Robinson's double leads Staten Island to 7-2 win over West Virginia

Staten Island beats West Virginia 7-2 behind Robinson's double


Monday, July 17, 2017

GRANVILLE, W.Va. (AP) -- Timmy Robinson hit a two-run double in the fifth inning, leading the Staten Island Yankees to a 7-2 win over the West Virginia Black Bears on Sunday.

The double by Robinson came in the midst of a five-run inning and gave the Yankees a 4-2 lead. Later in the inning, Kendall Coleman hit an RBI single, scoring Robinson.

The Yankees later tacked on a run in both the sixth and ninth innings. In the sixth, Oswaldo Cabrera hit an RBI single, while Wilkerman Garcia hit a solo home run in the ninth.

Staten Island right-hander Juan De Paula (2-3) picked up the win after allowing two runs on six hits over five innings. Opposing starter Gavin Wallace (0-2) took the loss in the New York-Penn League game after a rough outing in which he allowed five runs and seven hits over 4 2/3 innings.

For the Black Bears, Raul Hernandez doubled and singled twice.

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