Oilers rally to beat Chinooks 9-6

Four-game win streak leaves them tied atop ABL standings

The Peninsula Oilers extended their win streak to four games after beating the Chugiak Chinooks 9-6 on Tuesday night at Loretta French Ballpark in Chugiak.
The Oilers are now tied atop the Alaska Baseball League standings with the Anchorage Glacier Pilots, sporting a 14-9 overall record.
Trailing by a single run in the eighth inning, Riley Heinzer belted out an RBI double, that allowed Trey Richardson to score. The play tied the game up at 6-6.
Jimmie Koch then hit a single that brought the winning run in, scored by Heinzer.
Heinzer racked up a single and two doubles in the final three innings, which scored three runs total.
Alex Staehely hit 2 for 4, Nate Ring went 2 for 5, and newcomer Josh Delph hit 2 for 3.
Nigel Nootbaar pitched the last two innings, and gave up no runs and only one hit.
Overall, the Oilers had 13 hits, one error and left only six men on base to go with nine runs, while the Chinooks had 15 hits, one error and left seven men on base for six runs.
The Oilers will play the last game of their eight-game season series against the Chinooks on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Chugiak. This season, they are 4-3 against Chugiak.

More

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:08

Oilers, Bucs split

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:08

Dirt Track Shootout hits Twin City Raceway this weekend

The Alaska Dirt Track Shootout will be at Twin City Raceway on Saturday and Sunday.

Read more
Fri, 07/21/2017 - 00:08

Smolts strengthen Salmon Run Series