Matthew Chavarria brought home the winning run to give the West Virginia Miners (7-1) the lead in the eighth inning, as the West Virginia Miners hung on to beat the Richmond RiverRats (3-5) 4-2 on Wednesday.After Luke Meeteer hit into a fielder's choice, Chavarria doubled, plating Meeteer.
Chavarria had a busy day at the plate, collecting two extra-base hits. He doubled in the sixth and eighth innings.
Bobby Enslen boosted his batting average thanks to a perfect 3-3 day at the plate to pace the West Virginia Miners. He doubled in the fifth inning and singled in the third and ninth innings.
The West Virginia Miners relied on Sam Lewis to eat up innings en route to the win. Lewis allowed two earned runs, five hits and three walks while striking out two over seven innings of work.
Patrick Van Daalwyk (0-2) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just 7 2/3 innings, walked one, struck out three, and allowed three runs.