Tidewater Drillers Blue Claws Back, But Falls Just Short Against Greenbrier Knights

Sunday, July 11, 2021 – Virginia Beach, VA

Tidewater Drillers Blue‘s effort to come back from down four runs in the sixth inning came up just short, as they fell 10-9 to Greenbrier Knights TSL21 on Sunday. Tidewater Drillers Blue scored two runs in the failed comeback on a groundout by Ronaldo DelDuca and a passed ball during Josh Prinzel‘s at bat.

Tidewater Drillers Blue was right in it until Greenbrier Knights TSL21 walked in the sixth inning.

Tidewater Drillers Blue opened up scoring in the first inning, when Garret Lyons hit a solo homer.

Tidewater Drillers Blue notched five runs in the fourth inning. The offensive firepower by Tidewater Drillers Blue was led by Kyle EdwardsConner Butler, and Lyons, all driving in runs in the frame.

Sparky Bannon toed the rubber for Greenbrier Knights TSL21. The pitcher allowed five hits and six runs over three and two-thirds innings, striking out two and walking one.

John Horton led things off on the pitcher’s mound for Tidewater Drillers Blue. The pitcher allowed one hit and zero runs over three innings, striking out two and walking one. Nicholas JazkowskiEthan FirovedTrent Jones, and Patrick Lundblom each entered the game as relief, throwing two innings, one inning, two-thirds of an inning, and one-third of an inning respectively.

Tidewater Drillers Blue tallied one home run on the day. Lyons went deep in the first inning.

Tidewater Drillers Blue racked up nine hits in the game. LyonsRyan Peterson, and Butler each had multiple hits for Tidewater Drillers BlueButlerPeterson, and Lyons each collected two hits to lead Tidewater Drillers Blue.

Jeremy Harmon led Greenbrier Knights TSL21 with two hits in four at bats.

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Ben Brombacher221120
Jack Joyner210122
Gordon Richardson201000
Sam Slevin110210
Lincoln Lubsen310011
Tahlib Whitfield200100
Brandon Parks100010
Chase Brimmer211200
Wes Bonney201100
Nick Arnold310011
Zach Updike210110
Danny Padilla101000
Jeremy Harmon412202
Phillip Woodard100000
Jacob Lopez110000
Sparky Bannon

Batting 2B: Wes Bonney
TB: Wes Bonney 2, Chase Brimmer, Ben Brombacher, Jeremy Harmon 2, Danny Padilla, Gordon Richardson
RBI: Wes Bonney, Chase Brimmer 2, Ben Brombacher, Jeremy Harmon 2, Jack Joyner, Sam Slevin 2, Zach Updike, Tahlib Whitfield
ROE: Lincoln Lubsen
FC: Sam Slevin
HBP: Jacob Lopez, Phillip Woodard
GIDP: Ben Brombacher
SB: Ben Brombacher, Jeremy Harmon, Danny Padilla, Gordon Richardson
Totals Team QAB: 20 (50.00%)
Nick Arnold, Wes Bonney 2, Ben Brombacher 4, Jeremy Harmon 3, Jack Joyner 2, Lincoln Lubsen 2, Danny Padilla, Brandon Parks, Gordon Richardson, Sam Slevin, Zach Updike, Tahlib Whitfield

Team LOB: 20 

Drillers Blue
Kyle Edwards411201
Conner Butler412200
Garret Lyons412201
Jonny Wall310010
Ryan Peterson322000
Ronaldo DelDuca400101
Trent Jones200000
Bryce Jones110010
Patrick Lundblom201001
Josh Prinzel100000
Avery Byrum321012
Ethan Firoved
John Horton
Nicholas Jazkowski
James McGrady
Wyatt Yates
Julian Franks-Pollock

Batting 2B: Conner Butler, Kyle Edwards
HR: Garret Lyons
TB: Conner Butler 3, Avery Byrum, Kyle Edwards 2, Patrick Lundblom, Garret Lyons 5, Ryan Peterson 2
RBI: Conner Butler 2, Ronaldo DelDuca, Kyle Edwards 2, Garret Lyons 2
ROE: Bryce Jones
HBP: Ryan Peterson, Josh Prinzel
SB: Avery Byrum, Bryce Jones, Patrick Lundblom
TotalsTeam QAB: 19 (52.78%)
Conner Butler 2, Avery Byrum 3, Ronaldo DelDuca, Kyle Edwards 2, Trent Jones, Bryce Jones, Patrick Lundblom, Garret Lyons 3, Ryan Peterson 3, Jonny Wall 2

Team LOB: 6 Fielding E: Kyle Edwards
DP: Kyle Edwards, John Horton, Josh Prinzel

Sparky Bannon3.262.500562211
Wes Bonney0.16.667211000
Lincoln Lubsen3.050.580221420

Pitching HBP: Sparky Bannon, Lincoln Lubsen
Pitches-Strikes: Sparky Bannon 62-31, Wes Bonney 6-4, Lincoln Lubsen 50-29
Groundouts-Flyouts: Sparky Bannon 1-8, Wes Bonney 1-0, Lincoln Lubsen 4-1
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Sparky Bannon 9-19, Wes Bonney 1-3, Lincoln Lubsen 2-14

Drillers Blue
John Horton3.045.644100210
Nicholas Jazkowski2.042.500233330
Patrick Lundblom0.112.500143010
Trent Jones0.228.321144040
Ethan Firoved1.020.550200100

Pitching HBP: John Horton, Trent Jones
WP: Patrick Lundblom
Pitches-Strikes: Ethan Firoved 20-11, John Horton 45-29, Nicholas Jazkowski 42-21, Trent Jones 28-9, Patrick Lundblom 12-6
Groundouts-Flyouts: Ethan Firoved 1-1, John Horton 5-1, Nicholas Jazkowski 3-0, Trent Jones 1-1, Patrick Lundblom 0-1
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Ethan Firoved 2-5, John Horton 7-11, Nicholas Jazkowski 4-11, Trent Jones 4-8, Patrick Lundblom 3-5


  • 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