Yasel Gomez hit a solo home run, but that would be all the Saltdogs (49-49) could muster as Grand Prairie AirHogs (52-46) took the series opener 5-1 in front of 3,412 fans at QuikTrip Park Saturday night.
Ian Gac delivered a two-run single to left center to give the Saltdogs (49-48) a 6-5 walk-off victory over the Wichita Wingnuts (65-32) in front of 4,696 fans at Haymarket Park Friday night.
The ownership and front office presented the 2013 Saltdogs Player awards to four very deserving recipients Thursday night. Lincoln's athletic trainer Kyle Younkin was also honored by the American Association.
After two middle-inning lead changes and a seventh-inning equalizer, the Wichita Wingnuts (65-31) got the game-winner on a two-out double in the eighth to beat the Saltdogs (48-48) 5-4 in front of 4,248 fans at Haymarket Park Thursday night.
After the Saltdogs (48-47) pulled to within a run in the sixth, Wichita (64-31) plated a run in the seventh and six more in the eighth in a 10-2 Wingnuts victory in front of 6,284 fans at Haymarket Park Wednesday afternoon. (FRANCIS GARDLER/Lincoln Journal Star)
Despite two home runs from Ian Gac, the Saltdogs (48-46) fell to the Wichita Wingnuts (63-31) 8-4 in front of 2,990 fans at Haymarket Park Tuesday night.
Amarillo kept the Saltdogs (48-45) bats quiet yet again as the Sox (50-43) completed the sweep with a victory 7-0 in front of fans at Amarillo National Bank Sox Stadium Sunday evening.
Six Amarillo pitchers combined to strike out 16 as the Sox (49-43) downed the Saltdogs (48-44) 5-2 in front of 2,887 fans at Amarillo National Bank Sox Stadium Saturday night.
Ryan Mitchell dominated the Saltdogs (48-43), striking out 12 in seven innings as the Amarillo Sox (48-43) posted a 6-0 series-opening victory in front of 3,491 fans at Amarillo National Bank Sox Stadium Friday night.
Following a huge brawl in the bottom of the seventh, the Saltdogs (48-42) rallied to beat the El Paso Diablos (36-54) 10-6 in 11 innings in front of 1,194 fans at Cohen Stadium Thursday night.