The Miners are currently leading the ABL with a 13-4 record.
Ty Beck has been up for nearly two decades as his dad is the general manager for the team, but this is his first year playing.
“I thought I was going to die, like, five times, but it’s awesome being here,” a player on the Napoleon River Bandits team joked about hiking up the quintessential Anchorage peak.
The Bucs are one of two Anchorage teams in the Alaska Baseball League.
Not surprisingly, players from the team based in Kenai are excited to pull some fish out of Alaska waters this summer when they’re not busy on the diamond.
These baseball players from the Lower 48 are in Anchorage this summer honing their skills with the Alaska Baseball League.
The former South High star is glad to be home and playing at his old stomping grounds.
The reigning state champion Wolverines appear to have picked up where they left off last year.
The Nanooks had swept through the GNAC conference tournament as a No. 10 seed and won their first two games in the West Region.
The Pilots pounded out six doubles in a 9-6 victory in Game 2 of the best-of-3 series.
The Anchorage Glacier Pilots scored all of their runs in the sixth inning or later to win 10-8.
The Bucs and the Pilots will square off in the Top of the World Series beginning Monday night at Mulcahy Stadium.
The Bucs and Miners will meet in the final game of their best-of-3 series Sunday afternoon in Palmer.
Mann batted .333 and stole 13 bases for the Pilots, who are playing Chugiak in the first round of the Top of the World playoff series.
The best-of-3 series continue Saturday night in Palmer and Chugiak.
The Mat-Su Miners are hosting the Anchorage Bucs, and the Chugiak Chinooks are hosting the Anchorage Glacier Pilots. First pitch is 6 p.m. for both games.
The Pilots won Sunday’s rubber match to win the three-game series at Mulcahy Stadium.
It’s the last regular-season meeting this summer between the Anchorage teams.
The Fourth of July doubleheader between the Anchorage Bucs and Anchorage Glacier Pilots is Sunday at Mulcahy Stadium, with the first pitch at 7 p.m. and the fireworks at midnight.
Neither the Goldpanners nor the five-team Alaska Baseball League have written mitigation policies for COVID-19.
The team’s general manager said he hopes the team will resume play on Wednesday.
Nothing beats a bluebird day at Mulcahy Stadium, where the thwack of the ball against a wooden bat makes a lovely summer soundtrack.
Already burdened by the pandemic, summer leagues were hit by another potential obstacle recently when Major League Baseball announced the formation of at least two amateur leagues for college players with professional aspirations.