Game Report: 7/24/2011 Oilers at Miners

The game last night between the Oilers and the Miners was another one of those where the weather was chilly, but the bats were hot. The teams combined for 12 runs on 16 hits. The weather report said 55F but I don’t believe it. The wind was blowing in from straight-away center which might have […]

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Game Report: 7/22/2011 Fire at Miners + Photos

The Miners have been on the road for a long, long time. I live in Palmer and haven’t had a good enough excuse to go in to Anchorage lately, so you can imagine my excitement that I can finally attend a game here in my own ‘hood. And it couldn’t have been a better day […]

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Game Report & Photos: Miners at Pilots, 6-18-2011

At 10:00 p.m. on Saturday began a game known as the Summer Solstice Showdown, a match between the Miners and Pilots similar to the Goldpanners’ fabled Midnight Sun Game in that it goes past midnight and on in to the next morning. Despite Anchorage’s relatively lower latitude requiring the use of artificial lights to get […]

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Game Report: 6/8/2011 Pilots at Miners

I finally caught a ballgame! It’s been a long, long off-season for me and I felt those familiar butterflies on the way to the ballpark to see the Pilots take on the Mat-Su Miners. I was planning to see the inverse of this match-up in Anchorage on Tuesday, but the game was rained out, so […]

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