Congratulations to the Lakewood Legends, the 2019 Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League Champions.
The sun was shining at Perry Field on the beautiful campus of Virginia Wesleyan University as the 2019 League Championship Game got underway. The Norfolk Redbirds and the Lakewood Legends used their bats to settle the 2019 Championship, combining to score 36 runs in the 9 inning contest, with the Lakewood Legends coming out on top, claiming their first Tidewater Collegiate Summer Baseball League Championship.
Congratulations Lakewood Legends, you are our 2019 Champions. The Legends are managed by Head Coach Roberto Vaz and Assistant Coach Cody Ortego.
We would also like to congratulate the Norfolk Redbirds with their second place finish, and an overall great summer season. The Redbirds are managed by Head Coach Jon Gold and Assistant Coaches Alec Bryant and Chase Stewart.
Lakewood Legends 19, Norfolk Redbirds 17
Lakewood Legends Wrangles Victory From Norfolk Redbirds After Back-And-Forth Game
Lakewood Legends and Norfolk Redbirds traded blows on Friday in a back-and-forth affair, with Lakewood Legends eventually claiming a 19-17 victory. The game was tied at nine with Lakewood Legends batting in the bottom of the fourth when Evan Keller singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
Lakewood Legends was boosted by Keller who went 6-for-6 at the plate. Keller homered in the first, singled in the second, singled in the third, singled in the fourth, singled in the seventh, and singled in the eighth.
Lakewood Legends opened up an early lead in the second inning when.
Lakewood Legends took the lead for good with two runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Cody Sandlin grounded out, scoring one run.
Lakewood Legends scored five runs in the seventh inning. Drew Hill had an RBI single in the inning to lead the run scoring.
Norfolk Redbirds scored three runs in the eighth inning. Norfolk Redbirds scored its runs on a error by Christopher Mills.
Azriel Davidson was credited with the victory for Lakewood Legends. He went three innings, allowing three runs on five hits and striking out two. A number of pitchers entered the game as relief, with Kyle McShaffry, Dylan Schumacher, Logan Dunbar, and Nytorious Cooler all securing outs and ultimately the victory.
Justin Durnil took the loss for Norfolk Redbirds. He allowed three hits and two runs over one and one-third innings, striking out one.
Ethan Buckley started the game for Norfolk Redbirds. He went one inning, allowing five runs on four hits and striking out one Cody Ray started the game for Lakewood Legends. He went two and a third innings, allowing seven runs on three hits and striking out two
Lakewood Legends launched one home run on the day. Keller had a long ball in the first inning.
Lakewood Legends had 19 hits in the game. Keller, Bo Gonzales, Hill, Austin Kirkpatrick, and Bren Faulk each managed multiple hits for Lakewood Legends. Keller went 6-for-6 at the plate to lead Lakewood Legends in hits.
Norfolk Redbirds racked up 15 hits in the game. Jordan Hara, Mills, Peter Stauber, Carlo Zorola, and Ben Berger each collected multiple hits for Norfolk Redbirds. Hara led Norfolk Redbirds with four hits in six at bats.
