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Jones’s Walk-Off Gives Tidewater Drillers Blue Victory Over Greenbrier Knights In Game 2 of Postove Cup Tourney

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 – Virginia Beach, VA

A walk-off walk propelled Tidewater Drillers Blue to a decisive, dramatic victory over Greenbrier Knights TSL21, 6-5. The game was tied at five with Tidewater Drillers Blue batting in the bottom of the twelfth when Bryce Jones drew a walk, scoring one run.

Greenbrier Knights TSL21 fired up the offense in the first inning, when Lincoln Lubsen drew a walk, scoring one run.

Tidewater Drillers Blue knotted the game up at five in the bottom of the eleventh inning. Josh Prinzel hit a solo homer.

Ethan Firoved got the start for Tidewater Drillers Blue. The southpaw lasted five innings, allowing one hit and three runs while striking out 12.

Zach Updike was on the mound for Greenbrier Knights TSL21. The pitcher went six innings, allowing three runs on five hits and striking out seven. Danny Padilla and Sparky Bannon entered the game as relief, throwing five innings and one-third of an inning respectively.

Tidewater Drillers Blue smacked one home run on the day. Prinzel went deep in the eleventh inning.

Tidewater Drillers Blue scattered ten hits in the game. Trent Jones and Ryan Peterson all managed multiple hits for Tidewater Drillers BlueJones went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Tidewater Drillers Blue in hits.

Lubsen led Greenbrier Knights TSL21 with two hits in five at bats.

The Drillers Blue will now face the Reapers in Game 3, a winners bracket contest, start time is 5:30pm at Lakewood Park.

The Knights will take on Driller White at 7:30pm in the elimination game at Lakewood Park.

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John Bastiaans310011
Jacob Lopez200000
Jeremy Harmon421012
Gordon Richardson511003
Lincoln Lubsen512211
Wes Bonney600102
Brandon Parks500002
Chase Brimmer200002
Nick Arnold201000
Ben Brombacher501103
Matt Phoebus300003
Phillip Woodard100000
Sparky Bannon
Jack Joyner
Danny Padilla
Zach Updike

Batting 2B: Lincoln Lubsen
TB: Nick Arnold, Ben Brombacher, Jeremy Harmon, Lincoln Lubsen 3, Gordon Richardson
RBI: Wes Bonney, Ben Brombacher, Lincoln Lubsen 2
SAC: Gordon Richardson
ROE: Ben Brombacher, Lincoln Lubsen, Gordon Richardson
HBP: Nick Arnold, Jeremy Harmon, Phillip Woodard
SB: Jeremy Harmon 2
Totals Team QAB: 21 (42.00%)
Nick Arnold, John Bastiaans, Wes Bonney 2, Chase Brimmer, Ben Brombacher 3, Jeremy Harmon 3, Jacob Lopez, Lincoln Lubsen 5, Brandon Parks, Matt Phoebus, Gordon Richardson 2

Team LOB: 9 Fielding E: Nick Arnold 2

Drillers Blue
Kyle Edwards411011
Conner Butler511002
Ryan Peterson412110
Jonny Wall411101
Garret Lyons200031
Patrick Lundblum400012
Bryce Jones400111
James McGrady400003
Ronaldo DelDuca400000
Josh Prinzel411102
Avery Byrum311010
Trent Jones403100
Ethan Firoved
John Horton
Gardner Meeks

Batting 2B: Conner Butler, Trent Jones, Jonny Wall
HR: Josh Prinzel
TB: Conner Butler 2, Avery Byrum, Kyle Edwards, Trent Jones 4, Ryan Peterson 2, Josh Prinzel 4, Jonny Wall 2
RBI: Trent Jones, Bryce Jones, Ryan Peterson, Josh Prinzel, Jonny Wall
ROE: Garret Lyons, James McGrady
FC: Ronaldo DelDuca, Patrick Lundblum, Jonny Wall
HBP: Jonny Wall
SB: Kyle Edwards, Garret Lyons
Totals Team QAB: 27 (49.09%)
Conner Butler 4, Avery Byrum 3, Ronaldo DelDuca, Kyle Edwards 2, Trent Jones 2, Bryce Jones 2, Patrick Lundblum 4, Garret Lyons 3, James McGrady, Ryan Peterson 2, Josh Prinzel, Jonny Wall 2

Team LOB: 12 Fielding E: Conner Butler, Ronaldo DelDuca, Ethan Firoved, Ryan Peterson, Josh Prinzel
DP: Avery Byrum, Ryan Peterson

Zach Updike6.099.646533730
Danny Padilla5.090.644533631
Sparky Bannon0.16.333000020

Pitching HBP: Zach Updike
WP: Danny Padilla, Zach Updike
Pitches-Strikes: Sparky Bannon 6-2, Danny Padilla 90-58, Zach Updike 99-64
Groundouts-Flyouts: Sparky Bannon 0-0, Danny Padilla 2-6, Zach Updike 4-6
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Sparky Bannon 1-3, Danny Padilla 13-24, Zach Updike 15-28

Drillers Blue
Ethan Firoved5.094.6491311230
James McGrady4.047.723311400
John Horton2.025.720211100
Gardner Meeks1.012.667000200

Pitching HBP: John Horton 2, Gardner Meeks
WP: Gardner Meeks
BK: Ethan Firoved
Pitches-Strikes: Ethan Firoved 94-61, John Horton 25-18, James McGrady 47-34, Gardner Meeks 12-8
Groundouts-Flyouts: Ethan Firoved 2-1, John Horton 4-1, James McGrady 2-5, Gardner Meeks 0-1
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Ethan Firoved 13-22, John Horton 4-10, James McGrady 11-14, Gardner Meeks 2-4


  • 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