The 2017 Draft List

Here is the list of the 44 former (and current) Valley League players drafted this year…

1   28 Nate Pearson, RHP, Central Florida, Toronto Blue Jays (Staunton 16)
4  120 Michael Gigliotti, CF, Lipscomb, Kansas City Royals (Covington 15)
4  126 Garrett Cave, RHP, Tampa, San Francisco Giants (Staunton 15)
6  190 Wills Montgomerie, RHP, Connecticut, Los Angeles Dodgers (Waynesboro 15)
7 198 Nick Margevicius, LHP, Rider, San Diego Padres (Staunton 15)
7 218 Ben Breazeale, C, Wake Forest, Baltimore Orioles (Harrisonburg 14)
8 243 Billy Cooke, CF, Coastal Carolina, Seattle Mariners (Charlottesville 15)
8 251 Zach Sterry, 1B, Oakland, Boston Red Sox (Waynesboro 2016)
11 321 Ryan Gridley, SS, Mississippi State, Oakland A’s (Waynesboro 2015)
11 338 Trevor Craport, Util, Georgia Tech, Baltimore Orioles (Harrisonburg 16)
11 339 Donnie Sellers, RHP, Wake Forest, Toronto Blue Jays (Harrisonburg 2016)
13 385 Kevin Williams, LF, Samford, Los Angeles Angels (Front Royal 2016)
13 398 Reed Hayes, RHP, Vanderbilt, Baltimore Orioles (Staunton 15)
15 451 Kyle Davis, 2B, West Virginia, Houston Astros (Charlottesville 15)
15 458 Juan Escarra, 1B, Florida International, Baltimore Orioles (Staunton 14)
17 524 Tyler Ratliff, 3B, Marshall, Texas Rangers (Purcellville 16)
18 551 Dominic LoBrutto, LHP, Florida International, Boston (Winchester 16)
19 574 Irving Lopez, 2B, Florida International, St.Louis (Staunton 16)
19 583 Jonathan Pryor, OF, Wake Forest, Washington Nationals (Harrisonburg 16)
20 598 Will Reed, RHP, Harford CC, Pittsburgh Pirates (Purcellville 16)
21 618 Greg Lambert, CF, S.Illinois Carbondale, San Diego (Front Royal 15)
22 655 James Ziemba, LHP, Duke, Arizona (Harrisonburg 14-15)
22 658 Brett Pope, SS, Western Carolina, Pittsburgh (Charlottesville 15)
23 681 Malik Jones, RHP, Missouri Baptist, Oakland (Purcell, Harrison 16)
24 732 Riley Echols, RHP, Freed Hardeman, Cleveland (Charles Town 15)
24 734 Brooks Wilson, RHP, Stetson, Texas (Waynesboro 15)
25 765 Mitch Stophel, RHP, King, Chicago Cubs (Front Royal 16)
26 772 Abraham Almonte, LHP, Philadelphia, Arizona (Strasburg 16)
26 776 Aubrey McCarty, RF, Florida A&M, Colorado (Waynesboro 15)
26 785 Drew Crosby, LHP, Memphis, Detroit (Winchester 15)
26 793 Kameron Esthay, OF, Baylor, Washington (Harrisonburg 15)
27 808 David Lee, RHP, Florida, Pittsburgh (Winchester 15-6)
27 810 Nick Hutchins, C, S.Illinois Carbondale, Kansas City (Front Royal 15)
27 812 Alex Mauricio, RHP, Norfolk State, New York Yankees (Waynesboro 15)
28 835 Bernabe Camargo, SS, Galveston, Arizona Diamondbacks (Front Royal 16)
28 848 Zach Jarrett, OF, UNC CHarlotte, Baltimore (Woodstock 14)
29 876 Frank Rubio, RHP, Florida, San Francisco (Front Royal 16)
30 891 Cody Puckett, LHP, Middle Tennessee, Oakland (Front Royal 15)
31 936 Keenan Bartlett, RHP, Richmond, San Francisco (Winchester 15)
33 996 Peyton Maddox, C, VMI, San Francisco (Charles Town 15, Staunton 16)
34 1019 Karl Craigie, LHP, UT San Antonio, Miami (Charles Town 14)
35 1060 Colby Nealy, RHP, Washington State, LA Dodgers (Strasburg 15)
37 1107 Ted Andrews, RHP, Tulane, Chicago White Sox (Front Royal 17)
39 1185 Cooper Coldiron, INF, Houston, Chicago Cubs (Charles Town 15)

Daily Update, Wednesday June 22

All five games were played last night…

Results

Covington 5, Front Royal 4 (11 innings)
New Market 7, Strasburg 4 (10 innings)
Purcellville 6, Woodstock 1
Winchester 7, Charlottesville 4
Harrisonburg 3, Staunton 2

Hitter of the Day

Bernabe Camargo Galveston 2016Our hitter of the day is Bernabe Camargo, for Front Royal, and from Galveston! Bernabe went 4-6 in the 11 inning game against Covington, along with 2 runs, a double, and a triple. He’s now hitting 325/378/450 in 40 at-bats this summer. For the junior college Galveston, the freshman hit 288/332/457 in 184 at-bats.

Others of Note

Zac Wiley, Front Royal: 2-4, run, 3 RBIs, BB, HR
John Cable, New Market: 2-5, 2 runs, RBI, HR
Jason Costa, New Market: 2-5, 2 runs, RBI, HR
Luke Bolka, New Market: 1-5, 3-run HR in top of 10th inning
Diandre Amion, Purcellville: 3-5, 3 RBI
Ray Hernandez, Purcellville: 3-4, RBI
Bruce Steel, Charlottesville: 2-4, 2 runs, 2 RBIs, 3B, HR
Ricardo Soto, Winchester: 3-4, 2 runs, 2B

Pitcher of the Day

For the third day in a row, a Purcellville Cannon wins this thing; this time, it’s Pat Doudican, from Charleston! Pat Pat Doudican Charleston 2016threw 7 shutout innings against Woodstock, while allowing 5 hits, 1 walk, and striking out 6. He earned the win and a game score of 72. For the summer, he’s now 1-3, 2.94, with 19 strikeouts in 18 1/3 innings!

Others of Note

Mark Hendricks, Covington: 3 2/3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K’s, win
Blake Whitney, Front Royal: 7 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 5 K’s (59)
Benjamin Dum, Strasburg: 5 2/3 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 5 K’s (55)
Jake Lee, Harrisonburg: 6 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K’s, win (66)
Sam Vincenzo, Staunton: 7 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K’s, loss (68)

Tonight’s Games

Charlottesville (Jake Alkire) vs Strasburg (Peyton Plumlee)
Front Royal (Erne Valdes) at Covington (Jesse Ferreira)
Staunton (Brandon Gochenour) at Waynesboro (Tyler Howe)
Winchester (Jon Peterson) at New Market (Davis Kirkpatrick)
Harrisonburg (Corey Childress) at Woodstock (Hunter Morgan)