Hitter and Pitcher of the Day, Friday July 26

Three makeup games were played last night. The playoffs are set, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate a good performance or two…

Results

  • Staunton 3, Purcellville 2 (Game 1, 7 innings)
  • Purcellville 8, Staunton 5 (Game 2, 7 innings)
  • Waynesboro 15, Covington 7

Hitter of the Day

The hitter of the day is David Maberry, from North Florida, who joined the Waynesboro Generals about ten days ago. Maberry went 3-4, with three runs, two home runs, and four RBIs. He’s 5-17 since arriving back in the Valley- he played in New Market in 2018.

Others of Note

  • Casey Haire, Staunton: 2-2, run, BB (Game 1)
  • Jhonny Felix, Purcellville: 2-3, runs, RBI, BB, 2B, SB (Game 2)
  • Morgan Hyde, Purcellville: 2-3, run, RBI, BB, 2B, SB (Game 2)
  • Jose Gutierrez, Purcellville: 2-2, run, 3 RBIs, SB (Game 2)
  • Gunner Peterson, Waynesboro: 2-4, 2 runs, RBI, BB, 2 SB
  • Joe Kinker, Waynesboro: 2-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs
  • Wes Clarke, Waynesboro: 2-4, 3 runs, 3 RBIs, BB, 2B, HR
  • Austin Davis, Covington: 2-3, 2 runs, RBI, BB, HR
  • Austin Morgan, Covington: 2-4, 3 RBIs, 2 2B

Pitcher of the Day

The pitcher of the day is Staunton’s Bailey Hall, from Eastern Mennonite University. Bailey threw five shutout innings, and allowed four hits, no walks, and struck out five. He earned the win and a game score of 64. Like Maberry, Hall has also returned to the league; he played in Staunton in 2018 as well.

Tonight’s Games

  • Purcellville at Covington (4 p.m.)
  • Waynesboro at Strasburg (7 p.m.)

Remember that the 2019 Valley League Annual will be available later this year!

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