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West Virginia Wins the Game and the Series Against Trenton Thunder

June 17, 2021

GRANVILLE, W. Va. – The West Virginia Black Bears came out on top in Thursday night’s rubber match to take the series against the Trenton Thunder at Monongalia County Ballpark. With the Black Bears 7-3 win, they tie for first place in the MLB Draft League with the Mahoning Valley

Black Bears Bounce Back to Take Game Two

June 16, 2021

GRANVILLE, W.Va. - After dropping the first game of the series, the West Virginia Black Bears defeated the Trenton Thunder 9-3 in game two of the three-game home series on Wednesday night. Powered by newcomer Max Wright’s night in the box, West Virginia scored nine runs on 10 hits, while

West Virginia Takes the Series At State College 

June 13, 2021

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – The West Virginia Black Bears take the series against the State College Spikes with a 4-1 win on Sunday afternoon at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. After a win on Friday night, followed by a tough loss Saturday, the Black Bears leave State College with the

Black Bears to increase Ballpark Capacity to 50% starting with game on June 22

June 11, 2021

June 11, 2021 –The West Virginia Black Bears are thrilled to announce that they will increase ballpark capacity to 50% for games at Monongalia County Ballpark beginning with their game on Tuesday, June 22 against the Frederick Keys. Tickets for that game and all games June 22 – July 3

West Virginia’s Winning Streak Ends Against Mahoning Valley

June 10, 2021

GRANVILLE, W. Va. – The West Virginia Black Bears’ five game winning streak came to an unceremonious end Thursday evening in a 4-0 loss to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. West Virginia finished the rain-shortened game heading into the bottom of the sixth inning with only two hits. The Black Bears

WATCH: Black Bears Manager Jedd Gyorko on team's hot start to June

Black Bears are undefeated in seven games in June
June 10, 2021

Since the calendar has flipped to June, the Black Bears have remained unbeaten by going 6-0-1 against Mahoning Valley and Trenton the past two weeks. The team has won four straight against the Scrappers going back to May 31, as well. Manager Jedd Gyorko has seen his players get more

Black Bears Scrape Past Scrappers 

June 9, 2021

GRANVILLE, W. Va. – After facing a slow start and finding themselves in a 3-1 deficit, the West Virginia Black Bears rallied in the sixth inning to defeat the Mahoning Valley Scrappers 8-7 on Wednesday night. Three Black Bears recorded two or more RBIs in the tough offensive battle, including

West Virginia Wins Big Against Mahoning Valley

June 8, 2021

GRANVILLE, W. Va. - On a humid Tuesday evening at Monongalia County Ballpark, the West Virginia Black Bears defeated the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, 10-3. New roster additions with familiar faces provided West Virginia the spark of life it needed to dominate Mahoning Valley through eight and a half innings. The

The Bears Sweep Scrappers in Two-Game Series

June 1, 2021

GRANVILLE, W.Va. – In a stunning turn of play from previous series, the West Virginia Black Bears’ bats caught fire against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers as they dominated in a 10-2 win on Tuesday night. For the first time this season, West Virginia looked at ease on the field and

Black Bears Score First Win of the Season on Memorial Day

May 31, 2021

GRANVILLE, W. Va. - After losing or tying the last five games played, the West Virginia Black Bears achieved their first win of the season against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. Down by two runs going into the bottom of the ninth inning, the Black Bears rallied and scored three runs

Black Bears Drop the Series to the Crosscutters in Home Loss 

May 30, 2021

GRANVILLE, W. Va. –On a chilly May afternoon, the West Virginia Black Bears ended their series against the Williamsport Crosscutters in a 4-2 loss at Monongalia County Ballpark. Despite loading the bases twice, West Virginia’s offense failed to capitalize on either opportunity and finished the game with only three hits.

Two Five-Run Innings End in Another West Virginia Tie

May 30, 2021

GRANVILLE, W. Va. – The West Virginia Black Bears ended Saturday night’s wild showdown with the Willamsport Crosscutters at Monongalia County Ballpark tied 8-8. This is the second consecutive game that the Black Bears have ended in a tie, moving to 0-2-2 in the newly formed MLB Draft League. West

Black Bears to put Single-Game Tickets for games June 8-17 on sale on Sunday at 10 a.m.

Pre Sale for email club members begins Saturday (10 a.m.)
May 28, 2021

The West Virginia Black Bears today announced that they will put single-game tickets for the team’s games against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, June 8-10, and Trenton Thunder, June 15-17, on sale for the first time on Sunday, May 30 at 10 a.m. Members of the Black Bears email club will

Condensed Game: Highlights from Black Bears 7-1 loss to Mahoning Valley 

May 26, 2021

Check out the highlights from the Black Bears game against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers on Tuesday, May 25 with the 'Condensed Game' below.

Another Slow Start Ends in Black Bears Loss

May 25, 2021

GRANVILE, W. VA. - Despite a showcase of pitching early in the game and the threat of a rally in the seventh inning, the West Virginia Black Bears took another tough loss Tuesday night against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, with a final score of 7-1. Starting P Mitch Bratt’s performance

Meet the Black Bears Coaching Staff for first-year manager Jedd Gyorko

Weatherford, Hall and Galusky set to help lead the Black Bears
May 23, 2021

Tremendous experience in collegiate and affiliated baseball is the theme for the three West Virginia Black Bears coaches that have been assigned to first-year manager Jedd Gyorko’s coaching staff. Former Rangers minor league staff member MIKE WEATHERFORD has been named the Black Bears hitting coach while former Ohio Dominican University

WATCH: Jedd Gyorko introductory press conference

Morgantown-native becomes 5th manager in Black Bears history
April 19, 2021

Click on the video above to watch the Jedd Gyorko introductory press conference.

Jedd Gyorko named West Virginia Black Bears manager

Morgantown-native, WVU Star to lead Black Bears in inaugural season of the MLB Draft League
April 12, 2021

With a name as synonymous as baseball itself in Northwest Central West Virginia, it is with great pleasure the West Virginia Black Bears today announce that Jedd Gyorko has been appointed manager for the Black Bears for 2021 in the team’s inaugural season in the MLB Draft League. The Morgantown-native,

Black Bears release 2021 schedule for inaugural season in the MLB Draft League

68-game slate to begin on Opening Day, May 24 at The Mon
February 9, 2021

DOWNLOAD the Black Bears 2021 Schedule The crack of the bat, a great-tasting hot dog and the vision of a baseball soaring beyond the outfield wall… After almost two years without the sights and sounds of Black Bears baseball, the team is thrilled to announced today their Playing Schedule for

Black Bears retain affiliation with MLB, are founding member of Major League Baseball Draft League

New affiliated league to showcase the top draft-eligible players
November 30, 2020

The West Virginia Black Bears today announced that they are one of the five teams selected by Major League Baseball to be a founding member of the new “Major League Baseball Draft League.” This new league will be sanctioned by MLB and operated by Prep Baseball Report (PBR), one of