The Richmond RiverRats (32-24) pounded the West Virginia Miners (38-18) on Saturday 12-4 at Linda K. Epling Stadium.
Justin Pearson had three extra-base hits for the Richmond RiverRats. He homered in the first inning, tripled in the third inning, and doubled in the sixth inning.
The Richmond RiverRats relied on Alexander Sroka to eat up innings en route to the win. Sroka pitched seven innings and allowed two earned runs, five hits and one walk while striking out five.
Trey Drewery did his best to jumpstart the offense for the West Virginia Miners, reaching base three times. He scored one run and had one RBI. He doubled in the second inning and singled in the eighth inning.
Christopher Crutcher (0-1) was the game's losing pitcher. He lasted just three innings, walked three, struck out five, and allowed five runs.
The Richmond RiverRats' Kyle Bischoff, Trovillion and Pearson combined for eight hits and four RBIs.