The West Virginia Miners (19-9) trailed by three in the eighth, but the West Virginia Miners recovered thanks to a key double in the ninth inning from Joesph Williams to pull out an 11-8 win over the Richmond RiverRats (15-13) at McBride Stadium on Friday.
With the score tied at eight, Williams came to the plate and doubled, bringing home Sergio Leon.
Williams had a busy day at the plate, collecting two extra-base hits. He tripled in the third inning, singled in the fifth inning, and doubled in the first and ninth innings.
Each team blasted the other's pitching, and there were 19 total runs and 30 hits during the game. Both bullpens were busy with 10 pitchers used in the game as the skippers of both squads tried to finish it off.
Gray Stafford racked up four RBIs on four hits for the West Virginia Miners. He homered in the ninth inning and singled in the fifth, seventh, and ninth innings.
Kolin Stanley recorded his second win for the West Virginia Miners even though he allowed five runs over six innings. Stanley struck out three, walked none and gave up 11 hits.
Chris Miller couldn't get it done on the bump for the Richmond RiverRats, taking a loss. He allowed six runs in one inning, walked one and struck out one.