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2018 Player Registration is Open

Player registration is still open for the 2018 Season of the Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League.

Founded in 1946, the TSL will be celebrating our 70th season of summer baseball in the Virginia Beach area, and player registration is now open for the upcoming 2018 season.

Our teams will play a 30 game regular season schedule, and we will host our annual All-Star Game and post season Championship Tournament. Our games are played on great fields, using experienced collegiate umpires, and our experienced coaching staff ensures our players will enjoy a great summer baseball experience.

For players who do not live in the Virginia Beach area, there are housing/lodging options available, please see our Housing page.

Players, register today, and start making your plans to join us in Virginia Beach, VA for 6 weeks of high quality, well organized, extremely competitive, collegiate, wood bat, summer league baseball. Opening day is June 4, 2018.

Follow these links to learn more about:

Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League

The Upcoming 2018 Summer Season

Player Membership and Registration Information

Housing & Meal Plan Information

Our Teams and Coaches

Our Fields & Facilities

Parent Lodging Specials

Internship Opportunities

 

Tidewater Summer League

TIDEWATER COLLEGIATE SUMMER BASEBALL LEAGUE

The TSL provides college baseball players the opportunity to participate in a highly competitive, well organized, collegiate, summer, baseball league during the summer months, and gain valuable playing experience after the college season has ended.

Founded in 1946 and located in Virginia Beach, VA, we are one of the oldest Baseball Leagues in the Mid-Atlantic region, consistently delivering a great summer baseball experience for 70 years. More than 50 of our former players have went on to play professional baseball,  daredevils_140717_346
and over a dozen of them have played in the Major Leagues, some earning All Star recognition, among other various awards, and one even winning the National League Batting Title.

Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League is a “wood bat” league, as are most of the major college summer leagues, playing games in Virginia Beach and the surrounding area.

The Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League is a developmental league, focused on providing our players with a professionally ran summer playing experience. We are led by our experienced coaches and staff, whose shared goals are focused on helping develop college baseball players. Our games are played on quality fields; using experienced, collegiate umpires, collegiate quality baseballs & equipment, for the purpose of providing a high quality environment for our players to continue to develop their baseball skills during the summer months.

The Tidewater Summer League provides  a  “spring training” style environment, where daily lifting, strength & conditioning, hitting, throwing and fielding work outs are combined with a competitive baseball game, providing our players with consistent, quality work outs that promote development and growth, and that work is reinforced and evaluated daily during the games played. To ensure our members get the most from their summer baseball experience,  our players will also receive instruction and leadership from our outstanding coaching staff, with decades of experience helping collegiate student/athletes develop.

College summer leagues have played a role in the careers of many current and former professional baseball players, providing them the opportunity to improve their skills and understanding of the game, while gaining invaluable experience that helped with both their collegiate and professional careers. Further, every season, players looking to tranistion to a new school have been able to parlay their summer baseball experience into a new collegiate playing opportunity.

Tidewater Summer League (formerly known as the Norfolk City League & Norfolk Summer League) has been fielding baseball teams across the greater Hampton Roads area throughout the decades. Our goal is to provide quality playing opportunities for collegiate baseball players; to maintain a quality venue for area college coaches to evaluate potential prospects, helping to connect programs with players; and to continue providing great family entertainment for our area’s baseball fans, as we have done since 1946.

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History

The Tidewater Summer League traces its origins back to the mid 1940′s. In the midst of WWII, a group of local baseball teams, including some Military teams representing their various branches of the service and military bases in the Tidewater area, begin playing in what became known as the Norfolk City League. The inaugural season of the Norfolk City League is listed at 1946, with the 1946 City League All Star game drawing over 3,000 fans to Norfolk’s Lakewood Park, as reported by the Viriginian.

The league has boasted of many great players and teams throughout the years, and continues to provide the Tidewater area with great baseball summer after summer. Former League Commissioner Bud Metheny led the City League for many years, with the help of great baseball men like Harry Postove, professional scout and long time league executive committee member along with countless others. Joe Hudgins served as commissioner during the 1960’s and in 1980, under the leadership of then commissioner Sully Callahan, the City League merged with the local Thoroughbred baseball program, and was renamed the Tidewater Summer League.

Leading the transition were men like Robert McKinney, Sr., Bill Kline,  Maylen Parker, Bobby McKinney, Ducky Davis and Gary Wright, with the continued guidance and advice of Harry Postove, whose passion for baseball, devotion to the league and countless hours of hard work provided a great platform for the league to be able to continue its mission of providing local athletes the opportunity to play the game of baseball at a high level of competition, while providing the baseball fans of Tidewater a great league to support and enjoy. Gary Wright served as commissioner during the mid 80′s and early 90′s, with the continued help of Harry Postove, Towny Townsend, local scout Bobby McKinney, and many others. Gary Wright helped guide the league and continued its great tradition of quality baseball in the Tidewater area. In 1995, Michael Dooley became the league’s  commissioner, and continues in that position at present.

During Michael Dooley’s tenure as commissioner, with the continued support of Gary Wright, Bobby McKinney, Harry Postove, Chris Parsons, Chuck Slaughter and many others, the league has continued to focus on providing local collegiate athletes the opportunity to play in a high quality, competitive summer baseball league. In 1998, the league begin allowing only wood bats for use in games, and increased opportunities for collegiate athletes to participate. Over the past 20 plus years, Commissioner Dooley has increased the league’s focus on scouting and recruiting the area’s top prospects, player development, establishing and expanding networks to help connect players and collegiate programs, while working to provide a high quality venue for collegiate and professional scouts to evaluate players. Below you will find a partial list of the names of the many great athletes who played in our league and went on to enjoy a professional career in baseball.

In addition, during this time, the league helped to establish wood bat summer programs for our local high school student/athletes, adding a summer high school varsity wood bat league and a summer high school junior varsity wood bat league that plays a mid week schedule, and also adding a fall high school varsity wood bat league. Roland Wright (Western Branch HS Head Coach) was instrumental in the establishment and development of the high school divisions, and continues to serve as the commissioner of all three high school divisions.

In all, the TSL combines to field over 40 teams each year, providing over 500 local student/athletes the opportunity to compete in a high quality, local, wood bat league. We are very appreciative of the support we receive from our local colleges, high schools and cities, as well as the support of our local business community. 70  years of baseball in the Tidewater area and still going strong, the Tidewater Summer League is looking forward to many more great years of baseball to come.

EXECUTIVE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Michael Dooley, League Commissioner; Scouting and Recruiting Director, founder and GM Greenbrier Knights Baseball Club; former Head Coach TSL’s Greenbrier Knights, GM & Head Coach TSL’s Outer Banks Daredevils; 11 Tidewater Summer League Championships; former player TSL;

Gary Wright, founder and GM Tidewater Drillers Baseball Club, General Manager & Head Coach Tidewater Drillers Baseball Club; ODU Baseball Alum; Bud Methany Award Recipient; 12 Tidewater Summer League Championships & Muliple Youth Travel/Club Ball Regional & National Championships; former player TSL;

Gary Lavelle, head coach Bryant & Stratton College; co-head coach TSL’s Norfolk Voyagers Baseball Club; retired MLB pitcher who played in Major League Baseball from 1974 to 1985 and 1987, San Francisco Giants & Tornoto Blue Jays, recording 769 big league strike outs.; former pitching instructor NY Yankees; former state champion high school coach with Greenbrier Christian Academy;

Michael Cuddyer, retired MLB player who  played 15 seasons in Major League Baseball for the Minnesota Twins, Colorado Rockies, and New York Mets. Cuddyer was a two-time MLB All-Star, and won a Silver Slugger Award in 2013, when he led the National League in batting average; former player TSL;

Tony Guzzo, Spec. Asst. Head Coach,  Old Dominion University; co-head coach TSL’s Virginia Beach Shredders Baseball Club; former head coach ODU, VCU, NCW, played collegiate baseball at East Carolina University, former player TSL;

Norbie Wilson, head of baseball operations & asst. coach, Bryant & Stratton College; co-head coach TSL’s Norfolk Voyagers Baseball Club; former head coach, College of the Albemarle, First Colonial HS, VHSL Hall of Fame coach;

Claudell Clark, former head coach & Asst Athletic Director Norfolk State Univ; current Director of Development FestEvents, Norfolk VA; former player TSL;

Jack Moore, asst coach Bryant & Stratton College; co-head coach TSL’s Greenbrier Knights Baseball Club; former head coach Chowan Univ; former asst coach VA Wesleyan College; former player & coach TSL;

Roland Wright, head coach Western Branch High School; commissioner TSL High School Varsity & JV divisions; former player TSL;

