UPDATE: This game has been rescheduled for June 25 as part of what will now be a doubleheader against the Railroaders at Elmer Kelley Stadium. The first game will begin at 5:00 PM Central Time.
Friday night’s matchup between the Railroaders and Miners was canceled just before game time due to rain. We were hoping to be able to get the game in, but unfortunately the weather would not cooperate.
No make up date has been set at this time, so please stayed tuned for more information.
The Miners have a day off tomorrow before hosting the Hoppers Sunday afternoon at 5:00 pm Central time. See you at Elmer Kelley on Fathers Day!
The official Miners batting and pitching statistics thru June 18, 2015 (14 games) are below.
Miners Batting thru June 18 (14 games)
Team Leaders (Batting)
Batting Average: Tyler Greiner (.375)
Slugging Percentage: Nolan Ramsey (.509)
On Base Percentage: Tyler Greiner (.471)
Hits: Nolan Ramsey (19)
Home Runs: Nolan Ramsey (1)
Runs Batted In: Brooks Benson (11)
Runs Scored: Connor Moss (11)
Walks Drawn: Wesley Birchmeier (11)
Miners Pitching thru June 18 (14 games)
Team Leaders (Pitching)
Wins: Mathias Brewers (2-0)
Saves: Mathias Brewers (2)
ERA: Nicholas Purpera (0.87)
Strikeouts: Yancey Pritchett (15)
Innings Pitched: Drew Mullinax (14.33)
Ballgame Update – Friday Night, June19
The Fulton Railroaders are scheduled to visit Elmer Kelley Stadum tonight, Friday, June 19. The weather forecast is calling for rain later this afternoon and evening, so stay tuned for further updates.
The game is scheduled to get underway at 7:00 pm Central Time. Let’s hope the weather holds off!
July 3 Doubleheader Versus Owensboro
The Miners and Oilers will play a doubleheader at Elmer Kelley Stadium on Friday, July 3, in order to make up a rainout on June 17. Consistent with OVL rules, both games will be seven inning matchups. Game One will get started at 5:00 PM Central Time.
Madisonville Miners 4, Hopkinsville Hoppers 2 – game 1 in 7 innings.
In Game One of the doubleheader, the Miners held on to beat the Hoppers in Hopkinsville. After three innings of play, Madisonville clung to 2-1 until the seventh and final inning. In the top of the seventh the Miners added 2 insurance runs from 3 singles and a ground out RBI for 4-1 lead. In the bottom half of the seventh the Hoppers managed one more run on a Ernie de la Trinidad solo home run, but it was too little to late. Drew Mullinax takes the win on the mound going six innings. Colin Hudson picked up the save throwing for the final inning. The loss goes to Parker Cash for five innings with Jordan Martin completing the last two innings for Hoptown. Box Scores Click Here.
Hopkinsville Hoppers 11, Madisonville Miners 5 – game 2 in 7 innings.
The Hoppers came alive to win the night cap game of the doubleheader powering past the Miners early in the game. Hoptown pounded out 9 runs through the first 4 innings of play using 9 hits and one Miner error. The Miners finally got going in the fifth innings putting up 4 runs taking advantage of 3 Hopper errors and a RBI single. The Hoppers added 2 more runs in the bottom of the fifth for their final talley. Madisonville picked up their final run in the seventh. Three Hoppers had doubles in the game; Mitch Gallager with 2 along with one each for Will Olson and Ernie de la Trinidad. The Miners received one double on the evening off the bat of Shane Connahan. The winning pitcher for Hoptown was Nick Eggemeyer for 5 innings. The loss for Madisonville goes to Yancey Pritchett who went 1 2/3 innings. Box Scores Click Here.
Take Dad to the ballpark on Fathers Day!
The Miners will host the Hoptown Hoppers on Fathers Day (Sunday, June 21) in order to make up a game rained out on June 13.
The game will get underway at 5:00 pm at Elmer Kelley Stadium. Come on out and enjoy an afternoon of baseball.