In a battle of former big league hurlers, Wichita's Chris Smith outgunned Mike Burns as the Wingnuts (42-20) downed the Saltdogs (34-28) 4-1 in front of 2,261 fans at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium Sunday afternoon.
Following a rain delay, Pete Parise turned in another strong outing, and the Saltdogs (34-27) whacked a couple big hits in the third to defeat the Wichita Wingnuts (41-20) 5-1 in front of 3,081 fans at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium Saturday night.
Ian Gac made a big splash in his return, Travis Parker was outstanding in a spot start, and the Saltdogs (33-27) manufactured a crucial run in the ninth for a 6-5 victory over the Wichita Wingnuts (41-19) in front of 3,512 fans at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium Friday night.
Despite a big night from Mike Coles, the Saltdogs (32-27) were bested 4-3 by the red-hot Wichita Wingnuts (41-18) in front of 2,632 fans at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium Thursday night.
The Saltdogs (32-26) got more terrific pitching and Curt Smith delivered the game winner in the eighth in a 2-1 victory over the Gary SouthShore RailCats (34-23) in front of 2,978 fans at Haymarket Park Wednesday night.
The Saltdogs (31-26) got great pitching, and exorcised some demons offensively to rout the Gary SouthShore RailCats (34-22) 13-2 in front of 2,574 fans at Haymarket Park Tuesday night.
Will Krout left Lincoln flummoxed as the Gary SouthShore RailCats (34-21) beat the Saltdogs (30-26) 7-1 in front of 2,888 fans to take the series opener at Haymarket Park Monday night. (ERIC GREGORY/Lincoln Journal Star)
The Saltdogs acquired veteran OF Mike Coles, a five-time champion, in a trade with the Winnipeg Goldeyes for future considerations Sunday. (JOHN LUKE/NW Indiana Times)
The Amarillo Sox (31-23) again struck early and held on to beat the Saltdogs (30-25) 4-2 to save the four-game split in front of 3,179 fans at Haymarket Park Saturday night.
The Saltdogs are proud to announce that center fielder Daniel Carroll signed with the Atlanta Braves Saturday. Carroll is the fifth player Lincoln has sold to a Major League Baseball organization since the season began.