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ATLANTIC LEAGUE RESTORES 60’6” PITCHING RUBBER DISTANCE

January 13, 2022

ATLANTIC LEAGUE RESTORES 60’6” PITCHING RUBBER DISTANCESuccessful Automated Ball - Strike Technology Migrates to Affiliated Minor League (January 13, 2022, New York, N.Y.) – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) announced today that it will return the distance of the pitching rubber to its conventional 60’6” and will resume

EDWIN ESPINAL HEADLINES FIRST WAVE OF 2022 DIRTY BIRDS’ ROSTER 

January 10, 2022

The Charleston Dirty Birds announce seven new players joining the 2022 roster. Popular first baseman/DH Edwin Espinal is returning to the Dirty Birds for the 2022 season. Espinal returned to Charleston for the 2021 season after playing for the former West Virginia Power in 2014. Espinal had a productive first

CHARLESTON DIRTY BIRDS TO GIVE AWAY 100 TURKEYS

December 15, 2021

The Charleston Dirty Birds will host a turkey giveaway to families just in time for the Christmas holiday. The event will take place at Appalachian Power Park on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 4pm. Families in need of a turkey for the holidays are invited to stop by Appalachian Power

TESTA, KELLY, COROMATO NAMED DIRTY BIRDS COACHING STAFF

December 13, 2021

TESTA, KELLY, COROMATO NAMED DIRTY BIRDS COACHING STAFF Joe Testa, Scott Kelly and Anthony Coromato signed as coaching staff for the 2022 season The Charleston Dirty Birds announced today that two familiar faces will be seen on the field and coaching staff for the 2022 season. Joe Testa and Scott

BILLY HORN NAMED CHARLESTON DIRTY BIRDS MANAGER

December 7, 2021

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (December 7, 2021) - The Charleston Dirty Birds announced today that Billy Horn will be the Manager of the Dirty Birds for the 2022 season. “We are thrilled to have someone with Billy’s experience and stellar reputation at the helm of the Dirty Birds for the 2022 season”

CHARLESTON DIRTY BIRDS RELEASE 2022 SEASON SCHEDULE

November 15, 2021

CHARLESTON DIRTY BIRDS RELEASE 2022 SEASON SCHEDULE Tuesday-Saturday games will now begin at 6:35pm, and Sunday games will start at 5:05pm. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (November 15, 2021) - The Charleston Dirty Birds have released their full schedule for the 2022 season, which includes 67 home games beginning Thursday, April 21, 2022.

ATLANTIC LEAGUE ADDS 10TH TEAM FOR 2022

November 11, 2021

ATLANTIC LEAGUE ADDS 10th TEAM FOR 2022 Kentucky Club To Share Legends Ballpark for League’s 24th Season (November 11, 2021, New York) – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) announced today it has added a 10th team for 2022. Referred to as the Kentucky team (KY), the club will

West Virginia Power are now the Charleston Dirty Birds!

October 5, 2021

Charleston Dirty Birds Hatched CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA BASEBALL HATCHED AS THE CHARLESTON DIRTY BIRDS On September 28th, the West Virginia Power has retired as the new name, logo and identity was revealed to a great Tuesday night crowd at Appalachian Power Park. You will see below, as our local sports

Today's 9/5 game has been postponed!

September 5, 2021

Due to present weather conditions and the forecast for the remainder of the day today’s scheduled 1:05 contest between the High Point Rockers and West Virginia Power at Appalachian Park has been postponed and will be made up as part of a Doubleheader on Tuesday, September 14th at 5:05 PM.

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT FOR WEST VIRGINIA POWER BASEBALL

September 2, 2021

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BIG ANNOUNCEMENT FOR WEST VIRGINIA POWER BASEBALL CHARLESTON, W.Va. (September 2, 2021) – West Virginia Power Baseball returned to Charleston, West Virginia for the 2021 season and fans have been enjoying the excitement of a nine-inning carnival all season. The carnival on social media surrounding the Power

ATLANTIC LEAGUE OFFICIALLY APPROVES NEW TEAM FOR HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND

September 1, 2021

Professional baseball’s return will coincide with Maryland Stadium Authority’s construction of a new multi-use sports and event facility in downtown Hagerstown, Maryland. (New York, Sept. 1, 2021) – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) Board of Directors has approved the membership application of Downtown Baseball, LLC to join the

David Kubiak’s Contract Purchased by the Texas Rangers August 26, 2021, 

August 26, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jeremy Taylor, Senior Executive Director of Baseball and Stadium Operations Phone: 304‐344‐2287 E‐Mail: [email protected] Yet Another Power Player Has Contract Purchased RHP David Kubiak’s Purchased by the Texas Rangers August 26, 2021, Charleston, WV. — The Texas Rangers have purchased the contract of starting pitcher David

