A.J. Simcox went 3-3 at the plate, helping the Matsu Miners (20-14) to a 4-3 victory over the Alaska Goldpanners (21-13) on Saturday at Growden Memorial Park.He singled in the first, third, and sixth innings.
Cody Ponce handled the Alaska Goldpanners' lineup with ease, racking up six strikeouts. Ponce allowed one earned run, five hits and one walk over six innings.
A bright spot for the Alaska Goldpanners in the defeat was Mikey Ramirez, who allowed only zero runs while striking out six.
Dylan Stuart improved to 2-1 on the year by picking up the win for the Matsu Miners. Stuart struck out one, walked none and gave up one hit.
Kevin Sprague (0-2) took the loss for the Alaska Goldpanners. He lasted just 1 1/3 innings, walked none, struck out three, and allowed three runs.