Matt Sanders stroked an RBI single in the bottom of the first and starter Matt Martin spun six solid innings as the West Virginia Power blanked the Lakewood BlueClaws 1-0 in their series opener Friday night at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston.
The West Virginia Power offense finally came alive Thursday evening, plating six runs over the sixth, seventh and eighth innings to pull away for a 6-1 win over the Charleston RiverDogs at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park in Charleston, South Carolina.
Despite the offense scoring nine runs and a huge night from Julio Rodriguez, the West Virginia Power pitching staff couldn’t hold up its end in falling 10-9 to the Delmarva Shorebirds in the South Atlantic League Tuesday night in Salisbury, Maryland.
Roster moves: Power catcher Jake Anchia was promoted to high-Class A Modesto Friday. Outfielder Billy Cooke was promoted to the Power from short-season Everett.
Austin Shenton launched a three-run home run in the bottom of the first but it wasn’t enough as the West Virginia Power gave up five runs over the middle innings in a 5-4 loss to the Greensboro Grasshoppers Wednesday night at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston.
Austin Shenton singled in Julio Rodriguez in the top of the 10th inning and Dayeison Arias slammed the door shut in the bottom as the visiting West Virginia Power held on for a 4-3 win at Rome in extra innings on Monday afternoon.