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2022 MLB Draft League Champions: The West Virginia Black Bears Defeat the Williamsport Crosscutters 10-6 in Championship Game at Monongalia County Ballpark

West Virginia comes back from six-run deficit to win the title
September 7, 2022

GRANVILLE, W.Va. – In the most exciting game of the season, the West Virginia Black Bears captured the MLB Draft League Championship with a 10-6 victory over the Williamsport Crosscutters on Tuesday evening at Monongalia County Ballpark. With two big innings, the Black Bears completed the comeback after trailing by

West Virginia Wins Its Final Regular Season Home Series with 6-3 Victory over Frederick

September 1, 2022

GRANVILLE, W.Va. – In the last regular season game at Monongalia County Ballpark, the West Virginia Black Bears took the game and the series from the Frederick Keys in a 6-3 win on Thursday night. The Bears, who scored in four consecutive innings, solidified their win over the Keys with

The Bears Bounce Back with 5-1 Game Two Win over the Keys

August 31, 2022

GRANVILLE, W.Va. – After dropping the first game of the series in sudden death to the Frederick Keys, West Virginia bounced back with a 5-1 win on Wednesday evening at Monongalia County Ballpark. The Black Bears bullpen held the Keys to two hits and no runs through five innings of

West Virginia Unable to Hold On in Sudden Death Thriller Against Frederick

August 30, 2022

GRANVILLE, W.Va. – The West Virginia Black Bears lost the first game of the series to the Frederick Keys in sudden death on Tuesday evening at Monongalia County Ballpark. After holding a four-run lead heading into the seventh, Frederick tied the game with four scored in the top of the

Bears Get Blanked in 14-0 Loss to the Scrappers

August 28, 2022

GRANVILLE, W.Va. – The West Virginia Black Bears dropped the last game of the series against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers in a 14-0 loss on a hot Sunday afternoon at Monongalia County Ballpark. After West Virginia put up 16 runs the previous night, Mahoning Valley returned the favor with 14

Black Bears Batter the Scrappers in 16-9 Game Two Victory

August 28, 2022

GRANVILLE, W.Va. – The West Virginia Black Bears took down the Mahoning Valley Scrappers in a huge 16-9 win at Monongalia County Ballpark on Saturday evening for Military Appreciation Night. On another big offensive night, the Black Bears drove in 16 runs on 12 hits including a home run by

West Virginia Scraps Mahoning Valley in 5-1 Win 

August 27, 2022

GRANVILLE, W.Va. – On Fan Appreciation Night at Monongalia County Ballpark, the West Virginia Black Bears provided their fans with a show as they took down the Mahoning Valley Scrappers 5-1 on Friday evening. After a rain delay cleared the teams off the field, the Bears returned to drive in

West Virginia Drops the Series Finale in 11-8 Loss to Frederick

August 25, 2022

FREDERICK, MD – The West Virginia Black Bears lost the series finale against the Frederick Keys at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium on Thursday evening. After winning the first two games with powerful offensive performances, the Bears could not overcome an early deficit and ended the game down 11-8.

Seven Shutout Innings and Four Home Runs Lead Black Bears in 7-3 Win over Keys

August 24, 2022

FREDERICK, MD – In the second game of the series at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium, the West Virginia Black Bears put on a clinic against the Frederick Keys, winning by a score of 7-3 on Wednesday evening. The Bears offense led with four home runs over the course

Black Bears Bounce Back with 9-3 Victory Over Keys

August 24, 2022

FREDERICK, MD - After finishing their last home series with a loss, the West Virginia Black Bears bounced back on the road at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium, beating the Frederick Keys 9-3 on Tuesday evening. The Bears bats started off hot in the first as CF Turner Hill

West Virginia drops series to Mahoning Valley with 8-2 Loss

August 21, 2022

GRANVILLE, W.Va. – On a Sunday afternoon showdown at Monongalia County Ballpark, the West Virginia Black Bears dropped the game and the series to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers with the 8-2 loss. After starting pitcher Luke Eldred and the West Virginia defense retired the side to begin the game, the

One Long Inning Costs the Bears the Game in 9-1 Loss to Scrappers

August 21, 2022

GRANVILLE, W, Va. - After a week full of dominant performances, the Black Bears were unable to keep the momentum going in game two against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers and suffered a 9-1 loss at Monongalia County Ballpark. Despite holding the Scrappers to one run through seven innings, Mahoning Valley

An All-Around Dominant Performance Powers the Bears over the Scrappers in 9-1 Win

August 19, 2022

GRANVILLE, W.Va. - In celebration of 80s Night at Monongalia County Ballpark, the West Virginia Black Bears spun right ‘round the base paths in a dominant 9-1 win over the Mahoning Valley Scrappers on Friday night. West Virginia kept the game moving at a rapid pace as the defense held

