Suddenlink HS Baseball Showcase begins Thursday

Top teams from Charleston and the surrounding areas head to Appalachian Power Park

The 2019 Suddenlink High School Baseball Showcase runs from Thursday, March 21, through Saturday, March 23 at Appalachian Power Park.

By David Kahn | March 20, 2019 10:11 AM ET

The Suddenlink High School Baseball Showcase returns for a fifth year at Appalachian Power Park, beginning Thursday, March 21, and running through Saturday, March 23. Several of the best high school baseball teams from West Virginia will descend to the Kanawha Valley for the weekend showcase hosted at Charleston's premier downtown facility.

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Segra Tabbed as All-Star Week Title Sponsor

Power to partner with large-scale communications company for their 2019 All-Star Week festivities

Segra is the title sponsor of the 2019 South Atlantic League All-Star Game.

By David Kahn | March 12, 2019 4:07 PM ET

The West Virginia Power, the Class A South Atlantic League affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, is proud to announce a title sponsorship with Segra for the 2019 South Atlantic League All-Star Game and its surrounding events. Per this agreement, Segra will sponsor the game, Home Run Derby, the Power's premium item All-Star Game giveaway and the postgame fireworks.

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Single-Game Tickets On Sale Friday

Dime-Per-Degree pricing in effect online only on Friday, March 8

By David Kahn | March 7, 2019 10:00 AM ET

The West Virginia Power is excited to announce that single-game tickets for the 2019 season will go on sale Friday, March 8, at 7:00 a.m., online only at wvpower.com. Tickets for all regular season games will be available at the discounted Dime-Per-Degree price on Friday only, with that morning's temperature as announced on WCHS-TV with Power broadcaster David Kahn setting the reduced rate.

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LiveSource adds boost to fan engagement

Mobile app company will provide live auctions and other exciting opportunities for Power fans in 2019

By David Kahn | March 6, 2019 12:59 PM ET

The West Virginia Power, the Low A South Atlantic League affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, and LiveSource LLC are thrilled to announce a partnership to utilize the LiveSource mobile app for live jersey auctions and more throughout the 2019 season and beyond.

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Power reveals 2019 promotional schedule

Club rolls out 12 fireworks shows, a summer concert series, 13 giveaways and much more

The Power has a jam-packed promotional schedule for its 2019 All-Star season.

By David Kahn | February 28, 2019 2:43 PM ET

The West Virginia Power, the Low A South Atlantic League affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, is excited to unveil its 2019 promotional schedule, littered with fireworks shows, special giveaways, a summer concert series, the return of many fan favorite weekly promotions and the South Atlantic League All-Star Game for the first time since 2009.

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2019 Broadcast Team and Affiliate Unveiled

"The Jock" to air Power baseball in 2019; Kyle Youmans joins the broadcast booth

David Kahn and Kyle Youmans will broadcast all 140 games of Power baseball, live on "The Jock", in 2019.

By David Kahn | January 31, 2019 4:19 PM ET

The West Virginia Power, the Low-A South Atlantic League affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, is excited to unveil its broadcast team and radio affiliate group for the 2019 season. Kyle Youmans (KYL YOH-menz) has been hired to join the Power's broadcast team in 2019, partnering with lead broadcaster David Kahn for all 140 games of Power baseball, which will once again air on "The Jock" WJYP 1300 and WMON 1340 AM.

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Taylor tabbed as new General Manager

Several other staff members receive full-time promotions

Jeremy Taylor has been named the Power's new General Manager.

By David Kahn | January 31, 2019 1:55 PM ET

The West Virginia Power, the Low-A South Atlantic League affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, is proud to announce several front office moves prior to the 2019 season, highlighted by the elevation of Jeremy Taylor to General Manager. Two former interns received full-time offers this past offseason, while several others added on to their organizational responsibilities and Dean Thomas joined the club as their new Game Entertainment and Production Manager.

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2019 Home Schedule Announced

The 2019 home season begins April 11; All-Star Game slated for 7:35 p.m.

The Power's 2019 home schedule begins on April 11 against the Augusta GreenJackets.

By David Kahn | January 24, 2019 2:17 PM ET

The West Virginia Power is excited to officially unveil the times for its 2019 home schedule, including the South Atlantic League All-Star Game on Tuesday, June 18. All Monday through Friday game times are set for 7:05 p.m., with several exceptions, while most Saturday contests will start at 6:05 p.m. and all Sunday affairs will commence with a 2:05 p.m. first pitch.

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Power signs key free agent to front office

Blackstone joins organization as team's new Director of Fun

Rod Blackstone joins the Power in 2019 as the team's Director of Fun.

By David Kahn | January 15, 2019 12:27 PM ET

In preparation for their 15th season and the 2019 South Atlantic League All-Star Game at Appalachian Power Park, the West Virginia Power has signed a key free agent with limited skills on the mound or at the plate. Power Managing Partner Tim Wilcox announced today that the front office team has signed Rod Blackstone, who recently completed nearly 16 years as the Deputy Mayor of Charleston and is even better known as "Toastman" in town and around minor league baseball.

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Power announces 2019 Coaching Staff

Tacoma's 2018 hitting coach, trio of '18 AquaSox staffers and 2018 DSL pitching coach headed to Charleston in 2019

The Power's 2019 Field Staff. (West Virginia Power)

By David Kahn | January 14, 2019 3:07 PM ET

The West Virginia Power, in conjunction with the Seattle Mariners, has unveiled its full coaching staff for the 2019 season. Dave Berg will make his return to the South Atlantic League as the team's manager, while Eric Farris jumps from Everett, Wash., to Charleston as the club's hitting coach and Alon Leichman takes on the pitching coach duties. Josh Gallagher will serve as the team's Athletic Trainer and Kevin Childs will be the team's Performance Specialist.

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