WV Miners Win First Home Game of 2019


Beckley, WV (WOAY) – Success in the middle innings set the tone Tuesday for the West Virginia Miners, as they opened a three-game series against the Normal CornBelters with a 12-3 win, their first home victory of 2019.

The hosts opened the scoring in the third on singles from Jonathan Pasillas and Dakota McFadden, while Will Harless hit a two-run home run in the fourth. The offense continued their success with six more runs in the fifth inning.

Harless batted 3-4 with two RBI, while Jonathan Pasillas brought in three runs. Seven Miners had at least one run batted in, while starting pitcher Zachariah Devon went 5.2 innings with five strikeouts.

The three-game series continues Wednesday at Epling Stadium.

Matt Digby

Matt Digby is the Sports Director at WOAY-TV. He joined the station in January 2015 – right in the middle of Big Atlantic Classic Week. Read More