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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.

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 23, 2021 – All Star Game

July 27, 2021 – Final Day of Regular Season

July 29 – 31, 2021 – Post Season Championship Tournament

August 1, 2021 – Weather Make Up Day

August 2, 2021 – Player Check Out – League Housing

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

DRILLERS DEFEAT STEAMERS 5 – 4

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Late Score Costs Edenton Steamers Against Tidewater Drillers in game 2 of the 2020 TSL Post Season play-offs.

Edenton Steamers lost the lead late in a 5-4 defeat to Tidewater Drillers on Saturday. The game was tied at three with Tidewater Drillers batting in the top of the seventh when Cameron Reckling homered on a 3-2 count, scoring two runs.

Edenton Steamers knotted the game up at three in the bottom of the sixth inning. Alan Alonso hit a solo homer.

Joey Rodriguez was the winning pitcher for Tidewater Drillers. He surrendered one run on two hits over four innings, striking out four.

Joe Kemlage took the loss for Edenton Steamers. He went two and two-thirds innings, allowing two runs on one hit, striking out six and walking one.

Alex Shirazi started the game for Edenton Steamers. He lasted four innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out two Aiden Kuhle started the game for Tidewater Drillers. He allowed five hits and three runs over five innings, striking out five and walking one

Edenton Steamers socked one home run on the day. Alonso had a dinger in the sixth inning.

Edenton Steamers racked up seven hits. Alonso and Josiah Sightler each managed multiple hits for Edenton Steamers. Alonso led Edenton Steamers with three hits in three at bats. Edenton Steamers was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Casey Haire had the most chances in the field with five.

Reckling went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead Tidewater Drillers in hits.

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BOX SCORE

Tidewater Drillers
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Cameron Reckling422310
South Trimble411001
Mason Dunaway411111
Jonny Wall401000
Jacob Mustain300103
Cade Brewer400002
Hogan Brown301010
Myles Webb400001
Nic Britt411002
Aiden Kuhle
Joey Rodriguez
Totals34575310

Batting2B: Mason Dunaway 
HR: Cameron Reckling 2 
TB: Jonny Wall, Nic Britt, Hogan Brown, Mason Dunaway 2, Cameron Reckling 8, South Trimble 
RBI: Mason Dunaway, Jacob Mustain, Cameron Reckling 3 
SF: Jacob Mustain 
FC: South Trimble 
HBP: South Trimble 
TotalsTeam QAB: 20 (51.28%) 
Jonny Wall 3, Cade Brewer, Nic Britt, Hogan Brown 3, Mason Dunaway 4, Jacob Mustain, Cameron Reckling 3, South Trimble 3, Myles Webb 

Team LOB: 7FieldingE: Cade Brewer 2, Nic Britt 
DP: Cade Brewer, Nic Britt, Mason Dunaway 2, Jacob Mustain 2 

Edenton Steamers
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Brody Rubenstein410012
Jared Kauffman500100
Houston Wright400000
Alan Alonso323110
Josiah Sightler402001
Aaron Copeland401103
Casey Haire400000
Tyler McPeak111010
Allen Brown200000
Shane Easter300003
Joe Kemlage
Alex Shirazi
Ray Stocum
Totals3447339

Batting2B: Alan Alonso 
HR: Alan Alonso 
TB: Alan Alonso 7, Aaron Copeland, Tyler McPeak, Josiah Sightler 2 
RBI: Alan Alonso, Aaron Copeland, Jared Kauffman 
ROE: Brody Rubenstein, Houston Wright 
HBP: Shane Easter 
GIDP: Casey Haire, Jared Kauffman 
TotalsTeam QAB: 17 (44.74%) 
Alan Alonso 3, Allen Brown, Aaron Copeland 3, Shane Easter, Jared Kauffman 2, Tyler McPeak 2, Brody Rubenstein 3, Josiah Sightler 2 

Team LOB: 7

Tidewater Drillers
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Aiden Kuhle5.079.671531511
Joey Rodriguez4.068.647211420
Totals9.0147.660742931

PitchingW: Joey Rodriguez 
HBP: Aiden Kuhle 
Pitches-Strikes: Aiden Kuhle 79-53, Joey Rodriguez 68-44 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Aiden Kuhle 4-5, Joey Rodriguez 4-3 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Aiden Kuhle 13-23, Joey Rodriguez 10-15 

Edenton Steamers
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Alex Shirazi4.074.689533221
Joe Kemlage2.258.552122611
Ray Stocum2.133.636100200
Totals9.0165.6307551032

PitchingL: Joe Kemlage 
HBP: Ray Stocum 
WP: Joe Kemlage 
Pitches-Strikes: Joe Kemlage 58-32, Alex Shirazi 74-51, Ray Stocum 33-21 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Joe Kemlage 2-1, Alex Shirazi 5-4, Ray Stocum 3-2 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Joe Kemlage 2-11, Alex Shirazi 12-19, Ray Stocum 3-9 
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

KNIGHTS DEFEAT HITTERS 13 – 0

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Early Lead For Greenbrier Knights Seals Fate For Old Dominion Hitters in Game 1 of the 2020 TSL Post Season Play Offs.

