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MANISTEE — Rebounding from a four-game losing streak to the eventual Great Lakes United Baseball League champion Oil City Stags in the middle of the season, the Manistee Saints strung together nine straight wins and recorded their second consecutive 20-win season.

SAGINAW — After putting up nothing but zeros through the first five innings of Saturday’s championship game of the National Amateur Baseball Federation regional title game in Saginaw, and falling into a 3-0 hole, the Manistee Saints twice rallied to tie the score but eventually came up short…

SAGINAW — Lucas Weinert’s two-run single in the bottom of the sixth inning snapped a 6-6 tie and lifted the Manistee Saints to a thrilling 8-6 victory over Means Transformers in the National Amateur Baseball Federation Tournament on Friday.

SAGINAW — Carrying a two-game winning streak that they hope gives them some momentum, the Manistee Saints open play in the National Amateur Baseball Federation Tournament at 11 a.m. Friday in Saginaw against Muskegon. Ty Sobczak is scheduled to start the game on the mound for the Saints.

MANISTEE — Chances of the Manistee Saints winning the Great Lakes United Baseball League title are all but gone now thanks to their four-game losing streak to the Oil City Stags a few weeks ago, but there’s still the opportunity for them to make a little history.

MANISTEE — With a seven-game winning streak, the Manistee Saints feel good about where they’re at as the season approaches the home stretch with a chance, though perhaps slight, of catching the Great Lakes United Baseball League leading Oil City Stags.

MANISTEE — Last weekend’s three-game sweep of a Detroit Jetbox team that came in with a 12-1 record to lead the Great Lakes United Baseball League put the Manistee Saints right back in the race for the title.

MANISTEE — Scoring seven runs in the bottom of the first inning, the Manistee Saints rolled to a deceptively easy 11-0 crushing of Great Lakes United Baseball League leading Detroit Jetbox in what turned into a single seven-inning ball game Sunday afternoon at Rietz Park.

He ran some track in high school when time permitted and played a little baseball while doing a ROTC stint between his junior and senior years at Michigan State University. He was even a middle linebacker on a crack six-man football team while serving as an officer in the U.S. Army in German…

MANISTEE — After throwing 3 2/3 innings of scoreless relief last Sunday and picking up his first win as a member of the Manistee Saints’ pitching staff, young Kirk Myers earned himself a starting assignment in this weekend’s scheduled four-game series in Saginaw.