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Miners Walk Off Again to Complete Comeback over Freedom

August 25, 2016 - Marion, Ill. - The Southern Illinois Miners trailed 5-0 in the first and 6-0 after an RBI single by former Miner Jordan Brower in the fifth, but came all the way back to tie the game with a wacky, five-run sixth inning and then win it in the ninth on Steve Marino's walk-off single to left by a final score of 7-6 on Thursday night at Rent One Park. In the process, they took the series two games to one, and lowered their magic number to clinch the West Division title down to just one. Florence leapt out in front with a five... Full Story

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DeMello, Miners Walk off over Freedom in Tenth Inning

August 24, 2016 - The Southern Illinois Miners came back late to knock off the Florence Freedom in 10 innings 7-6 on Tuesday night at Rent One Park, using a career-high four hits from catcher Toby DeMello to do it, including a game-tying homer in the ninth and a walk-off infield single in the tenth. The opening part of the game was all Miners, as they scored two in the first on an RBI groundout by Craig Massey and a wild pitch to open up a 2-0 lead. Florence got a run back in the second inning, but with two outs, Aaron Gates' two-run singl... Full Story

Miners Playoff Tickets on Sale Now

August 22, 2016 - Marion, Ill. - The Southern Illinois Miners announce that 2016 playoff tickets are on sale NOW via phone at (618) 998-8499 or by visiting the Miners box office at Rent One Park. They will also be available online at by the end of Monday. ALL tickets for ALL playoff games will be only $5, with dates and times to be determined later as the full playoff picture has not been finalized with two weeks remaining in the Frontier League's regular season. Based on the results of the remaining schedule, th... Full Story

Gates Sets Franchise Hits Record, Miners Win Series in Sunday Slugfest

August 21, 2016 - The Southern Illinois Miners beat the Normal CornBelters by pounding out 13 runs on 13 hits in a 13-9 win on Sunday evening at The Corn Crib in Normal, with history being made in the process as Aaron Gates passed Joey Metropoulos to become the Miners' all-time leader in career hits with a single in the fifth inning. The Miners also took the series by winning the final two games and have now won five of their last six overall. In the first three innings, the teams went back and forth. Southern Illinois took an initial 3-0 ... 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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