Bobby Mckinney, associate scout, Atlanta Braves; Founder, GM & head coach of TSL’s Churchland Thoroughbreds Baseball Club/Mid Atlantic Pirates; 3 Tidewater Summer League Championships; former player & coach TSL;

Chuck Slaughter, head coach IC Norcom High School; head coach TSL’s Greenbrier Knights Baseball Club; 9 Tidewater Summer League Championships; former player TSL;

Allan Erbe, former associate scout, LA Dodgers & Chicago Cubs; co-head coach TSL’s Va Beach Shredders Baseball Club; longtime area coach, instructor, former player TSL;

Mike Milligan, head coach Norfolk Christian Academy; general manager TSL’s Lakewood Legends Baseball Club;

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Colleges and Universities:

Here is a partial list of the colleges and universities that have been represented in the Tidewater Collegiate Summer League during the past few seasons:

Old Dominion University, Norfolk State University, University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, James Madison University, Radford University, University of Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University, William & Mary, East Carolina University, Virginia Military Institute, Auburn University, Canisius College, Campbell University, George Mason University, Longwood University, Mount St. Mary University, Coastal Carolina, Liberty University, Urbanna University, University of Mt. Olive, Methodist University, Christopher Newport University, University of Mary Washington, Lynchburg College, Lander University, Francis Marion University, Limestone College, Belmont Abbey College, Tusculum College, Marymount University, Virginia State University, Randolph-Macon College, Chowan University, Eastern Mennonite University, USC – Sumpter, St. Andrews University, Virginia Wesleyan University, Washington & Lee, Dickinson College, Marietta College, Hampden Sydney College, King University, Cairn University, Bethel College, Averette University, High Point University, Case Western Reserve University, Newport News Apprentice School, Swarthmore College, Bluefield College, Clarke University, Penn State Mont Alto, UVA-Wise, Shenandoah University, North Carolina A&T, Roanoke College, Ferrum College, Louisburg College, College of the Albemarle, Central Virginia Community College, Thomas Nelson Community College, Lenior Community College, Patrick Henry Community College, Kirkwood Community College, Bridgewater College, Danville Community College, West Virginia Tech CC, Iowa Central Community College, Pitt Community College, Dundalk Community College, Central Alabama Community College, Frederick Community College, Anne Arundel Community College, Prince George’s Community College, Shasta College, Lincoln Memorial Univ, Alma College, Spartanburg Methodist College, Hagerstown CC, California University of PA, Bryant & Stratton College, Chatham University, Lasell College, Coppin State University, Mineral Area CC, US Naval Academy, Brevard College, Wartburg College, Hendrix College, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Bryan College, Lynn University, Bowling Green State University, LA Tech, Saint Vincent College, Siena Heights University, Mott CC, Elizabethtown College (PA), Rollings College, Milligan College, Lake Erie College, San Diego Christian College, New River CC, Kansas City Kansas CC, Elms College, Mercyhurst University, Lasell College, Houghton College, Keystone College, Methodist University, Niagara University, Webber International University, College of the Redwoods, Bellarmine University, Asbury University, Alabama A&M University, Three Rivers CC, Saddleback College, Lehman College/C.U.N.Y., Coker College, Wagner College, Jefferson College, Babson College, Daytona State University, Catawba Valley CC, Unive. Of Pittsburgh-Hohnstown, Southern Maine CC, Davis & Elkins College, Allegheny College (PA), Gonzaga, Winston Salem State University, Lincoln University, University of New Orleans, College of the Sequoias, Robert Morris University, Dean College, Penn State Harrisburg, Salva Regina University, Jefferson CC, McHenry County College, Garret Junior College, Hagerstown CC, Gannon University, Cazenovia College, Chatham University, Oklahoma Panhandle State University, Selma University, Osnard College, Lane College, Central Methodist University (LA).

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Alumni

Here is a partial list of the MLB drafted players and independent league players who have participated in the Tidewater Summer League and our teams:

Ryan Zimmerman

Ryan Zimmerman #11

  • 1B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6′ 3″/225
  • Age: 32
  • Ryan Wallace Zimmerman
  • Born: 9/28/1984 in Washington, NC
  • Draft: 2005, Washington Nationals, 1st rd. (4th overall)
  • College: Virginia
  • TSL: Tidewater Drillers
  • Debut: 9/1/2005
  • Status: Active

Current Stats

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Mark Reynolds

Mark Reynolds #12

  • 1B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6′ 2″/220
  • Age: 33

  • Mark Andrew Reynolds
  • Born: 8/3/1983 in Pikeville, KY
  • Draft: 2004, Arizona Diamondbacks, 16th rd. (476th overall)
  • College: Virginia
  • TSL: Tidewater Drillers
  • Debut: 5/16/2007
  • Status: Active

Current Stats

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Melvin Upton Jr.

Melvin Upton Jr. #7

  • LF
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6′ 3″/185
  • Age: 32
  • Melvin Emanuel Upton Jr.
  • Born: 8/21/1984 in Norfolk, VA
  • Draft: 2002, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, 1st rd. (2nd overall)
  • High School: Greenbrier Christian Academy, Chesapeake, VA
  • TSL: Greenbrier Knights
  • Debut: 8/2/2004
  • Relationship(s): brother of Justin Upton
  • Status: Active

Current Stats

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Eddie Butler

Eddie Butler #33

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6′ 2″/180
  • Age: 26

  • Timothy Edward Butler
  • Born: 3/13/1991 in Chesapeake, VA
  • Draft: 2012, Colorado Rockies, 1st rd. (46th overall)
  • College: Radford
  • TSL: Lynnhaven Stars
  • Debut: 6/6/2014
  • Status: Active

Current Stats

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Daniel Hudson

Daniel Hudson #41

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6′ 3″/225
  • Age: 30

  • Daniel Claiborne Hudson
  • Born: 3/9/1987 in Lynchburg, VA
  • Draft: 2008, Chicago White Sox, 5th rd. (150th overall)
  • College: Old Dominion
  • TSL: Lynnhaven Stars
  • Debut: 9/4/2009
  • Status: Active

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Ian Thomas

Ian Thomas #67

  • P
  • B/T: R/L
  • 6′ 4″/215
  • Ian Drew Thomas
  • Born: 4/20/1987 in Norfolk, VA
  • College: Virginia Commonwealth
  • TSL: Greenbrier Knights
  • Debut: 3/31/2014
  • Status: Disabled List

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Michael Cuddyer

(Great Bridge HS, Virginia Blasters, TSL Churchland Thoroughbreds, Minnesota Twins, Colorado Rockies & NY Mets) – Retired

MLB All-Star; National League Batting Champion; hit 197 big league homeruns while collecting 794 RBI at the Major League level.

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Jeff Ware

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jeff Ware – MLB Retired

ODU, Greenbrier Knights, Toronto Blue Jays)

Career Stats (Retired)

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Josh Rupe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Josh Rupe – MLB Retired

(Louisburg College, Liberty University, Greenbrier Knights, Chicago White Sox, Texas Rangers, Baltimore Orioles)

Career Stats  (Retired)
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Bruce Howard – MLB Retired

(Villanova, Norfolk City League & Chicago White Sox) retired

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Al Gettel – MLB Retired

(Norfolk City League & MLB NY Yankees) retired

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Minor League & Indy Players

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Devin Hemmerich (Norfolk State University, Outer Banks Daredevils, LA Dodgers)

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Kyle McPherson (James Madison University, Outer Banks Daredevils, San Francisco Giants)
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Beemer Weems (Baylor University, Tidewater Drillers, San Diego Padres)

Current Stats

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Matt Davenport (William & Mary, Lynnhaven Stars, Detriot Tigers)

Current Stats

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Trey Barham (VMI, Greenbrier Knights, Oakland Athletics)

Current Stats

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Matt Smith (VMI, Virginia Blasters, Tidewater Drillers, Texas Rangers, New York Mets)

Career Stats (Retired)

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Kurt Isenburg  (JMU, Tidewater Drillers, San Diego Padres)

Career Stats (Retired)

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Jose Martinez

Jose Martinez (Greenbrier Knights, Detroit Tigers – Retired)

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Reigal Hunt (ODU, Norfolk Redbirds, Greenbrier Knights, Pittsburg Pirates, retired)

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Marvin “Towny” Townsend (Lake Taylor HS, Virginia Blasters, Tidewater Drillers, Greenbrier Knights, Boston Red Sox)

 

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James Walsh (Randolph-Macon, Outer Banks Daredevils, Soiux City Explorers)

