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Official Statement from the West Virginia Power

The following is an official statement from the West Virginia Power regarding recent MLB contraction articles
April 26, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (April 26, 2020) – The West Virginia Power has released the following official statement regarding recent articles stating that a decision has been made to contract 40-plus teams, including the Power, from Minor League Baseball starting with the 2021 season: Despite these reports, the Power would like to

Restaurant Takeout Week takes over Charleston Monday

The team will promote numerous restaurants still open for takeout and delivery options
April 2, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (April 2, 2020) – With the 2020 Minor League Baseball Opening Week delayed, the West Virginia Power is proud to present Restaurant Takeout Week, featuring eateries in the city of Charleston and surrounding areas that have remained open for takeout and delivery during the COVID-19 epidemic. Restaurant Takeout

Official Statement on the 2020 Season

Marshall baseball games, Suddenlink High School Showcase in March have been canceled
March 16, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (March 16, 2020) – In conjunction with Minor League Baseball’s announcement that the start of the 2020 season has been delayed indefinitely, the West Virginia Power has made several changes to upcoming events at Appalachian Power Park, as well as shut down certain parts of its facility for

2020 Single-Game Tickets On Sale March 9

Fans can purchase their tickets for the 16th season of Power baseball online
March 6, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (March 6, 2020) – The West Virginia Power is thrilled to announce that single-game tickets for the 2020 season will go on sale Monday, March 9, beginning at 9 a.m. Fans can purchase their tickets for the 16th season of Power baseball online at wvpower.com. The Power Box

Power announces giveaways for 2020 season

Replica jersey series, pair of bobbleheads highlight giveaway slate filled with unique offerings
February 20, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (February 20, 2020) - With less than 50 days until Opening Day, the West Virginia Power is thrilled to unveil their giveaways for the 2020 season, including replica jerseys, bobbleheads, hats, t-shirts and more. Unless otherwise noted, all giveaways are for the first 1,000 fans to pass through

Power hosting annual Job Fair on Saturday

Anyone ages 16 and up can apply for a multitude of gameday positions for the 2020 season
February 19, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (February 22, 2020) - The West Virginia Power will host their annual Job Fair on Saturday, February 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Appalachian Power Park. All prospective employees ages 16 and older that are interested in applying for gameday employment opportunities are encouraged to attend

Power unveils 2020 weekly promos, theme nights

All weekly promotions return, while fireworks shows shift to Saturday and jam-packed events come to town
February 13, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (February 13, 2020) - With Opening Day a little less than two months away, the West Virginia Power is excited to unveil the first part of its promotional schedule for the 2020 season, detailing all of the weekly promotions and major nights coming to Appalachian Power Park. All of

Farris tabbed as Power manager in 2020

Eric Farris becomes the second former player to return to Charleston as the team's manager since 1987
January 21, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (January 21, 2020) - In conjunction with the Seattle Mariners, the West Virginia Power is thrilled to announce their coaching staff for the 2020 season, led by 2019 hitting coach Eric Farris, who will return as the team's manager this year. Farris is joined by four newcomers to

Where Will They Be in 2020: Relief Pitchers

Our best guesses at where the 18 Power relief pitchers in 2019 will go in 2020
December 20, 2019

The 2019 Minor League season is more than three months behind us now, and with the Arizona Fall League wrapped up and Winter Leagues underway, fans, media, players and staff members are shifting gears to 2020. The pressing question on a lot of their minds: Who will be where in

Where Will They Be in 2020: Starting Pitchers

Our best guesses at where the 15 Power starting pitchers in 2019 will go in 2020
December 6, 2019

The 2019 Minor League season is more than three months behind us now, and with the Arizona Fall League wrapped up and Winter Leagues underway, fans, media, players and staff members are shifting gears to 2020. The pressing question on a lot of their minds: Who will be where in

Where Will They Be in 2020: The Outfielders

Our best guesses at where the nine Power outfielders in 2019 will go in 2020
November 21, 2019

The 2019 Minor League season is more than two months behind us now, and with the Arizona Fall League wrapped up and Winter Leagues on the horizon, fans, media, players and staff members are shifting gears to 2020. The pressing question on a lot of their minds: Who will be

Where Will They Be in 2020: The Infielders

Our best guesses at where the 13 Power infielders in 2019 will go in 2020
November 14, 2019

The 2019 Minor League season is more than two months behind us now, and with the Arizona Fall League wrapped up and Winter Leagues on the horizon, fans, media, players and staff members are shifting gears to 2020. The pressing question on a lot of their minds: Who will be

Where Will They Be in 2020: The Catchers

Our best guesses at where the five Power catchers in 2019 will go in 2020
November 7, 2019

The 2019 Minor League season is more than two months behind us now, and with the Arizona Fall League wrapped up and Winter Leagues on the horizon, fans, media, players and staff members are shifting gears to 2020. The pressing question on a lot of their minds: Who will be

