Alaska Baseball League

Panners over Fort Wainwright Orioles 10-1

on Jun 24, 2013
Panners over Fort Wainwright Orioles 10-1

Posted: Monday, June 24, 2013 12:08 am | Updated: 12:10 am, Mon Jun 24, 2013.

FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Goldpanners poured on nine runs in the last two innings Sunday night at Growden Memorial Park, collecting a 10-0 win over the Fort Wainwright Orioles in the seven-inning nonleague baseball game.

The Goldpanners, of the Alaska Baseball League, scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth and five in the seventh while generating eight hits in their first game against the Orioles. Fort Wainwright was held to two hits.

Goldpanners starting pitcher Drew Mitrisin threw a no-hitter and allowed a walk in the first two innings. Relievers Michael Bingillian and Matt Milke combined on a two-hitter and gave up no walks for the next five innings.

Bingillian struck out four while allowing a hit in three innings to earn the win. Milke gave up a hit and struck out two during the last two innings.

Casey Munoz blasted a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth and scored twice and stole two bases for the Goldpanners. Teammate Nick Catalano stole three bases while contributing a hit, an RBI and two runs scored.

David Edwards had a hit, scored twice and stole two bases, and David Fletcher provided two infield hits, a run scored and a stolen base.

The Goldpanners also got hits from Rick Reigner, Nolan Meadows and Kyle Herrington. Payden Cawley-Lamb was walked four times.

Fort Wainwright’s Connor Johnson and Jason Reese had respective singles in the top of the fourth and seventh.

Austin Adams took the loss after pitching five innings, striking out one and walking six.

Larry Ochoa worked

1 2/3 innings, striking out the first two of 16 batters he faced. Jeff Nessman worked 1/3 inning, allowing three straight walks.

The Goldpanners return to ABL play Tuesday night at Growden Memorial Park against the Anchorage Bucs, who are 6-0 in league play following Sunday’s 1-0 home win against the Mat-Su Miners.

The Bucs and Goldpanners meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, play in a doubleheader that starts Wednesday at 5 p.m, and conclude the series with a single game at 7 Thursday night.

Contact staff writer Danny Martin at

459-7586.