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May 2016
Hoyt

IMPRESSIVE WORK FOR THESE AA GRADS: HOYT, FUENMAYOR, JOHNSON AND SATTERWHITE

  Independent Baseball Chatter – by Bob Wirz James Hoyt continues to post the most dazzling statistics, but he is far from the only recent American Association graduate continuing to work his way in the top two tiers of the affiliated minor leagues toward a possible major league debut. Hoyt is the co-leader in saves...
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Hogs Hur

HUR LIFTS AIRHOGS TO EXTRA-INNING WIN

Texas 3, Lincoln 1 – 10 Innings — Box Score The Texas AirHogs’ CF Michael Hur broke a 1-1 tie with the Lincoln Saltdogs in the top of the tenth inning with a two-out double that scored PR Will DuPont and DH Cody Lenahan. Those two runs made the difference as the AirHogs held on...
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Dad

DE LA CRUZ NAMED WEEK 2 PLAYER OF THE WEEK

DURHAM, NC- The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks’ OF Keury De La Cruz (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Player of the Week for the week ending May 29th. De La Cruz batted .400 (10-for-25), hitting three home runs, 10 RBI and scored five runs. His week was...
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Hamburger

HAMBURGER NAMED WEEK 2 PITCHER OF THE WEEK

DURHAM, NC- The official statistician of the American Association, Pointstreak, has announced that St. Paul Saints’ RHP Mark Hamburger (pictured) has been named this week’s Pointstreak Pitcher of the Week for the week ending May 29th. Hamburger currently leads the league in wins (three) and is tied for second in strikeouts (17). The Shoreview, MN native...
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St. Paul Record Crowd

SAINTS, HAMBURGER ROLL PAST T-BONES IN FRONT OF RECORD CROWD OF 10,443

St. Paul 4, Kansas City 1 – Box In front of a crowd of 10,443, starting pitcher Mark Hamburger was sensational in helping the St. Paul Saints to a 4-1 victory over the Kansas City T-Bones. Hamburger tossed a 121-pitch complete game allowing one earned run on six hits while striking out six batters. The...
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Gary Background

RAILCATS HOLD OFF BLASTERS IN NAIL-BITER IN GARY

MAY 29 AFTERNOON RECAPS Gary SouthShore 7, Joplin 6- Box The RailCats scored all seven runs in the first five innings and withstood a Blasters rally to take a 7-6 win at US Steel Yard on Sunday afternoon. Four RailCats had two-hit games – RF Masato Fukae, 3B Jose Sermo, 2B Elbert Devarie and SS...
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Kansas City

T-BONES COME BACK IN NINTH TO WIN AT ST. PAUL

MAY 28 EVENING RECAPS Kansas City 6, St. Paul 4- Box The T-Bones entered the top of the ninth inning trailing the host Saints by a 4-2 score. When the dust had settled, Kansas City had a two-run lead and held on for a 6-4 win at CHS Field. 2B Brett Wiley started the rally...
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SERMO, RAILCATS ROLL BLASTERS

May 28 Afternoon Recaps Gary SouthShore 11, Joplin 5 (Resumption of Suspended Game from 5/27)- Box Score  The RailCats plated 10 runs in the middle innings of the resumption of Friday night’s game at the US Steel Yard en route to an 11-5 victory over Joplin. 3B Jose Sermo hit a 2-RBI triple in the...
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Dad

DE LA CRUZ HITS THREE HOME RUNS IN REDHAWKS’ WIN

Fargo-Moorhead 13, Wichita 3 – Box DH Keury De La Cruz (pictured) hit three home runs as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks defeated the Wichita Wingnuts 13-3. De La Cruz, who was 4-for-5 with four runs scored and eight RBI, backed starter Tyler Herron’s excellent outing on the mound has he earned the win shutting out Wichita...
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Jg

BREWERS 5-0 IN JUNIOR GUERRA’S STARTS

Independent Baseball Chatter – by Bob Wirz The doubt seems to have been erased as to whether onetime Wichita starter Junior Guerra, the converted catcher, belongs in the major leagues and in Milwaukee’s rotation. The Brewers have won all five of the ’11, ’13 Wingnuts hurler’s starts, and he has a 3-0 record with a...
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