The West Virginia Power currently have a 22-14 record on the season. They lost one game from their first half schedule due to a rain out, so there are 33 games left in the first half. The South Atlantic League plays half schedules, where the first half champion in each division meets the second half champ. If one team wins both halves, then the second best record gets the second playoff spot. That means that a team could go 0-70 in the second half, but as long as they win the first half, then they have home field in the playoffs.
I tell you all of that information to let you know that the Power have a chance to make the playoffs next month and they are doing it with an extremely young team that has plenty of talent. They are also doing it while going through some early season pitching i...
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