Borden Blanks 'Hoppers: Power shutout Greensboro 6-0

Weiss three-run blast leads way in Power win

By Jacob Corrigan / West Virginia Power | July 12, 2014 9:28 PM ET

(Charleston, WV- July 12, 2014)-  The West Virginia Power blanked the Greensboro Grasshoppers on Saturday evening at Appalachian Power Park 6-0. Buddy Borden shut down the Greensboro offense as the Power pulled away with the victory.

The Power raced out to the early advantage when Erich Weiss blasted a three-run home run to right field in the first inning.

West Virginia added to the lead with a run in the fourth, fifth and sixth inning on an RBI base knock from Chris Diaz and a sacrifice flies off the bats of JaCoby Jones and Edwin Espinal.

Buddy Borden (5-6) earned the win with 6.2 scoreless innings pitched, striking out four and allowing just one hit. Jarlin Garcia (9-3) was charged with the loss. JaCoby Jones, the reigning South Atlantic League Player of the Week, extended his hit streak to 14 games in the win.

West Virginia hosts the Greensboro Grasshoppers on Sunday, July 13, at Appalachian Power Park. Dovydas Neverauskas will start against the Grasshoppers Cody Crabaugh. For tickets or more information, call 304-344-BATS.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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