(Charleston, WV - May 16, 2017)- The West Virginia Power cruised to a 6-2 victory over the Charleston RiverDogs in a Tuesday day game. Clark Eagan tripled in two runs to grab the lead for good in the sixth.
West Virginia and Charleston traded empty frames through the first four innings. The RiverDogs broke through in their half of the second. Angel Aguilar singled in two runs off Mike Wallace. Both runs were charged to starter Oddy Nunez. The pair of runs would be the only offense Charleston found on Tuesday.
The Power tied it in the fifth. Ty Moore pulled a ground rule double inside the first base line with the bases loaded to drive in two. Moore went 3-4 with two doubles on the day. Alexis Bastardo and Adrian Valerio came across to tie the game at two apiece.
West Virginia grabbed the lead in the sixth for good as Eagan ripped his first triple into the right field corner. Two runs scored as the Power took a 4-2 lead. Bastardo singled home Eagan immediately after to lift West Virginia to a 5-2 advantage. Bastardo would drive home another with a single in the eighth to seal the deal.
After splitting the four-game series with Charleston, the Power head on the road for seven straight beginning with the Columbia Fireflies. Luis Escobar (3-2) will face Merandy Gonzalez (5-1) in the series opener Thursday. Catch the call on the Power Baseball Network.
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