Hitter and Pitcher of the Day, Wednesday July 24

A total of six games were played last night. Here are the results… playoff update coming in a little while.

Results

  • Staunton 4, Strasburg 3
  • Strasburg 12, Front Royal 7
  • Winchester 8, Purcellville 7
  • Covington 7, Charlottesville 6 (10 innings)
  • Waynesboro 8, Harrisonburg 3
  • New Market 6, Woodstock 5

Hitter of the Day

Our hitter of the day is Strasburg’s Josiah Ortiz, from Wharton County (signee of Louisiana Monroe), who went 4-4 in the team’s second game of the day, with three runs, a walk, double, home run, and two RBIs. In 127 at-bats this summer, he’s hitting 299/382/465, with seven doubles, four home runs, and an even 16/16 BB/K ratio.

Others of Note

  • Hunter Blalock, Strasburg: 3-4 (Game 1)
  • Trey Fields, Front Royal: 0-2, run, 3 BB
  • Steve Grober, Front Royal: 3-4, run, 2 RBIs, HR
  • Brett Hawkins, Strasburg: 1-3, 3 runs, 2 BB (Game 2)
  • Chase Hall, Strasburg: 2-4, 2 runs, 4 RBIs, 2 HR (Game 2)
  • Masen Prososki, Winchester: 1-3, 2 runs, 2 BB, SB
  • Aaron Palensky, Winchester: 1-3, run, 2 RBIs, 2 BB, 2B
  • Grant Thompson, Winchester: 3-4, 3 runs, 3 RBIs, 2 HR
  • Morgan Hyde, Purcellville: 2-3, run, 2 RBIs, BB
  • Thomas Francisco, Charlottesville: 2-4, run, RBI, BB
  • Christian Torres, Covington: 3-4, 2 runs, RBI, HBP, HR
  • Jeff Taylor, Covington: 3-5, run, 2 RBIs, 3B
  • Kobe Lopez, Waynesboro: 2-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, BB, 2B, 3B
  • Connor Norby, Waynesboro: 3-5, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, 2 3B
  • McCann Mellett, Harrisonburg: 2-3, 2 BB, 2B
  • Jed Bryant, Harrisonburg: 2-3, 2 BB, SB
  • Joshua Cox, New Market: 3-5, 2 runs, 2 SB

Pitcher of the Day

The pitcher of the day is Staunton’s Hayden Moore, from VCU (transferring to Randolph Macon), who threw 7 excellent innings against Strasburg in the morning game. He allowed five hits, one unearned run, no walks, and struck out two. Moore is 0-0, 2.38, with seven strikeouts in 11.1 innings this summer for the Braves.

Others of Note

  • Collin Jones, Strasburg: 5.1 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 8 K’s (Game 1)
  • Hayden Moore, Staunton: 7 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K’s
  • Dane Kapande, Winchester: 5 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 K’s, win
  • Ethan Sund, Charlottesville: 5 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 K’s
  • Zach Kirby, Waynesboro: 5 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 4 K’s, win
  • Alex Lozado, Harrisonburg: 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K’s
  • Brandon Haggerty, Woodstock: 5 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 K’s
  • Chase Victor, New Market: 3.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K

Tonight’s Games

  • Purcellville at Front Royal (1 p.m.)
  • New Market at Purcellville (7 p.m.)
  • Woodstock at Front Royal (7 p.m.)
  • Strasburg at Winchester (7 p.m.)
  • Waynesboro at Staunton (7:30 p.m.)
  • Charlottesville at Harrisonburg (7:30 p.m.)

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