07/21/12 - 11:01pm
The Peninsula Oilers suffered a 10-9 loss to the Mat-Su Miners on Friday, competing in a nonleague exhibition match at Mulcahy Park in Anchorage.
John Straka was the starting pitcher, striking out four players in two innings. The Oilers used six pitchers, similar to the Miners, who used five.
Nate Ring and Trey Richardson each hit a two-RBI home run, and Jordan Hein had a homer to add to the total.
The Oilers fell into an early 9-3 hole, but managed to rally back with six runs late to nearly win.