Everything That Happened, Sunday July 24

We’re nearing the end, folks! Just two days left in the regular season. Let’s take a look at what happened yesterday, with a post coming about the playoff chase later on.

Results

Charlottesville 4, Waynesboro 2 (7 innings, game 1)
Front Royal 4, Staunton 3
Strasburg 12, Winchester 2
Purcellville 3, Woodstock 1
Waynesboro 14, Charlottesville 6 (7 innings, game 2)

Hitter of the Day

Tanner Poole Miss St 2016Our hitter of the day, for the third time, is Waynesboro’s Tanner Poole, from Mississippi State! Tanner crushed the Tom Sox in game 2 last night, going 3-5, with 3 runs, 4 RBIs, a double, and 2 home runs. Tanner is having a banner summer, hitting 338/470/541 in 148 at-bats, along with 46 runs scored (in only 39 games), 23 RBIs, 7 doubles, 4 triples, 5 home runs, and 20 stolen bases. He’s currently 6th in the league in batting average, 2nd in on-base percentage, and 5th in slugging percentage. He’s a key component of the Gen’s batting order!

Others of Note

Connor Crile, Staunton: 2-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, HR
Carter Pharis, Strasburg: 3-6, run, 2B
Jeffery Scott, Strasburg: 2-5, 2 runs, RBI, 2 2B
Alex Galgano, Strasburg: 3-5, 2 runs, 3 RBIs, 2B, HR
Alec Craig, Strasburg: 4-5, 2 runs, RBI, SB
Raul Cabrera, Purcellville: 4-5, RBI
Kyle Jackson, Waynesboro: 3-4, 2 runs, 3 RBIs, BB, 2 2B, HR (runner up for hitter of the day)
Daniel Brumbaugh, Charlkottesville: 3-3, 2 runs, RBI, HR

Pitcher of the Day

It’s Benjamin Dum, from VCU and pitching for Strasburg. Another embarrassment of riches- this is the 4th time BenBenjamin Dum VCU 2016 has been named the pitcher of the day this summer! Ben threw 5 shutout innings last night while allowing 2 hits, 0 walks, and striking out 5. His game score was 68. Overall this summer, he’s 4-0, 1.42, with 27 hits, 6 walks, and 32 strikeouts in 38 innings pitched. He is 3rd in he league in ERA, and tied for 3rd in wins (with many, many other pitchers).

Others of Note

Jack Alkire, Charlottesville: 6 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K’s (58)
Samuel Crocker, Staunton: 6 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 K’s (58)
Matt Copley, Purcellville: 6 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 4 K’s (61)
Danton Hyman, Woodstock: 7 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K’s (61)

Tonight’s Games

Harrisonburg (Patrick Wiseman) at Charlottesville (AJ Franklin) (game 1- 600 PM)
Covington (TBD) at Waynesboro (Vince Braman)
Winchester (TBD) at Purcellville (Zacvh Sloan)
Strasburg (Jared SIlva) at Staunton (Thaddeus Ward)
New Market (Dustin Lander) at Woodstock (Drew Mancuso)
Harrisonburg (TBD) at Charlottesville (Daniel Brumbaugh) (game 2- 830 PM)

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