Hitter and Pitcher of the Day, Tuesday June 25

Five games played tonight… a blowout or two, a bottom-of-the-ninth walk-off…an 11th inning walk-off after a 5-run comeback in the 9th… well, take a look:

Results

  • Winchester 7, Front Royal 4
  • Strasburg 12, New Market 6
  • Charlottesville 3, Staunton 2- Bottom of the 9th, Cayman Richardson scored on a wild pitch, and then Brock Edge worked a 9-pitch, bases loaded walk to win it.
  • Purcellville 12, Harrisonburg 7
  • Waynesboro 15, Woodstock 14 (11 innings)- Still down 4 runs with 2 outs in the 9th, the Generals rallied tie the game, thanks to a 2-run single by Jackson Tate. Tate was also the hero in the 11th, scoring Wes Clarke on a fielder’s choice to win it.

Hitter of the Day

The hitter of the day is Waynesboro’s Kobe Lopez, from Florida International, who was a part of the 29-run slugfest in Waynesboro last night. He went 4-6, with 3 runs, a walk, 2 doubles, and an RBI. Kobe is now hitting 324/435/423 in 71 at-bats, and has a 7-game hitting streak.

Others of Note

  • David Willis, Front Royal: 2-4, run, 3 RBIs, 2B, HR
  • Brett Hawkins, Strasburg: 2-5, 2 runs, 4 RBIs, 2 HR
  • Sonny Dicharia, Strasburg: 2-3, 2 runs, BB
  • Andrew Czech, Staunton: 2-3, RBI, BB, 2B, HBP
  • Logan Worley, Staunton: 2-3, RBI, 2 BB
  • Kirby McMullen, Charlottesville: 3-4, run, 2 2B
  • Max Crabbe, Purcellville: 3-5, 2 runs, 3 RBIs, HR
  • Nick Di Vietro, Purcellville: 2-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, 2 2B
  • Jarrett Pico, Purcellville: 1-2, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, 2 BB, 2B
  • Tomas Sanchez, Woodstock: 4-7, 2 runs, 4 RBIs, 2 2B, SB
  • Andrew Puglielli, Woodstock: 3-7, 3 runs, 3 RBIs, HR
  • Lael Lockhard, Woodstock: 2-4, run, BB, 2B
  • Caleb Ward, Woodstock: 3-5, run, RBI, BB, 2B
  • Wes Clarke, Waynesboro: 2-6, 3 runs, RBI, BB, 2 2B
  • Bryson Worrell, Waynesboro: 2-5, 3 runs, 2 RBIs, 2 BB, HR, SB
  • Jackson Tate, Waynesboro: 3-6, run, 3 RBIs, HBP, SB

Pitcher of the Day

The pitcher of the day is Tanner James, from Staunton and Roanoke College, who threw 5 innings against Charlottesville while allowing 5 hits, 1 earned run, 1 walk, and struck out 3. Tanner is now 1-1, 2.64, with 14 strikeouts in 17 innings pitched.

Others of Note

  • Davis O’Brien, New Market: 4 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K’s
  • Tanner James, Staunton: 5 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K’s
  • Ryan Smith, Staunton: 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K’s
  • Joseph Sprake, Charlottesville: 3 1/3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 5 K’s
  • Jakob Mattos, Purcellville: 3 1/3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 K’s, win

Tonight’s Games

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

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