Economos, Amaral lift Black Bears over Batavia

BATAVIA, N.Y. —- Daniel Amaral homered and had two hits, and Nicholas Economos struck out nine hitters over six innings as the West Virginia Black Bears defeated the Batavia Muckdogs, 2-0, on Wednesday.
Logan Stoelke struck Jerar Encarnacion out with a runner on first to end the game for his sixth save of the season.
Economos (3-2) allowed two hits while walking one to pick up the win.
West Virginia scored its runs when Amaral and Edison Lantigua hit solo home runs in the third and seventh innings.
Chris Vallimont (0-1) went 2 1/3 innings, allowing one run and one hit in the New York-Penn League game. He also struck out two and walked three.
The Muckdogs were held off the scoreboard for the fourth time this season, while the Black Bears’ staff recorded their third shutout of the year.

To continue reading, log into your account or explore our subscription options:





More Black Bears

Black Bears
Carrillo’s single leads Auburn to 5-2 win over West Virginia
AUBURN, N.Y. Adalberto Carrillo hit a run-scoring single in the first inning, leading the Auburn Doubledays to a 5-2 win over the West Virginia Black Bears on Thursday.
August 23, 2019 - 12:04 am
Black Bears
Bryson Stott’s double leads Williamsport over West Virginia in 10 innings
GRANVILLE, W.Va. Bryson Stott hit an double in the top of the 10th inning to lead the Williamsport Crosscutters to an 8-7 win over the West Virginia Black Bears on Monday.
August 19, 2019 - 10:35 pm
Black Bears
Wilkie leads West Virginia over Williamsport 7-3
GRANVILLE, W.Va. Kyle Wilkie had five hits and two as the West Virginia Black Bears beat the Williamsport Crosscutters 7-3 on Sunday.
August 18, 2019 - 11:36 pm
Black Bears
Black Bears roll past Muckdogs
BATAVIA, N.Y. William Matthiessen, Brett Kinneman and Elys Escobar each had three hits, as the West Virginia Black Bears beat the Batavia Muckdogs 10-4 on Thursday.
August 15, 2019 - 11:26 pm