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Sussex County Miners Tag

       The Miners take the field for preseason training camp today and it’s right to work under the team’s new manager, Chris Widger, with live batting practice and intersquad games right off the bat, first thing this morning.      “There’s nothing like seeing them...

2019-20 Catcher/First Baseman Returns After Stint In Minors April 26, Augusta, NJ - The Sussex County Miners recently put pen to paper with an old friend, as Gavin Stupienski singed a player contract to return to Skylands Stadium. The agreement will bring the catcher and first...

Sussex County Makes First Selections Under New Manager Chris Widger April 25, Augusta, NJ - Sussex County Miners manager Chris Widger selected a pair of players in the 2023 Frontier League Tryout Camp and Draft on Tuesday at Grizzlies Ballpark in Sauget, IL, picking right-handed pitcher...

        Miners training camp begins May 1, the Frontier League season begins on the road May 12 and the home opener at Skylands Stadium is Tuesday night, May 16. This might be the perfect time to plan a family road trip for later...

Thornton Returns, Hitt Signs To Further Strengthen Staff April 10, Augusta, NJ - Just before the Easter holiday arrived, the Miners treated themselves to two more arms in preparation for the upcoming season. On Thursday, Sussex County signed right-handed pitcher Robbie Hitt, and they followed that...

     It was getting to be late in the season last year, and the Miners were tangled in a six-team race for three East Division playoff spots. The pitching was there – one of the Frontier League’s best teams on the mound. But, at...

   Last year, the Miners did not face their biggest rival, the New Jersey Jackals, until the 40th game of the season on July 1. This year, they’ll meet in Game 7 on May 19. That’s just one of this year’s scheduling twists to look forward...

  While playing third base for the Rutgers University baseball team 15 years ago, Vinnie Sangemino learned much more than just how to hit a curve ball or how to handle a vicious one-hopper at the hot corner. He learned about teamwork and leadership and how...

Last year’s Miners just missed the Frontier League’s postseason playoffs, losing a couple of heart-breakers in the last week of the season while a couple of rival teams suddenly got ridiculously and uncharacteristically hot down the stretch.      The solution to those last-minute quirks? Don’t...

Above: Miners John Baker (photo credit: Phil Hoops)   Skylands Stadium won’t be the same this year. Two strange new additions will be obvious as soon as fans reach their seats. The game of baseball won’t be quite the same either. That will be obvious as soon...