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Miners to Hold Job Fairs at Rent One Park

February 5, 2016 - Marion, Ill. - How would you like to work and be a part of something special? To be a part of bringing the ultimate fan experience and unmatched customer service to sports fans in the Southern Illinois region? How would you like a job that will inspire you, challenge you and allow you professional growth? Are you nice, outgoing, well-groomed, energetic, fun and helpful? You could be one of the people selected to have a summer you will never forget! The Southern Illinois Miners, who are known in the region for fan entertai... Full Story

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Cooper Returns to Miners

January 25, 2016 - Marion, Ill. - The Southern Illinois Miners announce that right-handed relief pitcher Zach Cooper will return to the club for the 2016 tenth anniversary season. The Hartland, Michigan native was with the Miners in spring training in 2014 following his release from the Philadelphia Phillies organization, but was almost immediately picked up again by the Tampa Bay Rays. Cooper pitched primarily at Class A-Advanced Charlotte in 2014, saving seven games for the Stone Crabs with 24 strikeouts and 12 walks in 24 1/3 innings. He... Full Story

Frontier League Tryout Camp and Draft to be Held in Normal

January 21, 2016 - Marion, Ill. - The 24th annual Frontier League Tryout Camp and Draft will be held on Monday, April 25 and Tuesday, April 26 at The Corn Crib in Normal, Illinois, home of the Normal CornBelters. All 12 Frontier League teams will be represented at the workouts, and scouts from multiple Major League Baseball teams also attend. Advance registration is available at while walk-up registration will begin at 8:00 AM on Monday, April 25. The workouts officially begin at 9:00 AM on April 25 and will featur... Full Story

Miners to Host Chicago Bandits in Exhibition Game

January 15, 2016 - Marion, Ill. - The Southern Illinois Miners announce that they will host a special "Battle of the Sexes" exhibition game, welcoming the reigning National Pro Fastpitch softball champion Chicago Bandits to Rent One Park on Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. The game will also be preceded by a special girls softball clinic at the ballpark conducted by Bandits players. The game marks the first of its kind for the Miners franchise against the Bandits, who also took on the Frontier League All-Stars as part of the 2014 all-sta... 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
Schedule: Full Southern Illinois Miners Schedule
Message Board: FL forum
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