West Virginia Power �13, �Hagerstown Suns 9 (box)

The Power exploded for 12 runs over three consecutive innings, with 6 runs coming in the 7th, tallying up 18 hits to overpower the Suns on Wednesday evening. �Each member of the Power lineup except SS Benji Gonzalez had at least one hit, and CF Evan Chambers led the barrage with 4 hits. �There was only one home run in the mix — a 2-run blast by 1B Aaron Baker in the 7th.

West Virginia got onto the scoreboard first, on back-to-back doubles by Chambers and 2B Jarek Cunningham to open the game. �The Suns came right back and roughed up Power starter Nate Baker with 3 runs in the bottom of the inning, on a single, two doubles, a passed ball, and an RBI ground out. �Baker was flustered, and with two outs in the 2nd inning, his own throwing error put a runner on base, then another throwing error on a pick-off attempt put the runner on third base. � A single scored that runner, then a stolen base and another single brought the score to 5-1. 1.

After a few quiet innings, the Power started to make a come-back. �Chambers began the 6th inning with a single, then a single by Aaron Baker, a triple by C Ramon Cabrera, and two more singles by 3B Jesus Brito and RF David Rubinstein gave the Power 3 runs and put them within one run of the Suns: �5-4.

The Power sent 10 batters to the plate in the 7th inning. �With one out, Chambers singled and stole second base, then scored on Aaron Baker’s 2-run homer. �A walk to LF Rogelios Noris, a single by Cabrera, a double by Brito, a single by Rubinstein, and a 2-run triple by DH Jose Hernandez gave the Power 6 more runs and a definitive 10-5 lead.

Chambers led off with a hit for the fourth time in the 8th inning, but this time he was caught stealing. �With two outs, Aaron Baker reached base on a fielding error. �Back-to-back singles by Noris and Cabrera, along with a throwing error, scored two runs. �A walk by Brito and another single by Rubinstein added the third run of the inning. �Power 13, Suns 5.

Nate Baker pitched only those first two innings, plus a single to open the 3rd inning. �He was relieved by Jason Erickson, who pitched 4 scoreless and hitless innings, allowing only a walk. �Zach Foster was next out of the bullpen. �He retired the side in order in the 7th, but gave up a 2-run homer in the 8th. �Marc Baca pitched the 9th, and gave up 2 more runs on a double, a throwing error, and another double. �Erickson was credited with the win, his second of the season.

Daytona Cubs �10, �Bradenton Marauders �6 (box)

Daytona scored in four consecutive innings, leaving the Marauders in their wake in an error-filled game on Wednesday night. �The two teams combined for 9 errors — 4 by the Cubs and 5 by the Marauders. �Three of the Bradenton errors were by SS Brock Holt. The Marauders scored first, with 3 runs in the 1st inning. �CF Robbie Grossman singled, went to second base on a throwing error, and to third on a ground out. �He scored on a passed ball. �C Tony Sanchez singled, and both 3B Jeremy Farrell and 1B Calvin Anderson both walked to load the bases. �DH Eric Fryer brought in two runs with a double, but Anderson was out at the plate on the throw in from left field. �The Power added one run in the 2nd, on a walk to RF Austin McClune, a single by 2B James Skelton, then a sacrifice bunt by Holt, and a throwing error.

Power starter Aaron Pribanic gave up one run in the 2nd on a double and two ground outs. �A walk and a double in the 4th gave Daytona a second run, but the Marauders were still leading, 4-2. �Then Daytona just kept coming. �They scored two more in the 5th, on a single, a hit batter, and two sacrifice flies complicated by a fielding error. �Pribanic was responsible for 4 runs (2 earned) on 3 hits and 2 walks.

Mike Felix began the 6th inning for the Marauders. �He gave up 3 earned runs on a double, a single, and a home run. �Then a walk, a passed ball, a single and a throwing error brought in the 4th run of the inning. �Tyler Cox came on to get the final out of the 6th inning. �He gave up 2 runs in the 7th, on a throwing error, a double, a sacrifice fly, and a single. �Cox settled down to pitch a 1-2-3 inning in the 8th, and Mike Colla retired the side in the 9th, but the damage was already done.

IMPORTANT: You will need to update your password after the switch to the new server in order to log in and comment. Go to the Password Reset Page to change your password.