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Kam Stewart (Frostburg St, Greenbrier Knights, Eastside Diamond Hoppers)

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Harry Ferguson (Belmont Abbey College, Outer Banks Daredevils, Plattsburg Redbirds)

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Chance DuCharme (Francis Marion Univ. Outer Banks Daredevils, Lake Erie Crushers)

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Scott Schneider – (Norfolk State Univ. TSL-Churchland Thoroughbreds, Anaheim Angels)

John Curtis (Great Bridge HS, Virginia Blasters, Boston Red Sox, retired)

Mike Mungin (Greenbrier Knights, Oakland Athletics, retired)

Dennis McGlothlin (ODU, Greenbrier Knights, Boston Red Sox, retired)

David Winfree (Tidewater Drillers, Baltimore Orioles, retired),

Mark Parnell (Tidewater Drillers, Kansas City Royals, retired),

Dave Cunningham (LSU, Greenbrier Knights, Tidewater Drillers, Seattle Mariners, retired),

Rex Roth (VWC, Greenbrier Knights, Atlanta Braves, retired),

David Bailey (Indian River HS, Greenbrier Knights, Chicago Cubs, retired),

Brett Craun (W&M, Greenbrier Knights, Florida Marlins, retired),

Nathan Thomas (First Colonial HS, Greenbrier Knights, Chicago Cubs, retired),

Mike Flaski (Greenbrier Knights, Montreal Expos, retired),

Mike Horton (Greenbrier Knights, Philadelphia Phillies, retired),

Phil Kojack (Greenbrier Knights, Independent League, retired),

Jesse Ellison (VWC, Greenbrier Knights, Independent League, retired),

Donnie Just (Radford Univ, Greenbrier Knights, Independent League, retired),

Dan Sellers (Greenbrier Knights, Independent League, retired),

Matt Sinnen (Virginia Wesleyan College & MiLB) retired

Billy Swoope (MiLB) retireed

Matt Williams (MiLB) retired

Kevin Flanagan (MiLB, NY Yankees, Chruchland Thoroughbreds) retired

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We know there are many, many names missing from the above list, and will continue to update this list. If your name, or your child’s name should be added above, please email the league office at tidewatersummerleague@gmail.com, put alumni in the subject line, thank you.

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TSL CHAMPIONS (1980 – 2017)

2017 – Virginia Beach Waves
2016 – Outer Banks Daredevils
2015 – Outer Banks Daredevils & Greenbrier Knights
2014 – Tidewater Drillers
2013 – Outer Banks Daredevils & Tidewater Drillers
2012 – Virginia Blasters & Greenbrier Knights
2011 – Virginia Blasters
2010 – Virginia Blasters
2009 – Virginia Blasters
2008 – Salem Lobos
2007 – Greenbrier Knights
2006 – Salem Lobos
2005 – Tidewater Drillers
2004 – Greenbrier Knights
2003 – Tidewater Drillers
2002 – Greenbrier Knights
2001 – Greenbrier Knights
2000 – Greenbrier Knights
1999 – Greenbrier Knights
1998 – Tidewater Drillers
1997 – Greenbrier Knights
1996 – Tidewater Drillers
1995 – Tidewater Drillers
1994 – Tidewater Drillers
1993 – Norfolk Redbirds
1992 – Norfolk Redbirds
1991 – Norfolk Redbirds
1990 – Churchland Thoroughbreds
1989 – Tidewater Drillers
1988 – Tidewater Drillers
1987 – Tidewater Drillers
1986 – Tidewater Drillers
1985 – Churchland Thoroughbreds
1984 – Churchland Thoroughbreds
1983 – Chesapeake Athletic Club
1982 – Chesapeake Athletic Club
1981 – Harrison’s Moving & Furniture
1980 – Chesapeake Athletic Club

City League Champions List (1946 – 1979)

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2018 SEASON INFORMATION

2018 will mark the 70th season of Tidewater Summer League baseball here in the Virginia Beach area. The Tidewater Summer  League will once again be bringing the boy’s of summer back to the area for another action packed summer of collegiate summer baseball. For the 2018 summer season, the league will be scheduling 30 regular season games, plus our annual All Star Game, and Post Season Championship Tournament. The season will run from the first of June through mid July. The schedule provides for consistent game play, while allowing time for players to practice and continue to develop their skills, providing the opportunity to compete in over 250 innings of quality summer baseball.

In addition to games played within our own league, we will once again be scheduling inter-league games with other collegiate summer leagues, combining to field 11 teams for the 2018 season and providing our teams with a diverse schedule and the opportunity to play with and against collegiate players from all over the country. Games will be played at Lakewood Park, in Norfolk, VA; Marlin Field on the campus of Virginia Wesleyan University and  Trant Field, in Virginia Beach.

The Tidewater Summer League provides  a  “spring training” style environment, where daily lifting, strength & conditioning, hitting, throwing and fielding work outs are combined with a competitive baseball game, providing our players with consistent, quality work outs that promote development and growth, and that work is reinforced and evaluated daily during the games played. To ensure our members get the most from their summer baseball experience,  our players will also receive instruction and leadership from our outstanding coaching staff, with decades of experience helping collegiate student/athletes develop.

If you are a collegiate player, trying to improve your game and take it to the next level, get your work in this summer playing against other collegiate players from around the country, with outstanding and dedicated coaches, while living and playing in Virginia Beach, VA.

 

**Housing is available for the upcoming season, with players having the option of staying in the dorms on the beautiful campus of Virginia Wesleyan University, and enjoying all of the great amenities, including a meal plan and access to the fitness center and other facilities. 

2018 TCSBL & VBCBL ADMINISTRATION

President, TCSBL – Michael Dooley

Treasurer, TCSBL – Shannon Dooley

President, VBCBL – Brian Spagnola

Treasurer, VBCBL – Jill Spagnola

Director of Corporate Development, VBCBL – David Dittmann

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Commissioner, TCSBL & VBCBL – Michael Dooley

Umpire Commissioner, EOA – Chad Foltz

Director of League Operations – Jack Moore

Director of Baseball Operations – Shawn McKenna

Field Maintenance Director, Virginia Wesleyan – Shawn McKenna

Field Maintenance Director, Lakewood Park – Mike Milligan

Field Maintenance Director, Trant Field – Lynnhaven Pony Baseball

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Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League

2018 PLAYER MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

LEAGUE MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY

  • “Collegiate” players* are eligible. *current NCAA, NJCAA, NCCAA and or NAIA athletes who have eligibility remaining in accordance with NCAA, NJCAA, NCCAA and or NAIA regulation;
  • “Rookie” players* are eligible. *players who [1] have graduated from HS the same calendar year as the summer season; [2] will be attending college and playing collegiate baseball for the upcoming season; 
  • “Veteran” players* are eligible. *players who [1] have graduated from college the same calendar year as the summer season, but have exhausted their remaining eligibility to play NCAA, NJCAA, NCCAA and or NAIA; [2] have not signed a professional contract in the game of baseball; 

LEAGUE MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  • Located in Virginia Beach, VA
  • Games played on some of the area’s best fields, including Norfolk’s Lakewood Park, NSU and VWU‘s collegiate facilities & other top quality facilities
  • 3 man crew of experienced collegiate umpires, (Eastern Officials Association)
  • League carries $ 1 Million Liability Insurance and $25,000 Supplemental Medical Insurance (per occurrence)
  • Baseballs and team equipment* provided
  • Jersey, Hat, Socks & Belts* provided
  • Experienced Coaches dedicated to player development
  • Live game feeds, with league, team and player stats & standings via Game Changer (team GC pages are prepaid and free for players, parents, coaches and fans to follow)
  • Live internet broadcast of select games via UStream
  • Approximately 30 regular season games
  • All league games are 9 innings in length
  • Post Season Championship Tournament
  • Annual  All Star Game
  • Discounts at area hotels for family and friends visiting the area
  • League sponsored Direct Player Support Raffle, to help offset summer baseball expenses for our members (details below)
*PLEASE NOTE:
  1. baseball pants are not provided by the league or teams. It is the responsibility of each player to bring two pair of baseball pants, one white and one grey.
  2. While each team will have a few composite wood bats available for use by the team, individual player bats are not provided by the league or teams. If desired, it is the responsibility of each player to provide himself with an adequate supply of bats for their personal use throughout the season.
  3. Housing/Meal Plan is not included in league membership fees. See our Housing/Meal Plan Page for additional information.
To learn more about player membership and registration, visit our PLAYER INFO page
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HOUSING AND MEAL PLAN OPTION

The Tidewater Summer League is excited to offer a great housing option for players who do not live in the Virginia Beach area, allowing our players the option of staying in the dorms, on the campus of Virginia Wesleyan University.

