American Association

Canaries Rip Railcats at Cage

Canaries Rip Railcats at Cage

The Sioux Falls Canaries blew open a tight game with seven runs in the fifth and sixth innings to take an 8-2 win against the Gary SouthShore RailCats. The Canaries were trailing 2-1 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning before they added three runs in three consecutive at-bats. The first came on an error after single from LF…

Canaries Bite Cleburne On Bark In The Park Day

Birds Take Series With 6-2 Win

Sioux Falls, SD – The Sioux Falls Canaries took the rubber match, 6-2, against the Cleburne Railroaders, picking up their second series win.   Cleburne jumped out to an early lead in the first, stringing together a two-out single and double against Bryce Morrow to take a 1-0 lead.   But the Canaries came right back in the bottom of…

Canaries Fall In Eleven To KC

Birds Rally But Fall 8-7

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Despite two homeruns from Burt Reynolds and a ninth inning rally, Kansas City’s Marcus Lemon delivered the eventual game winning RBI single in the top of the eleventh inning as the scuffling Canaries dropped their fifth straight game, falling 8-7 to the T-Bones. Reynolds went 3-5 with a pair of RBI on the two solo shots….

T-Bones Blank Birds

Canaries Lose Series Opener With Kansas City 2-0

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The scuffling Sioux Falls Canaries dropped their fourth straight game on Friday night, managing just five hits in a 2-0 loss to the Kansas City T-Bones on Friday night in Sioux Falls. Chase McDonald’s RBI single in the second and Eddie Newton’s RBI triple in the third were all the T-Bones needed to drop the Canaries…

Ex-Canaries Pitcher John Brebbia Debuts With In Majors With Cardinals

Gets Out Against Lone Batter Faced Sunday In Colorado

DENVER, CO  —  As the current edition of the Sioux Falls Canaries struggle, a former Bird had a day to remember in Denver. Ex-Canaries pitcher John Brebbia made his Major League debut for the St. Louis Cardinals against the Colorado Rockies.  Brebbia retired the only batter he faced, Trevor Story, during the Cardinals 8-4 loss to the Rockies. Brebbia pitched…

Birds Blast Saints to Avoid Sweep

Jacobs belts long HR, Birds bomb Saints

SIOUX FALLS… The Canaries finally got the big bats working Wednesday night at SF Stadium as they clobbered the St. Paul Saints 16-3 to avoid the sweep. Patrick Fiala’s 2-run HR capped a 5-run first inning and Chris Jacobs blasted his first HR and knocked in 4 runs as 6 players had at least 2 hits for the Birds. Joe…

Canaries Rally Past Sioux City For Walkoff Opening Day Win

Jacobs Single Gives Sioux Falls 6-5 Win In Ten Innings

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Canaries battled back from an early three run deficit on Sunday afternoon to defeat the Sioux City Explorers in extra innings by the final score of 6-5 at Sioux Falls Stadium.   For the third time in as many games, the Canaries found themselves trailing early. The X’s struck for two runs in…

Birds Lose Opener at Sioux City

Birds Lose Opener at Sioux City

SIOUX CITY… The Sioux Falls Canaries dropped their season opener in Sioux City Thursday night against the Explorers 2-1. Joe Bircher settled down after a rocky first when the X’s scored both of their runs on an RBI triple by Jayce Ray and RBI single from Nate Sampson. The Birds had numerous opportunities to score but could only cash in…

Canaries Feature Power Lineup in 2017

Birds hope new chemistry leads to winning season

THE SIOUX FALLS CANARIES ENTER THE 2017 SEASON ON A STREAK. AND IT’S NOT A GOOD ONE. THE CANARIES HAVEN’T HAD A WINNING SEASON SINCE 2010…BACK WHEN THEY WERE THE PHEASANTS. SOMETHING JUST HASN’T WORKED INSIDE THE BIRDCAGE. MIKE MEYER: “It’s a home run ballpark and we can have a great pitching staff and play great defense but if we…

Canaries Hope New Mike Meyer Era Has A Familiar Championship Feel

Ex-Pitching Coach Takes Over

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  It remains to be seen whether or not the Sioux Falls Canaries will end a string of six straight losing seasons. At the very least, new manager Mike Meyer promises that they’ll be entertaining win or lose. The Birds practiced today at the Birdcage in advance of tomorrow night’s 6:00 PM exhibition opener in Yankton against…