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Canaries Clinch Playoff Berth with 7-4 Victory

Sioux Falls, SD – The Canaries are headed back to the American Association Playoffs after a 7-4 victory over Winnipeg on Wednesday.

Trevor Achenbach drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the first inning before Hunter Clanin drove in four runs with a grand slam.

Winnipeg answered with a solo homerun in the top of the second before Aaron Whitefield scored on a sacrifice fly in the bottom half. The Goldeyes recorded the next three runs but left two runners in scoring position twice as Charlie Hasty earned his league-leading 21st save.

Clanin finished with three hits and Mitchell Walters picked up his eighth win as the Birds lone to 49-47 overall. The Birds will finish the regular season with a four-game series in Cleburne beginning Friday.

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