Oilers 6, Miners 2 – July 6
The Oilers (13-17) extended their winning streak to four games with a 6-2 victory of the Miners (15-16) at Elmer Kelley Stadium on Thursday night. The loss was the Miners’ second straight and dropped them three games behind first place Hoptown in the OVL West standings.
Brady Austin earned the Win for the Oilers, with Cam Curry picking up the Save. Austin Henrich got his first Loss of the season with the Miners. A complete box score and game summary is available here: Oilers 6, Miners 2 – July 6
Ramsey added to Miners roster
We are thrilled that Nolan Ramsey joined the Miners after completing a summer internship and will be available to designate hit for us the rest of the season. Nolan is a redshirt sophomore at the University of Alabama – Huntsville and hails from New Market, Alabama. Nolan played for the Miners in 2015 and 2016.
Miners in Fulton Friday night
The Miners make their final regular season visit to Lohaus Field in Fulton tonight to face the Railroaders (11-17). If you haven’t been to “The Yard,” it’s worth the trip to see the ballpark and the “Little Monster” in right field. Game time is 7:05pm Central, and the play-by-play broadcast is available in the Railroader’s TEAMLINE page.
Updated Team and Individual Stats thru July 6 (31 games)
The team and individual stats are updated and available below:
Updated Batting Stats (thru 31 games)
Updated Pitching Stats (thru 31 games)
Updated Running Stats (thru 31 games)
The Miners rallied late but couldn’t get over the top in Owensboro on Tuesday night, falling 7-5. The loss dropped Madisonville back to .500 on the season at 15-15. The Miners remain in second place in the West Division of the OVL standings, 2.5 games behind Hoptown.
A complete game summary and box score are available here: Miners @ Oilers – July 4
The Miners are off on Wednesday, July 5, before hosting the Oilers at Elmer Kelley Stadium on Thursday night.
Miners Over Railroaders 11-4 on Monday Night
The Miners (15-14) defeated the Fulton Railroaders (10-17) 11-4 on Monday night at Elmer Kelley Stadium. A complete box score and game summary is available here:
July 3 – Railroaders @ Miners
Updated Team and Individual Stats
We’ve updated the team and individual stats thru our win last night over the Railroaders (29 games).
Updated Pitching Stats (thru 29 games)
Updated Batting Stats (thru 29 games)
Updated Base Running Stats (thru 29 games)
The Henderson Flash broke out the long ball on their first visit to Elmer Kelley and defeated the Miners 9-5 on Sunday afternoon. The loss dropped Miners to 14-14 on the season while Henderson moved to 13-13 in the East Division of the OVL standings.
The Flash got on the board quickly when Jordan Schaffer led off the ballgame with a home run to centerfield. Paul Haupt added a grand slam in the top of the second inning, and the Miners found themselves in a 5-0 hole after two innings of play.
Madisonville battled back with three runs in the bottom of the third inning. After Logan Jarvis doubled to start the inning, Ryan Brooks and David Robins each got hit by pitches thrown by Flash starter Logan Workman to load the bases. Alex Carignan singled to drive in Jarvis and keep the bases full of Miners. After a strikeout by Sam Browning, Hayden Hollingsworth got hit by a pitch and forced in David Robins for Madisonville’s second run. Chad Hinkle drove in the third Miner run of the inning with a single.
The Miners added another run in the bottom of the fourth inning on an RBI-double by Carignan, driving in Ryan Brooks.
The Flash responded in the fifth with a solo shot by Aaron Euler and two in the sixth to take an 8-4 lead into the ninth inning, where Euler hit his second solo shot of the day.
Madisonville added one run in the bottom of the ninth when Brooks scored in the middle of the Flash turning a double play.
Tyler Crouch got the start and the loss for the Miners. Jack Bellinger relieved Crouch in the fifth and finished out the game from there for the Miners. Flash starter Logan Workman gave way to reliever Jacob Tapp, who picked up the win for the Flash. Tapp pitched the final 6-1/3 innings.
The complete box score and game summary is available here: Flash@Miners – July 2.
The Miners get back in action on Monday night with a home game against the Fulton Railroaders. Admission is FREE as part of the City of Madisonville’s 4th Fest activities. The Madisonville Noon Kiwanis, Rotary, and Lions Clubs are the game sponsors. First pitch is 7:05pm!