Daily Update, Monday June 27

Three of the five scheduled games were played last night.

Fun fact of the day: In the seven games played in Charlottesville this season so far, not a single home run has been hit by either team. In 13 away games, the Tom Sox and their opponents have hit 14 home runs.

Results

Winchester-Strasburg, Woodstock-Staunton PPD
Waynesboro 17, Front Royal 5 (Generals scored 10 in the 9th)
Purcellville 5, Charlottesville 2
Covington 6, New Market 5

Hitter of the Day

Kyle Jackson Elon 2016The hitter of the day is Waynesboro’s Kyle Jackson, from Elon! Kyle went 3-5, with 2 runs, 5 RBIs, and 3 doubles. Overall for the Generals, he’s hitting 190/293/317 in 63 at-bats, along with a 10/10 BB/K ratio. Kyle was a crucial hitter for Elon this spring. He hit 278/398/560 in 209 at-bats. He finished first on the team in home runs (12) and walks (37). He also finished second in doubles (19), runs (49), slugging percentage (.560), and even stolen bases (9).

Others of Note

Charles Zaloumis, Waynesboro: 1-4, 3 runs, 2 RBIs, 2 BB, SB
Eli Putnam, Waynesboro: 3-6, 2 runs, RBI
Tyler Ratliff, Purcellville: 2-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs, 2B, HR
Jose Carrera, Covington: 2-4, run, BB, 2B, SB
Brandon Vicens, Covington: 2-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, 2 2B
Luke Manzo, New Market: 3-4, RBI, BB
John Cable, New Market: 2-4, 2 runs, 2 2B
Brady Lloyd, New Market: 2-3, RBI, BB

Pitcher of the Day

A complete game! The disappearing accomplishment happened in the VBL last night, Brandon Caples Alabama St 2016as Purcellville’s Brandon Caples, from Alabama State, started and completed the game against the Tom Sox. He threw 9 innings, allowing 7 hits, 2 earned runs, 2 walks, and struck out 6 (in 124 pitches!). He earned the win and a game score of 69. In four starts this summer, Brandon is 2-2, 3.16, with 33 baserunners and 15 strikeouts in 31 1/3 innings. He was the POD on June 14th as well.

Others of Note

Zachariah Devon, Front Royal: 3 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Freddie Sultan, Charlottesville: 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K
Nathan Pawelczyk, New Market: 3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 K’s

Tonight’s Games

New Market (Terrell McCall) at Covington (Mike Hanchar)
Staunton (Thaddeus Ward) at Charlottesville (Brooks Crawford)
Front Royal (Blake Whitney) at Waynesboro (Tyler Davis)
Winchester (Dillon Brown) at Harrisonburg (Donte Lindsay)
Purcellville (Zach Sloan) at Woodstock (Zachary Perkins)

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