Carolina, Billy’s first love, which lasted a lifetime, was baseball.  He spent his entire life in, around, and as close […]

GARCIA, LAFFERTY PITCHING DUO SHUTOUT QUEBEC

GARCIA, LAFFERTY PITCHING DUO SHUTOUT QUEBEC

Box Scores Winnipeg 6, Quebec 0 The Goldeyes shut out the Capitales 6-0 in this inter-league matchup behind Winnipeg’s near-flawless pitching duo of RHP Justin Garcia (pictured right) and LHP Brendan Lafferty (pictured left), both of whom allowed just one hit each. Lafferty continues his streak without a run against him through his 15.1 innings […]