REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

The TSL is excited to announce we have opened registration for players wishing to participate in Tidewater Summer League for the upcoming 2021 summer season.

Visit our About Us for more information about the Tidewater Summer League and the playing opportunity that are available for collegiate baseball players this summer.

Players do not have to choose between playing summer ball or participating in a training program, as our short season allows players time to get in additional training AND gain valuable playing experience during their summer break.

Current college players and players who will graduate from high school in 2021 and will be playing collegiate baseball during the fall of 2021 are eligible to participate. This is an excellent opportunity for players who want to continue to develop their skills and get in quality work this summer.

Housing is available for an additional fee, visit our About Us page for more information about this great opportunity to spend part of your summer living at the Virginia Beach oceanfront.

2021 ALL STAR GAME 7/27

The Tidewater Summer League is excited to announce the 2021 TSL All Star Game, July 27, 2021. The Tidewater Summer League All Star team will be competing against the Piedmont Collegiate Baseball League All Star team in the 2021 All Star Game, July 27th at War Memorial Stadium in Hampton, VA.

IMPORTANT DATES – 2021

The Tidewater Summer League has announced important dates for the upcoming 2021 season.

July 5, 2021 – Player Check In – League Housing

July 6, 2021 – Practice Day & Uniform Handout

July 7, 2021 – Opening Day

July 7 – July 25, 2021 – Daily Games

July 25, 2021 – Final Day of Regular Season

July 27, 2021 – All Star Game

July 28 – August 1, 2021 – Post Season Championship Tournament

August 2, 2021 – Player Check Out – League Housing

ABOUT US

ABOUT THE TSL

The Tidewater Summer League (est. 1946) combines experience, professionalism and an unwavering commitment to player development; with a high quality, well organized, competitive summer baseball program and the opportunity to spend part of your summer in beautiful Virginia Beach, VA. The Tidewater Summer League is a “wood bat” league, as are most of the major college summer leagues, and follow NCAA rules and regulations.

Founded in 1946 in Norfolk, VA and currently located in Virginia Beach, VA, the Tidewater Summer League has consistently delivered a great summer baseball experience for over 70 years. More than fifty of our former players have went on to play professional baseball.  More than a dozen of them have played in the Major Leagues, some earning All Star recognition, among other various awards, one winning the 2015 National League Batting Title (Michael Cuddyer) and two alum playing together and winning MLB’s 2019 World Series (Ryan Zimmerman & Daniel Hudson).

The Tidewater Summer League is widely regarded as one of the country’s top collegiate developmental leagues. We remain focused on player development and providing young collegiate athletes an outstanding summer baseball experience. With great coaches, housing and a development program designed by former professional players, the TSL offers a great opportunity for collegiate players to develop their skills, gain valuable playing experience while spending part of their summer in beautiful Virginia Beach, VA.

Collegiate players from across the country join us each summer, representing NCAA Div 1, 2 & 3 schools, NJCAA schools, NAIA, NCCAA and NAICU schools, hailing from more than 30 different states.

Tidewater Summer League has been fielding baseball teams across the greater Hampton Roads area for over 70 years.

Our goals remain to:

Provide quality playing and development opportunities for collegiate baseball players;

Maintain a quality venue for area college coaches and professional scouts to evaluate potential prospects;

Help connect collegiate programs and players;

Provide a high quality, well organized platform that assists in helping to develop players, coaches, interns and umpires;

Assist in the maintenance and improvements of our area fields and facilities;

Continue providing great family entertainment for our area’s baseball fans, as we have done since 1946.

Visit our ABOUT US page to learn more about the upcoming 2021 summer season of the Tidewater Summer League.

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2020 TSL Champions – Greenbrier Knights

THANK YOU

The Tidewater Summer League would like to say thank you to all of our players, coaches, teams, officials and fans for a great season. While it was not without some adversity, we appreciate everyone doing what baseball players do; make adjustments, focus on process, control the controllable, work hard every day and play hard every night, thank you for being a part of the Tidewater Summer League and helping to make our 2020 season a success.

KNIGHTS DEFEAT DRILLERS 8 – 7 TO CAPTURE 2020 TSL CHAMPIONSHIP

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Greenbrier Knights Wins Back-And-Forth Affair Against Tidewater Drillers in 2020 TSL Championship game.

Greenbrier Knights and Tidewater Drillers traded blows on Sunday in a back-and-forth affair, with Greenbrier Knights eventually claiming a 8-7 victory. The game was tied at seven with Greenbrier Knights batting in the bottom of the sixth when Ty Hanchey’s sac fly scored one run for Greenbrier Knights.

Tidewater Drillers scored four runs in the fifth inning, but Greenbrier Knights still managed to pull out the victory. Tidewater Drillers offense in the inning was led by Mason Dunaway and Jacob Mustain, all knocking in runs in the inning.

Greenbrier Knights captured the lead in the first inning. Greenbrier Knights scored one run when Jacob Jackson singled.

In the bottom of the fifth inning, Greenbrier Knights tied things up at seven. Jackson drove in one when he singled.

Greenbrier Knights took the lead for good with one run in the sixth inning.

Greenbrier Knights scored four runs in the fourth inning. Ricky Sisto, Shane McCarthy, Trey Blow, and Trent Hanchey each had RBIs in the frame.

Vincent Bashara got the win for Greenbrier Knights. He surrendered four runs on six hits over five innings, striking out six.

Brandon Pettrey took the loss for Tidewater Drillers. He went one inning, allowing one run on two hits and walking one.