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Players will be staying two (2) players per room in VWU state of the art dormitories, with breakfast and lunch included.

All rooms come with free wi-fi, television hook-ups, pay laundry facilities (in the dorm), and microwave/fridge unit*.  The coaches will be living in the dorms with the players as well.

The campus dining hall will be open as well and players will receive two meals per day as part of their housing/meal plan.  A cold breakfast with fruit, yogurt, cereals, bagels, and toast will be provided as well as a regular lunch.  The lunch menu is extensive and typically includes a deli sandwich line, burgers, hot dogs, pasta, pizza,  a salad buffet, a specialty item of the day, cookies, ice cream, and drinks.

*NOTE: LINENS WILL NOT BE PROVIDED so players will need to bring their own sheets, blankets, and pillows.

Players can request their roommates for the summer or allow us to place them with a teammate.  The League will inform all players of their roommates and give contact information of each other approximately 2 weeks prior to the season.

Players will have access to all campus amenties, including the Batting Cages, Fitness Center/Weight Room, Training Room (with trainers on site),  indoor basketball courts, indoor racquetball courts, swimming pool, running track, outdoor volleyball court and Student Union with ping-pong, pool table, foosball, shuffleboard, etc.  Basically they live as if they were students on campus.  In addition, the campus is secure with security at the main gate and around campus all summer long.

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Boyd Dining Room

boyd-dining-1Finding your favorite foods on campus is easy. We are proud to offer a dining program complete with signature brands and menu selections that include just about every item you can imagine. Just feast your eyes on what we have available! Featuring a wide variety of fresh food designed to satisfy everyone’s appetite with food choices to rival your favorite restaurants:

  • Fresh fruit and salads
  • Delicious, hot, home-style entrées
  • Simple Servings Allergen Station
  • Freshly baked pizza and pasta
  • Deli choices served on freshly baked breads
  • Grill creations by our chef just for you
  • Ice cream and freshly baked desserts
  • Homemade soups

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The Marlin Grill

studio_center_film_dayThe Marlin Grill is made up of four distinctive food stations that offer a wide variety of delicious options to suit the fast paced life of a college student. The Marlin Grill is centrally located on campus in The Batten Center by the lobby and across from the fish tank.

The Marlin Grill offers high quality products and exceptional customer service. The Grill provides students with food throughout the day that is quick and easy with combo meals prominently featured. It’s an easy way for busy students to get a great value for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Freshëns Smoothie Company

freshensWith award-winning premium yogurt and all-natural fresh blended smoothies, Freshëns Smoothie Company® is an irresistible draw. Students can choose from the largest selection of fat-free and no-sugar-added flavors, and over thirty premium flavors rotated seasonally.

Sandella’s Flatbread Café

sandella'sSandella’s Flatbread Cafe serves premium quality, health-conscious and great tasting menu items. Sandella’s serves the most popular grilled flatbreads, paninis, quesadillas, and salads. It’s all about taste and the experience!

Simply to Go

simply to go“Simply to Go” is a comprehensive convenient meal solutions program targeted at customers who need a food fix in a hurry. The grab-and-go menu consists of sandwiches, salads, desserts and hot, microwaveable meals.

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In addition to lodging in the dorms and the meal plan, players staying at VWU will have access to all campus amenities, including:

Fitness Center / Weight Room

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Batten Center Fitness Room

Our 4800 square foot fitness room features:

  • 6 Life Fitness treadmills
  • 4 elliptical machines
  • 6 spinning bikes
  • 1 rowing machine
  • 2 stationary bikes
  • 1 recumbent bike
  • 2 portable bike trainers
  • 12 circuit training machines
  • 14 free weight machines
  • 3 portable benches
  • 2 sets of dumbbells, 5-50 lbs.
  • 1 set of dumbbells, 5-100 lbs.
  • Powerballs

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Student Center

The $18.6 million Jane P. Batten Student Center provides a vibrant dimension to the campus of Virginia Wesleyan University.

battencenterwThe facility is home to the Virginia Wesleyan University’s mens basketball team, womens basketball team, and womens volleyball. With 137,000 square foot, the state-of-the-art facility serves as the hub of activity for the College community.

images444The Batten Center has been the site of Professional Bowlers Association’s Battle At Little Creek, which included the finals televised by ESPN.  It was also the site of the NCAA Division III Women’s Final Four in basketball in 2004 and 2005.  Numerous NCAA Division III men’s playoff games have also been held in the Batten Center, as well as some of the largest high school basketball and wrestling championships on the East Coast.

images766The Batten Center provides numerous venues for recreation and athletics along with offices for the athletic department and other departments.  The facility officially opened on February 2, 2002.

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Aquatics

fh0zfted5sa5fkbuThe Batten Center pool has 8 lanes, one of which will always be open for campus community use unless otherwise noted. The pool is 25 yards long and 74 feet wide, has 235,000 gallons of water and ranges from 4 feet to 9 1/2 feet deep. There is also an easy access ramp for those who wish to use it, and a hydro-lift for seated entries. Although the pool has no diving, there are 8 starting blocks for practicing starts when swimming competitively.

Also in the natatorium is a stainless steel 8-person whirlpool to use after a long workout or just to relax. The entrance and exit to the natatorium is through the locker rooms, which also have some great features including saunas and SuitMates.

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Disc Golf Course

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Virginia Wesleyan College’s disc golf course features nine challenging holes totaling 2,000 yards. This is a par 3 course that will test your with short accuracy and longer drives. Baskets are state-of-the-art Innova “Disc Catchers” and all tees include a sign diagramming the hole. The first hole is located behind Clarke Hall and the course is available 24 hours a day. You may also check-out discs from the Batten Center Hub whenever it is open.

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Welcome to Tidewater Virginia, a diverse and vibrant region rich in history, culture, natural resources, and thriving industry. Virginia Wesleyan University is situated on the border of the cities of Norfolk and Virginia Beach, Virginia just miles from the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay.

Enjoy the nightlife and the history of downtown Norfolk and walk the cobblestone streets where young patriots dreamed up a bold new country. Live beside one of the world’s largest pleasure beaches where biking, surfing, fishing and sunbathing are everyday events. See a Broadway show or a world-premiere opera. It’s an environment that gives a new meaning to life beyond the classroom.

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Enjoy year-round waterfront festivals, eclectic restaurants and assorted museums. Explore the decks of the USS Wisconsin, the largest and last battleship ever built by the U.S. Navy. Head to the ballpark for a night of baseball – beautiful Harbor Park is the 12,000-seat home of the AAA Norfolk Tides, affiliate to the Baltimore Orioles. Or, check out the Norfolk Admirals, the American Hockey League affiliate to the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning at the Norfolk Scope – also home to Arena Racing USA.

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Head down to the Virginia Beach oceanfront and walk along the boardwalk, which hosts an array of festivals featuring famous musicians and bands from Caribbean to country to beach music. Check out the East Coast Surfing Championships or the North American Sand Soccer Championship, the world’s largest single-weekend sand soccer festival.

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Campus Security

Virginia Wesleyan believes that a safe, secure environment is essential to learning and to the peace of mind of our students, their parents and our faculty. For this reason, we employ a staff of full-time security officers available 24/7 to assist our campus community.

A security officer is stationed at the DeFord Gatehouse, the College’s only vehicular entrance, at all times throughout the year. A team of Campus Security officers patrols the campus by foot, bicycle and vehicle 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Our security staff maintains a friendly and supportive relationship with state and local law enforcement that assist us if the need arises. The end result is a campus that is secure as possible while allowing students the freedom to fully enjoy the campus and the Tidewater area surrounding it.

Security officers can also assist students with such services as jump starting a dead battery, after hours escort, providing parking decals and dorm ID cards.

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Information provided below is taken from the Virginia Wesleyan website’s student housing information.

What to bring What NOT to bring
  • towels
  • sheets (extra long twin)
  • blankets
  • pillows
  • toiletries
  • bathrobe
  • desk lamp
  • clothes hangers
  • alarm clock
  • laundry basket
  • umbrella
  • wastebasket
  • stereo 
  • television
  • video recorder
  • telephone
  • laptop/personal computer
  • hot pot
  • coffee maker
  • iron
  • fan
  • plants
  • posters
  • frisbee
  • tennis racket
  • lamps
  • flashlight
  • hot plate
  • toaster
  • toaster oven
  • electric skillet
  • camp stove
  • public road signs
  • waterbed
  • pets
  • halogen lamps
  • guns (or any weapon)
  • bow & arrows
  • darts & dart boards
  • fireworks

General Housing Information

Most rooms in Bray Village and Smithdeal and Gum Halls in Village II have the following:

  • Two single beds or lofts with a 39″ x 80″ twin mattress (extra long twin), two desks with chairs and two wardrobes.
  • One dresser, mirror, towel bar, smoke detector, window blinds, a tile floor, 2-in-1 unit (refrigerator/microwave unit) and a heat and A/C unit.

