American Association

RedHawks Focused on Well-Rounded Roster in Productive Offseason

The team plays its first exhibition game on Tuesday.

FARGO, N.D. — For the first time in team history, the Fargo–Moorhead RedHawks are heading into day one with a manager not named Doug Simunic. Former pitching coach Michael Schlact took over the team with 24 games left last season, and he earned his keep. Now, the skipper is fresh off an offseason filled with acquisitions, trades and front office work…

RedHawks Deal Rights to Ace Alexander

Alexander is playing in Mexico this summer

FARGO, N.D. — Tyler Alexander has been as dominant as any American Association pitcher in the last two seasons. He is playing in an international league in Mexico this season, but if he returns to the AA, it will be for a different team. The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks traded away Alexander’s reversionary rights to the Lincoln Saltdogs. This means that Lincoln…

RedHawks GM Buchholz Takes Job with American Association

Josh Buchholz has been the Vice President and General Manager of the RedHawks since 2005

DURHAM, N.C. (American Association) — The American Association announced on Thursday that Josh Buchholz has been named the league’s new executive director, and will begin his role in May 2018. Buchholz has been the Vice President & General Manager of the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks since October 2005. While with the RedHawks, Buchholz was a part of five league championships (1998, 2003,…

RedHawks Turn Two Triple Plays in Win

Fargo-Moorhead squeezes by Lincoln 3-2

FARGO, N.D. — Entering Thursday, the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks had never turned a triple play in the team’s 22-year history. The squad managed to accomplish the feat twice in the 3-2 win against Lincoln on Matt Cullen Day. Devan Ahart gave the Hawks the lead in the third inning with a two-run homer. The Saltdogs tied things up in the eighth…

RedHawks Shut Out Saltdogs to Remain Tied for Wild Card Lead

Tyler Herron shut out Lincoln through 7.1 innings

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks avoided dropping their third game in a row and remain tied for the Wild Card lead after shutting out Lincoln on Wednesday. The RedHawks were tied with Kansas City in the Wild Card standings entering play, and K.C. beat Sioux City 8-2. Tyler Herron earned a no-decision, despite 7.1 innings of shutout pitching. The…

RedHawks Fall to Lincoln, Tied with K.C. for Wild Card

Lincoln smacks ball around the park in win over RedHawks.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks could not get the bats going against Lincoln on Tuesday night in the 7-1 loss. Tyler Stirewalt took the loss for the RedHawks. He gave up five runs in five innings of work. Chris Grayson was 1-4 with a triple to help lead the offense. Juan Martinez and Randolph Oduber both homered for the…

RedHawks’ Alexander Sets Single-Season Strikeout Record

Tyler Alexander fanned his 158th batter this season for a new American Association record

FARGO, N.D. — One year after falling a strikeout short of the American Association’s single-season record, Tyler Alexander set a new mark on Monday. Alexander fanned 10 hitters as part of a 7-0 shutout win in game one of a doubleheader against Lincoln. That gave him 159, two more than the previous high. “I was thinking about it a lot,”…

RedHawks Top St. Paul in Final Game of the Series

RedHawks Defeat St. Paul 6-5

FARGO, ND (RedHawks) — For the second straight day it took extra innings to decide things for the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks and for the second straight day the RedHawks came away with a win. This time winning 6-5 in the 11th via a walk off sacrifice fly by Chris Grayson, who also hit a walk off last night.   Mark Hamburger…

The F-M RedHawks Come Out On Top in Game One

RedHawks Defeat Sioux Falls 3-2

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The FM RedHawks defeated the Sioux Falls Canaries in game one of the doubleheader on Tuesday night. The RedHawks scored two runs in the 7th to give themselves a late game lead and a 3-2 victory. Tags: American Association, FM RedHawks, Sioux Falls Canaries

RedHawks Win Series Finale over Winnipeg

RedHawks remain in wild card hunt with victory over Goldeyes.

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo-Moorhead wrapped up their four-game series with the Winnipeg Goldeyes Monday night with a 9-3 victory. Will Solomon picked up the victory on the mound. Solomon threw seven innings, giving up four hits and striking out five Goldeye hitters. Both Devan Ahart and Keury De La Cruz belted their sixth home runs of the season to…