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Fire get past Oilers

Posted: Monday, July 27, 2009

The Athletes in Action defeated the Peninsula Oilers 6-3 on Sunday in Alaska Baseball League action at Growden Memorial Park in Fairbanks.

The Oilers are now 16-23 in the league, while the Fire are 13-23. The same two teams will play a doubleheader tonight in Fairbanks starting at 5 p.m. The game can be heard on 1140 AM.

Derek Sumner improved to 3-0 against the Oilers this year by getting a complete-game victory. Sumner gave up six hits while walking one and striking out seven. Kevin Rath took the loss for the Oilers, giving up 10 hits and six runs in seven innings.

The Oilers trailed 6-1 heading into the eight inning, but battled back when Garry Kuykendall, who had scored a run in the first inning, tripled to score Caleb Bushyhead and Ryan Fisher.

In the ninth, the Oilers loaded the bases with one out but were not able to push a run across.

Fire 6, Oilers 3

Oilers AB R H BI Fire AB R H BI

Kykndl cf 4 1 2 2 Gbhrt cf 3 1 1 1

Ellsn rf 4 0 0 0 Kolb 2b 4 0 1 1

Trcy c 3 0 0 1 Enos rf 3 0 0 0

Kskw 1b 3 0 1 0 Wimmr c 4 1 2 1

GJhsn 3b 3 0 0 0 Minrd 1b 4 1 2 0

Fishr dh 4 1 2 0 Kvit dh 4 1 1 0

Millr lf 4 0 0 0 Prnl ss 4 1 2 1

Bshyhd 2b 4 1 1 0 Millr 3b 3 0 1 1

Parkr ss 3 0 0 0 Schltz ph 1 0 0 0

---- -- -- -- -- Urbnk lf 4 1 1 0

Totals 32 3 6 3 Totals 34 6 11 5

Peninsula 100 000 020 --3

AIA 011 300 10X --6

E -- Rath. LOB -- Oilers 5, Fire 6. 2B -- Parnell. 3B -- Kuykendall. HR -- Wimmer. S -- Gebhart. SF -- Tracy. SB -- Gebhart, Urbanek.

IP H R ER BB SO

Oilers

Rath, L 7 10 6 4 0 4

Loredo 1 1 0 0 0 4

Panners

Sumner, W 9 6 3 2 1 7

WP -- Rath 2. HBP -- by Rath (Enos), by Sumner (Kaskow). PB -- Tracy, Wimmer.



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