KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App

Birds win marathon slugfest!



Bookmark and Share

ST. PAUL, Minn..  – A 13-game road trip was made a little longer on Wednesday night, but it was worth it for the Sioux Falls Canaries.

The Canaries (35-48) outslugged the St. Paul Saints for a 13-10 victory in 12 innings, erasing a late four-run deficit and surviving a Saints comeback in a four-hour-and-30-minute contest.

Anthony Trajano singled to lead off the 12th inning and scored the go-ahead run on Marcos Rodriguez' double. Reggie Abercrombie then chopped a single over the heads of a drawn-in infield to plate two more runs for a three-run cushion.

Alan DeRatt suffered a blown save when the Saints (41-41) erased a three-run Canaries lead in the bottom of the 10th inning, but Chris Allen (2-0) made sure it did not happen again in the 12th. He pitched a perfect 11th and 12th to notch his second win in relief.

Nick Van Stratten led the Canaries’ 21-hit attack with a 4-for-5 performance. He doubled and scored a tying run in the ninth inning, drove in a go-ahead run in the 10th and sacrificed the winning run into scoring position in the 12th.

The Canaries trailed 4-0 after six innings and 7-3 after the seventh. But back-to-back home runs by Jared Clark and Jake Taylor in the eighth inning cut the Saints lead to 7-6, and Rodriguez’ single in the ninth inning tied the game against closer Jon Plefka. Rodriguez was 2-for-6 with two RBI.

Dylan Thomas (1-5) suffered the loss in relief for the Saints.
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
     

SDSU Loses Sumner, Game To Missouri  story with video

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri used big plays in all three phases of the ...

Harrisburg Stomps Sturgis  story with video

HARRISBURG, S. D.   --  The Harrisburg Tigers shook off a sluggish offensive start to defeat visiting Sturgis ...

Bacone Stuns Northwestern  story with video

ORANGE CITY, IA  --  The Northwestern Red Raiders couldn't hang on to a 27-9 ...

Tyler Starr Makes Atlanta Falcons 53-Man Roster  story with video  Aug. 30

Oregon Coach Respects USD  story with video  Aug. 30

Roosevelt Hangs On For Wild Win Over Brandon Valley  story with video  Aug. 30

Missouri Expects Challenge From SDSU  story with video  Aug. 29

Coyotes & Jacks Aim For Summit Tournament  story with video  Aug. 29

KDLT Sports Stories
     

SF Ranked High For Job Seekers Over 50

A social media and marketing company ranked Sioux Falls among the ...

Lead Woman Pleads Guilty In Child Rape

A Lead woman has pleaded guilty to having sex with ...

Spearfish Man Arrested For Indecent Exposure

Spearfish Police have arrested 32-year-old Joshua Michael ...

Rapid City Schools Receive Cultural Grant  Aug. 30

Rapid City Gets Search And Rescue Dog  Aug. 30

LifeLight Festival Brings Thousands   story with video  Aug. 30

Labor Day Weekend Travels Increase  story with video  Aug. 30

SD Publishing House Earns Wilder Book  Aug. 30

KDLT News Archive
     
Back To Top