2020 Season Tickets On Sale Now

Fans can purchase a full 70-game selection or a 25-game mini-plan for the 2020 season
October 25, 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (October 28, 2019) - Season tickets for the 16th season of West Virginia Power baseball are on sale now, the club announced Monday afternoon. Fans can purchase full and partial 2020 season ticket packages online or by calling the Power at 304-344-2287. As was the case in 2019, fans

Support the 14th Trick-Or-Beat on October 29

Special Halloween-themed trick-or-treating event returns to Appalachian Power Park Tuesday of Halloween week
October 23, 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (October 23, 2019) - The West Virginia Power, in conjunction with 98.7 The Beat, will host the 14th annual Trick-Or-Beat celebration, presented by Todd Judy Ford, at Appalachian Power Park on Tuesday, October 29. This event provides an all-purpose environment for Charleston area children to enjoy the thrills

2020 Schedule and Home Game Times Unveiled

West Virginia opens the 2020 season at Appalachian Power Park on Thursday, April 9, against Hickory
October 2, 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (October 2, 2019) - The West Virginia Power, Low-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, is excited to release its 2020 schedule and home game times for the 16th season of baseball at Appalachian Power Park. The 2020 campaign begins Thursday, April 9, when the Power welcomes the Hickory

15 Years in the Books: The 2019 Season Recap

West Virginia finishes 69-70, their first losing season since 2014, while Bobby Honeyman claims Annual All-Star honors at third base
September 12, 2019

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (September 13, 2019) - The West Virginia Power wrapped up its 15th season under their current moniker with a 69-70 record, posting their first losing season since 2014. Despite the wins and losses, the 2019 season brought a whole new wave of talent to Charleston, including the

Marvel makes MLB debut with Pirates Sunday

The 2017 Power starter becomes the 88th former Power player to debut in the bigs
September 9, 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (September 9, 2019) - After having his contract selected from Triple-A Indianapolis Sunday morning, RHP James Marvel made his MLB debut Sunday afternoon at PNC Park against the St. Louis Cardinals. Marvel is the 88th former Power player to debut in the big leagues, and the third from

Marshall, WVU to play fall game in Charleston

The two teams will play at Appalachian Power Park on Friday, September 27, at 6:30 p.m.
September 3, 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (September 3, 2019) - The Marshall Thundering Herd and the West Virginia University Mountaineers have announced that they will play a fall exhibition baseball game at Appalachian Power Park on Friday, September 27, with first pitch set for 6:30 p.m.Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. for the event,

Then hurls five no-hit innings in two-hit shutout

West Virginia takes a no-hitter into the eighth and shuts out the Grasshoppers 2-0
September 2, 2019

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (September 2, 2019) - Juan Then tossed five hitless innings, as the Power took a no-hitter into the eighth and held the Greensboro Grasshoppers to two hits in a 2-0 win Monday afternoon at Appalachian Power Park.Then (1-2) began the day with a pair of strikeouts and

Offense explodes in 7-3 win in penultimate game

Bobby Honeyman notches four hits and Matt Sanders launches his fifth homer in West Virginia's 7-3 win
September 1, 2019

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (September 1, 2019) - Bobby Honeyman tallied four hits and Matt Sanders homered in West Virginia's 7-3 win over the Greensboro Grasshoppers Sunday afternoon at Appalachian Power Park.Greensboro (35-33, 79-58) started the scoring in the second inning, as Evan Johnson (2-4) uncorked a wild pitch and Justin Harrer

Pedrol's quality start not enough in 3-1 loss

Christian Pedrol strikes out a career-high nine batters in Saturday's 3-1 loss to Greensboro
August 31, 2019

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (August 31, 2019) - Christian Pedrol tossed a quality start in his West Virginia debut, but the Power fell to the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 3-1, Saturday night at Appalachian Power Park.West Virginia (30-37, 67-70) opened the scoring in the first, as Mike Salvatore worked a one-out walk and

Four homers too much for Power in 11-1 loss

West Virginia's offense held to five hits in 10-run defeat Friday night
August 30, 2019

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (August 30, 2019) - Bobby Honeyman and Matt Sanders each posted a multi-hit night, but West Virginia was drubbed by the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 11-1, in the series opener Friday evening at Appalachian Power Park.Greensboro (34-32, 78-57) wasted no time striking against Matt Martin (1-1), as Jonah Davis

Six-run fourth dooms Power in 9-0 shutout loss

Power swept by Legends on the back of a 9-0 shutout loss in final road game of 2019
August 29, 2019

LEXINGTON, Ky. (August 29, 2019) - Josias De Los Santos was tabbed for eight earned runs as West Virginia is blanked by Lexington in road finale, 9-0, Thursday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.De Los Santos (4-8) began the outing with a scoreless first inning as Nick Rodriguez gunned down a run

Homestand #12 Preview: August 30-September 2

Deaf Awareness Night highlights the final homestand of 2019
August 25, 2019

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (August 29, 2019) - The West Virginia Power opens up their final homestand Friday evening, a four-game home series, as they welcome the Greensboro Grasshoppers to town from August 30-September 2. Fans will enjoy a weekend home slate that includes Deaf Awareness Night, presented by the West Virginia