American Association

Canaries Stumble In Series Finale At St. Paul

Birds Drop Road Trip Finale 4-1

ST. PAUL, MN  —  The Sioux Falls Canaries fell short in a rubber game with the St. Paul Saints on Sunday, losing 4-1 to finish up a six-game road trip. Jake Esch worked six strong innings for the Saints in the win, allowing one run on five hits. He walked one and struck out three, receiving the win. The Saints…

Chris Grayson Drives Canaries

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  A lot has changed for Chris Grayson since his first tenure with the Canaries. “You know you keep all doors open in this game. You keep on good terms with all your employers so situations like this are always available.” Canaries Outfielder Chris Grayson says. Playing 2015 and parts of 2016, chris showed flashes but never…

Canaries Club Chicago

Birds Win First Game Of Road Trip 7-1

ROSEMOUNT, IL  —  Sioux Falls starting pitcher Dylan Thompson paved the way to a 7-1 win against the Chicago Dogs with a stellar performance on the mound. Thompson improved to 2-1 on the season as he threw eight scoreless inning and gave up just two hits in the process. He walked just three batters and struck out five. The Canaries backed…

Canaries Drop Series Finale to Lincoln

Canaries Drop Series Finale to Lincoln

Sioux Falls, SD – In a Sunday matinee rubber match, the Sioux Falls Canaries (5-10) fell to the Lincoln Saltdogs (10-7) by a score of 16-5. Sioux Falls came back to within two from a seven-run deficit, but ultimately dropped Sunday’s game. Early in the game, Sunday’s matchup looking to be a pitcher’s duel between Canaries’ starter Joe Bircher and the…

Canaries rally for win in Fargo

Canaries rally for win in Fargo

FARGO, ND… The Sioux Falls Canaries leveled the series with their Dakota rivals on Tuesday night, beating the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 5-3. A pair of two-run doubles by Chris Jacobs and Chris Grayson in the seventh inning was the difference for the Birds, who moved to 4-7 with the win. Fargo-Moorhead dropped to 6-5 with the defeat. Fargo-Moorhead got on the board…

Redhawks Walkoff Canaries In Series Opener

Sioux Falls Loses 3-2 At Fargo/Moorhead

FARGO, N.D.  —  The Sioux Falls Canaries dropped their first game in Fargo in a in walk-off fashion on Monday, losing to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 3-2. Brennan Metzger sealed the win for Fargo-Moorhead with an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth off of Birds right-hander Kyle Schepel. The win moved Fargo to 6-4, and dropped Sioux Falls to…

Canaries Top Winnipeg In Ten Innings

Birds Pick Up First Road Win 6-5

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA  —   Chris Jacobs’ two-out single in the 10th inning was the difference for the Sioux Falls Canaries in picking up their first road win of 2018, 6-5 at Winnipeg. Jacobs went 2-4 on the game with the RBI single.  The Canaries had built a 5-1 lead through the first three and a half innings highlighted by Chris Grayson’s…

Former Birds Batter Sioux Falls In Winnipeg

Canaries Ripped In First Road Game 13-1

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA  —  The Winnipeg Goldeyes plated seven runs in the second inning to take control of the game and went on to post a 13-1 win against the Sioux Falls Canaries. The Goldeyes racked up 16 hits in the game from seven different batters. Seven of those hits came in the second inning when Winnipeg sent 13 batters to…

Big 1st inning leads Explorers past Canaries at Cage

Big 1st inning leads Explorers past Canaries at Cage

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Sioux Falls Canaries trailed the Sioux City Explorers 6-0 before they even came to bat Tuesday night at SF Stadium. The #9 hitter Dexter McCall capped the outburst with a 2-run double for the X’s. Jim Patterson lasted only 5 innings giving up 10 hits a and 7 runs as the Birds dropped an 8-2 decision…

Canaries Rally Falls Short Against Chicago

Birds Drop First Game Of 2018 By 4-2 Final

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Despite rallying from three runs down and bringing the wining run to the plate in the 9th inning, the Sioux Falls Canaries couldn’t complete the comeback and dropped their first game of the 2018 season to the Chicago Dogs 4-2 on Saturday night at the Birdcage in Sioux Falls.  Chris Grayson hit his first homerun of…

Canaries Drop Season Finale At Sioux City

Birds Finish 45-55 After 4-2 Loss

Sioux City, IA – The Sioux Falls Canaries fell to the Sioux City Explorers, 4-2, in the final game of the 2017 American Association regular season at Mercy Field at Lewis & Clark Park.   Chris Jacobs’ gave the Canaries an early lead for the second-straight game against Sioux City, launching a solo home run over the right field wall…

Henry Belts Three Bombs In Birds Win At Sioux City

Nears Team Record After 6-1 Win

Sioux City, IA – Behind Jabari Henry’s three home runs and eight quality innings from Bo Hellquist, the Sioux Falls Canaries topped the Sioux City Explorers, 6-1, Sunday evening at Meyer Field at Lewis & Clark Park.   After three scoreless innings from Hellquist and Keith Picht, Jabari Henry and Chris Jacobs’ led off the top of the fourth with…

Canaries Beat Sioux City In Home Finale

Henry Homer The Difference In 6-5 Win

Sioux Falls, SD – The Sioux Falls Canaries topped the Sioux City Explorers, 6-5, in their final home game of the season at Sioux Falls Stadium in front of a crowd of 3,014.   Dan Motl led off the bottom of the first inning for Sioux Falls and came around to score on Chris Jacobs’ RBI single to give the…

Birds Falls to Redhawks Despite Henry Bomb

Birds Falls to Redhawks Despite Henry Bomb

Sioux Falls, SD – The Sioux Falls Canaries rallied in the ninth but fell just short against the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, falling 5-4 Thursday night at Sioux Falls Stadium, and dropping the series three games to one. Bo Hellquist had a rough first few frames against the RedHawks, allowing four runs on five hits, a walk and three hit-by-pitches through the…

Birds can’t solve Alexander

Birds can't solve Alexander

Sioux Falls, SD – The Sioux Falls Canaries tied the game in the bottom of the eighth but gave the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks the lead right back in the top of the ninth and fell, 7-3, Wednesday night in front of 2,869 at Sioux Falls Stadium. Coming into Wednesday night’s matchup, Bircher led the Canaries pitching staff in home runs allowed…

Chris Jacobs Brings Big Bat & Big Fun To Canaries

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Weather was his biggest concern when he came to Sioux Falls. “I was scared it was going to be freezing cold when I got here. I’m from the south, I don’t like the cold! I don’t like the cold! There are some nice places, it’s really a nice stadium. I like everything.” Canaries Infielder Chris Jacobs…