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Miners sweep doubleheader from Freedom

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MARION - After a rain-out Tuesday, the Southern Illinois Miners and Florence Freedom played two seven inning games Wednesday.

The Freedom jumped out to a big lead in the opener with two runs in the second and two in the third to lead it 4-0.

The Miners pulled within three in the bottom of the third.

Then, the team rallied for a big five-run fifth inning to take the lead.

The Miners won game one 6-4.

Southern Illinois then completed the sweep with a 2-1 extra innings win in the nightcap.  Kyle Davis led off the eighth with a game winning home run.

The two teams will wrap up their series Thursday night at Rent One Park.

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