A quality start on the mound from Steven Moyers wasn’t enough for the West Virginia Power against Kannapolis, as he didn’t have a quality start to that quality start. The Power fell to the Intimidators 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at Appalachian Power Park.
Kannapolis (16-18) wasted no time getting on the board, as their first three hitters all reached base. Romy Gonzalez’s two-run single gave the Intimidators a 2-0 lead. However, Moyers (2-3) settled down for the remainder of his start, not allowing another run and striking out eight hitters.
Intimidators starter Johan Dominguez found success against the West Virginia (20-15) lineup, holding them to just one hit through the first four innings. The Power finally got on the board in the fifth thanks to a Nick Rodriguez RBI single that shrunk the lead to 2-1.
In the ninth, J.R. Davis began the inning with a scorched single into right to put the tying run on base, but the Power could not advance him past second base. Andrew Perez earned the save for the Intimidators.
West Virginia and Kannapolis conclude their three-game series at 10:35 a.m. Monday at Appalachian Power Park. Josias De Los Santos (0-2 9.82 ERA) takes the mound for the Power, while the Intimidators will pitch Kade McClure (1-1, 3.48 ERA). Pregame coverage begins at 10:15 a.m. on The Jock 1300 and 1340 AM, as well as online at wvpower.com and via the TuneIn Radio App and MiLB First Pitch App. It will be the Power’s second Grand Slam School Day.