David Espinosa delivered a walk-off single as the Saltdogs (25-18) completed the weekend sweep over the El Paso Diablos (10-34) with a 6-5 victory in front of 3,296 fans at Haymarket Park Sunday afternoon. (KRISTIN STREFF/Lincoln Journal Star)
Pete Parise was superb and new catcher Jose Gil had a tremendous all-around game as the Saltdogs (24-18) disposed of the El Paso Diablos (10-33) 4-1 in front of 4,739 fans at Haymarket Park Saturday night. (FRANCIS GARDLER/Lincoln Journal Star)
The Saltdogs (23-18) took both ends of a double header against the El Paso Diablos (10-32) in front of 3,490 fans at Haymarket Park Friday night. (MATT RYERSON/Lincoln Journal Star)
The St. Paul Saints (20-19) dismantled the Saltdogs (21-18) 17-8 to complete the series sweep in front of 5,596 fans at Midway Stadium Wednesday afternoon.
The Saltdogs (21-17) overcame a big deficit early but ultimately fell to the St. Paul Saints (19-19) 6-4 in front of 4,668 fans at Midway Stadium Tuesday night.
The Saltdogs are proud to announce that the contract of RHP Eddie McKiernan has been purchased by the Arizona Diamondbacks. The reigning American Association Pitcher of the Week will report to Class-A Advanced Visalia (California League) Tuesday.
In a home-run filled series opener, Adam Frost got the last laugh with a walk-off two-run shot to give the St. Paul Saints (18-19) a 7-6 victory over the Saltdogs (21-16) in front of 4,083 fans at Midway Stadium Monday night.
Saltdogs RHP Eddie McKiernan was named American Association Pitcher of the Week for the week ending June 23, as announced by Pointstreak, the league's statistician.
The series finale between the Saltdogs (21-15) and Winnipeg Goldeyes (18-17) from Shaw Park Sunday has been postponed due to rain. The clubs will make up the game as part of a double header July 30 at Shaw Park beginning at 6 p.m.
Eddie McKiernan was terrific on the mound once more as the Saltdogs (21-15) beat the Winnipeg Goldeyes (18-17) 4-1 in front of 5,834 fans at Shaw Park Saturday night.