Winnipeg 5, Fargo-Moorhead 0 – Box Score
The Winnipeg Goldeyes (9-7) blanked the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 5-0 on Tuesday night at Newman Outdoor Field.
Starting pitcher Frank Duncan (3-1) earned the win on the mound as he tossed seven scoreless innings while allowing five hits, one walk and striking out six batters. The RedHawks recorded just seven hits in the game an LF Correlle Prime and DH Jordan Patterson each had a pair of them.
Offensively for the Goldeyes, 2B Kevin Lachance went 4-for-5 with a pair of RBIs and LF Jonathan Moroney added a 2-for-4 performance with a run scored. Both 3B Eric Wood and 1B Kyle Martin added an RBI.
Sioux Falls 10, St. Paul 9 – Box Score
The Sioux Falls Canaries (10-5) became the first team in the American Association to hit double-digit wins as they held off a late push from the St. Paul Saints to win 10-9.
The Canaries took control of the night in the third inning as they posted seven runs. LF Ryan Brett hit a lead-off home run and two batters later DH Jabari Henry (2-for-5) hit a two-run shot. Later in the frame, CF Logan Landon (3-for-4) singled home 1B Alay Lago (3-for-4) and 3B Damek Tomscha and then scored when 2B Grant Kay hit a two-run homer in the next at-bat.
The Saints clawed back in the game in the final frames with eight runs over the last four innings but came up one run short. In the ninth, C Chris Chinea (5-for-5, 4 RBIs) scored when 1B John Silviano bounced out and 2B Josh Allen (2-for-5) scored on a wild pitch but LF J.C. Milan flew out on the next pitch to end the game.
Chicago 3, Milwaukee 2 – Box Score
The Chicago Dogs (5-9) used a pair of home runs to slide past the Milwaukee Milkmen 3-2 on Tuesday night at Franklin Field.
In the top of the third inning, RF Victor Roache hit a lead-off home run to give the Dogs the early lead. In the bottom of the frame, the Milkmen loaded up the base and SS Mason Davis was hit by a pitch and 1B David Washington drew a walk to push the Milkmen out in front.
In the next inning, CF Michael Crouse hit a two-run shot that also scored 1B K.C. Hobson for what proved to be the game-winning runs.
CF Brett Vertigan was the only player for either team to have more than one hit in the game. Dogs’ starting pitcher J.D. Busfield earned the win for working six innings and allowing two runs on four hits while recording four strikeouts.