After overcoming a late two-run deficit to force extras, consecutive errors proved costly as the Saltdogs fell 5-4 in 11 innings to the Sioux City Explorers in front of 1,076 fans at Lewis and Clark Park Thursday night.
Mitch Canham extended his hit streak to 16 games but an early five-ball paved the way to a 10-5 victory for the Sioux City Explorers over the Saldogs in front of 820 fans at Lewis and Clark Park Wednesday night.
Mitch Canham (pictured) extended his hit streak to 15 games but Ryan Zimmerman pitched a four-hit shutout as the Sioux City Explorers beat the Saltdogs 5-0 in front of 1,428 fans at Lewis and Clark Park Tuesday night.
Curt Smith collected three hits but the Saltdogs stranded a season-high 13 runners in a 9-1 loss at division-leading Sioux City Explorers in front of 2,656 fans at Lewis and Clark Park Monday night.
Kevin McGovern threw eight shutout innings, and the Saltdogs capitalized on the newly-adopted international extra-inning rule to beat the Wichita Wingnuts 4-2 in 11 innings and salvage a series split in front of 1,898 fans at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium Sunday afternoon.
Anthony Capra stymied Saltdogs hitters all night as the Wichita Wingnuts tallied the lone run on a passed ball in a 1-0 victory in front of 3,056 fans at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium Saturday night.
The top of the order came up huge and Conor Spink provided magnificent middle relief as the Saltdogs held off the Wichita Wingnuts 7-6 in front of 4,594 fans at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium Friday night. (FERNANDO SALAZAR/Wichita Eagle)
Jon Gaston had three hits and three RBI but the Wichita Wingnuts drowned the Saltdogs with an eight-run second inning to take the series opener 10-4 in front of 1,969 fans at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium Thursday night. (FRED SOLIS/Wichita Eagle)
Every starter got a hit and former big leaguer Shairon Martis won his debut as the Saltdogs routed the Winnipeg Goldeyes 14-5 to avoid the sweep in front of 4,415 fans at Haymarket Park Wednesday night. (FRANCIS GARDLER/Journal Star)
Mitch Canham and Jon Gaston each homered but once again the pitching was a letdown as the Saltdogs (5-13) fell to the Winnipeg Goldeyes (8-10) 8-6 in front of 2,650 fans at Haymarket Park Tuesday night. (FRANCIS GARDLER/Journal Star)