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Batting2B: Ben Berger, Christopher Mills, Peter Stauber, Christian Szablewski
HR: Carlo Zorola
TB: Ben Berger 3, Jordan Hara 4, Nicholas Hussey, Christopher Mills 4, Peter Stauber 3, Christian Szablewski 2, Carlo Zorola 5
RBI: Ben Berger, Jordan Hara, Max Lipscomb, Darren McKeown, Christopher Mills 4, Peter Stauber 2, Carlo Zorola
ROE: Jordan Hara, Darren McKeown, Christopher Mills 2, Christian Szablewski 2, Carlo Zorola
FC: Darren McKeown 2
HBP: Max Lipscomb 2, Carlo Zorola
GIDP: Ben Berger
PIK: Jordan Hara, Darren McKeown
TotalsTeam QAB: 26 (44.83%)
Ben Berger 3, Jordan Hara 2, Nicholas Hussey 3, Max Lipscomb, Darren McKeown 3, Christopher Mills 5, Campbell Pryor, Peter Stauber 3, Christian Szablewski 2, Carlo Zorola 3
Team LOB: 12FieldingE: Ben Berger, Jordan Hara, Carlo Zorola 3
Batting2B: Drew Hill, Jared Jordan, Bo Gonzales
HR: Evan Keller
TB: Bren Faulk 2, Evan Keller 9, Drew Hill 4, Jared Jordan 2, Bo Gonzales 4, Austin Kirkpatrick 3, Cody Sandlin
RBI: Tristan Welch, Evan Keller 4, Drew Hill 4, Jared Jordan, Bo Gonzales 2, Kyle McShaffry 2, Cody Sandlin
SAC: Tristan Welch
SF: Kyle McShaffry
ROE: Drew Hill, Austin Kirkpatrick
FC: Tristan Welch, Cody Sandlin
SB: Evan Keller, Drew Hill, Austin Kirkpatrick
TotalsTeam QAB: 30 (53.57%)
Tristan Welch 3, Bren Faulk 4, Evan Keller 5, Drew Hill 4, Jared Jordan 5, Bo Gonzales 2, Kyle McShaffry 3, Austin Kirkpatrick 2, Cody Sandlin 2
Team LOB: 12FieldingE: Evan Keller 2, Drew Hill, Bo Gonzales 4, Kyle McShaffry
DP: Evan Keller, Bo Gonzales
PitchingL: Justin Durnil
WP: Adam Shaffer
Pitches-Strikes: Ethan Buckley 36-17, Justin Durnil 33-16, Tyrin Everette 32-23, Christian Maloney 40-21, Christopher Morris 21-12, Adam Shaffer 53-28
Groundouts-Flyouts: Ethan Buckley 0-1, Justin Durnil 2-1, Tyrin Everette 2-3, Christian Maloney 2-2, Christopher Morris 0-0, Adam Shaffer 3-2
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Ethan Buckley 5-10, Justin Durnil 3-9, Tyrin Everette 4-8, Christian Maloney 7-11, Christopher Morris 2-5, Adam Shaffer 5-13
PitchingW: Azriel Davidson
HBP: Cody Ray, Dylan Schumacher, Azriel Davidson
WP: Dylan Schumacher
Pitches-Strikes: Kyle McShaffry 26-21, Cody Ray 55-25, Dylan Schumacher 11-5, Nytorious Cooler 22-10, Logan Dunbar 16-8, Azriel Davidson 75-43
Groundouts-Flyouts: Kyle McShaffry 0-4, Cody Ray 3-1, Dylan Schumacher 0-0, Nytorious Cooler 0-1, Logan Dunbar 1-0, Azriel Davidson 2-4
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Kyle McShaffry 8-10, Cody Ray 7-17, Dylan Schumacher 0-3, Nytorious Cooler 3-5, Logan Dunbar 2-4, Azriel Davidson 10-19
- 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
SPECIAL THANKS TO…
We would also like to thank our broadcast interns for a great job this summer bringing some new technology to the TSL with the FB Live Stream. Adam Cohen and Devin Sawyer, you guys did an awesome job. We would also like to say thank you to Jared Moore and Alec Hanney for a great job working with our operations staff, we love our interns.
We would like to thank Eastern Officials Association for another outstanding year of professional umpire services; thank you to Virginia Wesleyan University and their great staff for taking great care of our members; thank you to LTD Hospitality Group for providing great lodging options for our parents; thank you Richard Miller for some great photographs and videos; thank you Grand Slam 2 for allowing our members to use your facility and the discounts on the equipment; and thank you to all of our players, interns and our coaches, thanks for another great summer of collegiate summer league baseball.
Finally, we would like to recognize and say thank you to Shannon Dooley, our Director of Game Day Operations, for keeping everything running smoothly, communicating between the league, our interns, coaches, members and umpires, and for all the things you do to ensure everyone has a great summer, thank you.