League Record Book: Saves

Next up in the 2004-2019 Valley League record book is saves…

1 Adam Zipko New Market 2013 18
2 Chris Dennis Winchester 2004 15
3 Derrik Lutz Front Royal 2004 14
4 Brandon Dickson New Market 2005 13
Joel Brookens Front Royal 2007 13
Jimmy Stanley Waynesboro 2007 13
Shawn Griffith Fauquier 2008 13
8 Bobby Hernandez Staunton 2007 12
9 Chris Fessler Harrisonburg 2005 11
Daniel Bridgeman Strasburg 2013 11

Charlottesville’s Alaska Abney led 2019 with eight. (No one has joined this list for the past six seasons.)

Major Leaguers: Brandon Dickson (and he’s still pitching in Japan)
Current Minor Leaguers: none
Previous Minor Leaguers: Chris Dennis, Derrik Lutz, Shawn Griffith, Bobby Hernandez, Chris Fessler
No Minor Leagues: Adam Zipko, Joel Brookens, Jimmy Stanley, Daniel Bridgeman

New Market and Front Royal each have two, while Winchester, Waynesboro, Fauquier, Staunton, Harrisonburg, and Strasburg all have one. Purcellville, Charlottesville, Woodstock, and Covington are still waiting.

Brandon Dickson Orix
Brandon Dickson in Japan

One comment

  1. The 2013 New Market Rebels were 28-15 (12 teams, 44 games scheduled). So Adam Zipko saved 64.3% of the Rebels’ wins! (Bonus – a highly appropriate, and memorable, last name.)

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