GOLDEYES IMPROVE TO 7-0 WITH VICTORY OVER SALTDOGS May 23 Recap
The Winnipeg Goldeyes continued their fantastic start to the 2013 season as they improved their record to 7-0 on the season with a 4-1 victory over the Lincoln Saltdogs. Winnipeg had 11 hits on the night with four players having multi-hit games. Goldeyes DH Leonard Davis (pictured) went 2-for-2 with two doubles and a run scored while C Luis Alen had two hits and drove in a run.
Elsewhere, St. Paul swept a doubleheader from Sioux Falls (9-1/Game 1 & 10-8/Game 2), Grand Prairie doubled up Amarillo 6-3 and in interleague play the New Jersey Jackals of the Can-Am League edged Wichita 1-0.
TWINS' THIELBAR PRAISES AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Independent Baseball Insider By Bob Wirz Vol. 11, No. 16, May 23, 2013
Lightning can strike twice. Twice in the same week, to be more precise.
It was two days before Chris Colabello got his first major league opportunity that teammate and fellow Independent Baseball graduate Caleb Thielbar was summoned from the same Rochester Red Wings to join the Minnesota Twins.
DOUGLAS' BIG NIGHT DRIVES SALTDOGS PAST KC May 22 Evening Recap
Lincoln RF Stephen Douglas (pictured) was the main cog in the Saltdogs’ win over Kansas City. Douglas went 4-for-5 with a three run home run and a stolen base, as Lincoln beat the T-Bones, 6-3.
Elsewhere in the American Association, Winnipeg swept a doubleheader against Amarillo, winning the first 2-1 in eight innings and the second 5-0 in seven; Sioux City beat interleague opponent New Jersey of the Can-Am League, 12-4; Fargo-Moorhead beat El Paso, 8-4; St. Paul vs. Sioux Falls was postponed due to weather.
SERRANO NOTCHES LEAGUE-BEST THIRD WIN May 22 Afternoon Recap
Lemurs RHP Mark Serrano (pictured) continued his strong start to the 2013 season this afternoon. The righty allowed two runs and struck out seven batters over six innings to beat Grand Prairie, 8-2. With the win, Serrano improved to 3-0, giving him the hottest start of any American Association pitcher.
Elsewhere in the American Association, Wichita beat Gary SouthShore 5-1, after a one hour, 42 minute rain delay in the eighth.
MOORE TAKES AA CAREER WINS LEAD AS SIOUX FALLS DEFEATS ST. PAUL May 21 Evening Recap
In an entertaining evening of games, Sioux Falls starter Ben Moore (pictured) won his 40th career American Association game, a league record, as the Canaries defeat St. Paul, 7-4.
Elsewhere, Lincoln built a 5-1 lead and held off a Kansas City rally to win, 5-4, while Laredo CF Sawyer Carroll hit a two-out walk-off home run to help his team defeat Grand Prairie, 4-3 and improve its record to 6-0. Amarillo and Winnipeg were rained out and will play a doubleheader Wednesday.
RONICK PREVAILS IN BATTLE OF ARMS May 21 Afternoon Recap
Both the RailCats and the Wingnuts got quality outings from their starters, but it was Gary SouthShore LHP Ari Ronick (pictured) who came out on top in a 2-1 RailCats victory. Ronick pitched six innings, allowing one run on four hits to pick up the win and improve to 1-1.
Elsewhere in the American Association, El Paso beat Fargo-Moorhead, 8-3 and Sioux City fell to interleague opponent New Jersey of the Can-Am League, 9-6.
Grand Prairie at Amarillo - 7:05 pm
New Jersey at Wichita - 7:05 pm
Gary at Kansas City - 7:05 pm
Winnipeg at Lincoln - 7:45 pm
Sioux Falls at Sioux City - 7:05 p.m
Laredo at Fargo - 6:00 pm
El Paso at St. Paul - 7:05 pm
Grand Prairie AirHogs
Sioux Falls Canaries
Fort Worth Cats
Fort Worth Cats
Champs Prior to Joining AA (Since League’s Formation)