June 2016 | Sussex County Miners
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June 2016

MINERS' BULLPEN BLOWS 9TH INNING LEAD Augusta, NJ – The Sussex County Miners cruised through eight innings before losing in a heartbreaker, 6-4. Starter RHP Andres Santiago (pictured) pitched eight stellar innings, limiting the Cuban National Team to just one run on seven hits. Santiago (1-1) had excellent command, striking out six and walking just one. With...

SUSSEX COUNTY UNABLE TO HOLD LATE LEAD, DROP SERIES Québec City, Canada – The Québec Capitales scored two runs in the seventh inning to slide past the Sussex County Miners, 6-5. Capitales’ reliever Ryan Leach earned the win while closer Jon Fitzsimmons got the save after tossing 1.2 scoreless innings. RF Yeicok Calderon went...

MINERS TAKE EARLY LEAD BUT CAN'T HOLD OFF QUEBEC Québec City, Canada – CF Kalian Sams, SS Yurisbel Gracial and RF Marcus Knecht all hit home runs in the Québec Capitales’ 6-3 win over the Sussex County Miners. Starter Mac Acker, who was named the Pointstreak Pitcher of the Week on Monday, improved to...

BOULDERS JUMPED OUT TO 8-0 LEAD AND NEVER LOOKED BACK Pomona, NY – The Sussex County Miners spotted the Rockland Boulders eight runs early and were never able to recover. Losing pitcher Ray Hanson (1-3) gave up all of those runs and was pulled after just three innings....

ROCKLAND SWEEPS SUSSEX COUNTY IN DOUBLEHEADER [su_spacer] GAME ONE Rockland 8, Sussex County 5 (7 innings) Game one was the makeup for a suspended match from May 21st. With back-to-back three-run innings in the third and fourth innings, the Boulders won the opener of a doubleheader against the Miners by an 8-5 final....

MINERS EARN SERIES SPLIT WITH DRAMATIC BACK-TO-BACK WALK-OFF WINS Augusta, NJ – For the second straight game, the Sussex County Miners came from behind to defeat the Shikoku Island All-Stars. Steve Nyisztor drove in 2 runs—including the game winner in the bottom of the 9th on a sacrifice fly—and Francisco Rodriguez...