St. Paul 3, Texas 0 (F-11)- Box Score
It took a 11 innings to score a run in a game between the St. Paul Saint and the Texas Airhogs on Tuesday.
Both starters, Miguel Rosario (Texas) and Matt Solter (St. Paul), pitched seven scoreless innings before turning it over to their respective bullpens.
16 runners were stranded between the two teams. In the top of the ninth, St. Paul loaded the bases before Justin O’Connor was struck out to end the threat.
The game remained tied until the top of the 11th. The inning began with a 5-3 putout before Jayce Boyd walked. Noah Perio followed by flying out to center field. In the next at bat, Boyd stole second and advanced to third on an error by the catcher before scoring on a single by Dante Bichette Jr. Two batters later, O’Connor got a chance to redeem himself and he didn’t disappoint, driving in two to provide some insurance and bring the game to its final score.
Beck Wheeler was awarded the win after pitching a scoreless 10th and 11th.
Sioux Falls 5, Fargo-Moorhead 3- Box Score
Joe Bircher pitched eight strong innings to lead the Sioux Falls Canaries to a win over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks on Tuesday night.
Bircher gave up three earned on just four hits while walking two and striking out5. Two of the RedHawks’ three runs came in the bottom of the second when Charlie Valeiro hit an RBI sacrifice fly and Leobaldo Pina drove in one with a single. The Canaries answered in the next frame, scoring one on an RBI single by Blake Schmidt.
Fargo-Moorhead held a 2-1 lead until the top of the seventh when the Canaries scored four on two-run doubles by Chris Jacobs and Burt Reynolds. Pina drove in his second run in the bottom of the eighth but it wasn’t enough to come back from Sioux Falls’ big seventh.
James Jones took over for Bircher in the ninth to retire the side and earn the save.
Winnipeg 6, Lincoln 4- Box Score
The Winnipeg Goldeyes topped the Lincoln Saltdogs 6-4 on Tuesday night.
The Goldeyes scored first in the bottom of the first when Reynaldo Rodriguez drove in Grant Heyman with a single. Lincoln answered in the next frame, scoring three on a bases clearing single by Dashenko Ricardo.
The Goldeyes tied the game in the bottom of the fourth. Reggie Abercrombie began the inning by singling and then advancing to second on a wild pitch. Kevin Garcia came through, scoring Abercrombie from second with a single. Garcia later scored on a double by Jordan Ebert to tie the game 3-3.
Abercrombie scored again in the bottom of the sixth, this time via a Josh Mazzola sacrifice fly to take the lead. Heyman put the game out of reach with a two-run home run in the next inning.
Josh Blanco was awarded the win after pitching a scoreless sixth. Victor Capellan was awarded the save.
Gary SouthShore 6, Chicago 3- Box Score
The Gary Southshore Railcats topped the Chicago Dogs 6-3 on Tuesday night.
The Dogs out hit the Railcats 10 to 5, but an opportunistic fourth inning secured the win for Gary SouthShore. The Railcats loaded the bases with two walks and a fielder’s choice before D.K. Carey cleared the pond with a three-run double. Carey scored later in the inning on one of Chicago’s three errors in the contest.
Lars Ligouri was awarded the win after pitching three innings of scoreless relief. Gabe
Perez was awarded the save.
Kansas City 7, Sioux City 6- Box Score
The Kansas City T-Bones propelled themselves to a win on Tuesday with a big comeback in the top of the ninth.
Sioux City led 6-2 when Dylan Tice stepped to the plate to lead off the top of the ninth. Tice doubled to start the inning. Kansas City recorded an out in the next at bat before walking in consecutive at bats to load the bases. Then, Adrian Nieto drove in two with a single. Two batters later Dexter Kjerstad hit a two-run home run to give the T-Bones the lead.
Pasquale Mazzoccoli was awarded the win and Fransisco Gracesqui was awarded the save.