In the 197th edition of the backyard brawl, and the first at PNC Park, No. 17 West Virginia topped Pittsburgh, 9-4, in front of a mixed crowd of Mountaineer and Panther fans in the Pittsburgh Pirates home ballpark.
West Virginia now holds a 109-88 series record over Pitt, and improved to 3-0 at PNC Park.
Nick Snyder was solid on the mound for the Mountaineers, going 7 innings allowing one run on 3 hits with 11 strike outs and 2 walks.
Tyler Doanes had the hot bat for WVU, going 3-for-5 with 2 doubles and 3 RBIs.