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Railroaders beat Miners

July 2, 2014

Fulton Railroaders 8, Madisonville Miners 0.  (From Fulton)  The Railroaders finally broke a 4 game losing streak shutting out the Miners 8-0 in Fulton.  The Railroaders totaled 11 hits and had one error with the Miners getting 3 hits and committed 3 errors on the evening.

     Fulton’s runs came in the 3rd and 5th innings scoring 4 in each. Daniel Goff was 2 of 4 at the plate including a 3 RBI homerun.  Another solo homer by Greg Fettes added to the victory.  Both Riley Benner (2 of 4 and RBI) and Zach Bailey (1 of 4) had doubles with each scoring one run.

     Madisonville’s 3 hits were singles by Michael Colorado, Matthew Barger and Josh Westzel.

     Starting pitcher CJ Lee earned his 3rd win on the season going for 6 full innings.  He allowed 2 hits with no walks and struck out 7 batters.  Keaton Baker, Will Hazen and Tyler Nichols finished off the game throwing for one inning each.  The loss goes to Abraham Almonte who lasted just 3 innings allowing 8 hits, 4 runs (3 earned), one walk and had 2 strikeouts. 

     The Railroaders improve to 10-13 on the season, the Miners now stand at 5-20.  Box Scores Click Here.

Miners come from behind to beat the hoppers

The Madisonville Miners found themselves in a familiar spot last night.  Trailing the Hoppers 3-1 going into the bottom of the 6th inning.  The Miners were able to tie the game 3-3 with a Jackson Martin double and then an RBI double by Jack Perry.  Josh Wetzel came to bat and single to score Perry.  The Miners took the lead in the bottom of the 7th with a single by Martin and an RBI single by Jake Perry.  An insurance run was added in the bottom of the 8th by Colton Nussel who singled and after advancing to 3rd base, scored on a  pass ball by the pitcher.  Reid Clements was stellar from the mound by retiring the first 11 Hopper batters.  He allowed the first hit in the 5th inning.  Clements left the game with a no decision and Jackson Everman finished the game for the win.  Box Scores Click Here.

Reschedule for Rainout on June 27

June 29, 2014

Madisonville Miners @ Fulton Railroaders Rainout Rescheduled  (From Fulton) The rained out game on June 27 between the Railroaders and Miners in Fulton has been rescheduled for Friday, July 21.  The single game will start at 7 pm.

Miners come up short at Owensboro

June 29, 2014

Owensboro Oilers , Madisonville Miners.  (From Owensboro)  The Owensboro Oilers won a Sunday night home game against the the visiting Madisonville Miners. The final score was Miners 4 to Oilers 5. The win was the Oilers third in a row, maintaining just the team’s current spot, a half game back of the OVL League standings lead.

    The Miners scored first with one run in the top of the 2nd inning. Miner newcomers Kevin Dupree and Martin Jackson both walked to lead off the frame. Both runners were sacrificed up a base. Dupree eventually scored from third base on a wild pitch that brought Jackson as far as third base.
The Oilers responded with three runs in the bottom of the 3rd inning. With one out, Cameron Wallace walked. Braxton Brinkley reached on an error that allowed him to take third base — receiving RBI credit for Wallace’s run. Brinkley scored on a following RBI single by Alfredo Bohorques, who then stole second base. A fly out later Tyler Rachel RBI singled to drive in Bohorques.At the end of three complete innings Owensboro led by the score 3 to 1.
Madisonville narrowed the score with one run in the top of the 7th inning. Jake Perry led off with a double. He was bunted over to third base. Adam Schuster manufactured the run with an RBI sacrifice fly.
Owensboro pushed across two insurance runs in the bottom of the 8th inning. Brinkley led off with a single, and was bunted over to second base. Christian McHatton reached on an error that put Brinkley on third base. McHatton stole secomd base as Brinkey stayed put. Rachel was deliberately walked. Harold Diaz RBI sacrifice bunted, plating Brinley. A resulting error allowed McHatton in as well.

    The Miners rallied in the top of the 9th, but managed only 2 runs. Pinch-hitter Rutger Luebke reached on an error.  Jake Perry followed with an RBI triple. Two outs later, Colton Nussel  RBI  singled to score Perry. Madisonville came no closer than 5 to 4 by the end of the game.

    The win went to short notice Owensboro starter, Jake Wilson. Mark Chemello earned a save. Miners starter Bickerton got the loss.  Box Scores Click Here.


June 28, 2014

Dubois County Bombers 4, Madisonville Miners 2.  The visiting Bombers moved into 3rd place with a victory over the home team Miners in Madisonville.  Dubois County improves to 10-12 on the season with 3 straight wins and are now 5 games behind the leading Hoppers. 

     The Bombers scored first with single runs in both the 2nd and 4th innings.  The Miners got one run across in the 5th.  Both teams doubled their scores in the 9th inning for the final 4-2 score.

     Winning the game on the mound was Ryan Dills going for 7 innings with 1 earned run allowed, giving up 4 hits, 2 walks, and struck out 7 batters.  Jacob Murray take a save throwing the final inning.  Madisonville starter Tanner Koch takes the loss for 6 innings of work, allowing 5 hits, 2 earned runs, 2 walks and had 3 strikeouts.  Box Scores Click Here.

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