User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


31° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
NBA (4 Qtr)
Utah
101
Orlando
94
NBA (4 Qtr)
Charlotte
109
Philadelphia
87
NBA (4 Qtr)
Minnesota
85
Boston
90
NBA (3 Qtr)
Brooklyn
71
Cleveland
74
NBA (4 Qtr)
Toronto
81
Detroit
70
NBA (3 Qtr)
Washington
75
Miami
79
NBA (3 Qtr)
Chicago
51
Memphis
43
NBA (Half-Time)
Portland
44
San Antonio
46
NBA (1 Qtr)
LA Clippers
8
Denver
13
NBA (10:30 PM)
Oklahoma City
LA Lakers
NCAA MBK
South Dakota St
53
CS-Bakersfield
49
NCAA MBK (2 Half)
Dickinson State
25
North Dakota
53
NHL (3 Period)
Tampa Bay
1
New Jersey
2
NHL (3 Period)
NY Islanders
2
Detroit
1
NHL (3 Period)
Anaheim
1
Ottawa
4
NHL (2 Period)
Boston
1
Winnipeg
1
NHL (1 Period)
Dallas
0
Calgary
0
NHL
St. Louis
4
Los Angeles
6
NBA
Oklahoma City
109
Golden State
114
Updated: Dec 19, 2014 8:22PM
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Ruwe Leads Canaries Past Saints

June 28, 2014, 10:36 PM

Ruwe Leads Canaries Past Saints
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

The Sioux Falls Canaries continued their hot play at the Birdcage as they used a complete game from starting pitcher Kyle Ruwe (3-4) to go with five-run third inning from the bats to top the St. Paul Saints 7-3 Saturday evening.  Ruwe allowed two earned runs through nine full innings for the Canaries (16-25), who have now won three straight games in their friendly confines and four of their last five at the park. 

“We got off to a terrible start and it’s tough to overcome that,” said Ruwe.  “It’s just a matter of whether we score runs or not and it looks like we’re starting to score runs now.”

A.J. Kirby-Jones and Chris Duffy provided the offense for Sioux Falls, driving in two runs apiece.  The run support complemented an astounding performance by a Canaries defense that pulled off an American Association record-tying five double plays for Ruwe on the night.

“It’s always nice to make a good pitch and get a ground ball,” said Ruwe.  “There’s always luck involved, but it feels good to get two outs with one pitch.”

Fans witnessed a scoreless game until the top of the third, when a double just inside the right field line from Sam Maus scored a run on Canaries starting pitcher Kyle Ruwe to make it 1-0.  A barrage of singles from the home team the very next half-inning provided a quick response for the Canaries, starting a with RBI knock-in from right fielder Steve Tinoco. Four runs later Sioux Falls would have the 5-1 lead Ruwe and the team would need to take the second game of the three-game series.  A two-run blast by A.J. Kirby-Jones added the icing on the cake and made it 7-2 in the bottom of the seventh.

The Saints chipped in one more run in the top of the eight, but it’d be too late for the road team as the game would end on a fitting double play in the ninth inning.  Ruwe finished his strong performance having thrown 127 pitches, 87 of those for strikes.

“I actually feel like I get stronger as the game goes,” said Ruwe. “It’s just a matter of whether they’re hitting me or not.”

The Canaries will wrap up their three-game series with the Saints tomorrow afternoon with a tilt at 4:05 pm.  It will be Teacher’s Day at the Birdcage, with $5 tickets for teachers and their families (up to 4 people).

 

Courtesy: Tony Cola, Canaries

Previous Story

Next Story




Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View sports

You may also like

Former USD Head Basketball Coach Died Sunday

12/16/2014 6:14 AM

Former University of South Dakota men's basketball coach Doug Martin has died in La Crosse, Wis., his hometown.

Full Story
The KELOLAND/Yankton Press & Dakotan HS Basketball Polls: Dec. 14

12/15/2014 12:00 AM

Basketball rankings from KELOLAND Sports/Yankton Press & Dakotan: Dec. 14

Full Story
Union Takes NFL To Court Over Adrian Peterson

12/15/2014 10:13 AM

The NFL Players Association has filed a federal lawsuit for Adrian Peterson, asking the court to dismiss an arbitrator's decision to uphold the NF...

Full Story
Friday Night Scoreboard

12/12/2014 11:03 PM

Here are Friday's results from across KELOLAND.

Full Story
49ers Release McDonald Amid Further Legal Trouble

12/17/2014 2:56 PM

Defensive lineman Ray McDonald has been released by the San Francisco 49ers amid an investigation by San Jose police into McDonald on suspicion of sex...

Full Story


Events