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Miners Eliminated by Rascals in Close Game Four

September 10, 2016 - Marion, Ill. - The Southern Illinois Miners came back from a 2-0 deficit in the fourth inning to tie the game in Game Four of the Division Series against the River City Rascals, but saw the visitors take the lead in the next half inning and then hold it in a 3-2 loss on Saturday night at Rent One Park, ending the Miners' season. After three straight scoreless innings, the Rascals got on the board in the top of the fourth. With two outs, Kyle Gaedele reached on an infield single that ricocheted off of Jarett Miller. The So... Full Story

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Miners Get Team Effort to Beat Rascals in Game Three

September 9, 2016 - MARION, ILL. - The Southern Illinois Miners used early power, team offense and a quality start from RICK TEASLEY to beat the River City Rascals 7-2 on Friday night in Game Three of the Division Series, successfully avoiding elimination in the best-of-five playoff set. The Miners got on the board first in the second inning, when KURT WERTZ, JR. smacked a deep solo home run to right field for a 1-0 advantage. The next frame, AARON GATES led off with a double and SHANE KENNEDY walked. After a sacrifice bunt by NOLAN E... Full Story

Miners Suffer Heartbreaking Defeat in Game One

September 6, 2016 - Marion, Ill. - The Southern Illinois Miners led the River City Rascals 3-0 heading into the bottom of the ninth inning, but allowed four runs in the frame on a three-run homer by Kyle Gaedele and two wild pitches after a Mike Jurgella double to suffer a heartbreaking 4-3 defeat in Game One of the Frontier League Division Series at CarShield Field in O'Fallon. The game was a pitchers' duel throughout the first eight-plus innings with Jarett Miller and Austin Warner going toe-to-toe. Miller ended up pitching six shutout inn... Full Story

Miners' Bats Blast off in Rout of Grizzlies

September 1, 2016 - Marion, Ill. - The Southern Illinois Miners clubbed 17 hits and five homers on Thursday night at GCS Ballpark in Sauget to rip the Gateway Grizzlies 13-1, taking the series two games to one. The Miners jumped ahead almost immediately, with back-to-back doubles by Aaron Gates and Shane Kennedy leading off the ballgame giving them a 1-0. Two batters later, Alex De Leon drove Kennedy home with an RBI single to make it 2-0, and after Nolan Earley was hit by a pitch, Steve Marino blasted a three-run home run to left-center, wi... Full Story

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Southern Illinois Miners Minor League Baseball

League: Frontier League
Home: Marion, Illinois
Class: Independent
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