Daily Update, Sunday June 12

This is the 6th day in a row that all games were played! Here’s all you need to know about Sunday’s games:

Results

Staunton 6 (3-6), Charlottesville 5 (4-4)
Purcellville 10 (3-5), Winchester 5 (5-3)
Strasburg 4 (8-1), Waynesboro 1 (6-3) Express win 7th in a row
Harrisonburg 3 (5-3), New Market 2 (3-6)
Covington 6 (2-4), Woodstock 1 (3-6)

Hitter of the Day

Ray Hernandez Alabama State 2016This is a rather unusual hitting line: 2-2, 4 runs, 4 walks, and 2 doubles. That’s SIX times on base for our winner, Purcellville’s Ray Hernandez, from Alabama State! Ray is now hitting 308/550/462 in his first 13 at-bats for the Cannons. For the Hornets of Alabama State, Ray hit 289/360/597 in 201 at-bats- solid numbers, sure, but he also led the team with 16 home runs and 62 RBIs. Impressive.

Others of Note

Irving Lopez, Staunton: 2-5, 3 RBIs, 2B
Andy Szamski, Staunton: 3-5
Daniel Gooden, Purcellville: 3-4, 3 RBIs
Tommy Ziegen, Purcellville: 3-4, 2 runs, RBI, 2 BB
Donovan May, Strasburg: 2-3, RBI, 2 BB, 3B
Jose Carrera, Covington: 3-5, run, 2 RBIs, 3B, 3 SB
Jason Polgano, Covington: 3-4, 2 runs, BB

Pitcher of the Day

Our POD is Strasburg’s Benjamin Dum, from VCU! Benjamin threw 6 very effective innings against Waynesboro,Benjamin Dum VCU 2016 allowing only 3 hits, 0 walks, 1 earned run, and striking out 5. He earned the win and a game score of 67. After two starts for the Express, Benjamin is 1-0, 1.50 in 12 innings. In his freshman year at VCU in ’16, Benjamin went 0-3, 10.29 in 21 innings.

Others of Note

Thaddeus Ward, Staunton: 6 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 K’s, win (56)
Matt Copeley, Purcellville: 4 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 K’s, save
Joshua Green, Strasburg: 3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K’s, save
John McCarren, Harrisonburg: 5 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 K’s, win (59)
Justin Crump, New Market: 5 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 5 K’s, loss (53)
Mike Hanchar, Covington: 5 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K’s, win (61)

Tonight’s Schedule

Purcellville (Zach Sloan) at Waynesboro (Adam Tarver)
Charlottesville (AJ Franklin) at Strasburg (Peyton Plumlee)
Staunton (Eric Harp) at Covington (TBD)
Harrisonburg (Donte Lindsay) at Winchester (Dillon Brown)
Front Royal (Stephen Xirinachs) at New Market (Alexander Hicks)

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