After scoring four runs to take a three-run lead in the bottom of the eighth, the Saltdogs needed a clutch 6-4-3 double play in the ninth to secure a 6-5 victory in the series opener over the St. Paul Saints in front of 2,424 fans at Haymarket Park Tuesday night. (FRANCIS GARDLER/Journal Star)
The Saltdogs jumped out to early 3-0 lead but the Gary SouthShore RailCats quickly came back to win the series finale 5-3 to avoid the home sweep in front of 3,765 fans at U.S. Steel Yard Sunday afternoon.
The Saltdogs run of masterful starting pitching continued, as the club allowed zero earned runs in a double header sweep of the Gary SouthShore RailCats in front of 4,424 fans at U.S. Steel Yard Saturday night. (FRANCIS GARDLER/Journal Star)
The series opener between the Saltdogs (11-22) and the Gary SouthShore RailCats (17-15) from U.S. Steel Yard was postponed Friday night. A double header (seven-inning games) will begin Saturday at 6:10 p.m.
The Saltdogs got more terrific starting pitching, squandered a late lead and then won in walk-off fashion for the second time in three nights as they topped the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 4-3 to complete the series sweep in front of 2,753 fans at Haymarket Park Wednesday night.
Jesse Smith turned in another wonderful start for the home stand and the bullpen clamped down as the Saltdogs staved off the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 2-1 in front of 2,401 fans at Haymarket Park Tuesday night. (FRANCIS GARDLER/Journal Star)
Aaron Payne had three hits, including the game winner for his first professional RBI as the Saltdogs edged the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 4-3 in walk-off fashion in front of 2,151 fans at Haymarket Park Monday night. (GWYNETH ROBERTS/Journal Star)
For the second straight game, Jesus Solarzano launched a game-tying home run late as the Joplin Blasters came back to upend the Saltdogs 6-2 to complete the series sweep in front of 3,314 fans at Haymarket Park Sunday afternoon. (FRANCIS GARDLER/Journal Star)
Kevin McGovern was terrific on the hill but the Joplin Blasters scored two in the ninth and beat the Saltdogs 6-5 in 11 innings in front of 4,744 fans at Haymarket Park Saturday night. (FRANCIS GARDLER/Journal Star)
Jorge Martinez threw seven shutout innings as the Joplin Blasters handled the Saltdogs 4-1 in front of 4,409 fans at Haymarket Park Friday night.