Sparky Bannon’s CG Shut Out Seals Drillers White Fate In Loss To Knights

Saturday, July 17, 2021 – Virginia Beach, VA

Tidewater Drillers White fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 2-0 loss to Greenbrier Knights TSL21 on Saturday. Greenbrier Knights TSL21 took the lead on an error in the first inning.

The pitching was strong on both sides. Greenbrier Knights TSL21 pitchers struck out six, while Tidewater Drillers White sat down five.

Greenbrier Knights TSL21 got on the board in the first inning. An error scored one run for Greenbrier Knights TSL21.

A double by Dawson Guzik in the first inning was a positive for Tidewater Drillers White.

Sparky Bannon got the win for Greenbrier Knights TSL21. The righty allowed four hits and zero runs over seven innings, striking out six and walking zero.

Nick Mattfield took the loss for Tidewater Drillers WhiteMattfield surrendered one run on three hits over four innings, striking out four and walking one.

GuzikElias NegronJosh Stevens, and Aidan Cunningham each collected one hit to lead Tidewater Drillers White.

Matt Phoebus went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead Greenbrier Knights TSL21 in hits. Greenbrier Knights TSL21 was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Phoebus had the most chances in the field with eight.

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Phillip Woodard200000
John Bastiaans311000
Lincoln Lubsen300001
Sam Slevin300002
Matt Phoebus312001
Zach Updike301101
Gordon Richardson301000
Brandon Parks200010
Nick Arnold200010
Sparky Bannon300000

Batting 2B: John Bastiaans
TB: John Bastiaans 2, Matt Phoebus 2, Gordon Richardson, Zach Updike
RBI: Zach Updike
ROE: John Bastiaans, Sam Slevin
FC: Nick Arnold
HBP: Phillip Woodard
GIDP: Sparky Bannon
SB: John Bastiaans
Totals Team QAB: 6 (20.00%)
Nick Arnold, John Bastiaans 2, Brandon Parks, Matt Phoebus, Gordon Richardson

Team LOB: 7 

Drillers White
Elias Negron301000
Dawson Guzik301001
Alex Fenney200001
Gabriel Lopez100001
Aidan Pinto100001
Kade Abrisz200000
Ryan Ballard200000
Jackson Hughes200001
Josh Stevens201001
Terrence McGowan200000
Aidan Cunningham201000
Ryan Long200000
Justin Liakos
Nick Mattfield
Matthew Sheppard

Batting 2B: Dawson Guzik, Josh Stevens
TB: Aidan Cunningham, Dawson Guzik 2, Elias Negron, Josh Stevens 2
HBP: Aidan Pinto
SB: Dawson Guzik, Aidan Pinto
CS: Aidan Cunningham
TotalsTeam QAB: 10 (40.00%)
Aidan Cunningham 2, Dawson Guzik 2, Jackson Hughes, Ryan Long, Terrence McGowan, Elias Negron, Aidan Pinto, Josh Stevens

Team LOB: 4 Fielding E: Jackson Hughes, Elias Negron 2
DP: Jackson Hughes, Ryan Long, Elias Negron

Sparky Bannon7.081.679400600

Pitching W: Sparky Bannon
HBP: Sparky Bannon
Pitches-Strikes: Sparky Bannon 81-55
Groundouts-Flyouts: Sparky Bannon 3-11
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Sparky Bannon 16-25

Drillers White
Nick Mattfield4.052.654310410
Matthew Sheppard3.036.611210110

Pitching L: Nick Mattfield
HBP: Matthew Sheppard
Pitches-Strikes: Nick Mattfield 52-34, Matthew Sheppard 36-22
Groundouts-Flyouts: Nick Mattfield 4-3, Matthew Sheppard 4-3
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Nick Mattfield 14-18, Matthew Sheppard 7-12


  • 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