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BOOMERS BLANKED BY JOLIET IN NEAR NO-HITTER

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The defending Frontier League champion Schaumburg Boomers, presented by Wintrust Community Banks, managed just one hit in a 9-0 loss at the hands of the Joliet Slammers on Saturday night.

August 11th American Association Recap

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The August 11th American Association recap includes: Kansas City 2, Sioux City 1; Sioux Falls 2, Fargo-Moorhead 1; Gary SouthShore 4, St. Paul 2; Texas 4, Lincoln 1; Chicago 4, Winnipeg 1; and Cleburne 9, Wichita 5.

RailCats regain first place lead in North Division with 4-2 win

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Entering Saturday’s contest at CHS Field, Gary and St. Paul were tied for first place in the North Division. However, the RailCats regained sole possession of first place and snapped their three-game losing streak with a 4-2 nail-biting victory behind 3.1 scoreless innings from the bullpen and a go-ahead home run from Tillman Pugh in the top of the seventh.

Chicago Fire Fall 1-0 to New York Red Bulls

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The Chicago Fire (6-14-5, 23 points) fell 1-0 to the New York Red Bulls (15-6-2, 47 points) on Saturday evening at Toyota Park.

August 10th American Association Recap

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The August 10th American Association recap includes: Sioux City 3, Kansas City 2 (11 Innings); Wichita 3, Cleburne 1; Chicago 11, Winnipeg 9; Sioux Falls 5, Fargo-Moorhead 2; St. Paul 9, Gary SouthShore 1; and .Lincoln 16, Texas 6

KINES TOSSES SHUTOUT AS BOOMERS OPEN HOMESTAND WITH WIN

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The defending Frontier League champion Schaumburg Boomers, presented by Wintrust Community Banks, rode the arm of Gunnar Kines to a 6-0 shutout win over the co-leaders of the East, the Joliet Slammers, in the opener of a nine-game homestand before a season high 7,070 on Star Wars Night.

RailCats smashed by Saints, 9-1; fall into first place tie

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — A five-run eighth, six innings of one-run ball from southpaw Chris Nunn and three St. Paul home runs was too much for Gary to overcome as the RailCats fell to the Saints, 9-1, in front of 8,792 at CHS Field on Friday night. Gary has dropped three straight games for the first time in the second half of the season and are now tied with St. Paul for first place in the North Division.

Chicago Fire Loan Nicolas Del Grecco to USL Affiliate Tulsa Roughnecks FC

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The Chicago Fire announced today that the Club has loaned defender Nicolas Del Grecco to USL affiliate Tulsa Roughnecks FC. The Fire retain the right to recall Del Grecco at any point during the MLS regular season, subject to MLS roster compliance guidelines.