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Staunton first baseman Gunnar McNeill was voted the Valley League Most Valuable Player in a vote of league administrators and media. McNeill was joined by Front Royal’s Jake Harper as the Pitcher of the Year.
Interviews with Waynesboro Generals coach D.J. King, starting pitcher Kevin Doherty and center fielder Cole Gruber after Waynesboro’s 4-3 win over Covington on Aug. 3 that sent the Generals to their second straight Valley League championship series.
Covington had the go-ahead run on first base with nobody out in the ninth, but Waynesboro Generals reliever Will Lowman was able to get out of the two-on, no-out jam, and the Generals advanced to the Valley League championship series with a 4-3 win over the ‘Jacks in front of 825 fans at Kate Collins Field Sunday night.
A three-run Mike McClellan double keyed a five-run Waynesboro Generals fifth, and Micah Gorman pitched into the eighth inning in a strong outing on the mound, lifting Waynesboro to a 6-4 win over Covington in Game 1 of their Valley League semifinal series Friday night.
A night after a blowout win in the rivalry series, the Waynesboro Generals took early control with a two-run homer by Mike McClellan, got solid pitching from UVA sophomore Kevin Doherty, and knocked off the Staunton Braves, 8-4, Sunday afternoon,
Griffin Krieg and three relievers combined on a two-hitter, and the Waynesboro Generals pounded out 16 hits against six Braves pitchers, in a dominating 13-1 win over Staunton in front of a season-high 975 fans at Kate Collins Field Saturday night.
A bases-loaded walk allowed the winning run to score in an 8-7 win for the Waynesboro Generals over the Front Royal Cardinals Tuesday night at Kate Collins Field.
A five-run fifth and a five-run eighth lifted the Charles Town Cannons to a booming 15-8 win over the Waynesboro Generals Sunday night.
Kevin Doherty and Marcus Shippey scattered nine Woodstock hits, and Waynesboro got another big night from shortstop Mike Marcinko at the plate, en route to a 3-0 Generals win Friday night at Kate Collins Field.
Waynesboro scored a run in the eighth and had the tying and go-ahead runs in scoring position, but couldn’t get the clutch hit, and then the Generals went down quietly in the ninth in a 4-3 loss at Aldie.
Waynesboro seemed to put the Staunton Braves on cruise control with a seven-run eighth, but the Braves actually brought the tying run to the plate after trailing by seven with two outs in the ninth before the Generals finished off a wild 14-11 victory Wednesday night.
Waynesboro pounded out 16 hits, Kevin Krupp hit his first home run of the summer, and the Generals topped Covington, 9-5, Friday night.
Three Strasburg pitchers scattered eight hits, and the Express got just enough offense to top the Waynesboro Generals, 2-1, Thursday night.
A two-out, two-strike, ninth-inning double by James Vasquez tied the score, and the Staunton Braves broke through with two runs in the top of the 10th en route to an 8-6 win over the Waynesboro Generals at Kate Collins Field Tuesday night.
The 2014 Valley Baseball League All-Star game on Sunday, July 6, showcases the league’s rising collegiate stars in an annual event attended by baseball fans and Major League Baseball scouts alike at Veterans Memorial Park, Eagle Field, in Harrisonburg.
The Covington Lumberjacks scored two in the first and four in the third and coasted from there to an 8-3 win over the Waynesboro Generals Sunday night.
The Waynesboro Generals are hitting just .205 as a team through the first fifth of the 2014 Valley League season. So how is it that the defending VBL champs are atop the league standings at 8-1?