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.


41° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
NBA
Minnesota
112
Oklahoma City
94
NBA
Charlotte
96
Chicago
101
NBA
Golden State
83
Houston
90
NBA
Utah
91
LA Lakers
98
NFL
San Francisco
17
Denver
42
NHL
San Jose
0
NY Rangers
4
NHL
Calgary
4
Winnipeg
1
NHL
St. Louis
0
Anaheim
3
NFL
NY Giants
21
Dallas
31
NFL
Arizona
24
Oakland
13
NFL
Kansas City
23
San Diego
20
NHL
Minnesota
1
Los Angeles
2
NBA
Boston
95
Brooklyn
90
NFL
Cleveland
6
Jacksonville
24
NFL
Minnesota
16
Buffalo
17
NFL
New Orleans
23
Detroit
24
NFL
Carolina
17
Green Bay
38
NFL
Tennessee
17
Washington
19
NFL
Cincinnati
0
Indianapolis
27
NFL
Atlanta
7
Baltimore
29
NFL
Seattle
26
St. Louis
28
NFL
Miami
27
Chicago
14
NCAA FB
Stanford
10
Arizona State
26
Updated: Oct 20, 2014 8:27AM
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Tinoco, Canaries Top AirHogs 4-0

July 11, 2014, 10:37 PM

Tinoco, Canaries Top AirHogs 4-0

Sioux Falls, SD-- The Sioux Falls Canaries started their six-game homestand on the right foot Friday night, as they broke a six-game losing streak with a 4-0 win over the Grand Prairie AirHogs at the Birdcage.  A Steve Tinoco three-run home run broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the fifth inning and gave Canaries starting pitcher Joe Bircher (3-5) all the run support he’d require to hold off the AirHogs in front of 4,109 fans.  The win is a welcome sight for Sioux Falls (21-33), who returned home after going 1-6 during a rough six-game road trip.

“We struggled a little bit on the road with a lot of close losses,” said Tinoco.  “Coming back home and getting this momentum is big for us.”

Neither team could get much established offensively through the first four and a half innings, with the AirHogs getting closest to a scoring chance in the top of the second inning.  Bircher faced a precarious bases-loaded situation with no outs but worked out of it thanks to a nifty double play turned by his defense.  The Sioux Falls pitcher held things down from the pitching mound Friday night, keeping the AirHogs scoreless on six hits through seven full innings while whiffing two Grand Prairie batters.  Bircher’s win was his third straight solid start and caps a run that has seen him allow only six earned runs in his last 19 innings pitched.

“He (Bircher) got out of some big jams for us early in the game and he pitched great,” said Tinoco. “He kept us in this game and gave us a chance to win.”

Sioux Falls started their fifth inning rally with a one-out single from Chris Valencia followed by a Kevin Dultz walk two at-bats later.  The two men would touch home plate the very next at-bat after Tinoco’s home run barely made it inside the right field foul pole and jumped the Birds out to a 3-0 lead.  A two-out RBI double by Chris Duffy provided Canary reliever John Brebbia an insurance run, though it’d be just gravy as he’d have little trouble with the AirHogs through the final two innings of the game.

The Canaries will return to the Birdcage tomorrow night at 6:05 pm for the second game of their three-game series against the AirHogs. It will be Military Appreciation Night at the Birdcage and the Canaries will be giving away bats for the first 500 kids. There will also be tailgating before the game at 4:30 with live music.

 

Courtesy: Sioux Falls Canaries Tony Cola

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View sports

You may also like

Friday Night Scoreboard

10/17/2014 10:50 PM

Here are Friday's results from across KELOLAND.

Full Story
South Dakota High School Volleyball Rankings

10/13/2014 11:59 PM

Here is the South Dakota Sportswriters Association volleyball poll for the week of Oct.13, 2014.

Full Story
Life After Love

10/16/2014 11:15 PM

In August, the Timberwolves sent three-time all-star Kevin Love to Cleveland, in exchange for a pair of number one overall picks, Andrew Wiggins and A...

Full Story | Watch
Recusal Hearing Delayed For Peterson Case Judge

10/14/2014 12:01 PM

The hearing on whether to remove the judge in the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been pushed back.

Full Story
HSFB: Uttecht's Trojan Legacy

10/14/2014 10:45 PM

When you think Class "11A" football the first team that comes to mind is West Central.

Full Story | Watch


Events