Tidewater Drillers Blue’s Early Lead Over Chesapeake Reapers Sets Stage For Victory

Saturday, July 17, 2021 – Virginia Beach, VA

An early lead helped Tidewater Drillers Blue defeat Chesapeake Reapers 12-7 on Saturday. Tidewater Drillers Blue scored on a double by Jonny Wall, a single by Kyle Edwards, a single by Ronaldo DelDuca, a single by Patrick Lundblom, a single by Josh Prinzel, a wild pitch by Jacob Colbus, a single by Wall, and a single by Ryan Peterson in the first inning.

Tidewater Drillers Blue collected 14 hits and Chesapeake Reapers had seven in the high-scoring affair.

Chesapeake Reapers scored three runs in the second inning. Chesapeake Reapers scored its runs on a error by Jake Messina.

Gardner Meeks got the win for Tidewater Drillers BlueMeeks lasted four innings, allowing six hits and five runs while striking out six. Lundblom threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen.

Eddie Blake took the loss for Chesapeake Reapers. The pitcher went one inning, allowing 11 runs on ten hits, striking out one and walking zero.

Tidewater Drillers Blue tallied 14 hits in the game. LundblomConner Butler, and Wall all had multiple hits for Tidewater Drillers BlueButler and Lundblom each collected three hits to lead Tidewater Drillers Blue.

Messina led Chesapeake Reapers with two hits in three at bats.

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Braxton Gallet321011
Jake Messina322210
Jack Flanagan401003
Dylan Weatherly300002
Noah Hall201120
Charles Gordon301000
Jalen March100000
Elijah Wilson311011
DaQuan Wilson300002
Jay Woodson110000
Alvin Carela010000
Eddie Blake
Derrick Booker000000
Jacob Sherman

Batting 2B: Noah Hall, Jake Messina
TB: Jack Flanagan, Braxton Gallet, Charles Gordon, Noah Hall 2, Jake Messina 3, Elijah Wilson
RBI: Noah Hall, Jake Messina 2
ROE: Braxton Gallet, Jake Messina
HBP: Alvin Carela, Dylan Weatherly, Jay Woodson
GIDP: Jalen March
TotalsTeam QAB: 17 (50.00%)
Alvin Carela, Jack Flanagan, Braxton Gallet 2, Charles Gordon 2, Noah Hall 3, Jake Messina 3, Dylan Weatherly, Elijah Wilson 3, Jay Woodson

Team LOB: 6 Fielding E: Dylan Weatherly, Jay Woodson 2

Drillers Blue
Bryce Jones411002
Conner Butler433000
Jonny Wall422201
Ryan Peterson311301
Kyle Edwards411100
Ronaldo DelDuca211111
Patrick Lundblom313100
Josh Prinzel311102
Wyatt Yates310002
Jacob Colbus200102
Andrew Duncan101000
Gardner Meeks

Batting 2B: Jonny Wall
3B: Conner Butler
TB: Conner Butler 5, Ronaldo DelDuca, Andrew Duncan, Kyle Edwards, Bryce Jones, Patrick Lundblom 3, Ryan Peterson, Josh Prinzel, Jonny Wall 3
RBI: Jacob Colbus, Ronaldo DelDuca, Kyle Edwards, Patrick Lundblom, Ryan Peterson 3, Josh Prinzel, Jonny Wall 2
SF: Jacob Colbus, Ryan Peterson
ROE: Jonny Wall, Wyatt Yates
SB: Conner Butler, Jonny Wall
Totals Team QAB: 15 (41.67%)
Conner Butler 3, Jacob Colbus, Ronaldo DelDuca 2, Kyle Edwards, Bryce Jones, Patrick Lundblom, Ryan Peterson 2, Josh Prinzel 2, Jonny Wall 2

Team LOB: 6 Fielding E: Conner Butler, Ryan Peterson 2
DP: Conner Butler, Josh Prinzel

Eddie Blake1.055.65510117100
Jacob Sherman4.071.620411910
Charles Gordon1.010.600000100
Jalen March0.00.000000000

Pitching L: Eddie Blake
WP: Eddie Blake 2
Pitches-Strikes: Eddie Blake 55-36, Charles Gordon 10-6, Jalen March 0-0, Jacob Sherman 71-44
Groundouts-Flyouts: Eddie Blake 2-1, Charles Gordon 0-2, Jalen March 0-0, Jacob Sherman 1-2
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Eddie Blake 7-15, Charles Gordon 0-3, Jalen March 0-0, Jacob Sherman 11-18

Drillers Blue
Gardner Meeks4.091.538652640
Patrick Lundblom3.047.660120310

Pitching W: Gardner Meeks
HBP: Patrick Lundblom, Gardner Meeks 2
Pitches-Strikes: Patrick Lundblom 47-31, Gardner Meeks 91-49
Groundouts-Flyouts: Patrick Lundblom 2-3, Gardner Meeks 0-2
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Patrick Lundblom 6-12, Gardner Meeks 13-22


  • 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