PITTSBURGH–The West Virginia University baseball team defeated Pitt 8-4 in the Backyard Brawl on Tuesday night in Pittsburgh.
The Mountaineers (13-9) have won five straight at Charles L. Cost Field and have won eight of their last 12 against the Panthers (11-11).
WVU scored eight runs on seven hits. Jackson Cramer and Cole Austin both had two hits for the Mountaineers. Ivan Gonzalez had a hit and two RBI.