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West Virginia’s bats were on fire in Kansas this weekend, smashing 10 homers as the Mountaineers won its third Big 12 series of the season over the Jayhawks. Next week, though, they have a big test when they welcome the biggest bats in the league to the Mon’ in the struggling — but still formidable — Texas Longhorns. Will West Virginia take the ‘Horns down, just like they’ve done throughout their time in the Big 12? Ryan Decker and Sam Coniglio take you through WVU’s exciting three-game series against KU, then look ahead to what is sure to be a fireworks display at a packed house in Morgantown to start May.  Subscribe on your preferred podcast platform to have future episodes delivered to you. Gold and Blue Nation is the local leader for Mountaineer sports news, producing comprehensive coverage on TV and online. Download the free Gold and Blue Nation app via your preferred app store so you’re never more than a touch away from our WVU sports reporting, highlights and archived shows.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  The West Virginia University baseball team has added a game against Charleston (W.Va.) on Wednesday, May 4, in Morgantown.

First pitch at Wagener Field at Monongalia County Ballpark is set for 6 p.m. ET.

Admission to the Mountain State matchup is free for all fans. Additionally, live stats will be available at, and fans can listen to the game on the Mountaineer Sports Network on 100.9 WZST-FM, as well as various affiliates throughout the state, the WVU Gameday app, the free Varsity Network app and

Of note, Wednesday’s game will not be televised.

The Mountaineers and Golden Eagles are set to meet for the first time since March 27, 1991. WVU holds a 17-4 advantage in the all-time series.