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Miners Win In Owensboro 6-5

The Miners scored all six of their runs in the 8th inning last night in Owensboro and then held on in the 9th to defeat the Oilers 6-5.

The Oilers jumped out to an early 3-0 lead with one run in the 1st inning and two more runs in the 4th inning.  Madisonville erupted for six in the 8th inning as Cory Finkler, Connor Moss, Brooks Benson, and Tyler Greiner all collected RBIs.  Carlton Peppers, Addison Rospert, Greiner, Matt Walsh, Finkler, and Moss each scored a run for the Miners in the 8th.  The Oilers fought back with two runs in the bottom of the 9th inning before the Miners finally closed the door for the win.

Colin Hudson picked up the Win for the Miners, and Matthew Peacock collected the Save.  Starter Yancey Pritchett pitched five complete innings and got a No Decision.  Owensboro hurler Ryan Flores took the Loss for the Oilers.

Madisonville scored six runs on only four hits and committed four errors.  Owensboro scored five runs on nine hits with only one error.

The complete box score is available HERE.

The win moves Madisonville (5-5) into sole possession of third place in the OVL standings, while Owensboro (4-7) drops their sixth game in a row.

Madisonville hosts the Hoptown Hoppers (4-6) on Saturday night at the friendly confines of Elmer Kelley.  Owensboro travels to Fulton (6-5) to take on the Railroaders.  League leading Dubois County (8-4) gets the night off.

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Bombers Beat Miners 13-4 At Elmer Kelley

The Bombers jumped out to an early lead over the Miners in Madisonville on Thursday night and cruised to a 13-4 victory.

A complete box score is available HERE.

The Miners (4-5) travel to Owensboro on Friday night to face the Oilers (4-6), while the Bombers (7-4) host the Hoptown Hoppers (4-5).

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Miners Beat Railroaders; Matthew Peacock Joins Miners; Hoptown Rainout Rescheduled

Madisonville Downs Fulton 6-5 In Twelve Innings

Madisonville Miner catcher Andrew Tanous delivered a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 12th inning to drive in Cory Finkler from third base, and the Madisonville Miners (4-4) defeated the Fulton Railroaders (5-4) by the score of 6-5 Tuesday night at Elmer Kelley Stadium.

The complete Box Score is available HERE.

The win gives Madisonville a four-game winning streak and moves the Miners 1/2-game back from first place Fulton and Dubois County.

Madisonville gets the day off on Wednesday before hosting Dubois County at Elmer Kelley on Thursday night.

Matthew Peacock Joins The Miners

The Miners picked up another pitcher when RHP Matthew Peacock joined the Miners on Sunday, June 7.  Matt attends the University of South Alabama, and his hometown is Saraland, Alabama.  We welcome Matthew to the Miner family.

Hoptown Rained Out Rescheduled for June 18

The Miners visit to Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, to take on the Hoptown Hoppers on Monday, June 8, was rained out .  The game has been rescheduled for what will now be a doubleheader against the Hoppers on June 18.  The first game will get underway at 6pm CT.

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Miners Sweep Doubleheader In Owensboro

The Miners and Oilers played two games on Saturday night in Owensboro, with the Miners winning both matchups.  Madisonville won the first game in seven innings, 6-3, and then needed two extra innings to capture the nightcap, 6-4.  A complete summary of the games will be posted when it becomes available.

Click for the Game 1 Box Score and for the Game 2 Box Score.

The back-to-back wins give Madisonville (3-4) a three-game winning streak and move them into a fourth place tie with Hopkinsville (3-4).  Owensboro (4-3) falls into a tie for first place with Fulton (4-3). Dubois County (4-4) sits alone in third place in the OVL standings.

No games are scheduled for Sunday, June 7.  Madisonville gets back in action on Monday night against the Hoppers in Hopkinsville.

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Miners Hold Off Bombers At Elmer Kelley

The Madisonville Miners defeated the Dubois County Bombers in Madisonville on Friday night by the score of 10-9. The win was Madisonville’s (1-4) first of the season, while Dubois County (4-3) had a four-game winning streak snapped.

The Bombers jumped ahead of the Miners early when leadoff hitter Noah Sadler homered off of Madisonville starter Yancey Pritchett in the top of the 1st inning. The Miners answered in the bottom of the 1st when Connor Mosss singled and later scored on an RBI-ground out by Brooks Benson.

The score remained tied 1-1 until the Bombers scored three runs in the top of the 4th. Devyn Newberry singled, driving in Alex Ralph and Thomas Rea. Drake McNamara followed with a single, driving in Noah Sadler. Madisonville responded with two runs in the bottom half of the inning when JD Minor singled and drove in Matt Walsh and Andrew Tanous.

Dubois County scored two more runs in the 5th inning and extended the lead to 6-3. Mark Giesler and Alex Ralph both walked with one out. Cody Krumlauf then doubled, scoring Giesler. Ralph scored a batter later when Thomas Rea grounded out.

The Miners bounced back with two runs in their half of the 5th and cut the lead to 6-5. Brooks Benson grounded out but picked up an RBI as Connor Moss scored. Matt Walsh then singled one batter later, driving in Nolan Ramsey.

The Bombers continued the scoring barrage in the 6th, scoring one run and making the lead 7-5. Bomber Devyn Newberry led off the inning with a bunt single, stole second base, and scored when Morgan DePew grounded into a double play.

Madisonville answered the Bombers with three runs of their own in the bottom of the 6th, taking the lead for the first time in the ballgame 8-7. Nolan Ramsey cracked a two-out two-RBI double, driving in Minor and Moss. Brooks Benson then tripled, driving in Ramsey.

The scoring stopped until Madisonville played two runs on the bottomg of the 8th and extended to the lead to 10-7. JD Minor led off the inning with a double, and Addison Rospert followed by drawing a walk. After a sacrfice bunt by Connor Moss moved the runners to second and third, the Bombers intentionally walked Nolan Ramsey to load the bases. Brooks Benson then singled, driving in Minor and Rospert. A ground out by Cory Finkler ended the inning.

The Bombers made things interesting in the top of the 9th, scoring twice to make the final score 10-9. Morgan DePew reached and advanced to second on an error. After a fly ball from Giesler, pinch hitter Nick Gobert walked. The runners advanced to second and third on a Madisonville balk, and Cody Krumlauf walked to load the bases with only one out. Jacob Snodgrass pinch hit and picked up an RBI when he drew a walk, scoring DePew. Noah Sadler grounded into a fielder’s choice, scoring Gobert. The Miners quelled the rally when Newberry grounded to end the ballgame.

Nicholas Purpera picked up the Win for the Miners, with starter Yancey Pritchett getting a no decision. Mathias Brewers got the Save. Bomber starter Zachary Aring took the Loss.

Madisonville gets back in action on Saturday afternoon with a doubleheader in Owensboro (the first game starts at 5pm Central), while Dubois County travels to Hopkinsville to take on the Hoppers (game time 7pm Central).

Click here for the complete Box Score.

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