Old Dominion Hitters fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 13-0 loss to Greenbrier Knights on Saturday. Greenbrier Knights took the lead on a home run in the first inning.

The Old Dominion Hitters struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Greenbrier Knights, giving up 13 runs.

In the first inning, Greenbrier Knights got their offense started when Ty Hanchey homered on a 2-2 count, scoring three runs.

A single by Drew Kasiski in the first inning was a positive for Old Dominion Hitters.

Wes Bonney was the winning pitcher for Greenbrier Knights. He allowed one hit and zero runs over two innings, striking out three and walking zero.

Ben Capehart took the loss for Old Dominion Hitters. He allowed four hits and seven runs over one inning, striking out two and walking one.

Zac Capps started the game for Greenbrier Knights. He allowed three hits and zero runs over three innings, striking out four and walking one

Alberto Osuna-Sanchez, Andrew Ott, Kasiski, and Hunter Cole each collected one hit to lead Old Dominion Hitters.

Greenbrier Knights totaled ten hits in the game. Jacob Jackson and Hanchey all managed multiple hits for Greenbrier Knights. Jackson went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Greenbrier Knights in hits. Greenbrier Knights was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Warren Bailey made the most plays with eight.

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BOX SCORE

Greenbrier Knights
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Trey Blow321300
Trent Hanchey321010
Ty Hanchey322410
Warren Bailey311202
Bo Gonzales110010
Zach Will100001
Ryland Brown400003
Wes Bonney411002
Jacob Jackson423201
Ricky Sisto121030
Luke Ough
Norman Holcomb
Luke Lageman
Zac Capps
Shane McCarthy
Totals2713101169

Batting2B: Jacob Jackson 3, Trey Blow, Warren Bailey 
HR: Ty Hanchey 
TB: Jacob Jackson 6, Wes Bonney, Ty Hanchey 5, Trent Hanchey, Ricky Sisto, Trey Blow 2, Warren Bailey 2 
RBI: Jacob Jackson 2, Ty Hanchey 4, Trey Blow 3, Warren Bailey 2 
SF: Trey Blow 
ROE: Trey Blow 2 
HBP: Bo Gonzales, Warren Bailey 
SB: Trent Hanchey, Trey Blow 
TotalsTeam QAB: 21 (58.33%) 
Jacob Jackson 3, Wes Bonney, Ryland Brown, Bo Gonzales 2, Ty Hanchey 2, Trent Hanchey 2, Ricky Sisto 4, Trey Blow 3, Warren Bailey 3 

Team LOB: 6 

Old Dominion Hitters
LineupABRHRBIBBSO
Zachary Morris300002
Andrew Ott201001
Drew Kasiski201000
Alberto Osuna-Sanchez201001
JT Inskeep200001
Hunter Cole201001
Sabastian Silva100010
Zachary Wojnarowski200001
Dylan Cupp100000
Alex Gulisano100000
Jordan Banks000000
Ben Capehart
Ahmaad Goldson
Austin Maxey
Antonio Velesquez
Totals1804017

BattingTB: Hunter Cole, Drew Kasiski, Alberto Osuna-Sanchez, Andrew Ott 
FC: Sabastian Silva 
PIK: Sabastian Silva 
TotalsTeam QAB: 11 (57.89%) 
Hunter Cole, Dylan Cupp, Drew Kasiski 2, Zachary Morris, Alberto Osuna-Sanchez 2, Andrew Ott, Sabastian Silva, Zachary Wojnarowski 2 

Team LOB: 4FieldingE: Andrew Ott, Zachary Wojnarowski 

Greenbrier Knights
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Zac Capps3.057.596300410
Wes Bonney2.025.640100300
Totals5.082.610400710

Pitching W: Wes Bonney 
Pitches-Strikes: Wes Bonney 25-16, Zac Capps 57-34 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Wes Bonney 2-0, Zac Capps 0-4 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Wes Bonney 4-7, Zac Capps 6-12 

Old Dominion Hitters
PitchingIP#PS%HRERSOBBHR
Ben Capehart1.045.622475211
Antonio Velesquez0.126.577444110
Ahmaad Goldson2.039.564222220
Austin Maxey2.039.538000420
Totals5.1149.577101310961

Pitching L: Ben Capehart 
HBP: Ben Capehart, Antonio Velesquez 
WP: Ben Capehart 
Pitches-Strikes: Ben Capehart 45-28, Ahmaad Goldson 39-22, Austin Maxey 39-21, Antonio Velesquez 26-15 
Groundouts-Flyouts: Ben Capehart 0-1, Ahmaad Goldson 2-2, Austin Maxey 2-0, Antonio Velesquez 0-0 
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Ben Capehart 6-11, Ahmaad Goldson 5-11, Austin Maxey 6-8, Antonio Velesquez 3-7 
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

POST SEASON IS HERE

Make the short drive down to beautiful Edenton, NC for the 2020 Tidewater Summer League Post Season’s play off round with a great twin bill at Historic Hicks Field.

In the first game of the day, the Greenbrier Knights will take on the Old Dominion Hitters at 3:00pm.

In the second game, the Tidewater Drillers will take on the Edenton Steamers at 7:00pm.

Gates will open at 2:00pm and tickets will be available at the front gate.