While some of us are feverishly preparing for the All-Star game, we had four games played last night….


  • Winchester 3, Woodstock 0: Bandits are 19-13; Royals are 12-20
  • Charlottesville 7, Staunton 5: Charlottesville is 18-12; Staunton 12-21
  • Harrisonburg 13, Covington 8: Turks are 19-11; Jacks are 14-17
  • Purcellville 5, New Market 4 (10 innings): Cannons 12-19-1; New Market 18-15

Hitter of the Day

The hitter of the day, in a close call, is Harrisonburg’s Mitch Farris, from Wingate. Farris went 3-5, with three runs and three RBIs, along with a walk, double, and triple. Farris is now hitting .280/.402/.548 in 93 at bats this summer, with 23 runs, six doubles, five triples, three home runs, and 17 RBIs.

Others of Note

  • Felix Diaz, Staunton: 2-3, run, two RBIs, two walks, home run
  • Ryan Peterson, Staunton: 1-3, run, two walks
  • Will Carlone, Staunton: 1-1, two walks
  • Christian Martin, Charlottesville: 1-2, run, three walks, stolen base
  • Matthew Prevesk, Charlottesville: 4-4, three RBIs, double- a close second to Farris!
  • Carlos Pineyro, Covington: 2-3, RBI, walk
  • Bradke Lohry, Covington: 3-4, run
  • Dom Popa, New Market: 3-4, run, HBP
  • Luke Lambert, New Market: 2-4, RBI, walk, double

Pitcher of the Day

The POD is Winchester’s Brian Young, from Rider, who fired 5 2/3 excellent innings against Woodstock, allowing only two hits, two walks, and no runs, while striking out nine. He earned the win and a game score of 72. He’s been very, very good this summer: he’s 3-1, 1.19 in 22 2/3 innings, with 15 hits, nine walks, and 30 K’s.

Others of Note

  • Isaac Wengert, Woodstock: Three innings, two hits, no runs, no walks, one K
  • Avery Stephen, Winchester: Two innings, one hit, no runs, no walks, four K’s, save
  • Trey Yesavage, Charlottesville: Three innings, three hits, no runs, two walks, three K’s, win
  • John Armstrong, Charlottesville: Two innings, two hit, no runs, two walks, four K’s
  • Andrew Standen, Covington: 3 2/3 innings, three hits, one run, no walks, four K’s
  • Tyler Muscar, Purcellville: Three innings, five hits, one run, no walks, six K’s
  • Dalton Ross, Purcellville: Two innings, one hit, no runs, no walks, two K’s, win
  • Blayne Deaton, New Market: 5 2/3 innings, five hits, two runs, one walk, five K’s
  • Brian Valigosky, New Market: Two perfect innings, two K’s

Tonight’s Games

  • New Market (Bautista) at Front Royal (Johnson), 7 PM
  • Waynesboro (Kelly) at Charlottesville (Gair), 7 PM
  • Strasburg (Ursitti) at Woodstock (Hoover), 7 PM
  • Winchester (Lyman) at Purcellville (Reid), 7 PM
  • Covington (Webb) at Staunton (Cook), 7:30 PM