Negaunee, Michigan – May 5th, 2017 – The Negaunee Miners hosted the Escanaba Eskymos tonight and Jacob Ogea was there to bring you all the action, LIVE on Fox Sports Marquette 101.5 & 99.9FM.
The Escanaba Eskymos were up first to bat against the Negaunee Miners. The first batter received a walk to start the game and the next batter up scored a RBI single and the Eskymos had the early 1-0 lead. The Eskymos were able to get through all batter and were up 4-0 against the Negaunee Miners at the start of the bottom of the first inning. The Negaunee Miners were able to score to runs of their own in the bottom of the first inning, but still trailed 4-2.
The Negaunee Miners were able to make it a 1,2,3 against the Escanaba Eskymos to start the second inning. but the Eskymos did the same to make it a 1,2,3 inning to end the second.
The Negaunee Miners allowed a few Escanaba runners on bases in the top of the third inning, but were able to keep them from scoring and the scored remained 4-2 in the Eskymos favor. The Negaunee Miners were not able to capitalize from the defense in the first half of the inning and the fourth ended with the Miners still trailing the Escanaba Eskymos 4-2.
The fourth inning played just like the second with both teams going 1,2,3.
The Escanaba Eskymos were the first to score since the first inning, to widen their lead against the Negaunee Miners in the top of the fifth. The Negaunee Miners were unable to put any runs on the board in the fifth inning and trailed 6-2 to the Eskymos.
The Escanaba Eskymos were able to maintain their lead against the Negaunee Miners tonight and won this match up 6-2.