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Homers For Mercer And Watts; Three Power All-Stars

Homers For Mercer And Watts; Three Power All-Stars

West Virginia Power  11,   Delmarva Shorebirds  3[ box ]West Virginia jumped out to a powerful start with 6 runs in the bottom of the 1st inning.  SS Drew Maggi began the rally with a walk, and he advanced to third base on RF Andy Vasquez's single to third.  CF Dan Grovatt walked to load the bases.  1B Justin Howard's double brought in Maggi and Vasquez for the first two runs, leaving Grovatt on third base.  DH Chase Lyles drove in Grovatt with a single into right field, and C Elias Diaz drove in Howard with a single grounded up the middle.  A passed ball and a walk to 3B Eric Avila loaded the bases again for the Power.  After a strikeout (the first out of the inning), 2B Kevin Mort grounded out, which allowed Lyles to score.  The second walk to Maggi in the inning and a passed ball on ball four let Diaz score as well, and the Power had a 6-run lead.  Starter Tyler Waldron pitched 6 scoreless innings, allowing only 3 hits and 2 wal...

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