West Virginia Holds on for the Series Sweep over Frederick in 5-2 Win

August 18, 2022

GRANVILLE, W.Va. - On a night filled with base runners and pitchers from both squads, the West Virginia Black Bears pulled off the 5-2 win to sweep the Frederick Keys with their 40th win of the 2022 season. West Virginia got off to a hot start after a three-up, three-down

The Bears Blast Four Home Runs in 6-3 Comeback Over the Keys

August 17, 2022

GRANVILLE, W.Va. - On another cloudy evening at Monongalia County Ballpark, the Black Bears put on a home run clinic to mount another late-game comeback against the Frederick Keys in their 6-3 win Wednesday night. With the win, West Virginia took the series over Frederick and improved its record to

Black Bears Mount Late-Game Comeback to Beat the Keys 5-4

August 16, 2022

GRANVILLE, W.Va. - On a gloomy Tuesday afternoon, the West Virginia Black Bears donned their Mothman jerseys for game one of their three-game series against the Frederick Keys at Monongalia County Ballpark. Despite trailing early in the game, a three-run home run from Ryan Hernandez powered the Bears over the

West Virginia Sinks Trenton in Sudden Death for Series Win

Ryan Hernandez Launches 10th Home Run of the Season to Break the MLB Draft League Single-Season Record
August 14, 2022

TRENTON, N.J – On Sunday afternoon in Trenton, New Jersey, West Virginia took the game and the series against the Trenton Thunder in sudden death after ending the game tied 3-3. Pitcher Grayson Thurman and the Black Bears defense held the Thunder from scoring in the sudden death inning to

Black Bears Drop Game Two as the Thunder Even the Series with 9-3 Win 

August 14, 2022

TRENTON, N.J – After West Virginia took game one in the three-game set against the Trenton Thunder on Friday night, the Thunder evened the series with a 9-3 win on Saturday evening. Starting pitcher Jeremy Cook and the West Virginia defense began the game off strong with a three-up, three-down

Strong Performances on Offense and Defense Lead West Virginia’s 9-1 Win over Trenton

August 12, 2022

TRENTON, N.J. - In the first game of the series against the Trenton Thunder, the West Virginia Black Bears dominated the home team in a 9-1 win at Trenton Thunder Ballpark on Friday evening. The Black Bears hopped on the board first in the bottom of the third inning after

Bears Defeat Spikes in Sudden Death to Take the Series

August 12, 2022

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – The West Virginia Black Bears defeated the State College Spikes in sudden death in Thursday night’s rubber match at Medlar Field. Starting pitcher Zach Bravo turned in a solid appearance on the mound while Turner Hill and Maddux Houghton led the team at the plate. For

West Virginia Falls to State College 8-7 in Game Two

August 10, 2022

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – In a tough offensive matchup, the West Virginia Black Bears fell to the State College Spikes by a score of 8-7 at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on Wednesday evening. Adan Fernandez went a perfect three-for-three at the plate in the loss, while Marques Paige and

Black Bears Out-Slug Spikes in 13-10 Win 

August 10, 2022

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – The West Virginia Black Bears picked up its 34th win of the season with the 13-10 victory over the State College Spikes at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on Tuesday evening. West Virginia stayed hot offensively, mashing its way to 13 runs with Logan Mathieu, Maddox

Black Bears to host first ever MLB Draft League Championship Game at Monongalia County Ballpark on Tuesday, Sept. 6 (6:35pm)

Tickets for title game go on sale August 15 at 10:00 a.m.
August 9, 2022

August 9, 2022 – The regular season may be coming to a close, but post-season baseball is returning to Monongalia County Ballpark. The Black Bears, MLB Draft League First-Half Champions, will host the first ever MLB Draft League Championship Game on Tuesday, September 6 at 6:35 p.m. (opponent TBD). Tickets

Black Bears Win the Series Finale Against the Keys 6-4 at The Mon

August 7, 2022

GRANVILLE, W.Va. – After two consecutive losses at Monongalia County Ballpark, the West Virginia Black Bears got back in the win column on Sunday afternoon with a 6-4 win over the Frederick Keys. Defensively, West Virginia began the contest strong as starting pitcher Jeremy Cook retired the side with three-up,

Another Rain-Shortened Game Ends in Loss for the Black Bears

August 6, 2022

GRANVILLE, W.Va. – In a rain-shortened contest Saturday evening, the West Virginia Black Bears dropped their second game in a row to the Frederick Keys at Monongalia County Ballpark by a score of 7-2. With the loss, West Virginia has lost its first series since the end of June and