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The Thompson Sports News


The Winnipeg Goldeyes held a 4-2 lead going into the seventh inning, but couldn't hold on as the Sioux City Explorers powered 10 runs in the seventh and eighth innings to claim the second game of the three game set 12-6.

 

Josh Romanski lead the way for the Goldeyes offence, going one for three with his fifth home run of the season. Romanski also hit a sacrifice fly to left field in fourth inning for a total of two RBI's on the night. Andrew Sohn was the other bright spot for the Winnipeg offence, hitting a triple and then scoring on Romanski's sac fly.

 

Tyler Ogle lead the Sioux City offence with his first home run of the season in the five-run eighth inning to drive in two of this three RBIs on the night. Nate Samson drove in two runs on a triple in the seventh and Michael Lang drove in a pair while going three for five with three singles.

 

Edwin Carl got the start for the Goldeyes, pitching six solid innings giving up three runs on seven hits before being pulled for reliever Mitchell Lambson. Lambson would give up seven runs (six earned) on five hits in seventh inning, before being replaced by Madison, MS native Josh Laxer for the eighth. Lambson would pick up the loss on the night.

 

26-year-old Kurt Heyer got the ball for the Explorers to start his fourth game of the season, and picked up his first win of the season. The Huntington Beach, CA native pitched seven strong innings, allowing four runs on six hits while striking out three.


Winnipeg will close out the series tonight at Louis & Clark Park against Sioux City, before starting a three game set with divisional rivals Fargo-Moorhead tomorrow.

 

Tonight's first pitch is scheduled for 7:05pm.      

 

(Photo courtesy of Goldeyes.com)

 

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