Oilers shut out Bucs to snap losing streak

The Peninsula Oilers finally put a halt to their recent losing streak, beating the Anchorage Bucs 5-0 Wednesday evening at Mulcahy Park in Anchorage.
With the victory, the Oilers sport an 8-4 league record, which means they top the standings, one game ahead of the Chugiak Chinooks.
Nate Ring broke open a scoreless game at the top of the sixth inning with a home run, his first of the season.
The Oilers distanced themselves in the eighth inning, scoring four runs to seal the win.
With the bases loaded, Alex Staehely hit a double by fielder’s choice that allowed Jeff Yamaguchi and Trey Richardson to score when the third baseman failed to connect on a throw from a teammate.
Riley Heinzer then hit a single that allowed Nigel Nootbaar to score.
Jake Alvarez finished up the scoring when he hit a single that pushed Staehely across home plate off the second baseman’s error.
The Oilers play the Bucs again today at 5 p.m. in a doubleheader.

Wednesday
Oilers 5, Bucs 0
Bucs    AB    R    H    BI    Oilers    AB    R    H    BI
Klfus rf    4    0    0    0    Hein rf    2    0    0    0
Robrts ss    3    0    0    0    Ring cf    5    1    1    1
Ssdrf cf    3    0    1    0    Ymgchi 1b    5    1    2    0
Cmpton 3b    3    0    2    0    Rchrdsn dh    5    1    1    0
Brink lf    4    0    1    0    Ntbaar lf    3    1    1    0
Frgson 1b    4    0    1    0    Sthely ss    5    1    0    1
Mthieu dh    4    0    1    0    Hnzer c    4    0    2    1
Rust c    4    0    0    0    Sanay 2b    3    0    0    0
Lnards 2b    3    0    2    0    Alvrz 3b    3    0    0    0
Totals    32    0    8    0    Totals    35    5    7    3
Bucs    000    000    000    8    —0
Oilers    000    001    040    7    —5
E — Compton, Leonards. LOB — Bucs 9, Oilers 12. HR — Ring. HP — Hein, Alvarez. SB — Susdorf, Brink. PB — Rust.

Bucs    IP    H    R    ER    BB    SO    Thdre, L    6    4    1    1    1    10
Grist    1    0    0    0    1    0
Pcstty    1    3    4    3    1    1
Frrera    1    0    0    0    2    1
Oilers
Mills, W    5    7    0    0    0    1
Frrmla    1/3    0    0    0    0    0
Grcia    1    0    0    0    3    3
Coates    2    0    0    0    0    3
Cohen    1    1    0    0    0    1
T — 4:50

More

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 00:21

Fox makes SuperTour sprint semis

Soldotna skier Sadie Fox fell just shy of a finals berth in Wednesday’s junior division freestyle sprint race at the U.S. SuperTour Finals at Birch... Read more

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 00:21

Series preview: Brown Bears at Ice Dogs

The season, and thus his time with the Kenai River Brown Bears, was over in 2014 when Alec Butcher was named the Most Valuable Player... Read more

Around the Web