The Peninsula Oilers defeated the Mat-Su Miners 8-5 on Sunday at Seymour Park in Kenai. The Oilers twice came back from deficits, getting hits from every spot in the lineup and using five pitchers to wrap up the win.
The Post 20 Twins split a doubleheader at host Chugiak on Sunday.
In the first game — the league contest — the Twins won 14-4 in a game that was shortened to five innings due to the mercy rule. Chugiak took the second game 18-3 in five innings.
The Twins are now 4-1 in the league and 7-3 overall...
It can be safely assumed that many of the players from the Alaska Baseball League’s Peninsula Oilers come from a baseball background, and that their families have been involved in the sport. But perhaps no player comes from a background as extensive as pitcher J.D. Salles.
The Alaska Goldpanners defeated the Peninsula Oilers 10-1 on Friday in Alaska Baseball League play at Seymour Park. After getting one run and 10 hits in their first three games this year, Fairbanks had 16 hits Friday.