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Mercer Cup Gives Us Magical Night Of Baseball Video included

PRINCETON, W.Va. (WVVA) -- It still feels like there is a buzz in the air, remnants of Saturday night's incredible cap to the 2014 Mercer Cup Series. Both the Bluefield Blue Jays and Princeton Rays delivered the best Appy League game we've seen in a long time.The Jays won 5-3 to retain the Mercer Cup for another year, thanks to a huge hit by one of the biggest prospects in the Toronto Blue Jays organization.Rowdy Tellez hit a 3-run homerun in the top of the 8th inning to give the Jays the lea... More>>

Bluefield Retains Mercer Cup Video included

PRINCETON, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Rowdy Tellez waited all night, and the better part of two series, for a change-up. When he finally got one, he calmly deposited it beyond the wall for the biggest home run of his professional career.Tellez's three-run homerun gave the Bluefield Blue Jays the boost it needed to defeat the Princeton Rays and take the 2014 Mercer Cup series. Saturday night's game was a 'winner-take-all' contest. The Jays and Rays played the previous ten games 5-5.There have been many d... More>>

Jays Take Another From The Rays Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVAfter losing 5 in a row in the Mercer Cup Series, the Bluefield Blue Jays have now won back to back games against the Princeton Rays after a 4-1 win on Friday night. The win forces a winner take all in the Mercer Cup tommorrow night as both teams sit at 5 wins a piece. More>>

Jays Knock Rays Out Of First Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Bluefield Blue Jays snapped their 5 game losing streak to the Princeton Rays 7-2. The Rays still lead the Mercer Cup Series 5-4. With the loss and a Danville win, Princeton is a half game out of first place in the Appalachian League East Division. More>>

Rays Take Out Jays Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Princeton Rays defeated the Bluefield Blue Jays 7-3 at Hunnicutt field. With the win, the Rays are now 5-3 in the Mercer Cup Series. The series continues on Thursday night at 7:05. More>>

Rays Take 1st; Jays Upend Braves Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Princeton Rays defeated the Pulaski Mariners 7-5 and the Bluefield Blue Jays came from behind to take care of the Danville Braves 3-1. With the win and the Danville loss, Princeton is now in first place of the Appalachian League East Division. More>>

Jays Fall To Braves: Rays Win In Extras Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Bluefield Blue Jays fell to the Danville Braves 3-0. The Princeton Rays defeated the Pulaski Mariners 3-2 in 11 innings. Both series will continue tommorrow night. More>>

Bluefield Walks Off With Win Against Danville Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The Bluefield Blue Jays needed some magic to return to Bowen Field Sunday night after being swept by arch rival Princeton in its previous series. Bowen Field delivered.In the bottom of the ninth, with the Jays down 4-3, Angel Rojas singled home a pair of runs giving the Jays a 5-4 walkoff win.It was the perfect response to a tough Mercer Cup series. The Princeton Rays swept the Jays on their own turf and took over the lead in the Mercer Cup.Bluefield continues its t... More>>

Princeton Sweeps Bluefield Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The Princeton Rays had no trouble with the Bluefield Blue Jays Saturday night, winning both games of an evening doubleheader 3-2 and 5-2.The pair of wins completed the Rays' three-game sweep of the Jays.Both teams stay at home for the next few days: the Rays welcome Pulaski while the Jays host Danville. More>>

Rays Take One From Jays Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Princeton Rays defeated the Bluefield Blue Jays 4-2 on Thursday night. The Rays capitalized on a bases loaded situation in the top of the third and never looked back from there. Bluefield holds the season series at 3 games to 2. The two will play again tomorrow night at 7:05. More>>

Blue Jays Take 1st Mercer Cup Game Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVGame one of the Mercer Cup series between the Bluefield Blue Jays and the Princeton Rays went to Bluefield 13-9. The two teams combined for 26 hits and 3 home runs. This was just a quick one game series. More>>

WV Miners Win 7th Straight

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The bats have officially come to life and the wins are coming in tow. The West Virginia Miners won their seventh straight came Saturday night, beating the Butler Blue Sox 9-3.The Miners started the season with some cold bats and lost a handful of close games. Now, the bats are in business and the Miners are shooting up the Prospect League standings.The Miners are now three games back of first-place Chillicothe. They currently own second place. More>>

Jays Drop Final Game Of Season-Opening Series

Bluefield, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Blame it on the early start, maybe. The Bluefield Blue Jays bats couldn't get going on an earlier start than usual. The Jays played at 11:05 Saturday morning in the third and final game of their season-opening series against Johnson City.Bluefield lost 3-0 and could only manage three hits.They now hit the road for a three-game-series against Kingsport. More>>

