Jon Gaston homered but again the Saltdogs could not protect an early lead as the Amarillo Thunderheads came back to win 7-6, completing the weekend sweep at Potter County Memorial Stadium Sunday afternoon.
The bats looked good, the pitching and defense were another story as the Saltdogs got drubbed 16-8 by the Amarillo Thunderheads at Potter County Memorial Stadium Saturday.
After a thoroughly dominant outing from Kevin McGovern, the Saltdogs surrendered a five-run lead as the Amarillo Thunderheads scored six times in the final two innings to beat Lincoln 7-6 in walk-off fashion at Thunderheads Stadium Friday night.
After tying the game in the eighth, going ahead with an unearned run in the ninth, the Gary SouthShore RailCats finished the series-splitting victory on a play at the plate as they edged the Saltdogs 3-2 in front of 2,069 fans at Haymarket Park Thursday night.
Former East High Spartan standout Jesse Smith wowed in his Haymarket homecoming and the Saltdogs held on late against the Gary SouthShore RailCats 3-2 in front of 2,552 fans Wednesday night. (FRANCIS GARDLER/Journal Star)
Jon Gaston homered but Gary SouthShore's two-out attack proved too much for the Saltdogs as the RailCats beat Lincoln 9-4 in front of 1,812 fans at Haymarket Park Tuesday night. (FRANCIS GARDLER/Journal Star)
Behind solid pitching, prowling defense, and a few quick bursts of power, the Saltdogs handled the Gary SouthShore RailCats 5-1 in front of 3,912 fans on Opening Night at Haymarket Park Monday night. (TESSA LIGHTY/Journal Star)
The Saltdogs held off a late rally to win 7-5 in game one and erupted for an impressive final-inning comeback in the nightcap to win 7-3, sweeping the Kansas City T-Bones at CommunityAmerica Ballpark Sunday night.
Saturday night's game between the Saltdogs (0-1) and Kansas City T-Bones (1-0) at CommunityAmerica Ballpark has been postponed due to rain.
After a sparkling debut from Lincoln East legend Jesse Smith, three unearned runs in the eighth spoiled Opening Night as the Kansas City T-Bones downed the Saltdogs 4-2 in front of 6,330 fans at CommunityAmerica Ballpark Friday night.