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6/9 Game has Been postponed

June 9, 2021

Tonight’s Game has been postponed due to rainy conditions and a discouraging forecast. It will be made up as part of a Doubleheader on July 3rd at 5:05 with the Gates Opening at 4:00. Tonight’s Fireworks Show will be added to the firework shows on July 3rd and July 4th

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

Power agrees to terms with Sikula, Espinal, Moreno and three others. 

March 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Power agrees to terms with Sikula, Espinal, Moreno and three others. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (March 15, 2021) – The West Virginia Power announced today that they have agreed to terms with six new players. Charleston native RHP Arik Sikula, formerPower first baseman Edwin Espinal (2014)andMLB Veteranpitcher* Diego Moreno*

Menhart, Joyce Added to Power 2021 Coaching Staff

March 3, 2021

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (March 3, 2021) – The West Virginia Power has announced the additions of Paul Menhart and Ken Joyce to their 2021 coaching staff. Menhart is the team’s pitching coach, while Joyce will serve as the club’s hitting coach. The two join 2021 Power manager Mark Minicozzi to round

Atlantic League Announces 2021 Schedule

MLB’s First Professional Partner League Launches 120-Game Season May 27 in Circuit’s Newest Ballpark
February 24, 2021

(February 24, 2021, New York) – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today announced its Championship Season Schedule for 2021. The league’s 23rd season of play will feature eight member clubs, highlighted by the inaugural season of the expansion Gastonia Honey Hunters, as well as the newly announced additions

Power announces new league, ownership for 2021

West Virginia becomes the eighth member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball; Andy Shea takes over as Managing Partner & CEO, Jesse Scaglion as COO
February 24, 2021

CHARLESTON, W.Va (February 24, 2021) – The West Virginia Power has joined the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB), the club announced earlier today in a live-stream joint press conference with the City of Charleston and Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau. With this announcement, the Power is now an independently-run

Cederlind makes MLB debut Tuesday with Pirates

Blake Cederlind becomes the 93rd former Power player to play in the big leagues
September 16, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Sept. 16, 2020) – After being recalled from the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Alternate Training Site yesterday, RHP Blake Cederlind made his MLB debut Tuesday evening in Cincinnati. Cederlind is the 93rd former Power player to debut in the big leagues, and the fourth member of the 2017 West Virginia

Mathisen makes MLB debut Monday with Diamondbacks

Wyatt Mathisen becomes the 92nd former Power player to play in the big leagues
September 8, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Sept. 8, 2020) – After being recalled from the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Alternate Training Site Sunday, infielder Wyatt Mathisen made his MLB debut Monday night, earning the start at third base in San Francisco at Oracle Park. Mathisen is the 92nd former Power player to play in the big

Hayes, Topa make MLB debuts Tuesday night

Ke'Bryan Hayes and Justin Topa become the 90th and 91st former Power players to debut in the big leagues
September 2, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Sept. 2, 2020) – After being recalled Tuesday afternoon, infielder Ke'Bryan Hayes made his MLB debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates last night at PNC Park, while RHP Justin Topa took his first turn on a big league mound Tuesday evening with the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. Hayes

Power streaming UFC 252 Pay-Per-View August 15

Fans can watch the main event of UFC 252 between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier on the videoboard
August 7, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (August 7, 2020) – On Saturday, August 15, the West Virginia Power will stream the live pay-per-view of UFC 252, featuring the World Heavyweight Championship between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier, on the videoboard at Appalachian Power Park. In 2018, light heavyweight champion Cormier shocked the world when

Power hosting Negro Leagues' Centennial Exhibit

Club teaming up with the Josh Gibson Foundation and AARP-West Virginia next Friday
July 31, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (July 31, 2020) – As part of the Centennial Celebration of the creation of the Negro Leagues, the West Virginia Power, in partnership with the Josh Gibson Foundation* and AARP-West Virginia*, is excited to be the first team across professional baseball in 2020 to host this special exhibit

Brubaker makes MLB debut Sunday in St. Louis

Right-hander becomes 89th former Power player to reach the big leagues
July 27, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (July 27, 2020) – After making the Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Day roster, former Power pitcher J.T. Brubaker made his MLB debut for the Pirates Sunday in St. Louis at Busch Stadium. Brubaker is the 89th former Power player to debut in the big leagues, as well as the

Power to host PBR WV Panhandle Series Tournament

Teams will participate in pool play tournament running Friday through Sunday at Appalachian Power Park
July 8, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (July 8, 2020) – Appalachian Power Park will host the Prep Baseball Report West Virginia Panhandle Series Tournament this weekend, beginning Friday, July 10 and running through Sunday, July 12. Travel teams of various age groups will face each other in a pool play-style tournament throughout the three-day

2020 Minor League Season Shelved

The Power’s season has been shelved due to MLB’s decision to not provide players to any MiLB teams in 2020
June 30, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (June 30, 2020) – In accordance with Minor League Baseball, the West Virginia Power’s 2020 season has been shelved as a result of Major League Baseball’s decision to not provide players to any affiliated Minor League teams this year. No games from the 2020 season will be made

Statement from Power Managing Partner Tim Wilcox

June 5, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (June 5, 2020) – The following is a statement from West Virginia Power Managing Partner Tim Wilcox in response to Governor Jim Justice’s comments about his conversations with the MLB Commissioner’s Office: “We very much appreciate the Governor’s hard work to preserve professional baseball in West Virginia, and

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