West Virginia Power� 5,� Lexington Legends� 3� -- Game 1 (box)
Two hits by 2B Jarek Cunningham led the Power to a win in the first game of the double-header.� The scoring started in the top of the 2nd, when both LF Rogelios Noris and C Ramon Cabrera singled, then scored on 1B Kyle Morgan's 3-run home run.� Lexington came right back with 3 runs of their own in the bottom of the inning.� Four singles and an RBI ground out brought in the runs, off starter Eliecer Navarro, to tie the score.
But the Power were not done.� They scored an unearned run in the 3rd when CF Evan Chambers reached on an error, then RF Jose Hernandez brought him in with a double into left field.� Another error combined with a single to put SS Benji Gonzalez on second base to lead off the view.� A bunt moved him to third, and he scored on Cunningham's RBI single lined into center.
Navarro pitched only those first two innings, then was relieved by Kyle McPherson. McPherson pitched 4 innings and allowed just one sin...
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