Stafford's home run leads Power to fifth straight win
CHARLESTON, W.V. (August 28, 2018) - Deon Stafford lofted a go-ahead solo home run in the sixth inning as West Virginia pulled away late to snag a 5-2 win Tuesday evening at Appalachian Power Park.Stafford's homer broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth, vaulting West Virginia (31-30, 68-59) ahead, 3-2. The
CHARLESTON, W.V. (August 28, 2018) -
Stafford's homer broke a 2-2 tie in the sixth, vaulting West Virginia (31-30, 68-59) ahead, 3-2. The Power backstop has now totaled six home runs in August and 11 on the season.
In the seventh, Calvin Mitchell broke it open for a second consecutive game. The South Atlantic League Annual All-Star ripped a two-run single that scored
The Power's offense got to Hagerstown's starter early for the second day in a row. Jackson Stoeckinger (2-6) hurled 29 pitches in the first and loaded the bases on a pair of singles by
The Suns (24-35, 51-76) came right back in the top of the third. Phil Caulfield led off the inning with a triple before Paul Panaccione plated him with a groundout. With two outs in the third,
Nunez spun another quality start and earned his first win in the South Atlantic League this season. He twirled six innings, allowing two runs on two hits and striking out four in his third quality start with the Power this season.
West Virginia continues its four-game set against the Hagerstown Suns Wednesday evening at 7:05 p.m. at Appalachian Power Park. RHP
Wednesday is the final Pets in the Park night at Appalachian Power Park. A pet pass costs $3.00, and all proceeds go to various animal-related charities. For tickets and more information, call the Power at 304-344-2287 or visit wvpower.com.