RedHawks sweep Sioux City


THE LAST TIME THE FM REDHAWKS GOT A SERIES SWEEP … WAS THE FINAL WEEK IN JUNE … WHEN THE REDHAWKS TOOK FOUR GAMES FROM KANSAS CITY … A MONTH LATER AND THE REDHAWKS HAVEN’T BEEN ABLE TO PUT MORE THAN TWO WINS IN A ROW TOGETHER … AND HAVE FALLEN BACK IN THE STANDINGS … BUT STILL IN THE HUNT FOR THE WILD CARD … AND A CHANCE TO TAKE A SERIES SWEEP AGAINST THE SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS TODAY AT NEWMAN OUTDOOR FIELD … THE REDHAWKS CELEBRATING HAWKEYE’S BIRTHDAY WITH ALL HIS OTHER MASCOT FRIENDS … AFTER SIOUX CITY TAKES A 1-0 LEAD IN THE TOP OF THE FIRST … JOSH MAZZOLA UP WITH TWO OUTS AND A RUNNER ON FIRST … HITS A HIGH FLY BALL … AND A LACK OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN X’S FIELDERS LEADS TO A BIG COLLISION … THE BALL DROPS … KUERY DE LA CRUZ SCORES FROM FIRST … AND THE GAME IS TIED … EVERYONE FOR THE X’S WAS OKAY … NEXT BATTER IS KD KANG … BREAKS HIS BAT ON A FLARE TO LEFT … IT GETS MAZZOLA HOME FROM SECOND AND THE REDHAWKS HAVE THE 2-1 LEAD … MOVE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH … SAME SCORE … KANG UP AGAIN … THIS TIME GOES TO RIGHT … MISPLAYED BY INO PATRON … IT ROLLS ALL THE WAY TO THE WALL … THE ERROR ALLOWS MAZZOLA TO SCORE FROM FIRST … TO GIVE FM A 3-1 LEAD … AFTER A LUKE BAILEY TWO RUN HOMER IN THE BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH … NOW IN THE EIGHTH … NEWLY SIGNED SHORTSTOP MIKE GILMARTIN … KNOWS HOW TO MAKE A DEBUT … HE GOES YARD FOR A TWO RUN SHOT … TO GIVE THE REDHAWKS A 7-1 LEAD … AND ITS HOW WE FINISH … THE REDHAWKS GRAB THE SWEEP … FM WELCOMES IN THE TEAM THEY ARE CHASING IN THE WILD CARD RACE … THE WINNIPEG GOLDEYES … WHO OPEN A THREE GAME SERIES BEGINNING MONDAY NIGHT …

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