Each room in Brock Village and East and Johnston Halls in Village II has the following:

  • Two single beds or lofts with a 39″ x 80″ twin mattress (extra long twin), two desks with chairs, two wardrobes and two dressers.
  • Mirror, towel bar, sink in double rooms, window blinds, a tile floor, 2-in-1 unit (except in the suites with kitchenettes) and a heat and A/C unit.

Every room has its own phone line and is wired for cable TV and internet access.

Also, each floor has one Resident Assistant (RA) to assist the students who live there (except the apartments and townhouses). Additionally, each village has one Village Coordinator and one Village Assistant who are available 24 hours a day.

To learn more about our housing/meal plan option, visit our HOUSING INFO page.

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Fields & Facilities

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Sam Maddox Field @ Lakewood Park

Sam Maddox Field dimensions are 330′ down the left and right field lines, and 390′ to straight away center. The facility includes batting cages, practice infield, new scoreboard & PA system, with bleacher seating for 500.

Lakewood Park

1612 Willow Wood Drive

Norfolk, VA 23509

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TowneBank OBX Park @ First Flight Athletic Complex

Towne Bank Park has dimensions of 335 feet down the lines and 385 feet straight away centerfield. The facility also includes batting cages, dugouts, scoreboard, press box, concessions, restrooms, quality lighting and bleachers down both lines and behind home plate, seating capacity 750.

First Flight Athletic Complex

109 Veterans Drive

Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
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Marlins Baseball Field @ Virginia Wesleyan University

The Marlins Baseball Field has dimensions of 325 feet down the lines and 400 feet straight away centerfield. The facility also includes two full length batting cages, dugouts, scoreboard, along with bleachers down both lines and behind home plate, seating capacity 400.

Virginia Wesleyan University

1584 Wesleyan Drive

Norfolk, VA 23502

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Marty Miller Field @ Norfolk State University

The dimensions for Marty L. Miller Field are 330 feet to left field, 318 to right, 395 to the gaps, and 402 to center field. It has metal bleacher seating for 1,500, a spacious press box for game staff and working media, and lavatory facilities and storage space around the backside of the bleachers.

Norfolk State University

700 Park Avenue

Norfolk, VA 23504

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The league will utilize other high quality area fields & facilites as needed
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Holdsworth earns league’s top honors

Payton Holdsworth earns league 2017 Most Valuable Player & Most Outstanding Athlete honors

July 19, 2017 – Virginia Beach, VA

The Tidewater Summer League named Outer Banks Daredevils pitcher/ss/of Payton Holdsworth the Tidewater Summer League’s 2017 MOST VALUABLE PLAYER, awarded to the league’s overall top player.

In addition, Payton Holdsworth has been awarded the Tidewater Summer League’s 2017 MOST OUTSTANDING ATHLETE, awarded to the league’s overall top two way player.

On the mound, Payton Holdsworth, put up impressive numbers all summer, leading all qualified pitchers, in both league’s, in ERA, WHIP & BAA. His pitching numbers are as follows:

12 GP; 23.2 IP; 1 W; 2 SV; 90 BF; 6 H; 4 R; 1 ER; 6 BB; 34 K; 0.380 ERA (league best); 0.507 WHIP (league best); 0.075 BAA (league best); .711 FPS%.

At the plate, Payton Holdworth put up equally impessive numbers when not on the mound, also playing short stop and left field, making zero errors on 22 chances. His batting numbers are as follows:

9 – 26; 2 DBL; 4 RBI; 8 R; .346 AVG; .485 OBP; .423 SLG; .908 OPS; 63.64 QAB%.

Congratulations Payton Holdworth,  Tidewater Summer League’s 2017 Most Valuable Player and Most Outstanding Athlete

 

Team Awards & Recognition

The Tidewater Summer League would like to congratulate the following players for being recognized by their team as the top hitters (the Big Woody Award), top pitchers (Team Ace Award) and teams Most Valuable Players for the 2017 season.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daredevils Big Woody Award: ANDREW KASISKI

Daredevils Ace Award: PAYTON HOLDWORTH

Daredevils Team MVP: ELI STRAW

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Knights Big Woody Award: THOMAS CHISAM

Knights Ace Award: TEDDY HERBERT

Knights Team MVP: HENRY MOORE

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Hawks Big Woody Award: TYLER DODSON

Hawks Ace Award: JAKE OTTINGER

Hawks Team MVP: ANDRE MARCHASSEAULT

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Virginia Beach Waves win 2017 Championship over Norfolk Bluefish 16 – 2

Waves win 2017 Championship over Bluefish

Bluefish watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 16-2 loss to Waves on Saturday. Waves scored on a double by Brandon Kussmaul in the first inning, a triple by Matt Padeway in the first inning, a single by Declan O’Malley in the first inning, a error in the first inning, a single by Chandler Sulcer in the first inning, a double by Kussmaul in the first inning, and a home run by Jonathan Lindau in the second inning.

Waves took an early lead in the first inning. Waves scored one run when Brandon Kussmauldoubled with zero outs in the first inning.

Jacob Day earned the win for Waves. He went six innings, surrendering two runs, ten hits, and striking out one. Stephen Larson took the loss for Bluefish. He pitched one inning, allowing ten runs, ten hits, and walking zero.

Home runs for Waves came when Kussmaul homered in the seventh inning and Jonathan Lindau homered in the second inning.

Bluefish had 11 hits in the game. Cody McSwain, Noah Herried, and Daniel Haskell each collected multiple hits for Bluefish. Haskell, Herried, and McSwain each managed two hits to lead Bluefish.

Waves collected 24 hits. Kussmaul, Ross Abrash, Declan O’Malley, Lindau, Thomas Meucci, and Colin Mattice each collected multiple hits for Waves.

Congratulations to Coach Mac and the Virginia Beach Waves, winning the 2017 Championship.

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BLFS 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 X X 2 11 4

BOX SCORE

Virginia Beach Waves
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Ross Abrash 5 3 4 0 0 0
Brandon Kussmaul 5 3 4 3 0 0
Matt Padeway 5 1 1 1 0 1
Declan O’Malley 5 3 4 1 0 0
Jonathan Lindau 5 2 3 3 0 0
Collin Porter 4 1 1 0 0 1
James Wyatt 1 0 0 0 0 1
Thomas Meucci 4 1 3 1 0 0
Colin Mattice 4 1 2 0 0 0
Jackson Posnik 1 0 1 2 0 0
Chandler Sulcer 4 1 1 2 0 0
Samuel Czel 1 0 0 0 0 1
Jacob Day
Chase Douglas
Totals 44 16 24 13 0 4
Batting

2B: Brandon Kussmaul 2, Thomas Meucci 2, Jackson Posnik
3B: Matt Padeway
HR: Brandon Kussmaul, Jonathan Lindau
TB: Colin Mattice 2, Brandon Kussmaul 9, Jonathan Lindau 6, Ross Abrash 4, Thomas Meucci 5, Declan O’Malley 4, Chandler Sulcer, Matt Padeway 3, Collin Porter, Jackson Posnik 2
RBI: Brandon Kussmaul 3, Jonathan Lindau 3, Thomas Meucci, Declan O’Malley, Chandler Sulcer 2, Matt Padeway, Jackson Posnik 2
ROE: Colin Mattice
HBP: Thomas Meucci
GIDP: Brandon Kussmaul, Chandler Sulcer

Totals

Team QAB: 25 (55.56%)
Colin Mattice 2, Brandon Kussmaul 4, Jonathan Lindau 2, Ross Abrash 4, Thomas Meucci 2, James Wyatt, Declan O’Malley 4, Chandler Sulcer 2, Matt Padeway, Collin Porter 2, Jackson Posnik

Team LOB: 8

Fielding

E: Chandler Sulcer
DP: Brandon Kussmaul 3, Thomas Meucci 4, Declan O’Malley 3, Jackson Posnik

