Pheasants Drop 2 Games Last Night at Sioux City

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SIOUX CITY – The Sioux Falls Pheasants lost twice on Monday night to the Sioux City Explorers, dropping a 15-0 competletion of a suspended game and an 8-6 seven-inning nightcap in American Association baseball in Sioux City last night.  Sioux City had a 5-0 lead when the May 19th game was halted. Ray Serrano put Sioux City on the board with a two-run home run in the first inning. The game resumed on Monday in the bottom of the third inning with two on and nobody out and Sioux City scored 10 unanswerd runs to win.  Mitchell Clegg (1-1) took the loss for the Pheasants. He started the game on May 19, allowing seven runs on five hits while walking three and striking out one. Matthew Sommo relieved Clegg on Monday and allowed eight run in 4 2/3 innings.  In the nightcap, the Explorers built an 8-0 lead before Jarod Bolden hit a solo home run in the 6th.  The Pheasants added 5 more runs in the 7th inning but came up short.  Pheasants starter and newcomer Dusty Gober (0-1) allowed all eight runs in his Sioux Falls debut and suffered the loss. He pitched 4 2/3 innings, yielding 11 hits and striking out three.

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