The St Paul Saints (31-29) shut the door early on the Sioux City Explorers (28-35), capturing a 14-2 victory on Monday at Lewis _ Clark Park.
Seven runs in the first three innings allowed the St Paul Saints to put the game away early.An RBI double by Adam Frost, an error, an RBI double by Jose Hernandez, an RBI single by Miles Durham, and an RBI single by Jon Townsend in the first inning supplied the early offense for the St Paul Saints.
Durham racked up three RBIs on three hits for the St Paul Saints.
Luke Anderson picked up the win for the St Paul Saints. Anderson pitched seven innings and allowed two earned runs, five hits and two walks while striking out two.
Brandon Newton was solid at the plate for the Sioux City Explorers. Newton went 3-4 and scored one run. He singled in the first, second, and eighth innings.
Jason Jarvis ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his seventh loss of the year. He allowed seven runs in three innings, walked none and struck out one.