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SAINTS RACK UP 17 HITS IN WIN

August 19 Box Scores St. Paul 14, Winnipeg 1 The St. Paul Saints racked up 17 hits on the way on to out-pacing the Winnipeg Goldeyes 14-1. All nine batters in the Saints order registered a hit led by 2B Adam Frost’s 3-for-4 performance. Frost scored three runs as well. DH Donald Blunt homered twice […]

GONZALEZ EARNS HITTER OF THE WEEK

GONZALEZ EARNS HITTER OF THE WEEK

DURHAM, NC – The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that El Paso Diablos SS Maikol Gonzalez (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Hitter of the Week. Five consecutive multi-hit games meant Gonzalez essentially ran away with this week’s top hitting honors. The Diablos’ shortstop was a spectacular 17-for-24 (.708) at the plate, […]

BLACKSHER NAMED WEEK'S BEST HURLER

BLACKSHER NAMED WEEK’S BEST HURLER

DURHAM, NC – The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Grand Prairie AirHogs RHP Derek Blacksher (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Pitcher of the Week. Blacksher picked up his eighth and ninth victories of the season by not allowing a single earned run in 17 innings. The right-hander pitched eight […]

HOT BATS HELP SAINTS ROLL PAST X'S

HOT BATS HELP SAINTS ROLL PAST X’S

August 18 Night Box Scores St. Paul 11, Sioux City 1 St. Paul rode a trio of special performances from the top of its lineup to a dominant 11-1 victory against the Explorers. 2B Adam Frost (pictured), RF Dan Kaczrowski, and 1B Brian Burgamy played significant roles in the Saints’ high-powered offense and contributed a […]

COOMBS, RAILCATS MAINTAIN WILD-CARD LEAD

COOMBS, RAILCATS MAINTAIN WILD-CARD LEAD

Box Scores Gary SouthShore 2, Sioux Falls 1  Gary SouthShore rode an excellent start from Morgan Coombs (pictured) to defeat visiting Sioux Falls, 2-1, and maintain its two-game lead over Lincoln in the wild-card race. The RailCats got on the board early, building a 1-0 lead as RF Mike Massaro doubled home LF Adam Klein in the first. From there, things […]

BLACKSHER THROWS COMPLETE GAME SHUTOUT

BLACKSHER THROWS COMPLETE GAME SHUTOUT

Box Scores Grand Prairie 12, El Paso 0 The Grand Prairie AirHogs shutout the El Paso Diablos 12-0 in a fantastic display of pitching and hitting. Derek Blacksher threw a complete game shutout and missed a no-hitter by just two hits. He struck out six and walked just two batters over all nine of his innings. […]

TWINS BUY BOYER FROM ST. PAUL

TWINS BUY BOYER FROM ST. PAUL

The Minnesota Twins have found success in 2013 with former Independent League players.  It all started a couple of years ago when they purchased the contract of St. Paul Saints pitcher.  They are hoping the magic continues as infielder Brad Boyer (pictured) had his contract purchased by the Twins. The 29-year-old Boyer is having an […]

PAHUTA'S SLAM POWERS CANARIES TO BIG WIN

PAHUTA’S SLAM POWERS CANARIES TO BIG WIN

August 16 Box Scores Sioux Falls 12, Gary SouthShore 5 DH Tim Pahuta’s (pictured) grand slam capped off an explosive seven-run inning for the Canaries that built them a lead which they rode all the way to a 12-5 win against the RailCats. Sioux Falls continued its barrage of runs with three more in the […]

KASKADDEN'S 4-5 LEADS X'S

KASKADDEN’S 4-5 LEADS X’S

August 15 Night Box Scores Sioux City 9, Winnipeg 4 (Completion of suspended game from 8/14) Sioux City rapped 13 hits to snap a four-game losing streak and down Winnipeg, 9-4, in the resumption of a suspended game from Wednesday evening. Down 4-0, the Explorers stormed back with nine unanswered runs to take the lead for […]

LABER, BOURQUIN LEAD REDHAWKS

LABER, BOURQUIN LEAD REDHAWKS

August 15 Afternoon Box Score Fargo-Moorhead 5, Rockland 1 Back-to-back home runs in the first inning by Ronnie Bourquin and Nic Jackson got the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks off to a roaring start and they never looked back. Bourquin later belted a second home run to add to the lead and Jake Laber (pictured) tossed a complete game, […]