Miners Rally But Fall Short
The Miners spotted the Chiefs two runs in the top of the first and played catch-up all night before finally falling short 8-7.
All eight of Paducah’s runs were scored with two outs.
Chief starter Brandon Calia collected the Win for Paducah, throwing six complete innings and allowing just one run and five hits. Clay Newton, Joshua Scheer, and Daniel Seitzinger (who picked up the Save) also saw action on the mound for the Chiefs.
Madisonville starter Dylan Givens took the Loss. Givens went 4.66 innings, allowing six runs (four earned) on six hits with three walks and three strikeouts. Colin Hudson pitched 3.33 innings and allowed one run, with Mitchell Bault finishing on the bump for the Miners by allowing one earned run.
Jason Priest and Davis Elliott each homered for the Chiefs, and Miner Chase Hensley added a solo shot of his own for the Miners.
The complete OVL box score is available HERE.
The loss drops the Miners to 11-8 on the season and into third place in the OVL standings. Paducah remains in sixth place but moves to 7-14 with the win, the third straight for the Chiefs.
First Place Hoppers Visit Monday Night
The Hoptown Hoppers (20-2) meet the Miners (11-8) at Elmer Kelly Stadium on Monday in game two of Madisonville’s five game home stand.
Jeff Lindgren is scheduled to make the start for the Miners, as they try to get back in the winning column with their first win over the Hoppers this season.
The ballpark action begins at 7pm CT. If we don’t see you at the stadium, you can listen to Boyce Tate call all of the action on our TEAMLINE streaming site.
Miners Stats Updated
The stats are updated thru last night’s loss to Paducah.