Davis Leads Shorebirds To Doubleheader Split

Adam Davis homers in both games on Sunday

Charleston, WV – The Delmarva Shorebirds (24-44) scored six runs in the third inning of game two of a doubleheader and cruised to a 7-2 win over the West Virginia Power (37-32) on Sunday afternoon. The Power won game one of the doubleheader 3-2.

In game one, the Shorebirds struck first in the second inning on a solo homer to left field by Adam Davis, his second of the year.

The Power countered in the bottom of the third to grab a 2-1 edge. Alen Hanson drew a one out walk and scored on a triple by Gregory Polanco. The next batter, Jose Osuna, lifted a sacrifice fly to right-center field to plate Polanco.

The Shorebirds tied the game in the fifth inning. Jason Esposito reached to lead off on an error by first baseman Jose Osuna. With one out, Anthony Caronia singled to right field to advance Esposito to third. Later in the inning, Adrian Marin lofted a single to shallow left field to tie the game at 2-2.

The Power pulled back in front in the sixth inning. Jose Osuna dropped a single into left-center field to open the inning. Dan Gamache placed a perfect bunt single. Then, Williams Louico walked Taylor Lewis to load the bases. Bobby Wilkins entered out of the bullpen with the bases loaded and nobody out. With one out, Francisco Diaz lifted a ball to deep right-center to score Gamache.

West Virginia starter Robby Rowland earned the win over six innings. He yielded six hits and one earned run. Rowland fanned four and did not issue a walk.

Michael Ohlman was the lone Shorebirds player with multiple hits (2-for-3).

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