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Kennedy Named Frontier League Player of the Week

July 25, 2016 - MARION, ILL. - The Southern Illinois Miners are pleased to announce that SHANE KENNEDY has been named the Frontier League Player Of The Week for the week ending July 24th, as chosen by Pointstreak, the official statistical provider of the Frontier League and the Independent Professional Baseball Federation. Kennedy went on a tear at the plate this week for Southern Illinois, hitting a remarkable .600 (9-for-15) with five doubles, eight runs scored and seven RBIs to help the Miners to a perfect 5-0 record against Jo... Full Story

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Miners to Conclude Suspended Game vs Slammers on August 6th

July 25, 2016 - MARION, ILL. - The Southern Illinois Miners announce that they will conclude their suspended contest against the Joliet Slammers from July 21st at Silver Cross Field on Saturday, August 6th at Rent One Park beginning at 5:05 p.m. The Miners and Slammers will pick up where the game was suspended due to inclement weather, heading to the bottom of the seventh inning with the game tied at 7-7 and Joliet coming to bat, and play that game out to its regular, nine-inning conclusion. If the game is still tied after nine in... Full Story

Incredible Comeback Gives Miners Eighth Win in a Row

July 24, 2016 - MARION, ILL. - The Southern Illinois Miners were down 10-1 to the Washington Wild Things on Sunday night at Rent One Park before making an epic comeback, scoring five runs in the fifth and then five more in the sixth to take the lead 11-10 on a grand slam by STEVE MARINO en route to a 12-10 victory. It marks the team's eighth win in a row as they secured a season-series sweep of the Wild Things. The nine-run deficit overcome also marks the largest comeback win in franchise history. Washington exploded early, sco... Full Story

Miners Edge Wild Things to Clinch Series, Win Seventh Straight

July 23, 2016 - MARION, ILL. - The Southern Illinois Miners used a four-run fifth inning to break a 2-2 tie on Saturday night against the Washington Wild Things at Rent One Park before warding off the visitors late en route to a 6-5 win, the team's seventh in a row to move to 41-17 on the season and 5-0 this year against Washington. The Miners again scored in the first inning, this time on a sacrifice fly by NOLAN EARLEY for a 1-0 advantage. Washington would tie the score in the top of the second on a sacrifice fly by Logan Uxa at ... Full Story

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Southern Illinois Miners Minor League Baseball

League: Frontier League
Home: Marion, Illinois
Class: Independent
Website: Southern Illinois Miners site
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