(Rome, GA - July 10, 2017)- The West Virginia Power finished off the road trip with an 11-3 victory over the Rome Braves on Monday afternoon. The Power scored in bunches to split the series with the Braves.
West Virginia grabbed the advantage early in the first. Jeremy Walker, Rome's starter, allowed both runs to score with two outs in the first inning. Albert Baur and Hunter were driven in on a Carlos Munoz single. Munoz would later drive home another run in the third inning as a part of a three-run frame for the Power.
Rome got on the board in the second inning as Justin Ellison crossed home on an error. A two-run homer in the sixth by Ellison would end the Braves offense. West Virginia put up 11 runs on 16 hits. Munoz ended his day with five RBI for the Power.
James Marvel (4-6) picked up the victory while Jeremy Walker (3-9) was dealt the loss. West Virginia has Tuesday off but begins a six game homestand starting Wednesday with the Augusta GreenJackets. Tickets and information can be found online or by calling 304-344-BATS.
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