American Association

Canaries Blow Another Late Lead & Fall In Fargo

Birds Waste 7-Run Lead In 11-10 Loss

FARGO, N.D.  —  Friday evening in Fargo was yet another example of why a once promising Sioux Falls Canaries season is now almost certain to become the franchise’s ninth straight losing season. Despite building a 9-2 lead the Canaries pitching staff and bullpen couldn’t hold the RedHawks at bay, giving up a decisive four-run 8th inning to fall 11-10.  The…

Bennett’s 3-Run HR Sinks Canaries in Fargo

Bennett's 3-Run HR Sinks Canaries in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — One big inning was the difference for the Sioux Falls Canaries on Thursday night. The Birds allowed four runs in the fourth inning to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, losing 4-2 in the series opener at Newman Outdoor Field. Mitch Glasser delivered a two-run single in the fifth inning for both of the Sioux Falls runs. The Birds put…

Canaries Lose Matinee Game to Explorers

Canaries Lose Matinee Game to Explorers

SIOUX FALLS, SD — There isn’t a hotter hitter on the Sioux Falls Canaries than Clint Coulter right now. He notched his third home run in three straight games. The Birds (34-47) came up short against the Sioux City Explorers (46-35) 12-5 on Tuesday, splitting the two-game midweek series between the two teams. Canaries starter Alex Boshers completed seven innings,…

Canaries Erase Early Deficit, Rally for 11-10 Win over Sioux City

Canaries Erase Early Deficit, Rally for 11-10 Win over Sioux City

SIOUX FALLS, SD — Down by one with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh is usually a pressure-filled situation. Jordan Ebert made it look easy with his bases-clearing double in the seventh inning to complete a six-run comeback. The Birds (34-46) held on to their 11-10 win over Sioux City (45-35) on Monday night. He credits his…

Canaries Swept by Lincoln

Canaries Swept by Lincoln

SIOUX FALLS, SD — It was a wild night at the Birdcage. Two games, 35 runs, and a seventh-inning grand slam, but the Birds (30-37) dropped both games of the doubleheader to the Saltdogs (28-38). Game 1: A High-Scoring Defeat The Birds lost to the Saltdogs 14-9 in game one, the resumption of a game suspended on Sunday due to…

Rain Halts Canaries And Lincoln

Play Suspended In Fourth Inning With Sioux Falls Down 7-5

SIOUX FALLS, SD — Weather loomed in the area all afternoon, and at the end of the third inning, the rain came and didn’t stop. The Sioux Falls Canaries and the Lincoln Saltdogs have suspended the second game in their series at the Birdcage due to weather. The Saltdogs led 7-5 when the showers started. Sunday’s game will resume starting…

Canaries Start Homestand With Win Over Kansas City

Canaries Start Homestand With Win Over Kansas City

SIOUX FALLS, SD — The all-star break is in the rearview mirror and the second half of the season is in full swing. The Birds (29-33) defeated the Kansas City T-Bones (30-30) 7-4 on Wednesday. Graham Low hit the game-winning home run in the fifth. It was his second home run of the season. “The majority of the time I’m…

Canaries Swept In Sioux City

Blow Lead For Fourth Straight Game And Fall 7-5

SIOUX CITY, IOWA — It was a series to forget for the Sioux Falls Canaries. The Birds lost to the Sioux City Explorers 7-5 on Sunday night at Lewis and Clark Park.   The Birds (28-33) scored four runs in the seventh inning to take a 5-2 lead, but a five-run eighth gave Sioux City (32-29) the victory.   Sioux…

Canaries Can’t Hold Another Lead In Sioux City

Birds Drop Third Straight 4-3

SIOUX CITY, IA  —  For the third straight game in Sioux City the Canaries took the lead first, but the host Explorers had the lead when it mattered most at game’s end. Sioux City handed Sioux Falls their third straight defeat with a 4-3 win on Saturday evening in Sioux City.   Sioux Falls took a 2-0 lead after the 2nd…

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…