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first_img SportsSports News WV Miners’ Struggles Continue Against Chillicothe By Matt DigbyJun 19, 2019, 00:10 am 262 0 Twitter Home Sports News Sports WV Miners’ Struggles Continue Against Chillicothe Pinterest Tumblr Mail Google+ Beckley, WV (WOAY) – After losses in Ohio on Friday and Saturday, the West Virginia Miners looked to record a first win against the Chillicothe Paints in Beckley on Tuesday evening.However, the Paints made plays on offense throughout the night, and stopped enough rallies to win 9-6 at Epling Stadium.Both teams scored two runs in the opening inning, and after Chillicothe took a 4-2 lead in the third, the Miners had an opportunity to answer again. However, a double play ended the inning with the Paints’ 4-2 lead still intact; while the Miners would trim the deficit to 6-5 at one point, the Paints were able to continue their momentum and get the win.Michael Pineiro batted 3-5 with two runs batted in for the Miners, while CJ Growney – who took the loss – struck out four batters in four innings. The Miners and Paints play again in Chillicothe on Wednesday. Next PostBluefield Blue Jays Drop Season Opener Linkedin Facebook Previous PostMan Killed Teen Grandson, Says It Was Self-Defense Matt Digby Matt Digby is the Sports Director at WOAY-TV. He joined the station in January 2015 – right in the middle of Big Atlantic Classic Week. Read Morelast_img read more