BECKLEY — West Virginia Miners pitcher David Hess delivers to a Richmond RiverRats batter during their game Friday at Linda K. Epling Stadium in Beckley. The Miners pushed their winning streak to four with a 4-3 victory. Hess had 10 strikeouts to raise his Prospect League-leading total to 48.
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