Tag: Dan Neff
Waynesboro Generals shortstop Mike Marcinko stepped into the batters box Wednesday night at Kate Collins Field with an almost unreal scenario in front of him. Tie ballgame, runner on third, two outs, bottom of the ninth, championship there for the taking.
Mike Marcinko hit a 1-0 pitch down the left-field line to knock in pinch-runner Dan Neff with two outs in the ninth inning, completing a Waynesboro Generals rally to a 7-6 win over the Charles Town Cannons in the deciding Game 3 of the Valley League championship series.
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.
The Waynesboro Generals had a golden opportunity to make up ground against the first-place Front Royal Cardinals Wednesday night, but the Cards scored two runs in the eighth to take the lead and held on for a 6-5 win.
Harrisonburg scored the go-ahead run on an eighth-inning Waynesboro error, and held on for a 7-6 win over the Valley League-leading Generals Sunday night at Kate Collins Field.