Trick-Or-Beat returns on Halloween

98.7 The Beat and the West Virginia Power co-hosting event for 13th consecutive year

By David Kahn | October 2, 2018 3:15 PM ET

The West Virginia Power, in conjunction with 98.7 The Beat and West Virginia Radio Corporation, will host the 13th annual Trick-Or-Beat at Appalachian Power Park on October 31, 2018. This event provides a safe and well-lit environment for Charleston area youth to trick-or-treat on Halloween.

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Power announces 2019 All-Star Season schedule

Club begins 15th season on the road before opening up at home April 11

By David Kahn | October 2, 2018 10:49 AM ET

The West Virginia Power, Class A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, is excited to unveil its 2019 regular season schedule. Just as they did in 2018, the Power begins their season against the Greenville Drive, this time at Flour Field in South Carolina, on Thursday, April 4, 2019, to kick off a seven-game road trip.

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Power signs new PDC agreement with Mariners

Club becomes the Low-A SAL affiliate of the Seattle Mariners through 2020

By David Kahn | September 24, 2018 1:11 PM ET

The West Virginia Power is excited to announce that the team has signed a new Player Development Contract through 2020 to become the Low-A South Atlantic League affiliate of the Seattle Mariners. The changeover to the Mariners marks the third Major League affiliate in Power history (Milwaukee, 2005-2008, and Pittsburgh, 2009-2018).

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Closing out 2018: A Season in Review

West Virginia misses postseason for second straight year despite 71-62 record

By Media Relations | September 11, 2018 4:01 PM ET

The 2018 West Virginia Power gave it their all as they fought valiantly for a spot in the South Atlantic League playoffs. Though they came up short of securing the club's first postseason berth since 2015 this season, the team still left a lasting impact both on and off the field with the fans and the city of Charleston

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McGuire debuts with Blue Jays Thursday night

2014 All-Star catcher becomes 77th former Power player to make MLB debut

Reese McGuire is the 77th former Power player to make his MLB debut. (Sam Santilli)

By David Kahn | September 7, 2018 10:34 AM ET

After being recalled by the Toronto Blue Jays Thursday afternoon, C Reese McGuire made his MLB debut at the Rogers Centre Thursday evening against the Cleveland Indians. McGuire is the 77th former Power player to play in the big leagues.

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Kramer debuts with Pirates Wednesday night

Infielder becomes eighth member of 2015 Power to debut in the bigs

By David Kahn | September 6, 2018 10:25 AM ET

After having his contract selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday, September 4, INF Kevin Kramer made his MLB debut with the parent club Wednesday night at PNC Park. Kramer is the 76th former Power player to play in the big leagues.

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Levandoski named SAL Sales Executive of the Year

Second-year Director of Ticket Sales claims end-of-season league honor

George Levandoski is the South Atlantic League's 2018 Sales Executive of the Year.

By David Kahn | September 4, 2018 2:55 PM ET

The West Virginia Power, Class A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, is proud to announce, in conjunction with the South Atlantic League and league president Eric Krupa, that George Levandoski has been named the South Atlantic League's Sales Executive of the Year in 2018. Members of the 14 league teams, field managers and umpires participated in the voting for the SAL Outstanding Achievement Awards in 2018.

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Power falls in finale, misses out on postseason

Two home runs by Dermis Garcia mark the difference Monday

Connor Kaiser smacked a three-run homer in the fifth to give West Virginia their only lead of the game. (Joe Williams)

By John Kocsis Jr. | September 3, 2018 5:45 PM ET

A four-run fifth was not enough for the Power, as the RiverDogs took home the season finale, 7-4, over West Virginia Monday afternoon at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. West Virginia's loss coupled with Kannapolis' win eliminated the Power from postseason contention.

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Reyes and Tarpley make MLB debuts Sunday

Pair of 2015 teammates becomes 74th and 75th Power alumni in MLB

Pablo Reyes and Stephen Tarpley made their MLB debuts Sunday afternoon. (West Virginia Power)

By David Kahn | September 3, 2018 10:30 AM ET

OF Pablo Reyes and LHP Stephen Tarpley both saw their first Major League action Sunday afternoon, with Reyes debuting with the Pittsburgh Pirates while Tarpley made his inaugural MLB appearance with the New York Yankees. Reyes and Tarpley are the 74th and 75th former Power players to play in the big leagues.

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Nunez hurls quality start in one-run loss

Magic number sits at one heading into final regular season game

Oddy Nunez spun 7.1 innings of three-run baseball as West Virginia fell 3-2 to the RiverDogs. (Montez Aiken)

By John Kocsis Jr. | September 2, 2018 7:41 PM ET

Oddy Nunez spun a quality start for West Virginia, but it was not enough for the Power, as they fell 3-2 to the RiverDogs Sunday afternoon at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park, keeping their magic number to clinch a playoff spot at one.

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