Rays Lose To Bristol Video included

PRINCETON, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The table was set for another night of walk-off heroics but the Princeton Rays couldn't replicate the same magic. The Rays lost 2-1 to Bristol, Friday night.The game went into extra innings and the Pirates scored the game's winning run in the 11th inning.Both teams wrap up their 3-game series Saturday night. More>>

Rays Walkoff With Win In Season Opener Video included

PRINCETON, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The Tampa Bay Rays consider second baseman Riley Unroe to be one of their best prospects in their organization. In the Princeton Rays' season opener Thursday, he showed everyone why he garners such high expectations.Unroe hit a walk-off three-run-homerun in the bottom of the ninth to give the Rays a 5-2 win over the Bristol Pirates. It was his third hit of the game - he was a double short of hitting for the cycle.The Rays and Pirates play again Friday night. More>>

Princeton Rays Ready For Appy League Season Video included

PRINCETON, W.Va. (WVVA) -- After a 2014 season to forget, the new Princeton Rays are ready to erase the problems of last year and make their mark on the Appalachian League season.The team was officially introduced to fans Tuesday night at Hunnicutt Field. This team features a handful of top five draft picks and a few high-projected guys. But 1-32, this team is ready for baseball."This is the first time in professional baseball that I've gotten to play real baseball," said catcher Nick Ciuffo.... More>>

2014 Jays Look To Retain Mercer Cup Video included

BLUEFIELD, Va. (WVVA) -- The Appalachian League baseball season gets underway this week and with it, a clean slate when it comes to the Mercer Cup. Right now, the cup belongs to the Bluefield Blue Jays and they want to keep it another year.The Jays rolled into town Sunday and had the chance to meet fans and really get the opportunity to hear about the Mercer Cup and its history."Trust me, these guys know about the Mercer Cup," said manager Dennis Holmberg. "They'll see the trophy inside the c... More>>

"Meet The Rays" Night Set For Tuesday

PRINCETON, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The Princeton Rays are only four days away from their season opener and fans will get the chance to meet the team Tuesday night."Meet the Rays" night is set for Tuesday, starting at 5 PM - 5:30 PM. Fans will also get a chance to see Hunnicutt Field.The Rays get their season started Thursday night, hosting Bristol. More>>

WV Miners Snap Losing Streak

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) -- After a week of cold bats and notches in the loss column, the West Virginia Miners finally got the bats going and put a positive mark in the win column. The Miners defeated Terre Haute 6-5, Saturday night, splitting a two-game series.The Miners came into the game riding a six-game losing streak. They only scratched out a handful of hits and managed a few runs. They were also shutout several times.The Miners are back in action at home, Monday. More>>

WV Miners Lose Sixth Straight

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The hits keep coming for the West Virginia Miners, just not in the batter box. The Miners lost to Terre Haute Friday, 10-3, their sixth-straight loss.The problems in the batters box must be keeping manager Tim Epling up at night. The Miners scratched out only a handful of hits and didn't score a run during their mid-week series against Butler.They continue their series against the Rex, Saturday night. More>>

Miners Swinging Ice Cold Bats

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Even the 1-9 team is swinging the bat a little better. The West Virginia Miners' start to the 2014 Prospect League season has not been ideal, especially in the batters box. The Miners are last in the league in extra base hits, with 9. Most teams have 20 or more. Springfield started their season 1-9 and they have 12 extra base hits.The Miners are currently on a two-game road trip to Butler. They'll be back to Beckley, Friday for a weekend series against Terre Haute. More>>

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  • 2014 West Virginia Miners Schedule

    2014 West Virginia Miners Schedule

    MAY5/29 -- 6:35 PM -- @ BUTLER5/30 -- 6:35 PM -- @ BUTLER5/31 -- 7:05 PM -- VS CHAMPION CITYJUNE6/1 -- 2:05 PM -- VS CHAMPION CITY6/2 -- 7:05 PM -- VS RICHMOND6/3 -- 7:05 PM -- VS RICHMOND6/5 -- 6:35 PM -- @ BUTLER6/6 -- 6:35 PM -- @ BUTLER6/7 -- 6:35 PM -- @ BUTLER6/8 -- 6:05 PM -- @ CHILLICOTHE6/9 -- 7:05 PM -- VS CHAMPION CITY6/10 -- 7:05 PM -- VS CHAMPION CITY6/11 -- 6:35 PM -- @ BUTLER6/12 -- 6:35 PM -- @ BUTLER6/13 -- 7:05 PM -- VS TERRE HAUTE6/14 -- 7:05 PM -- VS TERRE HAUTE6/16 -- 7:0...More >>
    MAY5/29 -- 6:35 PM -- @ BUTLER5/30 -- 6:35 PM -- @ BUTLER5/31 -- 7:05 PM -- VS CHAMPION CITYJUNE6/1 -- 2:05 PM -- VS CHAMPION CITY6/2 -- 7:05 PM -- VS RICHMOND6/3 -- 7:05 PM -- VS RICHMOND6/5 -- 6:35 PM -- @ BUTLER6/6 -- 6:35 PM -- @ BUTLER6/7 -- 6:35 PM -- @ BUTLER6/8 -- 6:05 PM -- @ CHILLICOTHE6/9 -- 7:05 PM -- VS CHAMPION CITY6/10 -- 7:05 PM -- VS CHAMPION CITY6/11 -- 6:35 PM -- @ BUTLER6/12 -- 6:35 PM -- @ BUTLER6/13 -- 7:05 PM -- VS TERRE HAUTE6/14 -- 7:05 PM -- VS TERRE HAUTE6/16 -- 7:0...More >>
  • 2014 Bluefield Blue Jays Schedule