Norfolk Bluefish
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
MacMilan Shoenman 3 1 1 0 1 0
Cody McSwain 4 0 2 0 0 0
Kevin Edgar 4 0 1 0 0 0
Daniel Haskell 4 0 2 0 0 0
Delmarcus Talley 3 0 1 0 0 0
Chadler Young 0 0 0 0 1 0
Noah Herried 3 1 2 0 1 1
Michael Rojas 4 0 0 0 0 1
Jake Odom 2 0 1 0 1 0
Brelin Carroll 1 0 1 1 2 0
John Barclay III
Kevin Beckert
Stephen Larson
Spencer Muirhead
Totals 28 2 11 1 6 2
Batting

2B: Delmarcus Talley
TB: Brelin Carroll, Kevin Edgar, Daniel Haskell 2, Noah Herried 2, Cody McSwain 2, Jake Odom, MacMilan Shoenman, Delmarcus Talley 2
RBI: Brelin Carroll
GIDP: Kevin Edgar, Cody McSwain, Michael Rojas, MacMilan Shoenman
SB: MacMilan Shoenman

Totals

Team QAB: 16 (47.06%)
Brelin Carroll 3, Daniel Haskell 2, Noah Herried 3, Jake Odom 2, Michael Rojas, MacMilan Shoenman 2, Delmarcus Talley 2, Chadler Young

Team LOB: 11

Fielding

E: Daniel Haskell, Jake Odom, MacMilan Shoenman, Delmarcus Talley
DP: Kevin Beckert 2, Kevin Edgar, Noah Herried, Jake Odom 2

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Virginia Beach Waves
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Jacob Day 6.0 91 .593 10 2 2 1 5 0
Chase Douglas 1.0 14 .500 1 0 0 1 1 0
Totals 7.0 105 .581 11 2 2 2 6 0
Pitching

W: Jacob Day
Pitches-Strikes: Jacob Day 91-54, Chase Douglas 14-7
Groundouts-Flyouts: Jacob Day 4-10, Chase Douglas 1-0
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Jacob Day 20-30, Chase Douglas 1-4

Norfolk Bluefish
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Stephen Larson 1.0 32 .719 10 10 5 0 0 1
Kevin Beckert 5.2 83 .663 14 6 6 3 0 1
John Barclay III 0.1 5 .600 0 0 0 1 0 0
Totals 7.0 120 .675 24 16 11 4 0 2
Pitching

L: Stephen Larson
HBP: Kevin Beckert
WP: Kevin Beckert
Pitches-Strikes: John Barclay III 5-3, Kevin Beckert 83-55, Stephen Larson 32-23
Groundouts-Flyouts: John Barclay III 0-0, Kevin Beckert 5-7, Stephen Larson 0-3
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: John Barclay III 0-1, Kevin Beckert 20-30, Stephen Larson 9-14

Key
  • AB: At bats
  • R: Runs scored
  • H: Hits
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • K: Strikeouts
  • 2B: Doubles
  • 3B: Triples
  • HR: Home runs
  • Grand slam: Grand slam home runs
  • TB: Total bases
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • SAC: Sacrifice hits & bunts
  • SF: Sacrifice flies
  • ROE: Reached on error
  • FC: Hit into fielder’s choice
  • HBP: Hit by pitch
  • CI: Batter advances on catcher’s interference
  • GIDP: Hit into double play
  • GITP: Hit into triple play
  • SB: Stolen bases
  • CS: Caught stealing
  • PIK: Picked off
  • QAB: Quality at bats (any one of: 3 pitches after 2 strikes, 6+ pitch ABs, XBH, HHB, BB, SAC Bunt, SAC Fly)
  • QAB%: Quality at bats per plate appearance
  • LOB: Runners left on base at the end of an inning
  • E: Errors
  • DP: Double Plays
  • TP: Triple Plays
  • IP: Innings Pitched
  • #P: Total pitches
  • S%: Strike percentage
  • H: Hits allowed
  • R: Runs allowed
  • ER: Earned runs allowed
  • K: Strikeouts
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • HR: Home runs allowed
  • W: Wins
  • L: Losses
  • SV: Saves
  • BS: Blown saves
  • HBP: Hit batters
  • WP: Wild pitches
  • BK: Balks

Virginia Beach Waves 4, Outer Banks Daredevils 3

Daredevils Falls In Back-And-Forth Affair Against Waves

July 14, 2017 – Kill Devil Hills, NC

Even though Daredevils and Waves both had their opportunities, it was Waves that eventually prevailed 4-3 on Friday.

The game was tied at three with Waves batting in the top of the eighth when Matt Padeway singled off of Payton Holdsworth, driving in one run.

Daredevils took an early lead in the first inning. Eli Straw hit into a fielder’s choice, scoring one run.

Chase Douglas earned the win for Waves. He threw two-thirds of an inning, allowing zero runs, one hit, and walking one. Ryan Gallacio took the loss for Daredevils. He went one-third of an inning, allowing one run, and zero hits.

Brian Vieira started the game for Waves. He pitched six and two-thirds innings, giving up three runs, three hits, and striking out six. Ryan Allen started the game for Daredevils. He threw five and a third innings, surrendering two runs, seven hits, and striking out two.

Julio Rosales, Andrew Kasiski, Stephen Polanski, and Damian Hairston each managed one hit to lead Daredevils.

Waves had 11 hits in the game. Declan O’Malley, Jonathan Lindau, and Ross Abrash each collected multiple hits for Waves. Brandon Kussmaul led Waves with three runs batted in. He went 1-for-4 on the day. Waves didn’t commit a single error in the field. Lindau had six chances in the field, the most on the team.

With the win, the Virginia Beach Waves advance to Saturday’s Championship Game vs the Norfolk Bluefish. Game is scheduled for 1:00pm at Virginia Wesleyan University. The loss eliminates the Outer Banks Daredevils.

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Virginia Beach Waves
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Ross Abrash 4 2 2 0 1 0
Brandon Kussmaul 4 1 1 3 0 0
Matt Padeway 4 0 1 1 0 1
Declan O’Malley 5 0 3 0 0 1
Jonathan Lindau 3 0 2 0 1 0
Collin Porter 5 0 1 0 0 1
Thomas Meucci 4 0 0 0 1 1
Colin Mattice 5 1 1 0 0 1
Chandler Sulcer 1 0 0 0 3 0
Samuel Czel 1 0 0 0 0 1
Brian Vieira
Jacob Pilarski
Chase Douglas
Totals 36 4 11 4 6 6
Batting

2B: Brandon Kussmaul, Collin Porter
TB: Colin Mattice, Brandon Kussmaul 2, Jonathan Lindau 2, Ross Abrash 2, Declan O’Malley 3, Matt Padeway, Collin Porter 2
RBI: Brandon Kussmaul 3, Matt Padeway
SF: Brandon Kussmaul
ROE: Colin Mattice
FC: Ross Abrash, Collin Porter
HBP: Jonathan Lindau, Matt Padeway
SB: Ross Abrash
PIK: Samuel Czel

Totals

Team QAB: 19 (42.22%)
Colin Mattice, Brandon Kussmaul 3, Jonathan Lindau 3, Ross Abrash 2, Thomas Meucci 3, Declan O’Malley 2, Chandler Sulcer 3, Matt Padeway, Collin Porter

Team LOB: 14

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Outer Banks Daredevils
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Damian Hairston 4 0 1 1 0 1
Julio Rosales 4 1 1 0 0 0
Andrew Kasiski 3 0 1 0 0 0
Eli Straw 3 1 0 1 1 0
Stephen Polanski 4 0 1 1 0 1
Brent West 3 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Williams 2 0 0 0 0 1
Bubba Ruiz 2 0 0 0 0 0
Craig McLane 2 1 0 0 1 2
Mikey Polanski 3 0 0 0 1 1
Chris Day
Payton Holdsworth
Ryan Allen
Ryan Gallacio
Totals 30 3 4 3 3 6
Batting

2B: Damian Hairston, Stephen Polanski
TB: Andrew Kasiski, Damian Hairston 2, Julio Rosales, Stephen Polanski 2
RBI: Eli Straw, Damian Hairston, Stephen Polanski
SAC: Damian Hairston
FC: Eli Straw 2, Stephen Polanski
HBP: Andrew Kasiski, Craig McLane, Brent West

Totals

Team QAB: 17 (45.95%)
Ryan Williams, Bubba Ruiz, Andrew Kasiski 2, Eli Straw, Damian Hairston 4, Craig McLane, Julio Rosales 2, Mikey Polanski 2, Stephen Polanski 3

Team LOB: 7

Fielding

E: Eli Straw
DP: Mikey Polanski

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Virginia Beach Waves
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Brian Vieira 6.2 104 .625 3 3 3 6 2 0
Chase Douglas 0.2 10 .400 1 0 0 0 1 0
Jacob Pilarski 1.2 29 .655 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 9.0 143 .615 4 3 3 6 3 0
Pitching

