Kansas City 4, Winnipeg 3 (14 Innings) – Box Score
Kansas City 3B Ramsey Romano singled home 1B Daniel Nava in the bottom of the 14th inning to give the T-Bones a 4-3 walk-off victory over Winnipeg at JustBats Field at T-Bones Stadium.
After one out in the Kansas City half of the 14th, Nava drew a walk. The next batter, C Christian Correa, came up and hit a double to put runners on second and third. After CF Mason Davis was intentionally walked to load the bases, Romano headed to the plate and got the big hit to score Nava and give the T-Bones the victory.
Romano went 2-for-6 with a run scored and two RBIs while Correa and Davis each picked-up a pair of hits and a run.
Kansas City pitcher Robert Calvano threw two scoreless innings of relief and earned his first win. Calvano fanned three of the six batters he faced.
Sioux City 13, Sioux Falls 9 (Completion of Suspended Game from June 23rd) – Box Score
Sioux City tallied eight runs in the third inning to grab a 10-3 lead and would hold off a late rally by Sioux Falls to win, 13-9.
The Explorers banged out 17 hits in the contest with six batters having multi-hit games. Sioux City DH Dexture McCall led the way going 4-for-5 with a home run, three runs scored and four RBIs. Explorers 1B Adam Sasser scored two runs and drove in two in a 3-for-5 outing while SS Nate Samson collected three hits in four at-bats along with a pair of runs and an RBI.
Sioux City starting pitcher Carlos Sierra tossed 6 1/3 innings and notched his fourth victory of the year. Sierra gave up five earned runs on seven hits and struck out five batters.
For the Canaries in the loss, RF Clint Coulter had a 2-for-4 game with a home run, two runs scored and two RBIs.
Sioux City 6, Sioux Falls 5 (Regularly Scheduled Game/7 Innings) – Box Score
Sioux City completed the sweep of Sioux Falls tonight as they beat the Canaries in the regularly scheduled game by a 6-5 final. The Explorers tallied four runs in the third inning to take a 6-3 lead and would never look back en route to the victory.
There were only five hits in the game for Sioux City. Explorers CF Kyle Wren led the way offensively going 2-for-3 with two triples, a run scored and an RBI. Sioux City 1B Dexture McCall added a double in three at-bats along with a pair of runs while DH Adam Sasser hit a three-run blast, his first of the year.
Starting pitcher Eric Karch threw five innings of work for the Explorers and collected his second win of the season. Karch gave up five earned runs on eight hits to go with four strikeouts.
Cleburne 6, Milwaukee 0 – Box Score
Cleburne won their fifth consecutive contest tonight as they downed Milwaukee by the score of 6-0.
Railroaders starting pitcher Eudis Idrogo and three relievers combined on a four-hit shutout. Idrogo went the first five innings of the game allowing a walk and the four hits while striking out six batters. The bullpen trio of Martire Garcia, Daniel Hurtado and Braden Pearson finished off the final four innings giving up only a walk and fanning two hitters. Idrogo notched the win and is now 5-3 on the season.
Offensively for Cleburne, SS Daniel Robertson led the way going 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored. Railroaders 1B Grant Buck had three hits in four at-bats along with a run while 3B Chase Simpson hit his 15th home run of the season, a three-run shot in the sixth inning. In total, Cleburne had 10 hits in the contest tonight.
Texas 18, Lincoln 2 – Box Score
It was all Texas in this contest tonight as the AirHogs rolled past Lincoln by the final of 18-2. Texas tallied 17 of their runs in the first four innings of the game, including eight in the third.
The AirHogs pounded out 21 hits in the game with five batters picking up at least three. Texas 2B Li Ning led the offense going 5-for-6 with four runs scored and an RBI. AirHogs LF Jonathan Moroney chipped in a home run and three RBIs in a 3-for-6 night while CF Javion Randle had a three-hit night, including a pair of doubles, along with a run and three RBIs.
Texas starting pitcher Erik Manoah Jr. received plenty of run support tonight and notched his second win with the team. Manoah Jr. gave up an earned run on five hits and struck out seven batters in six innings of work.
Second baseman/C Tyler Moore had a 2-for-4 night with an RBI in the loss for the Saltdogs.
Chicago 16, Gary SouthShore 6 – Box Score
Chicago continued to play solid baseball as they cruised past Gary SouthShore by the score of 16-6. The win by the Dogs was their third straight and they have now won 10 out of their last 11 games.
There were 21 hits collected by Chicago with DH Keon Barnum leading the way going 4-for-6 with two home runs and seven RBIs. Dogs CF David Olmedo-Barrera had a 2-for-4 night with three runs scored and three RBIs while 3B Gustavo Pierre collected three hits in five at-bats along with three runs scored. First baseman Trey Vavra and LF Tony Rosselli also chipped in three hits apiece for Chicago.
Dogs starter Luke Westphal threw six innings of work and picked-up his eighth win on the year. Westphal allowed five earned runs on six hits and fanned seven hitters.
For the RailCats, CF John Price Jr. went 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs.
St. Paul 3, Fargo-Moorhead 2 (12 Innings) – Box Score
Left fielder Troy Alexander doubled home 3B Chesny Young with the go-ahead run in the top of the 12th inning as St. Paul earned a big 3-2 victory over Fargo-Moorhead. With the win, the Saints are now tied atop the North Division standings with the RedHawks.
Fargo-Moorhead plated a run in each of the first two innings to grab a 2-0 lead. St. Paul would come back and add single runs in the fifth and seventh to tie the contest at 2-2. The score would stay that way until the 12th when Alexander doubled home Young to give the Saints the lead for good.
Young went 4-for-5 with two runs scored while Alexander picked-up a pair of hits and three RBIs.
St. Paul pitcher Mike Devine tossed 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief to take home the victory. The VMI product allowed a hit in the five batters faced. Devine is now 2-1 on the season with the win.