GRANVILLE — Alexis Torres doubled and singled twice as the Aberdeen IronBirds topped the West Virginia Black Bears 5-1 on Wednesday, in front of 1,510 fans inside Monongalia County Ballpark.
Down 1-0 in the first, West Virginia tied it up when Travis Swaggerty hit a solo home run.
Aberdeen answered in the next half-inning, scoring two runs to take the lead. Willy Yahn hit an RBI single en route to the two-run lead.
The IronBirds later tacked on a run in both the third and sixth innings. In the third, Seamus Curran hit an RBI double, while Adam Hall hit an RBI single in the sixth.
Kevin Magee (1-0) got the win with three innings of scoreless, three-hit relief while West Virginia starter Zach Spears (0-3) took the loss in the New York-Penn League game.
For the Black Bears, Swaggerty homered and singled.