Black Bears Drop Series Opener to Staten Island Yankees, 6-2

West Virginia dropped its series opener to the Staten Island Yankees on Tuesday evening, 6-2.

Braxton Ashcraft dropped to 0-7 on the season, going 6 innings while allowing 4 runs on 5 hits with 3 walks and 5 strikeouts.

The Black Bears will look to even the series tomorrow when they host the Yankees in game 2 at 6:35 p.m. at Mon County Ballpark.