Fish plan fan appreciation night July 22
Four Chinooks — Tyler Krahn, Daniel Salters, Ryan Shackelford and Drew Turbin — have a perfect fielding percentage through a combined 78 Alaska Baseball League games.
Mike Jeffreys’ 30 strikeouts have him tied for second among ABL pitchers as of Monday, July 15.
Colin Radack had a .301 batting average through 24 games, good enough for 10th in the league. Nicholas Covello has the second-most doubles with eight in 26 games, and Griffin Gum is tied for fifth with 14 runs.
Chugiak-Eagle River kicks off the Alaska Baseball League showcase against Mat-Su on Friday, July 19 at 1 p.m. at Mulcahy Stadium.
The Chinooks then take on the Anchorage Bucs the following day at 7 p.m. at Mulcahy. The home run derby is set for Sunday, July 21 at 1 p.m. followed by the all-star game at 4 p.m.
The Chinooks end the regular season with five home games. The Oilers are in town Monday, July 22 at 6 p.m.
Monday’s game is Fan Appreciation Night for the team, which will host a celebration marking its second season in Chugiak-Eagle River. The event will feature prizes and a chance for fans to take pictures with the players.
The Chinooks will host a doubleheader against Fairbanks Tuesday starting at 4 p.m.
Chugiak-Eagle River then hosts three consecutive 6 p.m. games against the Bucs (July 25-27) to close out the regular season. The final game of the year will be Military Appreciation Night.
Miners 7, Chinooks 4
The Chinooks (5-23) fell 7-4 against Mat-Su on Tuesday, July 16 at Loretta French Park.
Chugiak-Eagle River hosted the Miners again Wednesday, July 17, but a score was not available when the Star went to press.
Miners 5, Chinooks 4
The Chinooks mounted a late comeback but came up short, falling to Mat-Su 5-4 on Sunday, July 14 at Hermon Brothers Field.
Seven different players had hits for Chugiak-Eagle River.
Miners 13, Chinooks 2
Mat-Su racked up 15 hits en route to a 13-2 win over the Chinooks on Saturday, July 13 at Hermon Brothers Field. Ryan Shackelford led Chugiak-Eagle River with a pair of hits.
Panners 5, Chinooks 1
For the second straight night, Fairbanks held Chugiak-Eagle River to just three hits as the Goldpanners swept a three-game series with a 5-1 win July 11 at Growden Memorial Park.
Panners 7, Chinooks 1
Fairbanks starter Michael Dingilian struck out 11 and gave up just two hits and one run in six innings in the Goldpanners’ 7-1 win over the Chinooks on July 10 at Growden Memorial Park.
Chance Gusbeth provided all of Chugiak-Eagle River’s offense with a home run in the second inning.