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Dogs Rally Again To Finish Sweep Of Canaries

Birds Drop Third Straight One-Run Game 2-1

SIOUX FALLS, SD — The Chicago Dogs (31-22) slipped by the Sioux Falls Canaries (27-27) 2-1 Sunday to complete a weekend sweep. Graham Low hit his first home run as a professional in the bottom of the seventh. It gave the Birds a 1-0 lead. Taylor Hill went the distance and pitched all nine innings. He completed the game with…

Canaries’ Bark In The Park Night Goes To The (Chicago) Dogs

Birds Four Game Win Streak Snapped In 4-3 Loss

SIOUX FALLS, SD — The Birds went from being no-hit into the seventh inning to tying the game but fell short in the ninth. The Birds (27-25) dropped the series opener to the Chicago Dogs (29-22) 4-3 on Friday. Canaries starter Alex Boshers pitched seven innings. Five of the seven innings were 1-2-3 innings. In the sixth, he allowed one…

Four Canaries Selected To Play In American Association All-Star Game

Alay Lago, Kevin Taylor, Mike Hart & Taylor Hill Heading To St. Paul July 23rd

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Four Sioux Falls Canaries will represent the American Association’s South Division at the league’s All-Star Game. Second baseman Alay Lago, pitcher Taylor Hill, outfielder Mike Hart and utility player Kevin Taylor have earned All-Star nods for the 2019 season.   Both Lago and Hart were named starters on the South Division team. The game will take…

Canaries Complete 4-Game Sweep of AirHogs

Canaries Complete 4-Game Sweep of AirHogs

SIOUX FALLS, SD — Bring out the brooms; the Canaries (27-24) have swept the Texas Airhogs (10-41). They won 6-4 on Thursday to complete the sweep. Luis Pollorena pitched seven innings. He allowed two runs on four hits and struck out a season-high seven Airhogs. “This was a big momentum booster going into this weekend with Chicago,” Pollorena said. “I…

Reynolds, Ely Help Canaries Rally Past Texas at Birdcage

Reynolds, Ely Help Canaries Rally Past Texas at Birdcage

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Texas AirHogs lost the first two games of the series by a combined score of 23-3. But you sure couldn’t tell Wednesday night when they scored 5 times in the 3rd inning and looked well on their way to an easy win over the Canaries. But the Birds scored 5 of their own in the 5th…

Reynolds Has 5 Hits, 5 RBI’s in Big Win for Canaries

Reynolds Has 5 Hits, 5 RBI's in Big Win for Canaries

SIOUX FALLS, SD —  Burt Reynolds career day pushed the Birds (24-24) past the Texas Airhogs (10-38) 11-2 on Monday night. Reynolds went 5-for-5 with five RBIs and a home run. “I tried to slow things down,” Reynolds said. “It was just one of those great nights and you have to take them as they come.” Reynolds’ 5-RBI night was…

Bearded Vertigan Having Career Year For Canaries

Bearded Vertigan Having Career Year For Canaries

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Mike Hart, Canaries Outfielder says: “Vertigan’s beard? Oh yeah, Baby Thor. We like to look at it, it’s a camaraderie thing. He loves it, I like it.” I mean he’s a man. A man’s man grows beards fast.” Although the Canaries are battling for their first playoff berth since 2010. The conversation of the summer is outfielder…

Canaries Double Up Sioux City

Birds Beat Explorers For Second Straight Game 8-4

SIOUX FALLS, SD — They say pressure makes diamonds, and it was no exception for the Birds Saturday. The Birds (23-23) shined in pressure situations in their 8-4 win over the Sioux City Explorers (23-24). The Birds guaranteed themselves a series win with the victory over the Explorers. The Canaries were down early but battled right back. Luis Pollorena pitched…

Canaries in Tough, Close Division

Canaries in Tough, Close Division

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Sioux Falls Canaries took the field Thursday night in Kansas City just 1.5 games out of first place. IN fact, 5 teams are within 3 games of each other which means it should be an exciting race for Mike Meyer’s team. They survived a 9-game skid by winning 3 straight before losing in extras Wednesday night….

Birds Drop 11-inning Game at KC to Snap Win Streak

Birds Drop 11-inning Game at KC to Snap Win Streak

KANSAS CITY… The Canaries went after their 4th straight win Wednesday night in Kansas City, but it was the T-Bones who prevailed 2-1 in 11 innings. Keaton Steele was solid in 6 innings. He gave up only a 4th inning RBI single to Taylor Sparks. Mike Hart made a diving grab in right earlier in the 4th to keep the…

Hart Still Believes Canaries Can Be Very Good

Hart Still Believes Canaries Can Be Very Good

SIOUX FALLS< SD… The Canaries appear to have turned the corner after the long losing streak after winning 3 straight games. But even when things were going bad, outfielder Mike Hart sill had a good feeling about this club. “I think we’re strong. I think we know that it happens in a long season that you’re going to lose some…

Coulter Slam Leads Birds to 3rd Straight Victory

Coulter Slam Leads Birds to 3rd Straight Victory

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A first-inning grand slam from Clint Coulter would be all the Sioux Falls Canaries needed. The Birds (21-21) knocked off the Kansas City T-Bones (21-21) Tuesday at T-Bones stadium. The win brings the Birds back to .500 on the year. Coulter’s blast capped off a five-run first inning that put the Birds ahead for good in…

Canaries Remain Optimistic, But Still Swept by Fargo-Moorhead

Canaries Remain Optimistic, But Still Swept by Fargo-Moorhead

SIOUX FALLS, SD… When you’re going through rough stretch it’s hard to remain optimistic. But the Canaries are still feeling good about their team despite having lost 7 straight when they took the field Thursday night against Fargo-Moorhead. Brett Vertigan, Canaries Outfielder says: “We find a way to get wins for the most part. We’ve run into a little rough…

Birds Blanked for 7th Straight Loss by RedHawks

Birds Blanked for 7th Straight Loss by RedHawks

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The struggling Canaries fell behind 4-0 before they came to bat and lost 7-0 to Fargo-Moorhead Wednesday night at SF Stadium. It was the 7th straight loss for Mike Meyer’s team and 9th in 10 games as they fell below the .500 mark with a record on 18-19. The RedHawks got a HR on the game’s first…

Meyer Still Optimistic About Canaries

Meyer Still Optimistic About Canaries

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Despite a recent skid that has seen the Canaries fall out of first place, Manager Mike Meyer is still optimistic about his team moving forward. He just needs his pitching staff to get healthy more than anything. “We’ve been struggling a little bit now but we’ve been playing some of the better teams and I still like…

Birds Lose Again to Red-Hot RedHawks 5-3

Birds Lose Again to Red-Hot RedHawks 5-3

SIOUX FALLS, SD — The Sioux Falls Canaries (18-18) lost to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks (23-14) 5-3 on Tuesday. The Canaries brought the winning run to the plate in the ninth, couldn’t complete the comeback. The Birds also turned one of the weirdest double plays of the season that delayed the game for about 10 minutes. The RedHawks scored in the…

Canaries Lose in Extras to RedHawks Despite Hill’s Heroics

Canaries Lose in Extras to RedHawks Despite Hill's Heroics

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Canaries hitting woes continued Monday night at SF Stadium when they dropped a 5-2 10-inning game to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks. The Birds started the night in the 3-way tie atop the division with an 18-16 record. Taylor Hill was brilliant but didn’t get offensive support. He gave up just 2 earned runs in 7 innings and…