Save Minor League Baseball: A message to our fans

August 10, 2021

Relief Act would provide grants to eligible MiLB clubs

RHP Aaron Blair and RHP Edwin Quirarte Heading to MiLB and Mexico Respectively

July 20, 2021

July, 20, 2021, Charleston, WV. — The San Francisco Giants have purchased the contract of starting pitcher Aaron Blair, while the Leones de Yucatan have purchased the contract of relief pitcher Edwin Quirarte. RHP Edwin Quirarte, who reached the Triple-A level with the San Francisco Giants in 2015, is the

3 Power Players Have Contracts Purchased by Mexican League Team

July 8, 2021

SP Elih Villanueva, OF Jose Tabata, RP Jean Machi Purchased by Sultanes de Monterrey July, 9, 2021, Charleston, WV. — The Sultanes de Monterrey of the Mexican League have purchased the contracts of three roster members the Power announced today. SP Elih Villanueva, who reached the Major League level with

Preview of the Upcoming Homestand 

June 16, 2021

Furry Friend Friday September 3rd vs High Point Rockers Furry Friend Friday! Fans are invited to bring their pets to the ballpark, all pets are welcome including horses, pigs, goats, iguanas, dogs, cats and even hamsters! Pet passes are just $2, all proceeds from pet passes are donated to the

9/5 Game has Been postponed

June 9, 2021

Due to present weather conditions and the forecast for the remainder of the day today’s scheduled 1:05 contest between the High Point Rockers and West Virginia Power at Appalachian Park has been postponed and will be made up as part of a Doubleheader on Tuesday, September 14th at 5:05 PM.

Wiz Khalifa Concert July 9th

May 17, 2021

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (May 17, 2021) – Multi-platinum selling, Grammy and Golden Globe nominated recording artist Wiz Khalifa will burst into Appalachian Power Park for a one night event on Friday, July 9th. Bone Thugs N Harmony and Chevy Woods will also be in the stadium for this summer concert for

West Virginia Power Baseball Sign 2013 First Rounder Aaron Blair

May 14, 2021

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (May 14, 2021) – West Virginia Power Baseball signs first round selection of the 2013 MLB draft, Aaron Blair. A Marshall University standout, in 2013, during the renewal of an in-state series against the West Virginia Mountaineers, he pitched six hitless innings, striking out 11 Mountaineer hitters and

West Virginia Power to Play Three Exhibition Games

May 10, 2021

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (May 10, 2021) – West Virginia Power Baseball is gearing up for the 2021 Season with three exhibition games against the Black Sox, a Road Warrior Pro Baseball Team from the Yinzer League, located in Washington, Pennsylvania, that is part of a four team summer development league. The

Promotional Calendar for 2021 Season is here!

April 23, 2021

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (April 23rd, 2021) – Power baseball is returning to Charleston, and our 2021 Promotional Calendar is finally released. Fireworks will light up the sky every Wednesday for Hump Day Fireworks and Saturday with our Megablast Fireworks Show. Celebrate the past with Charlies Throwback Tuesdays and fans can bring

Single Game Tickets to go on Sale for 2021 Season

April 19, 2021

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (April 19th, 2021) – Power baseball is returning to Charleston, and single-game tickets for the 2021 season will go on sale at 10 am Saturday April 24th at Appalachian Power Park and wvpower.com Fans are invited to the park to purchase tickets, enjoy FREE hot dogs and refreshments

MLB, ATLANTIC LEAGUE ANNOUNCE EXPERIMENTAL PLAYING RULES FOR 2021 ATLANTIC LEAGUE SEASON MLB’s Partner League Will Test “Double-Hook” DH and Pushed-Back Pitching Rubber in 2021

April 14, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2021 MLB, ATLANTIC LEAGUE ANNOUNCE EXPERIMENTAL PLAYING RULES FOR 2021 ATLANTIC LEAGUE SEASON MLB’s Partner League Will Test “Double-Hook” DH and Pushed-Back Pitching Rubber in 2021 Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today jointly announced new experimental playing rules

 Power Agree to Terms With Former Major Leaguer Rymer Liriano and Four Others 

April 5, 2021

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Power announced today that they have agreed to terms with five new players. This latest group of signings is highlighted by former MLB pitchers Jean Machi, Elih Villanueva, and outfielder Rymer Liriano. The Power have also come to terms with Atlantic League stand-out

Andy Shea Partners With Domino Management Group for West Virginia Power

March 24, 2021

ANDY SHEA PARTNERS WITH DOMINO MANAGEMENT GROUP FOR WEST VIRGINIA POWER 9-time Executive of the Year Award Winner to Oversee Power Operations CHARLESTON, W.Va. (March 24, 2021)** – Andy Shea is partnering with Domino Management Group to guide the new Atlantic League team in Charleston, West Virginia – the West