Hitter, Pitcher of the Day, Tuesday June 11

Finally the rains cleared and we got in all five games! There was some craziness, too- 20 runs scored and a walk off, for starters.

Here we go:

Results

  • Waynesboro 8, Purcellville 3
  • Front Royal 5, Charlottesville 4- Joe Alvarez walk-off single
  • Winchester 20, Woodstock 5
  • Staunton 12, Covington 3
  • New Market 6, Harrisonburg 3

Hitter of the Day

Well, this one jumped off the page. Winchester’s Jimmy Goldsmith, from Radford, is our hitter of the day after going 5-6, with 5 runs, a home run, and 6 RBIs. This was his third game in the 2019 VBL season, and he’s now a cool 9-12, with 9 runs scored and 8 RBIs. Jimmy went 11-30 this spring for Radford, mostly as a pinch hitter.

Others of Note

  • Jackson Tate, Waynesboro: 2-5, run, 3 RBIs, 2B, HR
  • Santiago Garcia, Waynesboro: 3-4, 2 runs
  • Jose Aquino, Purcellville: 4-4, 2 runs, RBI, HR (his 5th)
  • Dylan Menhennett, Front Royal: 2-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, 2B, HR
  • Adam Whitacre, Winchester: 2-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs, 3B, BB
  • Ben Grundberg, Winchester: 1-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs, 2 BB
  • Andrew Czech, Staunton: 2-4, 2 runs, 5 RBIs, 2 2B
  • Kent Rooklin, Staunton: 4-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, 2B
  • Casey Haire, Staunton: 4-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs
  • Hunter Hart, New Market: 2-4, run, 3 RBIs, 2B
  • Jed Bryant, Harrisonburg: 3-4, run, RBI, 2 2B

Pitcher of the Day

For the second time already, the pitcher of the day is Winchester’s Michael Anderson from Oklahoma Wesleyan. Michael threw 5 2/3 innings and allowed 3 hits, 2 earned runs, walked 2, and struck out 10. He got the win and won the evening with a game score of 66. So he’s two-for-two for this award; he’s also 2-0, 2.31, with 17 strikeouts in 11 2/3 innings pitched.

Others of Note

  • Eric Sapp, Waynesboro: 4 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K’s
  • Joseph Sprake, Charlottesville: 4 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 5 K’s
  • Brent McMillion, Front Royal: 3 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 K’s, win
  • Wil Freeman, Covington: 3 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 K’s
  • Ryan McCarty, Staunton: 6 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 5 K’s, win
  • Davis O’Brien, New Market: 4 2/3 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 5 K’s
  • Sam Prince, New Market: 2 1/3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K
  • Jack Roberts, Harrisonburg: 4 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K’s
  • Eli Ellington, Harrisonburg: 3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 K’s

Tonight’s Games

  • Winchester at Covington (7 PM)
  • Front Royal at Waynesboro (7 PM)
  • Purcellville at Woodstock (7 PM)
  • Strasburg at Staunton (730 PM)
  • Charlottesville at New Market (730 PM)

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