Steve Tinoco extended his hitting streak to 21 games with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Sioux Falls Canaries a 7-6 victory over the Sioux City Explorers Tuesday night at the Birdcage.
A sellout crowd watched Sioux Falls starting pitcher Matt Wickswat carry his team to victory Friday night, as the Canaries muffled the division-leading Winnipeg Goldeyes with a 5-1 win at the Birdcage.
The Sioux Falls Canaries offense picked up where it left off Tuesday night, plating four runs in the first inning, but managed only one run after that in an 8-5 loss to the New Jersey Jackals Wednesday afternoon at the Birdcage.
Over the last 10 games, the Sioux Falls Canaries offense had been scoring runs in bunches.
After a seven-run first inning Thursday night in the series opener against Lincoln, it looked like the Canaries offensive hot streak would continue, but the Lincoln Saltdogs had something to say about that in…
For six innings, it looked like all the Sioux Falls Canaries needed to get back on track in Amarillo was a good meal and a full night's sleep. Inevitably, it seemed, late-inning drama set in and the Sox went on to score the game's final eight runs to steal a 10-9 win.