(ROD ADAMS PHOTOGRAPHY) For the 16th time in as many years, Haymarket Park – the home of the Saltdogs – was selected ‘Best Playing Field’ in the American Association, as voted by league managers and media.
Matt Shepherd turned in a strong performance on the hill but the St. Paul Saints came back to walk off on the Saltdogs 5-4 in the season finale in front of 7,570 fans at CHS Field Monday afternoon.
Luis Alen smacked a grand slam to spark Lincoln's largest come back of the season in an 8-7 victory over the St. Paul Saints in front of 8,497 fans at CHS Field Sunday evening.
In a masterfully pitched ballgame, the St. Paul Saints legged out a run in the eighth to edge the Saltdogs 1-0, clinching the North title in front of 7,953 fans at CHS Field Saturday night.
Stephen Shackleford delivered a big performance in a spot start - just the fourth of his career - as the Saltdogs toppled the St. Paul Saints 5-2 in front of 8,339 fans at CHS Field Friday night.
Lindsey Caughel was named American Association 'Pitcher of the Year.' Curt Smith and Luis Alen also garnered Postseason All Star recognition for the Saltdogs.
The Sioux City Explorers rallied to beat the Saltdogs 7-5 on a walk-off homer in the 10th inning at Lewis and Clark Park Thursday night.
Lincoln native Jake Kuebler tossed six sparkling innings as the Sioux City Explorers dispatched the Saltdogs 3-1 at Lewis and Clark Park in front of 1,275 fans Wednesday night.
Matt Larkins delivered a big starting performance as the Saltdogs edged the Sioux City Explorers 3-2 to remain atop the Central in front of 1,242 fans at Lewis and Clark Park Tuesday night.
((BETSY BISSEN) Lindsey Caughel was named by Pointstreak as the American Association's "Pitcher of the Week" Monday.