American Association

Joe Bircher Burns Former Team In Lincoln’s Win Over Canaries

Former Sioux Falls Ace Wins 5-2 For Salt Dogs

LINCOLN, NE  —  The Sioux Falls Canaries were burned by their former ace on Saturday night in Lincoln.  Ex-Canary Joe Bircher, traded to Lincoln several weeks ago, worked six innings and struck out six to help lead the Salt Dogs to a 5-2 victory over his old team.  Lincoln hit three homeruns including the go-ahead three-run shot off the bat…

T-Bones hand Birds 8th straight loss

T-Bones hand Birds 8th straight loss

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Canaries were unable to protect their early lead, as a pair of Kansas City home runs sunk the Birds 9-6. The scoring started early. A first-inning wild pitch scoring Mason Davis to give Kansas City a 1-0. lead. The Canaries responded quickly in the bottom of the inning. hitting four singles in their…

Wichita Sweeps Weekend & Season Series With Canaries

Wingnuts Beat Canaries 5-3 In Sunday Matinee

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Canaries squandered an early lead to Wichita and could not retake the lead. The Wingnuts swept the Canaries this weekend, taking the finale 5-3 on Sunday afternoon. For the first time in their last seven games, the Canaries struck first. Jabari Henry singled home Blake Schmit to take a 1-0 lead in the…

Canaries Drop Rubber Game At Chicago Despite Another David Bergin Homer

Sioux Falls Drops 9-3 Sunday Matinee

ROSEMOUNT, ILL  —  Despite David Bergin’s third homerun in two games, the Sioux Falls Canaries were defeated in the rubber game of their series with the Chicago Dogs 9-3 on Sunday afternoon in Rosemont, Illinois. Bergin’s blast aside, the Birds’ offense only mustered three hits while the Dogs pounded out 15.  Joe Benson and Matt Dean each homered for Chicago…

Canaries Even Series At Chicago

Birds Win 8-5

ROSEMONT, IL  —  Jabari Henry and David Bergin each hit two homeruns to lead the Sioux Falls Canaries to an 8-5 victory at Chicago, evening up their series with the Dogs on Saturday night in American Association action.  The series concludes tomorrow at 1:05 PM. Click on the video viewer for tonight’s highlights! Categories: Semi Pro Tags: American Association, Chicago…

Canaries, Fiala Outslug Winnipeg

Canaries, Fiala Outslug Winnipeg

SIOUX FALLS, SD… For the second straight night the Canaries showed up with booming bats. Thursday night’s game against Winnipeg was a roller coaster. The Birds took a 4-0 as David Bergan picked up where he left off Wednesday night when he had 5 hits and 3 RBI’s. His 1st inning single was the game’s first run. But Winnipeg rallied…

Canaries Batter RedHawks In Sunday Matinee

Sioux Falls Gets First Win Of Series 9-3

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Canaries received a strong starting bid from Kevin Folman, then got the offense going to beat Fargo-Moorhead 9-3 on Sunday afternoon. Folman pitched six shutout innings in the win, backed with five combined RBIs from Maxx Garrett and David Bergin. For the second time in six games this season against Fargo, the Canaries’…

Canaries Retire Ben Moore’s Number But Not Much Else In Another Redhawks Blowout

Fargo/Moorhead Defeats Sioux Falls 12-5

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Sioux Falls Canaries pitching coach Ben Moore took his place in club history on Saturday, having his number 25 retired in a pregame ceremony at Sioux Falls Stadium. “It means that I was good enough to stay with the same team for a long time,” Moore said before the ceremony. “This league is full of turnover,…

Jacobs has big game against old team as Canaries fall

Jacobs has big game against old team as Canaries fall

SIOUX FALLS, SD…The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks scored three runs in the top of the first inning – two off a Charlie Valerio home run – and led the entire way to an 11-3 victory against the Sioux Falls Canaries. The two teams combined for 23 hits but the RedHawks were able to convert their 12 hits into 11 runs on the…

Birds Beat Winnipeg in 18 innings!

Birds Beat Winnipeg in 18 innings!

WINNIPEG…After 18 grueling innings, the Sioux Falls Canaries collected an historic victory Tuesday, defeating the Winnipeg Goldeyes 4-2 in the longest game (by innings) in American Association history. Chris Grayson hit a two-run home run in the top of the 18th to break the deadlock after neither team had scored for nine consecutive frames. “It was so much excitement and…

Canaries Can’t Complete Sweep Of Gary

Birds Fall In Sunday Matinee 6-4

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –  With a chance to sweep Gary SouthShore, the Sioux Falls Canaries come up short, dropping Sunday’s game by a score of 6-4. Thanks to Dan Motl’s first professional home run, the Canaries had the game-winning run at the plate in the final inning, but were unable to come back from an early deficit. For the second-straight…

Canaries Even Series With Air Hogs

Sioux Falls Defeats Texas 6-2

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Canaries best the Texas AirHogs 6-2 on Saturday night. Anchored by Kevin Folman’s 6.2 innings of two-run ball, Sioux Falls supported the rookie’s longest outing with six runs to earn their 12th win of 2018. Coming off a loss on Friday night, the Canaries (12-21) wasted no time dispatching the AirHog offense and…

Winnipeg Spoils Father’s Day For Canaries

Birds Drop Finale 5-2 & Lose Series

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Canaries dropped the game and series to Winnipeg by a score of 5-2 on Sunday afternoon. Sioux Falls’ rookie Kevin Folman started the game strong for the Canaries, but the Birds failed to overcome a five-run deficit in the loss. Kevin Folman drew his first professional start for the Canaries (11-17). The Goldeyes…

Ex-Canary Abercrombie & Winnipeg End Sioux Falls’ Win Streak In Extras

Canaries Lose 9-7 In Ten Innings

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A late surge for Sioux Falls brought Saturday night’s game against Winnipeg into extra innings, but the Canaries fall in 10 to the Goldeyes by a score of 9-7. Sioux Falls came back from a four-run deficit via a pair of two-run homers from David Bergin and Jabari Henry. Sioux Falls (11-16) struck first for the…

Canaries Beat Winnipeg To Notch Third Straight Win

Dylan Thompson Dominates In 3-1 Victory

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Sioux Falls Canaries bested the reigning American Association champions, the  Winnipeg Goldeyes, by a score of 3-1. Dylan Thompson carried the Canaries, striking out a career-high nine over seven innings. Sioux Falls set the tone early against the defending league champions. Canaries starter Dylan Thompson dominated Winnipeg, striking out five of the first six batters….