Lincoln defeated the Milwaukee Milkmen Wednesday 4-3 at Haymarket Park in thrilling fashion. Photos by Francis Gardler, Journal Star.
Lincoln rallied after being down four runs after seven innings.
With the game tied 3-3 in the top of the ninth, the American Association save leader James Pugliese gave up two runs for the loss.
The Saltdogs collected nine hits and four runs to win the weekend series 2-1 against the Canaries.
With the help of four extra-base hits and stellar pitching, Lincoln defeated Sioux Falls to win the weekend series. Photos by Eakin Howard, Jo…
Yanio Perez just missed a grand slam in the eighth inning, but the resulting sacrifice fly extended the Saltdogs' lead at Haymarket Park to 3-1.
Lincoln starter Ben Wereski allowed just two hits in six innings, but both led to runs for Gary SouthShore on Friday at Haymarket Park.
Justin Byrd and Yanio Perez played long ball in the first inning for the Saltdogs as they finished their four-game series against Milwaukee with three wins.
Justin Byrd had a big day at the plate and Garett Delano was almost unhittable on the mound against the Milkmen on Wednesday.
Lincoln pounded out 15 hits in bouncing back from an extra-inning loss the night before.
John Richy pitched an eight-inning gem to help the Saltdogs capture the series win in Fargo.
Lincoln grabbed an early 8-1 lead, then nearly gave it away during a stretch of four consecutive walks in the eighth inning before holding on 9-8.
Yanio Perez's RBI single in the top of the ninth inning secured the comeback road win for the Saltdogs.
The Saltdogs scored four of their five runs over the final three innings to avoid a four-game sweep in Jackson, Tennessee.
Yanio Perez signed with the Saltdogs on June 29 and has not skipped a beat.
Wednesday: Sioux City 3, Lincoln 2
The Saltdogs scored four in the first and Kyle Kinman shut out Sioux City to snap Lincoln's losing streak against the Explorers.
Another opposition home run spells trouble for the Saltdogs.