Goldeyes Top Canaries on Sunday Afternoon

WINNIPEG, MB – The Winnipeg Goldeyes (52-47) beat the Sioux Falls Canaries 8-3 at Shaw Park on Sunday afternoon.

Box Score

With two outs and no one on base in the bottom of the first, Max Murphy singled to right-centre and stole second.  After David Washington walked, Jacob Rhinesmith ripped a single through the right side to drive in Murphy with the game’s first run.

The Canaries (33-65) tied the game in the top of the second when Connor Blair led off with a home run to left-centre.

Winnipeg took the lead for good with a four-run bottom of the second.  Singles from Kevin Lachance, Deon Stafford Jr., and Raul Navarro set up a three-run double down the right field line from Ian Sagdal.  Murphy followed with an RBI single to left-centre.

Nick Gotta homered down the left field line leading off the top of the third to pull Sioux Falls within 5-2.

In the bottom of the sixth, Lachance led off with an infield single, and the Goldeyes stretched the lead to 7-2 on a two-run home run to left from Reggie Pruitt Jr.

Osvaldo Martinez’s two-out RBI single in the top of the seventh drove in the Canaries’ third and final run.

The Goldeyes re-extended the lead to 8-3 in the bottom of the eighth on a two-out, RBI single from Navarro.

Goldeyes’ starter Freisis Adames (8-4) picked up the win, allowing two earned runs on four hits in five innings.  Adames walked none and struck out six.

Canaries’ starter Joey Pulido (1-12) took the loss, allowing seven earned runs on 10 hits over seven innings.  Pulido walked one and struck out four.

Bryan Blanton, Will McAffer, and Tasker Strobel each worked a scoreless inning in relief of Adames.  Lachance has hit safely in eight consecutive games.

The series and regular season finale is Monday afternoon at 1:05 p.m.

For information on Winnipeg Goldeyes’ postseason tickets, as well as 2022 season tickets, individual tickets, group outings, and 10-game mini packs, visit the Goldeyes’ official website at www.goldeyes.com

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