Last Updated: August 16, 2016

FINAL TEAM LEADERS

BATTING                                                                         PITCHING

Kyle Gorski (54-18)          .333                                         Blake Collings (2-3)        2.33
Jon Eno (57-17)               .298                                         Kyle Gorski (2-3)             3.42
Kenny Frieswyk (72-21)   .292                                         Josh Riggs (2-1)             3.44

 

 

SAINTS TAKE 2 OUT OF 3 FROM ST LOUIS;

INDUCT 2 INTO THEIR HALL OF FAME

 

            The Manistee Saints (11-19) closed out their 2016 season taking 2 out of 3 games from the St. Louis Spirits, dropping a 3-1 decision on Saturday and then sweeping a double-header on Sunday by scores of 10-1 and 7-0.

            After Saturday’s Hall of Fame induction in which Kenny Mack Papes and Gary “Big Mac” Makowski were added to the Hall, the Saints disappointed their fans when St. Louis scored 2 runs in the top of the 7th inning to break a 1-1 tie and win the opener of the series.

Tyler Sievert was charged with the loss for the Saints.

            In the opener on Sunday the Saints scored 3 first inning runs and then added 7 insurance runs in the 5th and 6th innings to back the 4 hit pitching of Blake Collins. Zach Perry knocked in 5 of the Saints 10 runs.

            In the nightcap Josh Riggs dominated St. Louis, pitching 6 innings of 3 hit ball while striking out 11 batters. The Saints scored 6 runs in the 3rd inning to wrap up the game.

 

 

SAINTS AT HOME SATURDAY & SUNDAY;

HALL OF FAME INDUCTION AT 1 PM SATURDAY

 

            The Manistee Saints (9-18) host the St. Louis Spirits in a 3 game series at Rietz Park over the weekend with a single game at 3 p.m. on Saturday and a double-header at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

The Spirits play in the Gratiot Co. Baseball League and are currently in 2nd place in the league standings.

            Probable starting pitchers for the Saints are Zach Perry on Saturday and Blake Collins and Josh Riggs on Sunday.

            On Saturday the Saints will add Kenny Mack Papes and Gary Makowski to their Hall of Fame with induction ceremonies starting at 1 p.m. at the park, the public is invited.