Tanner James started the game for Tidewater Drillers. He allowed three hits and two runs over two and a third innings, striking out one and walking one Joe Califano started the game for Greenbrier Knights. He allowed three hits and three runs over four innings, striking out six

Greenbrier Knights tallied 13 hits in the game. Jackson, Bo Gonzales, Blow, Sisto, and Hanchey all had multiple hits for Greenbrier Knights. Jackson went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Greenbrier Knights in hits.

Tidewater Drillers was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Garrett Lyons had the most chances in the field with seven.

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BOX SCORE

Tidewater Drillers
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Cameron Reckling410001
Nic Britt321011
Hogan Brown311012
Mason Dunaway311210
Jonny Wall411102
Jacob Mustain401200
Bryce Smith211020
Kent Bingman200011
Cade Brewer100000
Ryan Long300001
Myles Webb101000
Garrett Lyons400003
Trent Jones301001
Cameron Wallace101000
Frank Arnold
Clayton Ditty
Hunter Gregory
John Horton
Tanner James
Brandon Pettrey
Totals38795612

Batting2B: Trent Jones 
TB: Jonny Wall, Nic Britt, Hogan Brown, Mason Dunaway, Trent Jones 2, Jacob Mustain, Bryce Smith, Cameron Wallace, Myles Webb 
RBI: Jonny Wall, Mason Dunaway 2, Jacob Mustain 2 
ROE: Trent Jones, Ryan Long, Cameron Reckling 
FC: Jonny Wall, Garrett Lyons, Cameron Reckling 
SB: Hogan Brown, Mason Dunaway, Ryan Long 
TotalsTeam QAB: 29 (65.91%) 
Jonny Wall 2, Kent Bingman 2, Nic Britt 3, Hogan Brown 2, Mason Dunaway 4, Trent Jones 2, Ryan Long 2, Garrett Lyons 3, Jacob Mustain 2, Cameron Reckling, Bryce Smith 4, Cameron Wallace, Myles Webb 

Team LOB: 10 

Greenbrier Knights
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Trey Blow422110
Trent Hanchey512101
Ty Hanchey401100
Warren Bailey321021
Bo Gonzales512102
Jacob Jackson413200
Wes Bonney400001
Ricky Sisto312110
Shane McCarthy300100
Luke Ough
Norman Holcomb
Luke Lageman
Vincent Bashara
Joe Califano
Zach Will
Shane McCarty
Totals35813845

Batting2B: Trent Hanchey, Trey Blow 2, Warren Bailey 
TB: Jacob Jackson 3, Bo Gonzales 2, Ty Hanchey, Trent Hanchey 3, Ricky Sisto 2, Trey Blow 4, Warren Bailey 2 
RBI: Jacob Jackson 2, Bo Gonzales, Ty Hanchey, Trent Hanchey, Ricky Sisto, Trey Blow, Shane McCarthy 
SF: Ty Hanchey, Shane McCarthy 
SB: Trent Hanchey, Trey Blow 
TotalsTeam QAB: 21 (51.22%) 
Jacob Jackson, Wes Bonney 2, Bo Gonzales 2, Ty Hanchey 4, Trent Hanchey 2, Ricky Sisto, Trey Blow 4, Shane McCarthy 2, Warren Bailey 3 

Team LOB: 9FieldingE: Bo Gonzales 2, Trent Hanchey, Joe Califano 

Tidewater Drillers
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Tanner James2.134.647322110
Frank Arnold1.016.625222000
John Horton0.213.692322000
Brandon Pettrey1.021.524211010
Clayton Ditty0.214.357011020
Bryce Smith1.227.741200200
Hunter Gregory0.211.636100200
Totals8.0136.6181388540

PitchingL: Brandon Pettrey 
Pitches-Strikes: Frank Arnold 16-10, Clayton Ditty 14-5, Hunter Gregory 11-7, John Horton 13-9, Tanner James 34-22, Brandon Pettrey 21-11, Bryce Smith 27-20 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Frank Arnold 2-1, Clayton Ditty 1-1, Hunter Gregory 0-0, John Horton 1-1, Tanner James 1-5, Brandon Pettrey 0-3, Bryce Smith 3-0 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Frank Arnold 4-5, Clayton Ditty 2-4, Hunter Gregory 1-3, John Horton 3-5, Tanner James 8-11, Brandon Pettrey 5-6, Bryce Smith 5-7 

Greenbrier Knights
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Joe Califano4.087.529331640
Vincent Bashara5.085.647641620
Shane McCarthy0.00.000000000
Totals9.0172.5879721260

PitchingW: Vincent Bashara 
Pitches-Strikes: Vincent Bashara 85-55, Joe Califano 87-46, Shane McCarthy 0-0 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Vincent Bashara 4-2, Joe Califano 2-3, Shane McCarthy 0-0 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Vincent Bashara 14-23, Joe Califano 10-21, Shane McCarthy 0-0 
Key

  • AB: At bats
  • R: Runs scored
  • H: Hits
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • SO: 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
  • SO: 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

CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY

…And then there were two….

Join us Sunday, August 2, 2020 at War Memorial Stadium for the 2020 Tidewater Summer League Championship, as the Tidewater Drillers will take on the Greenbrier Knights. Gates open at 7:00pm, First Pitch at 8:00pm.

The Tidewater Summer League Championship Game will be Live Streamed on the league’s Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/tidewatersummerleague/

You can also follow all the action from the Championship Game on our Game Changer page. https://gc.com/g/tsl20

Collegiate Summer Wood Bat Baseball League – est. 1946