    2014 Bluefield Blue Jays Schedule

    JUNE6/19 -- 7:05 PM -- VS JOHNSON CITY6/20 -- 7:05 PM -- VS JOHNSON CITY6/21 -- 11:05 AM -- VS JOHNSON CITY6/22 -- 6:00 PM -- @ KINGSPORT6/23 -- 7:00 PM -- @ KINGSPORT6/24 -- 7:00 PM -- @ KINGSPORT6/25 -- 7:05 PM -- VS PULASKI6/26 -- 7:05 PM -- VS PULASKI6/27 -- 7:05 PM -- VS PULASKI6/28 -- 7:00 PM -- @ DANVILLE6/29 -- 4:00 PM -- @ DANVILLE6/30 -- 7:00 PM -- @ DANVILLEJULY7/1 -- 7:05 PM -- VS PRINCETON7/3 -- 7:00 PM -- @ ELIZABETHTON7/4 -- 7:00 PM -- @ ELIZABETHTON7/5 -- 6:00 PM -- @ ELIZABET...More >>
    JUNE6/19 -- 7:05 PM -- VS JOHNSON CITY6/20 -- 7:05 PM -- VS JOHNSON CITY6/21 -- 11:05 AM -- VS JOHNSON CITY6/22 -- 6:00 PM -- @ KINGSPORT6/23 -- 7:00 PM -- @ KINGSPORT6/24 -- 7:00 PM -- @ KINGSPORT6/25 -- 7:05 PM -- VS PULASKI6/26 -- 7:05 PM -- VS PULASKI6/27 -- 7:05 PM -- VS PULASKI6/28 -- 7:00 PM -- @ DANVILLE6/29 -- 4:00 PM -- @ DANVILLE6/30 -- 7:00 PM -- @ DANVILLEJULY7/1 -- 7:05 PM -- VS PRINCETON7/3 -- 7:00 PM -- @ ELIZABETHTON7/4 -- 7:00 PM -- @ ELIZABETHTON7/5 -- 6:00 PM -- @ ELIZABET...More >>
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  • Bluefield College Looks For That 1st Win

    Bluefield College Looks For That 1st Win

    Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Bluefield Rams have yet to post a victory since creating the sport in 2012. The Rams have come close several times but have never been able to put 4 quarters together. Bluefield's 1st game is August 28th at home against Pikeville at 7:00.More >>
    Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Bluefield Rams have yet to post a victory since creating the sport in 2012. The Rams have come close several times but have never been able to put 4 quarters together. Bluefield's 1st game is August 28th at home against Pikeville at 7:00.More >>
  • Countdown To Friday Night: Meadow Bridge

    Countdown To Friday Night: Meadow Bridge

    Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVMeadow Bridge finished 2013 at 8-3 with a loss in the first round of the playoffs. The Wildcats have made the postseason 4 years in a row but haven't gone past the 2nd round. A trend they hope to change with a veteran team in 2014. A.J. Good has more.More >>
    Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVMeadow Bridge finished 2013 at 8-3 with a loss in the first round of the playoffs. The Wildcats have made the postseason 4 years in a row but haven't gone past the 2nd round. A trend they hope to change with a veteran team in 2014. A.J. Good has more.More >>
  • Countdown To Friday Night: Oak Hill

    Countdown To Friday Night: Oak Hill

    Bluefield, WVWVVA-TV8-3 and a loss in the first round of the AAA playoffs was not good enough for Oak Hill. The Red Devils are more than determined to get much farther in 2014 and hopefully shock everyone across the state. A.J. Good has more.More >>
    Bluefield, WVWVVA-TV8-3 and a loss in the first round of the AAA playoffs was not good enough for Oak Hill. The Red Devils are more than determined to get much farther in 2014 and hopefully shock everyone across the state. A.J. Good has more.More >>
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