The Peninsula Oilers came up just a little short in Alaska Baseball League action Monday, surrendering a run in the bottom of the eighth to lose 4-3 to the Hawaii Island Movers at Rainbow Stadium in Honolulu.
Hawaii's Kona Sampaio led off the bottom of the eighth with a triple and scored on a single by Paki Lum. Sampaio was 2-for-4 for the Island Movers and scored twice.
David Humen took the loss for the Oilers, going 2 1-3 innings and giving up two runs on four hits while striking out two and walking one.
Tyler Johnson started the game for the Oilers, going 5 2-3 innings and giving up two unearned runs on three hits. Johnson walked four and struck out four.
After scoring two runs in the third and one in the fifth, the Oilers left the bases loaded without plating a run in the sixth and seventh innings.
Peninsula mounted a charge in the top of the ninth when Danny Garcia drew a leadoff walk.
Relief pitcher Adrian Contreras got two Oiler outs before Luke Simmons singled to advance Garcia to third, but John Kaye grounded out to end the ballgame.
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