Daily Update, Tuesday June 14

Again, all 5 games were played last night! (By the way, check in a little later on, as I have a major league debut to write about in a bit!)

Results

Waynesboro 4, Front Royal 3 (12 innings)
Woodstock 6, Charlottesville 3
Purcellville 4, Strasburg 1
New Market 13, Covington 8
Winchester 5, Staunton 4

Hitter of the Day

Tanner Poole Miss St 2016Our HOD is Waynesboro’s Tanner Poole, from Mississippi State! Tanner went a perfect 5-5, with 2 runs, 2 RBIs, a home run, and a walk. He was directly involved with three of the General’s four runs, and was on base 6 times. Whoa. In the Valley so far, Tanner is 15-43, with a slash line of 349/451/512. A transfer from Itawamba Community College, Tanner did not appear in a game for Mississippi State in ’16.

Others of Note

Sam Palensky, Waynesboro: 3-3, run, 2B
Erick Delgado, Strasburg: 3-4
Chase DeMars, New Market: 3-4, 3 runs, 2 RBIs, 2 BB, 2B
Daniel Kerwin, New Market: 4-6, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, 2 2B
Nicholas Debo, New Market: 3-5, run, 3 RBIs, HR, SB
Orley Arellano, Covington: 2-3, 3 runs, RBI, 2 BB, HR
Brandon Vicens, Covington: 3-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs, BB, HR
Matt Allen, Winchester: 3-4, 2 runs, 2B

Pitcher of the Day

Our POD is yet another player from Alabama State, Brandon Caples, from Purcellville! Brandon threw 8 excellentBrandon Caples Alabama St 2016 innings against the hottest team in the Valley, Strasburg. Brandon allowed 6 hits, 1 unearned run, 1 walk, and struck out 4 to earn the win and a game score of 71. In 2 starts this summer, Brandon is 1-1, 1.68 in 16 innings. For the Hornets of Alabama State, Brandon went 3-1, 3.76 in 40 2/3 innings. This is the third day in a row a Hornet was named a player of the day in the Valley League!

Others of Note

John Lollar, Winchester: 6 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 7 K’s (66)
Jared Silva, Strasburg: 5 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K’s, loss (56)

Tonight’s Games

Strasburg (Joshua Green) at Front Royal (Erne Valdes)
Waynesboro (Tyler Davis) at Covington (Thane Clark)
Winchester (Cameron Fritz) at Staunton (Sam Vincenzo)
Purcellville (Pat Doudican) at New Market (Terrell McCall)
Harrisonburg (Jake Lee) at Woodstock (Brandon Hester)

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