W: Chase Douglas
HBP: Brian Vieira 2, Jacob Pilarski
WP: Brian Vieira
Pitches-Strikes: Brian Vieira 104-65, Jacob Pilarski 29-19, Chase Douglas 10-4
Groundouts-Flyouts: Brian Vieira 4-8, Jacob Pilarski 2-2, Chase Douglas 1-1
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Brian Vieira 17-27, Jacob Pilarski 4-6, Chase Douglas 3-4

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Outer Banks Daredevils
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Ryan Allen 5.1 93 .548 7 2 2 2 2 0
Chris Day 1.2 22 .591 2 0 0 0 1 0
Ryan Gallacio 0.1 11 .273 0 1 1 0 2 0
Payton Holdsworth 1.2 41 .537 2 1 1 4 1 0
Totals 9.0 167 .533 11 4 4 6 6 0
Pitching

L: Ryan Gallacio
HBP: Ryan Allen 2
WP: Ryan Allen 2
Pitches-Strikes: Chris Day 22-13, Payton Holdsworth 41-22, Ryan Allen 93-51, Ryan Gallacio 11-3
Groundouts-Flyouts: Chris Day 1-3, Payton Holdsworth 1-0, Ryan Allen 5-7, Ryan Gallacio 0-0
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Chris Day 4-7, Payton Holdsworth 4-8, Ryan Allen 14-28, Ryan Gallacio 1-2

Key
  • AB: At bats
  • R: Runs scored
  • H: Hits
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • K: Strikeouts
  • 2B: Doubles
  • 3B: Triples
  • HR: Home runs
  • Grand slam: Grand slam home runs
  • TB: Total bases
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • SAC: Sacrifice hits & bunts
  • SF: Sacrifice flies
  • ROE: Reached on error
  • FC: Hit into fielder’s choice
  • HBP: Hit by pitch
  • CI: Batter advances on catcher’s interference
  • GIDP: Hit into double play
  • GITP: Hit into triple play
  • SB: Stolen bases
  • CS: Caught stealing
  • PIK: Picked off
  • QAB: Quality at bats (any one of: 3 pitches after 2 strikes, 6+ pitch ABs, XBH, HHB, BB, SAC Bunt, SAC Fly)
  • QAB%: Quality at bats per plate appearance
  • LOB: Runners left on base at the end of an inning
  • E: Errors
  • DP: Double Plays
  • TP: Triple Plays
  • IP: Innings Pitched
  • #P: Total pitches
  • S%: Strike percentage
  • H: Hits allowed
  • R: Runs allowed
  • ER: Earned runs allowed
  • K: Strikeouts
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • HR: Home runs allowed
  • W: Wins
  • L: Losses
  • SV: Saves
  • BS: Blown saves
  • HBP: Hit batters
  • WP: Wild pitches
  • BK: Balks

Norfolk Bluefish 7, Suffolk Fightin’ Crabs 2

Bluefish upset Crabs 7 – 2 and advance to the 2017 League Championship Game

July 14, 2017 – Virginia Beach, VA

Friday was a long day for Fightin’ Crabs, as it fell to Bluefish 7-2.

Bluefish took an early lead in the first inning. An error scored one run for Bluefish.

In the bottom of the third inning, Fightin’ Crabs tied things up at one. Fightin’ Crabs scored one run when Sam Graf tripled with two outs in the third inning.

Bluefish took the lead for good with two runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth there was an error, scoring one run and Daniel Haskell singled off of Noah Gear, driving in one run.

Trevor Lloyd earned the win for Bluefish. He threw six innings, giving up one run, five hits, and striking out four. Gear took the loss for Fightin’ Crabs. He went five and a third innings, giving up five runs, eight hits, striking out three, and walking one.

Fightin’ Crabs had seven hits in the game. Graf, John Tierney Jr., and Zachary Blaeser each collected multiple hits for Fightin’ Crabs. Tierney Jr. and Graf each drove in one run to lead Fightin’ Crabs.

Bluefish collected 14 hits. Delmarcus Talley, Haskell, MacMilan Shoenman, and Diggy Cimarolieach collected multiple hits for Bluefish. Bluefish didn’t commit a single error in the field. Cody McSwain had the most chances in the field with eight.

With the win, the Norfolk Bluefish advance to the TSL/VBCBL 2017 Championship game. (site and time is TBD) The loss will eliminate the Suffolk Fightin’ Crabs from the post season.

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BLFS 1 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 7 14 0
CRBS 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 7 5

BOX SCORE

Norfolk Bluefish
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
MacMilan Shoenman 5 1 2 0 0 0
Cody McSwain 4 0 1 0 0 0
Kevin Edgar 5 0 0 0 0 0
Chadler Young 5 1 1 0 0 2
Spencer Muirhead 5 1 1 0 0 1
Diggy Cimaroli 4 2 2 1 1 0
Delmarcus Talley 5 2 3 1 0 0
Noah Herried 4 0 1 2 0 0
Daniel Haskell 4 0 3 2 0 1
Ashton Knutson
Trevor Lloyd
Totals 41 7 14 6 1 4
Batting

2B: Diggy Cimaroli, Daniel Haskell, Delmarcus Talley
TB: Diggy Cimaroli 3, Daniel Haskell 4, Noah Herried, Cody McSwain, Spencer Muirhead, MacMilan Shoenman 2, Delmarcus Talley 4, Chadler Young
RBI: Diggy Cimaroli, Daniel Haskell 2, Noah Herried 2, Delmarcus Talley
ROE: Kevin Edgar 2, Noah Herried
FC: Noah Herried, MacMilan Shoenman, Delmarcus Talley
HBP: Cody McSwain
GIDP: Kevin Edgar
SB: MacMilan Shoenman
CS: Noah Herried

Totals

Team QAB: 19 (44.19%)
Diggy Cimaroli 3, Daniel Haskell 4, Noah Herried 2, Cody McSwain, Spencer Muirhead 2, MacMilan Shoenman 3, Delmarcus Talley 3, Chadler Young

Team LOB: 9

Fielding

DP: Daniel Haskell, Cody McSwain, Spencer Muirhead

Suffolk Fightin’ Crabs
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
John Tierney Jr. 4 1 2 1 1 0
Billy Buscetto 4 0 0 0 1 0
Sam Graf 5 0 2 1 0 1
Evan Hirschbaum 4 0 0 0 0 0
Zachary Blaeser 4 0 2 0 0 0
Ben MacDonald 4 0 1 0 0 0
Brendan Gausselin 1 0 0 0 3 1
Kyle Kania 4 0 0 0 0 2
Joseph Holguin 2 1 0 0 0 1
Noah Gear
James Jakuba
Totals 32 2 7 2 5 5
Batting

2B: John Tierney Jr.
3B: Sam Graf
TB: Ben MacDonald, John Tierney Jr. 3, Sam Graf 4, Zachary Blaeser 2
RBI: John Tierney Jr., Sam Graf
HBP: Joseph Holguin 2
GIDP: Joseph Holguin
CS: Joseph Holguin

Totals

Team QAB: 15 (38.46%)
Billy Buscetto 2, Ben MacDonald, Kyle Kania 2, Brendan Gausselin 3, John Tierney Jr. 3, Sam Graf 2, Zachary Blaeser, Joseph Holguin

Team LOB: 10

Fielding

E: Billy Buscetto, Ben MacDonald, Brendan Gausselin, John Tierney Jr., Noah Gear
DP: Billy Buscetto, Kyle Kania, John Tierney Jr.

