The Lincoln Saltdogs lost game one of their division series at Sioux Falls 2-1 on Monday night. A must win situation is set up for the Saltdogs in this best-of-five division series.
Lincoln’s Jim Paduch and Sioux Falls starter Ben Moore kept the game scoreless through five innings until Albenis Machado homered in the sixth to give Lincoln at 1-0 lead. The Pheasants tied it in the seventh on three walks and a sacrifice fly and scored the go-ahead run on a solo homer off Paduch by Beau Torbert.
Game two of the series is tonight at 7:05. Right-hander John James is scheduled to make the start for the Saltdogs.