Black Bears cut into Muckdogs’ division lead

Contributed Story Posted 16 August 2019 at 9:49 am

Outhit 15-9, the Batavia Muckdogs dropped a 10-4 decision to the West Virginia Black Bears Thursday evening in a New York-Penn League game at Dwyer Stadium to see their Pinckney Division lead reduced to a game and a half.

A five run third inning, highlighted by a two-run double and an RBI single keyed the win for the division runner-up Black Bears which improve to 32-26.

Dalvy Rosario and Troy Johnston both had 3 hits for the Muckdogs which slip to 34-25.

The Muckdogs host the Black Bears again this evening at 7:05.