Josh Bell went 3 for 4 with a late home run that provided some breathing room in West Virginia's 7-3 win against visiting Greenville in the first game of a doubleheader at Appalachian Power Park, but it was catcher Francisco Diaz that knocked in three runs prior to that to give the Power an early lead that it managed to hang on to.

Francisco Diaz had two hits and drove in three runs in West Virginia's 7-3 win against Greenville on Wednesday.

Diaz singled in the third to drive in two and then another single in the fifth inning brought Bell in to score.

"The thing with Frankie is every time he's in the lineup he does something the help us win the game," West Virginia manager Michael Ryan said. "That's a special type of player. he takes his job very serious as far as calling the game...

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