The Lincoln Saltdogs dropped two out of three to Sioux Falls losing 12-3 on Wednesday. Lincoln is still in a fight for the wild card with three games coming up against Sioux City, another team with playoff aspirations.
Sioux Falls scored three unearned runs in the second inning against Lincoln starter Cody Walden (0-1) to take the early lead, and then added two more runs in the fifth. A three-run home run from Juan Richardson made it 5-3. The Pheasants, scored two more runs in the bottom of the sixth, and then put the game away with five runs in the bottom of the eighth.
Richardson’s home run was his 14th of the season, and he now has 63 RBI.