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Badlands Big Sticks
July 13, 2018
Pierre powers over Big Sticks
PIERRE, S.D. — In the first outing of a five-game series between the two teams, Pierre scored in all but one inning to blowout the Badlands Big Sticks 17-3 on Friday, July 13, at Hyde Stadium. Big Sticks right fielder Aaron Fritts hit a solo home run in the top of the first,...
July 13, 2018 - 11:39pm
July 12, 2018
Pitchers duel falls in Sabre Dogs favor
MINOT — The Badlands and Souris Valley pitchers combined for 22 strikeouts on Wednesday night. Big Sticks starter Roman Oliu struck out 10 over six innings, allowing two runs on seven hits. Meanwhile, Sabre Dogs starter Jarret Whorff threw eight innings, fanning 11 and giving...
July 12, 2018 - 10:35pm
July 11, 2018
Always on base: Thurber leads Expedition League in on-base percentage
Through the Badlands Big Sticks' early summer winning streak and late-June slump, one thing has remained consistent: Jake Thurber. The Big Sticks...
July 11, 2018 - 8:54pm
Setian helps Big Sticks sweep Spearfish
SPEARFISH, S.D. — In a game resumed on Tuesday following lightning Monday night, Badlands Big Sticks shortstop Wyatt Setian finished a double shy of hitting for the cycle, pushing the Big Sticks over Spearfish 6-4 in game one. He singled in the second and following a Kaleb Binstock...
July 11, 2018 - 7:45pm
July 8, 2018
Graser's knuckleball knocks down Hub City
Once again, Matt Graser did his thing. The Badlands Big Sticks pitcher relied heavily on his knuckleball, striking out five while his team downed...
July 8, 2018 - 3:26pm
July 6, 2018
Grytdal, Big Sticks top Hotshots, end skid
Riding a four-game losing streak, their longest of the summer, the Badlands Big Sticks needed a win on Friday. Each Big Stick batter in the lineup...
July 6, 2018 - 11:47pm
July 5, 2018
Short end of the stick: Badlands drop marathon game to Souris Valley, fall to Hub City the next night
Tied at nine with two outs gone in the top of the tenth, Badlands Big Sticks shortstop Wyatt Setian caught a throw from catcher Brayden Olson,...
July 5, 2018 - 11:40pm
July 3, 2018
The 0-2 pitch: Binstock’s fastball stuns, but his bat still packs a punch
It's rather uncommon for a college baseball player to hit a home run and throw at least five strikeouts in the same game. Kaleb Binstock has...
July 3, 2018 - 9:01pm
June 28, 2018
Backs against the wall: Big Sticks can’t counter strong Spearfish start
The Badlands Big Sticks allowed the Spearfish Sasquatch to score in each of the first four innings to take a 6-0 lead. The way starting pitcher...
June 28, 2018 - 12:17am
June 26, 2018
Big hits break up battles: Badlands comes out on top in pair of close contests with Spearfish
After three scoreless and relatively short innings, the Spearfish Sasquatch scored a run in the fourth. The lead didn't last long though, as...
June 26, 2018 - 11:58pm
Expedition League All-Star Game Rosters
Six Badlands Big Sticks have been selected to participate in the inaugural Expedition League All-Star Game and Home Run Derby at Duncan Field in Hastings, Neb. on Monday, July 2. The Home Run Derby will begin at 6:05 p.m. local time, with the game following at 7:05 p.m. Despite the...
June 26, 2018 - 12:03pm
June 24, 2018
Big Sticks split series with Hot Shots
For the first time in a while, the Badlands Big Sticks won handily. On Saturday, in the first of two games against Hub City, the Big Sticks used...
June 24, 2018 - 11:34pm
June 23, 2018
Big Sticks end skid at Spearfish
SPEARFISH, S.D. — The Badlands Big Sticks could have been in trouble in the final inning of their contest Friday. Down 6-3, Spearfish threatened with men on the corners and no outs. Closing pitcher Kaleb Binstock allowed a double and a single off the first two bats he saw, but...
June 23, 2018 - 12:20am
June 21, 2018
Big Sticks can't put up big innings as offense declines
After starting the season with a 10-2 record, including a nine-game win streak, the Expedition League's Badland Big Sticks have lost seven of their last 11 contests ahead of Thursday's game at Spearfish, S.D. What is surprising, or at least interesting, is that Badlands have conceded...
June 21, 2018 - 9:51pm
June 20, 2018
Hot Shots top Big Sticks 11-6
ABERDEEN, S.D. — With one out and the bases loaded in the top of the eighth, Badlands batter Kaleb Binstock hit a grand slam to narrow the Hub City lead to 8-6. However, the Big Sticks couldn't score again and the Hot Shots added three more in the bottom of the eighth en route...
June 20, 2018 - 11:38pm