In early May of 1978, the Charleston Charlies began living up to preseason expectations that had run happily amok that year. The previous year, the Charlies had breezed through the postseason playoffs, winning seven of eight games to capture the Class AAA International League championship. T…
Already uncertain times for the West Virginia Power have become even cloudier as the coronavirus pandemic has started to eat into the team’s schedule.
The effects of the indefinite delay of the minor league baseball season have reached Appalachian Power Park, and more than just the West Virginia Power is feeling them.
News of Major League Baseball’s proposal to cut parent-club affiliations with 42 minor league clubs has hit the halls of government, including West Virginia.
West Virginia Power general manager Jeremy Taylor never would have imagined his team would end up on a list of minor league teams in peril of losing their Major League Baseball affiliation. Not with a young stadium that has earned loads of compliments. Not with that stadium sitting just a fe…
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.