Waterloo’s tying run stood threatening from scoring position. With two outs and a pinch runner on second, a single should have tied up the game. But Zach Gilles wasn’t ready for extra baseball.

Optimism wasn't high in the Eau Claire Express organization after suffering a two-game series sweep to Duluth at the start of the month. The losses pushed the Carson Park crew three games back in the win column of the subdivision-leader Huskies with just over a week to go in the season.

Paul Petit was met with a crowd of familiar faces as he descended from the Carson Park press box Tuesday night. His family stood waiting for him to finish his radio interview, an obligation bestowed on the Eau Claire Express’ player of the game, after his strong debut on the mound.

On a night when the offense broke out with five players collecting multiple hits, the Eau Claire Express’ pitching staff just couldn’t record outs. All four of the Express pitchers surrendered at least two runs in an 11-8 loss to the Thunder Bay Border Cats on Tuesday night in Thunder Bay.

Cole Cabrera was a man on a mission Sunday afternoon in Thunder Bay. The Hawaiian outfielder hit a pair of homers and single-handedly outscored the Border Cats with five RBIs in Eau Claire’s 9-3 victory.

A shaky night from the bullpen almost cost the Eau Claire Express, who allowed the tying run to reach scoring position in the bottom of the ninth. But Rece Finck avoided disaster and the Express picked up a 10-8 victory over the La Crosse Loggers on Friday night in La Crosse.

Noah Denoyer made his final appearance of the season for the Eau Claire Express on Friday night. The All-Star sophomore will be transferring to Oklahoma State next season and is leaving the Express just after the All-Star break.

It was close through six, but a pair of runs in the seventh and a breakout five-run eighth inning proved more than enough for the Eau Claire Express to down the Duluth Huskies 9-1 on Saturday night in Duluth.

Eau Claire Express outfielder Zach Gilles had a breakout 2019 season at Central Michigan. The Chippewas hired a new head coach and it was freeing for Gilles, who hit hit .351 with 57 runs scored, the fourth most in the Mid-American Conference. He became one of the MAC’s best players and it s…

The Eau Claire Express put up three runs in the first inning and never looked back, cruising to a 9-2 victory over the Mankato MoonDogs on Monday night in Mankato.