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August 19th American Association Recap

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The August 19th American Association recap includes: Chicago 4, Wichita 2; Sioux City 6, Winnipeg 2; and Sioux Falls 6, Gary SouthShore 4.

BOOMERS HOMER PAST LAKE ERIE

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The defending Frontier League champion Schaumburg Boomers, presented by Wintrust Community Banks, went from nearly being no-hit to erupting for nine runs in the seventh inning to upend the Lake Erie Crushers 10-4 and win the series on Sunday afternoon.

RailCats squander four-run lead in series finale to Canaries

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A four-run lead after four innings wasn’t enough for Gary as the ‘Cats failed to complete the sweep over Sioux Falls with Sunday’s 6-4 defeat at U.S. Yard. The loss snaps the RailCats four-game winning streak and puts them in a first-place tie with the Saints Paul Saints in the North Division.

LAKE ERIE PITCHES PAST BOOMERS

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The defending Frontier League champion Schaumburg Boomers, presented by Wintrust Community Banks, were slowed by the hottest pitcher in the league, dropping a 3-1 decision to the Lake Erie Crushers in the middle game of a weekend series.

Savage’s 8th inning sacrifice fly seals RailCats fourth straight win

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An eighth inning sacrifice fly from Will Savage and the final four outs from former MLB pitcher Jorge De Leon in relief sealed the Gary SouthShore RailCats 4-3 win over the Sioux Falls Canaries on AmeriCAN Beer Fest and Indana Country Night. Gary’s nail-biting victory was their fourth straight and can move them back into first place in the North Division with a St. Paul Saints defeat.

August 18th American Association Recap

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The August 18th American Association recap includes: Gary SouthShore 4, Sioux Falls 3; Sioux City 2, Winnipeg 0; Kansas City 5, Cleburne 3; Fargo-Moorhead 8, St. Paul 4; Chicago 6, Wichita 2; Lincoln at Texas – Postponed (Rain)

Chicago Fire Fall 2-1 at Montreal Impact

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MONTREAL, Quebec (Aug. 18, 2018) - Forward Nemanja Nikolic scored his 11th goal of the regular season, but the Chicago Fire (6-15-5, 23 points) fell by a 2-1 score against the Montreal Impact (10-13-3, 33 points) at Stade Saputo on Saturday evening.

August 17th American Association Recap

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The August 17th American Association Recap includes: Sioux City 6, Winnipeg 2; St. Paul 10, Fargo-Moorhead 1; Lincoln 8, Texas 1; Chicago Dogs 5, Wichita 2; Gary SouthShore 4, Sioux Falls 3; and Kansas City 6, Cleburne 5 (F/11).