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Miners Celebrate Playoff Clinch



Everyone in Miner Country Is Invited to Take Advantage of All-Star Ticket Specials and Rally Behind the Miners in the Quest for the Club’s First Ever Championship Title

Augusta, NJ — With the Sussex County Miners clinching the #1 seed in the Can-Am League Playoffs, the club is announcing that playoff tickets are now on sale at The best of five semifinal series begins on Wednesday, September 5 and if necessary, carries through Sunday, September 9. The Miners’ first home game in the round is on Friday, September 7 with the first pitch at 7:05 PM. To find the entire post-season schedule, fans can go to

“The 2018 season has been pure gold for us, and none of it would be possible without the enthusiastic support of our fans,” Sussex County Miners General Manager Justin Ferrarella said. “To everybody in Miner Country, I have a simple message: it’s go time. We want Skylands Stadium to be packed every game and everybody to root for the Miners at the top of their lungs to keep digging for our first ever championship!

While most professional sports teams raise their ticket prices for the post season, Miners’ post season tickets will remain at regular season prices. Furthermore, the Miners are penciling a loaded lineup of special ticket discounts geared to enable fans everywhere to show their team spirit while providing budget and schedule flexibility:

  • Triple Play Packs – Fans looking to buy tickets for one round at a time can purchase one of three Triple Play Packs including 3-Game Playoff and 3-Game Championship Packs at $27 or All 6-Games at $49.
  • Discounted Season Ticket Holder Tickets – Not only can season ticket holders purchase individual tickets for $10 each, they will get one additional comp ticket with the purchase of their ticket.
  • Discounted Local College Tickets – Any student with a valid ID from Centenary College, Morris Community College or Sussex Community College can purchase any ticket for $10.
  • Free Tickets For All Children in Miners’ Youth Programs – Any child who is a participant in the Miners’ Travel Team, Kids Club or Reading Program will receive a free ticket for every playoff game
  • Little Leagues – Coaches of all region Little League teams are invited to bring all their players by purchasing tickets at $7 per child. All coaches go for free.

The Sussex County Miners are having a season for the ages. Perched on top of the Can-Am League with a team best 61-34 record, the Miners are the winningest professional baseball team in the Tri State Area with a .642 winning percentage and a 40-10 home record which is now the best in Can-Am League history. Furthermore, the Miners lead all of Major League and Minor League Baseball teams (Cleveland Indians- 103; Lancaster Barnstormers/Ind. Atlantic League- 206) with 227 stolen bases. Currently, the Miners have set Can-Am League team records for stolen bases (227), stolen base attempts (306) and the longest home winning streak (16 wins). In addition, the Miners have shattered club records for home wins (40), regular season wins (61), runs scored, (529). Plus Breland Almadova has set a new single-season mark for stolen bases (48) and only needs two more to break the league record (49, Sean M. Smith, New Jersey Jackals/Rockland Boulders). Incredibly, more records may be broken before the end of the regular season.


Playoff tickets are now on sale at


Steven Solomon
Media Relations Manager
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Photo: Dennis Mark