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After ripping the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks for 10 runs in the ninth inning on Sunday afternoon, the Winnipeg Goldeyes bats have gone inexplicably silent. Air Max 97 Clearance . Thursday night at Shaw Park, three Sioux City Explorers pitchers combined on a seven-hit 2-0 shutout as the Xs came to Winnipeg and swept the Fish right out of their own ballpark. Tuesday night, starter Patrick Johnson beat the Goldeyes 2-1; on Wednesday, John Straka beat Winnipeg 9-2; and on Thursday, Greg Holt beat the Fish 2-0. In three games at home, the hottest bats in the American Association could muster only three runs. “It looks like we gave up our allotment of hits with two out and men on base in Fargo,” said Goldeyes manager Rick Forney after the game. “We scored three runs in three games and you just cant afford to do that and expect to win baseball games. “Sioux City pitched us great again tonight. They were masters of that low, outside strike and they didnt throw it just once in at bat. Theyd throw it two or three times. They were real good all week.” With the loss, the Fish fell to 34-17 on the season, still in first place in the American Associations North Division, 6 1/2 games ahead of second place St. Paul. Thursday night, the Explorers scored twice in the first inning on a single by Oscar Mesa, a double by Rene Tosoni, a sacrifice fly off the bat of Andres Perez and an RBI single by Peter Barrows. And that was it for the offense. Goldeyes starter Nick Hernandez settled down and did allow another run, nor did relievers Kaohi Downing and Brendan Lafferty. Holt, the Sioux City starter, pitched six strong innings and was picked up by Greg Broussard and Rob Wort out of the pen. Sioux City finished with two runs on 10 hits, while the managed couldnt scratch out a run on seven scattered hits. Holt (3-7, 5.02 ERA) got the win for the Explorers while Hernandez (5-1, 3.69 ERA) suffered the loss. Wort got the save. Friday night at 7 p.m. at the downtown ballpark, the Fish will open a three-game weekend series against the Gary Southshore RailCats, a team that is coming off a three-game sweep in Fargo. Chandler Barnard (3-0, 3.38 ERA) will get the start for Winnipeg, while Stephen Hiscock (5-4, 4.12 ERA) will take to the hill for Gary. Cheap Air Max 97 China . PAUL, Minn. Wholesale Air Max 97 . "I love the game, its the best job you can have," he explained Tuesday as the players left Joe Louis Arena for the summer. "Ill sit down with my wife and well go from there. SANDY, Utah -- Real Salt Lake stretched its unbeaten streak to 12 games with a 0-0 draw with FC Dallas on Saturday night, matching Major League Soccers record undefeated streak to start the season with a 6-0-6 mark. The Los Angeles Galaxy opened the inaugural season with a 12-0 record (including two shootout victories) in 1996, before the league had draws. The Galaxy opened the 2010 season with a 10-0-2 record. FC Dallas (5-6-3) is winless in seven straight games and was coming off a 2-1 loss to the Galaxy on Wednesday night. "We just had a tough time kind of creating chances through possession tonight," said RSL defender Nat Borchers, who saw his header cleared off the line in the 55th minute. "Thats how its going to be some nights." Real Salt Lake, in second place in the Western Conference, beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 at Rio Tinto Stadium last weekend. Salt Lake continuees to be without goalkeeper Nick Rimando and midfielder Kyle Beckerman, who are training in Northern California after being selected for the U. Discount Air Max 97. S. national team competing at the World Cup next month. RSL was hurt in the 42nd minute when Joao Plata injured his left hamstring and left the game. Tesho Akindele got a good shot off from the right side of the box in the 53rd minute but Jeff Attinella -- standing in for Rimando -- came up with a big save in the corner. Attinella finished with three saves for the clean sheet. "I thought we came out flat," RSL coach Jeff Cassar said. "We were moving and possessing the ball, but really without purpose." Salt Lake saw the return of Robbie Findley, who entered the match in the 65th minute. Findley has been rehabbing from knee surgery following last seasons MLS Cup Final against Kansas City. 02:00ET 25-05-14 ' ' '

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