Miners Rally Late To Beat Oilers
Trailing the Oilers 3-1 after five innings in Owensboro Thursday night, the Miners scored four runs over the final four innings to grab the win 5-3.
Garrett Sendelbach started the game for the Miners and pitched five complete innings, giving up three runs (two earned) on ten hits and seven strikeouts. Casey Elbin pitched four perfect innings in relief, retiring twelve straight Oilers to pick up his second win of the season with the help of the Miners’ rally.
Madisonville tied the ballgame at 3-3 in the top of the eighth inning on an RBI single by Chase Hensley, who drove in pinch-runner Mike Ringer.
EJ Watson drove in the winning run in the top of the ninth inning with a two-out pinch-hit double, driving in Austin Sistrunk. Genesis Hillard followed with a single to drive in Watson and add an insurance run.
The complete box score and game summery is available here: Miners at Oilers June 30 2016
Miners Host Hoptown Friday Night – FREE ADMISSION
The Miners (13-10) host the Hoptown Hoppers (21-3) on Friday night at Elmer Kelley Stadium. Game time is 7PM CT. The Hoppers enter the game in first place and with a seven game lead of Owensboro and Dubois County (both 14-10). The Miners enter with a 13-10 record, 7.5 games back of Hoptown and only 0.5 games back of the Oilers and Bombers.
Admission to the ballpark will be FREE for all ages courtesy of the three Madisonville civic clubs, the Madisonville Noon Kiwanis Club, the Madisonville Lions Cub, and the Madisonville Rotary Club.
We will also take a few moments to recognize our host families before the ballgame. Without these families opening their homes to our players for the summer, we could not bring our fans summer collegiate baseball. THANK YOU, host families!
Our stats are updated thru our win last night in Owensboro: