Results From Monday, July 23

Two games played, two games postponed. Apparently much more rain is on the way, so stay tuned…

Results

  • Purcellville at Front Royal PPD
  • Charlottesville at New Market PPD
  • Strasburg 6, Winchester 3 (6 innings): This game was moved to Winchester with the hopes of completing the game, and it worked (more or less). Express now 3 games behind the Royals for 4th spot in North…
  • Covington 7, Staunton 6: Jacks up by 1.5 games over Tom Sox for division championship; Braves fall to just one game ahead of Turks for 4th seed in the playoffs.

Hitter of the Day

Trey Jacobs UNC Pembroke 2018This is crazy, but for the second day in a row and 5th time overall, our HOD is Staunton’s Trey Jacobs, from UNC Pembroke. Trey went 2-5, with a run, 2 RBIs, double, and home run.¬† He’s now hitting 386/416/661 in 127 at-bats this summer, with 11 doubles, 8 home runs, and 32 RBIs. Trey has clearly demonstrated that he is one of the top hitters in the Valley League.

Others of Note

  • Aaron Palensky, Winchester: 1-3, HR
  • Samyr Santos, Winchester: 1-3, HR
  • Ryan Hogan, Strasburg: 2-3, run
  • Mike Taylor, Strasburg: 1-2, run, HBP, 2B
  • Anthony Pecora, Strasburg: 2-3, run, 2B, SB
  • Griffin Cheney, Strasburg: 1-3, run, 2 RBIs
  • Christian Del Castillo, Covington: 2-4, run
  • Bennett Hostetler, Covington: 2-5
  • Benny Serrano, Covington: 2-4, 2 runs, RBI, HR
  • Connor Hood, Covington: 2-4, 2 runs, 2B, 3B
  • Tyler Hill. Covington: 2-4, 2 RBIs, 2B
  • Noah Bridges, Covington: 2-4, run, 2 RBIs, 2B
  • Brett Willett, Staunton: 2-5, 2 runs, RBI, HR
  • Cole Swiger, Staunton: 2-4, run, 2B
  • Bryson Parks, Staunton: 3-4, 2 runs, RBI

Pitcher of the Day

Our POD is Strasburg’s Josh Wilson, from Florida A&M. Josh turned in the best start of Josh WIlson Florida AM 2018the night, throwing 5 innings and allowing 4 hits, 2 earned runs, 2 walks, and striking out 2. He earned the win as well. Josh is now 1-2, 6.75, with 12 K’s in 24 innings pitched.

Tonight’s Games

  • Woodstock at Winchester, doubleheader (5 PM, 7 PM)
  • Strasburg at Purcellville
  • Covington at Waynesboro
  • Harrisonburg at Staunton
  • Front Royal at New Market
Trey Jacobs 2018 All-Star game
Jacobs at the All-Star game

 

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