Last week, I took a mini-baseball vacation through Pennsylvania (and a one-day stop in West Virginia) to see three of the Pirates' minor league affiliates as well as the big-league club. This is the last of three reports on the minor league teams.

Also See: State College 7/31, Altoona 8/2

Thursday August 4 -- West Virginia Power

Before I talk about individual players (which I usually find more interesting in the minor leagues than the "game" itself), I noticed a bunch of really good stuff that the Power as a team does. Here's a list I put together as I was watching the game:

(1) They executed two hit and runs perfectly
(2) They went from first to third on almost every single
(3) Twice runners advanced on pitches in the dirt (which bounced in front of the catcher) by getting a...

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