While the Sioux Falls Canaries (2-5) hung tough on Thursday, the St Paul Saints (5-2) pulled away late for the 9-1 victory at Sioux Falls Stadium.
Brad Boyer racked up three RBIs on two hits for the St Paul Saints. He singled in the fourth and fifth innings.
The Sioux Falls Canaries had no answer for Wes Roemer, who kept runners off the basepaths in his appearance. The Sioux Falls Canaries managed just two hits off of Roemer, who allowed one earned run, walked four and struck out six during his five innings of work.
Jordan Whatcott ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his second loss of the year. He lasted just six innings, walked two, struck out seven, and allowed four runs.