Guillen Extends Hitting Streak to 12 Games in Sioux Falls Canaries 4-2 Loss to Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks
The Sioux Falls Canaries opened up a three-game road series against the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks on Tuesday night, losing by the final score of 4-2 at Newman Outdoor Field.
Canaries starting pitcher Stephen Bougher suffered his third loss of the season, allowing four runs on seven hits over six innings. The right-hander allowed all four runs over his first three innings, including three runs on four hits in the bottom of the 3rd.
Bougher (1-3, 3.43 ERA) settled down in the middle innings, retiring 10 of his final 11 batters faced. The only batter to reach base after the 3rd inning was Redhawks designated hitter K.D. Kang, who led off the 6th with a walk. Bougher forced the next batter, Brian Humphries to ground into a 4-6-3 double play before forcing Luke Bailey to end the inning with a fly-out to left field.
Fargo’s Starting pitcher Taylor Stanton held the Canaries offense in check for most of the night, allowing two runs on nine hits over eight innings. Stanton (2-2, 4.22 ERA) threw six shutout innings before giving up a two-out RBI single to Ethan Chapman in the top of the 7th. The Birds scored their final run of the night in the top of the 8th when Ozney Guillen scored on a Cameron Monger RBI sacrifice fly to right.
Redhawks closer Colton Revis earned his third save of the season after picking up two strikeouts in a 1-2-3 top of the 9th inning. Revis (0-2, 1.89 ERA) now has 25 strikeouts and in 14 relief appearances this season.
Guillen paced the Canaries offense, going 3-for-4 with a run scored. The infielder extended his hitting streak to 12 games, matching Blake Schmit for the longest hitting streak this season. Schmit also had a good night for the Birds, collecting his 17th multi-hit game of the season after going 2-for-4 in the loss.
The Canaries will look to even up the series on Wednesday night with LHP Misael Siverio (2-3, 6.05 ERA) making his 7th start of the season against Redhawks LHP Tyler Alexander (4-1, 4.08 ERA) with first pitch scheduled for 7:02 PM. Fans can listen to all the action, all game long on AM-1230, FM-98.1 Sioux Falls Sports Radio KWSN.
The Birds’ return home on Friday, June 24th for a two-game series against the Laredo Lemurs. Contact the Canaries ticket office for information regarding single game or season ticket options by calling 605-336-6060 or visit the website at www.sfcanaries.com for more information.
Written By: J.J. Hartigan