Hitter and Pitcher of the Day, Thursday July 4

With just one game on tap last night- the traditional July 4th game at Charlottesville- the post will be a bit shorter than normal. But here we go:

Result

  • Waynesboro 7, Charlottesville 6

Hitter of the Day

The hitter of the day is All-Star and Showcase bound Thomas Francisco, from East Carolina. The Tom Sox infielder went 3-5, with a run, double, triple, and RBI. Francisco has been in the Valley League for 11 games, and has a hit in every single one of them. Overall, he’s 22-48, with a slash line of .458/.481/.583.

Others of Note

  • Connor Norby, Waynesboro: 2-4, 3 runs, RBI, BB, HR, SB
  • Kobe Lopez, Waynesboro: 2-4, run, BB
  • Jack Murphy, Waynesboro: 2-4, run, BB, 2B
  • Christian Hlinka, Charlottesville: 2-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, BB, HR

Pitcher of the Day

Also from Charlottesville, the pitcher of the day is Florida’s Deven Hemenway. Deven went four innings last night, allowing two hits, two unearned runs, no walks, and struck out three. He’s now 0-0, 1.38, with nine strikeouts in 13 innings pitched. Deven has been selected to the Showcase Team.

Others of Note

  • McClain Harris, Waynesboro: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K
  • Jan Figueroa, Waynesboro: 2 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K

Tonight’s Games

  • Purcellville at Front Royal (7 p.m.)
  • Winchester at Strasburg (7 p.m.)
  • Staunton at Charlottesville (7 p.m.)
  • Covington at Harrisonburg (7:30 p.m.)
  • Woodstock at New Market (7:30 p.m.)

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