07/12/11 - 9:22am
The Peninsula Oilers defeated the Mat-Su Miners 7-3 on Monday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai to take a two-game lead in the Alaska Baseball League.
The Oilers, winners of five straight, move to 12-6 in the league, while the Miners fall to 12-10. The Miners and Anchorage Bucs (10-8) are tied for second in the league.
Peninsula will look for a sweep of the Miners in the four-game series tonight at 7 p.m. at Seymour Park.
In a game that started 15 minutes late due to showers, the Oilers got a huge game from the top three hitters in their lineup.