Dean Nevarez went 2 for 4 with a double, a home run and four RBIs as the West Virginia Power rolled to a 10-4 win over the Greenville Drive Friday evening in Greenville, South Carolina.
The win snaps a six-game losing-streak for West Virginia and puts the Power at 21-19 on the season.
Steven Moyers (3-3) earned the win, allowing four runs on six hits and striking out nine in six innings. Power relievers Sal Biasi and Bryan Pall combined to strike out five and walk two in three hitless innings to close out the win.
Nevarez helped the Power to an early 5-0 lead in the top of the first. Jarred Kelenic and Onil Pena each hit RBI singles and J.R. Davis scored on a wild pitch before Nevarez lifted a two-run shot to left-center field.
The Power catcher struck again in the top of the third, smacking a two-run double down the left field line to put West Virginia up 7-0.
Greenville answered with two runs in the bottom of the frame, and both teams each scored twice in the fourth to make it 9-4 West Virginia.
Davis scored on a wild pitch for the third time in the top of the eighth to tack on an insurance run for the Power.
Kelenic finished 2 for 5 with an RBI, Davis went 3 for 5 with a double and three runs scored, and Pena finished with two RBIs for West Virginia.
The Power cranked out 14 hits, with five going for extra bases.
West Virginia and Greenville continue their series tomorrow. The Power sends right hander Josias De Los Santos (0-2, 7.30 ERA) to the mound. First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m.