Adam Hall and his Delmarva Shorebirds teammates rode the steady right arm of Hector Guance to their fifth series win out of six to begin the second half, rolling past the West Virginia Power 7-2 at Appalachian Power Park.
West Virginia capitalized on Guance's lone wild spell in the second. David Sheaffer and Jake Anchia drew back-to-back walks with one out, then after a strikeout Joseph Rosa tagged a single, scoring Sheaffer to put the Power up 1-0.
Seamus Curran took Chandler deep to right for a solo homer in the fourth to tie it, then the Shorebirds busted open the dam in the fifth. Edison Lantigua led off with a double, and Cody Roberts followed with his own two-sacker to chase home Lantigua and put Delmarva up 2-1. Nick Horvath followed with a walk and Hall singled to load the bases. That brought up Robert Neustrom, who clubbed a line drive to the base of the wall in right. Roberts and Horvath scored to make it 4-1 and knock Chandler out of the game. Cadyn Grenier then lifted the first pitch after the change into center for a sac fly, putting the Shorebirds in cruise control at 5-1.
The Power got one back in the bottom of the fifth as Ryan Ramiz tripled and scored on a Nick Rodriguez single. Delmarva reinforced their lead and then some in their next turn at bat. Alexis Torres and Lantigua led off with back-to-back doubles for one run, then after Lantigua advanced to third on a flyout, Hall beat out a two-out infield hit, scoring Lantigua to give the game its final 7-2 margin.
Hall registered his 30th multi-hit game of the year for the Shorebirds, going 3-for-6 with a run, RBI, and stolen base.