Hitter and Pitcher of the Day, Tuesday July 16

All five games were played last night…. and it looks like we might have a couple decent pennant races brewing. More on that, and the Showcase, and Jonathan Bowlan’s no-hitter, and power rankings…. but let’s take this one story at a time.

Results

  • Charlottesville 4, Purcellville 2
  • Waynesboro 7, Strasburg 3
  • Front Royal 4, Woodstock 3
  • Winchester 9, Staunton 8
  • Harrisonburg 3, Covington 2

Hitter of the Day

For the second time in six days, the hitter of the day is Winchester’s John Servello, from Toledo. Servello went 5-5, with two runs, a walk, home run, and RBI. (Back on June 11, he went 4-4. Not too shabby!) He’s been in the Valley for 13 games so far, and is 22-51, for a slash line of .431/.475/.549.

Others of Note

  • Christian Hlinka, Covington: 2-3, BB
  • Morgan Hyde, Purcellville: 3-4, run, 2B
  • Michael Brewer, Purcellville: 4-4, RBI, 2B, 3B
  • Hunter Blalock, Strasburg: 3-4, 2 RBIs, 3B, SB
  • Jack Murphy, Waynesboro: 0-2, 3 BB
  • Ethan Cady, Waynesboro: 1-3, run, RBI, 2 BB, 2B, SB
  • Elijah Quiceno, Waynesboro: 0-2, RBI, 3 BB
  • Jackson Greene, Waynesboro: 2-3, run, RBI, BB
  • Bryson Worrell, Waynesboro: 3-4, run, RBI, 2B
  • Easton Waterman, Front Royal: 2-4, run, 2 RBIs, BB
  • Tre Dabney, Front Royal: 3-3, run, RBI, BB, 2B, HR, HBP
  • Jaylon Deshazier, Woodstock: 3-4, run
  • Kent Rooklin, Staunton: 3-6, run, 2B, SB
  • Ryan McCarty, Staunton: 2-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, BB, HR
  • Colin Brophy, Staunton: 3-5, 2 runs, 2B
  • Callaway Sigler, Staunton: 3-5, RBI
  • Ron Brown, Staunton: 2-4, run, 2 RBIs, 2 2B, SF
  • Drenis Ozuna, Winchester: 3-5, run, 2 RBIs, 2 2B
  • Aaron Palensky, Winchester: 3-4, run, 2 RBIs, HBP, HR
  • McCann Mellett, Harrisonburg: 2-3, run, 2 BB, SB
  • Brayden Combs, Covington: 2-3, run, BB

Pitcher of the Day

Our pitcher of the day is Covington’s Cody Woodring, from Florida Gulf Coast, who threw 6 2/3 innings against Harrisonburg last night while allowing six hits, two earned runs, three walks, and striking out five. He’s now 1-1, 3.49, with 28 strikeouts in 28 1/3 innings pitched this summer.

Others of Note

  • Jacob Haney, Charlottesville: 4 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 5 K’s, win
  • Justin Ager, Purcellville: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K’s (Welcome back!)
  • Christian Dearman, Waynesboro: 3 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K’s
  • Andrew Hoguet, Front Royal: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K
  • Brandon Haggerty, Winchester: 5 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K’s
  • Tanner James, Staunton: 3.1 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K’s, loss
  • Mason Powell, Harrisonburg: 4.1 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 1 K

Tonight’s Games

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

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