Daily Update, Saturday July 9

All five games were played last night… with only one scheduled for today. Here we go…

Strasburg 5, Front Royal 1 (Strasburg now a league-leading 21-8)
Purcellville 12, Covington 3 (Cannons now tied for 4th in North Division)
Harrisonburg 14, Woodstock 0 (Three Turks hold Bandits to one hit)
Staunton 11, Charlottesville 10 (17 runs were scored from the bottom of the 7th to the end. Braves score 4 in the bottom of the 9th to win it. Walk-off walk!)
Waynesboro 9, New Market 5 (Generals win 5th in a row)

Hitter of the Day

Dupree Hart Charleston 2016The hitter of the day is Charlottesville’s Dupree Hart, from Charleston! Dupree went 2-4, with 3 runs, 5 RBIs, a walk, sacrifice fly, and home run. He did a little bit of everything! Overall, in 88 at-bats this summer, he’s hitting 295/373/398.

Others of Note

Tyler Halas, Strasburg: 2-4, RBI, 2 2B
Brandon Quaranta, Strasburg: 2-4 run, 4 RBIs, HR
Raul Cabrera, Purcellville: 2-3, 3 runs, 2 RBIs, 2 BB, 3B, SB
Ray Hernandez, Purcellville: 2-4, run, 2 RBIs, BB, SB
Greg Popatak, Harrisonburg: 2-3, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, HR (#8)
DJ Lee, Charlottesville: 3-6, run, RBI
Brooks Crawford, Charlottesville: 2-5, BB
Brian Fortier, Charlottesville: 3-4 RBI, BB
Irving Lopez, Staunton: 2-5, run, 4 RBIs, BB, 2B
Adam Sisk, Staunton: 2-3, run, BB, HBP, SB
Andrew Bullock, Waynesboro: 2-5, run, 3 RBIs, 2B, HR

Pitcher of the Day

The pitcher of the day is Malik Jones, from Georgia Gwinnett and the Harrisonburg Turks! Malik, who played for Pensacola this spring, threw 6 one-hit, shutout innings against the River Bandits. He allowed 1 walk, and struck out 3. He was assigned the win, and ended with a game score of 72. He’s now 3-1, 0.52 in 17 innings this summer. By the way, he has a 13-inning scoreless streak going…)

Others of Note

Derrick Mount, Strasburg: 7 IP, 7 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 11 K’s, win (69)
Kevin Fuentes, Purcellville: 5 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K’s, win (56)
Matt Kaster, Purcellville: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K’s
Patrick Wiseman, Harrisonburg: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K’s
Jack Alkire, Charlottesville: 5 IP, 0 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 K (62)
Zach Neff, Waynesboro: 4.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K’s, win

Tonight’s Game

The All-Star game, in Harrisonburg! See the league website for times and activities. If you’re anywhere close, or have an important person playing in the game, you should be there! (Alas, I won’t be there… I’m still pretty far away.

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