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Scrappers open road series with Spikes

The Scrappers open a critical 3-game road series with the State College Spikes on Tuesday. Coverage begins with the O’Charley’s On Deck Show with the Voice of the Scrappers Tim Pozsgai at 6:40 p.m. Tune in all season long right here on ESPN 1570 AM and online at mvscrappers.com

Scrappers try and take weekend series from the Doubledays

The Scrappers try and take the weekend series from the Doubledays on Sunday. Coverage begins with the O’Charley’s On Deck Show with the Voice of the Scrappers Tim Pozsgai at 6:40 p.m. Tune in all season long right here on ESPN 1570 AM and online at mvscrappers.com

Scrappers try to even weekend series with the Doubledays

The Scrappers try to even their weekend series with the Auburn Doubledays on Saturday. Coverage begins with the O’Charley’s On Deck Show with the Voice of the Scrappers Tim Pozsgai at 6:40 p.m. Tune in all season long right here on ESPN 1570 AM and online at mvscrappers.com.

Scrappers open weekend series with Doubledays

The Scrappers open weekend series with the Auburn Doubledays on Friday. Coverage begins with the O’Charley’s On Deck Show with the Voice of the Scrappers Tim Pozsgai at 6:40 p.m. Tune in all season long right here on ESPN 1570 AM and online at mvscrappers.com.

De Oleo’s Blast Powers Scrappers Past Black Bears

(Granville, WV)-The Mahoning Valley Scrappers entered the top of the fifth inning on Thursday night trailing by two runs. By the time the inning ended, they were leading by two. Henderson De Oleo launched a three run homerun that cleared the back wall of the stadium for the go ahead runs. The Scrappers would ride the homer to a 5-4 win and a series win over the West Virginia Black Bears.

West Virginia ran out to a 2-0 lead with single runs in the first and third innings. Both runs came from RBI hits by Jared Triolo. They were his first hits and RBI of his career.

The Scrappers started the top of the fifth inning with a strike out. However the pitch hit the dirt, allowing George Valera to reach base. Michael Cooper followed with an RBI double to cut the deficit to a lone run. With one out, Bryan Lavastida walked. De Oleo followed with his three run blast to put the Scrappers up for good.

Mahoning Valley added the eventual game winning run in the top of the sixth inning. With two outs and Raynel Delgado on third, Lavastida beat out an infield single to score the final run of the game for Mahoning Valley.

The Black Bears would answer with two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning before the Scrappers bullpen would slam the door shut.

Liam Jenkins started and took a no decision in 4.0 innings of work. He allowed 2 earned runs on 4 hits. Jenkins walked 2 and struck out 3. Jose Oca (1-0) earned the save with 2.0 innings of relief. Oca allowed 2 unearned runs on 2 hits. He walked 2 and struck out 1. Cameron Hill then worked a perfect inning in relief. Tim Herrin (3) earned the save with 2.0 innings of relief. Herrin allowed 1 hit. He walked 1 and struck out 2.

The Scrappers (5-2) now return home to start a three game series with the Auburn Doubledays on Friday night. Matt Turner gets the start on Friday. First pitch is set for 7:05.

Scrappers try and claim the series win with Black Bears

The Scrappers try and claim the series win with Black Bears on Thursday. Coverage begins with the O’Charley’s On Deck Show with the Voice of the Scrappers Tim Pozsgai at 6:40 p.m. Tune in all season long right here on ESPN 1570 AM and online at mvscrappers.com.

Early Runs More Than Enough As Scrappers Top Black Bears

(Granville, WV)-The Mahoning Valley Scrappers offense came out hot on Wednesday night in West Virginia. The Scrappers in each of the first five innings on their way to a 7-4 win over the West Virginia Black Bears.

Mahoning Valley would get on the board in the top of the first thanks to a two out RBI single from Michael Cooper. The single would bring home Korey Holland who walked to start the game. In the second inning it would be a two out RBI single from Holland to add to the lead.

Cooper would strike again in the top of the third inning. With one out, he blasted a two run homer into the West Virginia bullpen in right.

RBI singles from George Valera and Henderson De Oleo would close out the scoring for the Scrappers in the fourth and fifth innings.

In the bottom of the fifth, the Black Bears would put all of their runs on the board. West Virginia would send all nine batters to the plate with RBI hits coming from Kyle Mottice, Nick Patten and a two run single from Brett Kinneman. All the runs came off of Scrappers starter Carlos Vargas.

Vargas started and took a no decision in 4.2 innings of work. He allowed 4 earned runs on 6 hits. Vargas walked 1 and struck out 1. Luis Valdez (1-1) earned the win with 2.1 innings of relief. Valdez allowed just 1 hit and struck out 4. Jerson Ramirez (2) picked up the save with a clean inning of work. He struck out 1.

The Scrappers (4-2) and Black Bears conclude their series on Thursday night in West Virginia. Liam Jenkins gets the start with first pitch set for 6:35. The Scrappers return home on Friday night to host the Auburn Doubledays at 7:05. Get your tickets now at mvscrappers.com or by calling 330-505-0000 or visiting the Chevy All-Stars box office at Eastwood Field.

Scrappers look to even series with Black Bears

The Scrappers look to even series with Black Bears on Wednesday. Coverage begins with the O’Charley’s On Deck Show with the Voice of the Scrappers Tim Pozsgai at 6:40 p.m. Tune in all season long right here on ESPN 1570 AM and online at mvscrappers.com.

Black Bears Walk Past Scrappers

(Granville, WV) – The Mahoning Valley Scrappers raced out to an early first inning lead on Tuesday night. However, the West Virginia Black Bears took advantage of five walks and a hit by pitch to score six runs in the fifth inning on their way to a 10-3 win over the Scrappers.

Mahoning Valley struck first with a run in the first. With two outs Jonathan Rodriguez singled and then stole second. He would come around to score on a Jonathan Engelmann RBI single for the 1-0 lead.

West Virginia’s wasted no time tying the game. Kyle Mottice led off the bottom of the first with a single. Two pitches later he would come around to tie the game on an RBI double from Nick Patton.

The Black Bears added two runs in the second and a single run in the fourth before breaking the game open in the bottom of the fifth.

In the fifth, the first four batters would walk to start the inning. After a sac fly for a run, a hit by pitch would be followed by the fifth walk of the inning. By the time the dust settled and the final out was record, the Black Bears lead 10-1.

Mahoning Valley would chip away with runs in the seventh and eighth innings, but that was as close as they would get.

Jhonneyver Gutierrez (0-1) started and took the loss. He went 3.2 innings while allowing 4 earned runs on 4 hits. He struck out 5 without issuing a walk. Jordan Scheftz followed with 0.1 innings of relief. Scheftz allowed 3 earned runs on 1 hit. He walked 4. Luis Sanchez then worked 3.0 innings in relief. Sanchez allowed 3 earned runs on 2 hits. He walked 2 and struck out 4. Brendan Meyer went the final inning in relief. He did not allow a runner while striking out 1.

The Scrappers (3-2) and Black Bears continue their series on Wednesday night in West Virginia. Carlos Vargas gets the start with first pitch set for 6:35. The Scrappers return home on Friday night to host the Auburn Doubledays at 7:05. Get your tickets now at mvscrappers.com or by calling 330-505-0000 or visiting the Chevy All-Stars box office at Eastwood Field.

Scrappers head back to West Virginia

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers head back to West Virginia for a 3-game series with the Black Bears on Tuesday. Coverage begins with the O’Charley’s On Deck Show with the Voice of the Scrappers Tim Pozsgai at 6:40 p.m. Tune in all season long right here on ESPN 1570 AM and online at mvscrappers.com.