Miners Derail Railroaders 21-8
The Miners spotted the Railroaders a 5-1 lead after two innings and then roared back to claim a 21-8 victory on Sunday night. The Miners banged out 18 hits and committed two errors, while the Railroaders collected 12 hits and four errors.
The Miners were paced at the plate by Wesley Birchmeier, who went 4-for-6 with 4 runs scored and 5 runs batted in. Nolan Ramsey and Dominic DeVille had three runs batted in a piece, with Collin Dupree adding two runs batted in. Genesis Hillard and Brandt Nowaskie added one run batted in each.
Chase Slone led the Railroaders with a 5-for-5 night, scoring two runs and driving in four. Paul Salata added two solo home runs, and Andrew Swanson and Zach Bishop drove in one run each.
Dylan Ladd picked up the Win for the Miners, his first of the season. Ladd relieved starter Jose Fernandez with two out in the top of the fourth and pitched another three complete innings from there, allowing 2 hits, 1 earned run, and striking out 6 Railroaders. Mike Ringer and Wesley Birchmeier each pitched an inning to close out the ballgame.
Matt Meihls got the start and the Loss for the Railroaders. Meihls surrendered 12 runs (8 earned) in five innings of work. Kyle Beach, Andrew Swanson, and Austin Waugh each pitched an inning of relief.
The official box score and game summary is available here: Fulton @ Madisonville July 17 2016
The win moved Madisonville to 23-11 on the season, while Fulton dropped to 11-23.
Team and Individual Stats Updated
The team and individual stats are updated thru Sunday night’s victory over the Fulton Railroaders.
Remaining Regular Season Schedule
The Miners enter the final week of the season with several makeup games on the schedule. The final week looks like this:
- Monday, July 18 – Away vs. Paducah Chiefs (starts at 6:15pm CT)
- Tuesday, July 19 – OFF
- Wednesday, July 20 – Home vs. Owensboro Oilers (DOUBLEHEADER – Game 1 starts at 5:00pm CT)
- Thursday, July 21 – Away vs. Hoptown Hoppers (DOUBLEHEADER – Game 1 starts at 5:00pm CT)
- Friday, July 22 – Away vs. Muhlenberg County Stallions (starts at 7:00pm CT)
- Saturday, July 23 – Away vs. Dubois County Bombers (DOUBLEHEADER – Game 1 starts at 4:00pm CT/5:00pm ET)
That’s right … that’s eight games in six days! Fasten your seatbelts!