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Norfolk Bluefish
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Trevor Lloyd 6.0 106 .651 5 1 1 4 3 0
Ashton Knutson 3.0 51 .569 2 1 1 1 2 0
Totals 9.0 157 .624 7 2 2 5 5 0
Pitching

W: Trevor Lloyd
HBP: Ashton Knutson, Trevor Lloyd
WP: Trevor Lloyd
Pitches-Strikes: Ashton Knutson 51-29, Trevor Lloyd 106-69
Groundouts-Flyouts: Ashton Knutson 3-4, Trevor Lloyd 2-11
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Ashton Knutson 8-13, Trevor Lloyd 14-26

Suffolk Fightin’ Crabs
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Noah Gear 5.1 104 .587 8 5 3 3 1 0
James Jakuba 3.2 53 .698 6 2 2 1 0 0
Totals 9.0 157 .624 14 7 5 4 1 0
Pitching

L: Noah Gear
HBP: Noah Gear
Pitches-Strikes: Noah Gear 104-61, James Jakuba 53-37
Groundouts-Flyouts: Noah Gear 5-5, James Jakuba 1-6
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Noah Gear 13-26, James Jakuba 13-17

Key
  • AB: At bats
  • R: Runs scored
  • H: Hits
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • K: Strikeouts
  • 2B: Doubles
  • 3B: Triples
  • HR: Home runs
  • Grand slam: Grand slam home runs
  • TB: Total bases
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • SAC: Sacrifice hits & bunts
  • SF: Sacrifice flies
  • ROE: Reached on error
  • FC: Hit into fielder’s choice
  • HBP: Hit by pitch
  • CI: Batter advances on catcher’s interference
  • GIDP: Hit into double play
  • GITP: Hit into triple play
  • SB: Stolen bases
  • CS: Caught stealing
  • PIK: Picked off
  • QAB: Quality at bats (any one of: 3 pitches after 2 strikes, 6+ pitch ABs, XBH, HHB, BB, SAC Bunt, SAC Fly)
  • QAB%: Quality at bats per plate appearance
  • LOB: Runners left on base at the end of an inning
  • E: Errors
  • DP: Double Plays
  • TP: Triple Plays
  • IP: Innings Pitched
  • #P: Total pitches
  • S%: Strike percentage
  • H: Hits allowed
  • R: Runs allowed
  • ER: Earned runs allowed
  • K: Strikeouts
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • HR: Home runs allowed
  • W: Wins
  • L: Losses
  • SV: Saves
  • BS: Blown saves
  • HBP: Hit batters
  • WP: Wild pitches
  • BK: Balks

Outer Banks Daredevils 6, Portsmouth Sea Monsters 2

Daredevils win 6 – 2 over Sea Monsters in tourney opener.

July 13, 2017 – Virginia Beach, VA

Thursday was a long day for Sea Monsters, as they fell to Daredevils 6-2, behind strong hitting, defense and great pitching.

Daredevils took an early lead in the first inning. Stephen Polanski drove in two when he doubled in the first inning.

Sea Monsters knotted the game up at two in the bottom of the fourth inning. With one out in the fourth inning Joe Lucas drove in two runs when he doubled.

Daredevils took the lead for good with two runs in the fifth inning. In the fifth Nick Bay induced Julio Rosales to hit into a fielder’s choice, but one run scored and Andrew Kasiski singled off of Bay, driving in one run.

Hunter Perdue earned the win for Daredevils. He went eight innings, giving up two runs, four hits, striking out six, and walking one. Payton Holdsworth recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Daredevils. Pat Barrett took the loss for Sea Monsters. He threw one inning, giving up one run, one hit, striking out one, and walking zero.

Bay started the game for Sea Monsters. He pitched six innings, allowing five runs, seven hits, striking out four, and walking one.

Antonio Leite Jr., Lucas, Garrett Jones, and Josh Mack each managed one hit to lead Sea Monsters. Sea Monsters didn’t commit a single error in the field. Ricardo Carrasco had the most chances in the field with six.

Daredevils had ten hits in the game. Polanski, Damian Hairston, Kasiski, and Rosales each collected multiple hits for Daredevils. Daredevils was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Ryan Williams made the most plays with eight.

The Outer Banks Daredevils advance to the final four round of the tournament, where they will face the Virginia Beach Waves on Friday, July 14th in the Outer Banks. The Portsmouth Sea Monsters season and bid to repeat thier 2016 championship ended with the loss.

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DVLS 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 6 10 0
MONS 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0

BOX SCORE

Outer Banks Daredevils
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
Damian Hairston 5 0 2 0 0 0
Julio Rosales 5 1 2 1 0 2
Andrew Kasiski 5 1 2 2 0 0
Eli Straw 4 0 0 0 0 0
Stephen Polanski 4 1 3 2 0 1
Brent West 4 0 0 0 0 1
Ryan Williams 3 0 0 1 0 1
Brian Remaley 3 1 0 0 1 1
Mikey Polanski 3 2 1 0 0 1
Bubba Ruiz
Payton Holdsworth
Hunter Perdue
Totals 36 6 10 6 1 7
Batting

2B: Mikey Polanski, Stephen Polanski 2
TB: Andrew Kasiski 2, Damian Hairston 2, Julio Rosales 2, Mikey Polanski 2, Stephen Polanski 5
RBI: Ryan Williams, Andrew Kasiski 2, Julio Rosales, Stephen Polanski 2
SF: Ryan Williams
FC: Julio Rosales
HBP: Mikey Polanski
SB: Damian Hairston, Mikey Polanski

Totals

Team QAB: 12 (30.77%)
Ryan Williams 2, Andrew Kasiski, Brian Remaley 2, Julio Rosales 3, Mikey Polanski, Stephen Polanski 3

Team LOB: 6

Portsmoth Sea Monsters
Lineup AB R H RBI BB K
William Oliver 3 0 0 0 0 1
Troy White 1 0 0 0 0 1
Antonio Leite Jr. 4 1 1 0 0 0
Terrence Pinkston 4 0 0 0 0 0
Garrett Jones 3 1 1 0 1 1
Joe Lucas 4 0 1 2 0 2
Lucas Terwilliger 3 0 0 0 0 0
Hector Mosquea 3 0 0 0 0 2
Ricardo Carrasco 2 0 0 0 0 0
Josh Mack 1 0 1 0 0 0
Dwight Riddick 3 0 0 0 0 1
Pat Barrett
Nick Bay
Joshua Nellis 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nick Ott
Totals 31 2 4 2 1 8
Batting

2B: Joe Lucas
TB: Garrett Jones, Antonio Leite Jr., Joe Lucas 2, Josh Mack
RBI: Joe Lucas 2
FC: Dwight Riddick

Totals

Team QAB: 12 (37.50%)
Ricardo Carrasco, Garrett Jones 2, Antonio Leite Jr., Joe Lucas 2, Josh Mack, Hector Mosquea 2, Terrence Pinkston 2, Lucas Terwilliger

Team LOB: 3

Fielding

DP: Antonio Leite Jr.

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Outer Banks Daredevils
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Hunter Perdue 8.0 117 .624 4 2 2 6 1 0
Payton Holdsworth 1.0 13 .769 0 0 0 2 0 0
Totals 9.0 130 .638 4 2 2 8 1 0
Pitching

W: Hunter Perdue
SV: Payton Holdsworth
Pitches-Strikes: Payton Holdsworth 13-10, Hunter Perdue 117-73
Groundouts-Flyouts: Payton Holdsworth 1-0, Hunter Perdue 7-10
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Payton Holdsworth 2-3, Hunter Perdue 16-29

Portsmoth Sea Monsters
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER K BB HR
Nick Bay 6.0 79 .620 7 5 5 4 1 0
Pat Barrett 1.0 18 .556 1 1 1 1 0 0
Nick Ott 2.0 25 .840 2 0 0 2 0 0
Totals 9.0 122 .656 10 6 6 7 1 0
Pitching

L: Nick Bay
HBP: Pat Barrett
Pitches-Strikes: Pat Barrett 18-10, Nick Bay 79-49, Nick Ott 25-21
Groundouts-Flyouts: Pat Barrett 2-0, Nick Bay 5-8, Nick Ott 1-3
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Pat Barrett 3-5, Nick Bay 14-26, Nick Ott 7-8

Key
  • AB: At bats
  • R: Runs scored
  • H: Hits
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • K: Strikeouts
  • 2B: Doubles
  • 3B: Triples
  • HR: Home runs
  • Grand slam: Grand slam home runs
  • TB: Total bases
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • SAC: Sacrifice hits & bunts
  • SF: Sacrifice flies
  • ROE: Reached on error
  • FC: Hit into fielder’s choice
  • HBP: Hit by pitch
  • CI: Batter advances on catcher’s interference
  • GIDP: Hit into double play
  • GITP: Hit into triple play
  • SB: Stolen bases
  • CS: Caught stealing
  • PIK: Picked off
  • QAB: Quality at bats (any one of: 3 pitches after 2 strikes, 6+ pitch ABs, XBH, HHB, BB, SAC Bunt, SAC Fly)
  • QAB%: Quality at bats per plate appearance
  • LOB: Runners left on base at the end of an inning
  • E: Errors
  • DP: Double Plays
  • TP: Triple Plays
  • IP: Innings Pitched
  • #P: Total pitches
  • S%: Strike percentage
  • H: Hits allowed
  • R: Runs allowed
  • ER: Earned runs allowed
  • K: Strikeouts
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • HR: Home runs allowed
  • W: Wins
  • L: Losses
  • SV: Saves
  • BS: Blown saves
  • HBP: Hit batters
  • WP: Wild pitches
  • BK: Balks