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2017 Valley League playoff preview

Matchups have been set for the 2017 Valley Baseball League playoffs.


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Valley Baseball League to play in Southern Collegiate Showcase on July 15-16

The Valley Baseball League will join four other collegiate summer leagues in the Southern Collegiate Showcase.


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Valley Baseball League announces 2017 Hall of Fame class

Seven former players, coaches, and administrators have been elected as the second class of the Valley Baseball League Hall of Fame.


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Sterry, Valdes highlight 2016 All-Valley League Team

Waynesboro first baseman Zach Sterry and Front Royal pitcher Erne Valdes were the major award winners as the VBL announced its 2016 All-League teams.


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March to Three-peat! Waynesboro Generals open 2015 season Friday night against Staunton Braves

The back-to-back defending Valley League champion Waynesboro Generals open the 2015 season Friday night at Linco Park at Kate Collins Field against their rival Staunton Braves.


Podcast: Waynesboro Generals 2015 Season Preview

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks with Waynesboro Generals head coach D.J. King and general manager Tyler Hoffman for this special preview of the 2015 Valley League season. Can the two-time defending VBL champs make it a three-peat?


Hot Stove Baseball with Waynesboro Generals coach D.J. King

D.J. King had a pretty good first season as a head coach in summer baseball. King led the Waynesboro Generals to the 2014 Valley League championship, the second championship in a row for the Generals.


Augusta Free Press assists Valley League champion Waynesboro Generals on winning night

The Waynesboro Generals are repeat Valley League champions for the first time in the team’s 62-year history in the VBL, and Augusta Free Press was on hand to help bring the special night of action at Kate Collins Field to the world.


Live Blog: Waynesboro Generals make run at history

Join Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham on a live blog from Charles Town, W.Va., where the Waynesboro Generals have a chance to win their second straight Valley League championship.


Video: Waynesboro Generals on the road to history?

Waynesboro Generals fans give their team a nice send off as the Generals make their way to Charles Town, W.Va., for Game 2 of the Valley League championship series. A win would give Waynesboro its first back-to-back VBL championships in the team’s 91-year history.


Waynesboro Generals take VBL Finals Game 1 from Charles Town, 11-1

Waynesboro Generals starting pitcher Griffin Krieg put in seven strong innings, and a Mike Marcinko three-run sixth-inning double broke open a close Game 1 battle, lifting the defending Valley League champs to an 11-1 win over the Charles Town Cannons in Game 1 of the VBL Finals.


Waynesboro Generals pep rally at 1 p.m. Tuesday

Fans are invited to Kate Collins Field at 1 p.m. Tuesday to help send the Waynesboro Generals on the road to Charles Town for Game 2 of the Valley League championship series.


Waynesboro Generals hold off late Covington rally, advance to 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.


Waynesboro Generals take Game 1 of VBL semis with 6-4 win over ‘Jacks

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.


Waynesboro Generals complete first-round Valley League playoff sweep

A seven-run fifth broke open a close game, and the Waynesboro Generals advanced to the second round of the 2014 Valley League playoffs with a 10-4 win over the Aldie Senators.


Waynesboro Generals top Aldie Senators in Game 1 of VBL playoffs, 8-6

Eugene Vasquez was 3-for-4 with three RBI, and the Waynesboro Generals got just enough pitching to defeat the Aldie Senators, 8-6, in Game 1 of the best-of-three first-round Valley League playoff series at Kate Collins Field Tuesday night.


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Harrisonburg Turks take Game 1 of playoff series with Covington

A dominant performance from starting pitcher Ryan Castellanos lead the Harrisonburg Turks past the Covington Lumberjacks 3-1 in Game 1 of the VBL quarterfinals.


Waynesboro Generals, Rotary cook lunch for Vector Industries

Employees at Vector Industries got a nice treat last week – lunch provided by the Waynesboro Rotary Club, including burgers cooked by members of the Waynesboro Generals baseball team.


Wild one! Waynesboro holds off late Staunton rally, wins 14-11

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.


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Valley League Scoreboard: July 13

Valley League scoreboard for July 13, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


Waynesboro’s Jordan Harmon named Valley League Player of the Week

Waynesboro right-handed pitcher Jordan Harmon was named the Valley Baseball League’s D-Bat Player of the Week for June 23-29.


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Clutch hit lifts Harrisonburg Turks past Waynesboro Generals, 3-1

A two-out, two-run Eric Kalbfleisch double broke a 1-1 eighth-inning tie, lifting the Harrisonburg Turks to a 3-1 win over the Waynesboro Generals at Kate Collins Field Saturday night.


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Valley League Scoreboard: June 25

Valley League scoreboard for June 25, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


Waynesboro Generals blank VBL-leading Front Royal, 1-0

Jeff Schank and two relievers combined on a five-hit shutout, and a Kyle Pitts squeeze play RBI gave Waynesboro the only run it needed in a 1-0 over Valley League-leading Front Royal Tuesday night at Kate Collins Field.


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Valley League Scoreboard: June 22

Valley League scoreboard from June 22, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


Losing skid continues for Waynesboro with 8-3 loss at Covington

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.


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Valley League Scoreboard: June 21

Valley League scoreboard from June 21, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


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Valley League Scoreboard: June 16

Valley League scoreboard from June 16, plus updated league standings and upcoming VBL schedule.


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Valley League Scoreboard: June 12

Rain continues to wreak havoc on the Valley League scoreboard. Here is the latest look at scores, standings and the upcoming VBL schedule.


How are the Waynesboro Generals 8-1? Run prevention

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?


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Front Royal’s Hunter Newman named VBL Player of the Week

Front Royal infielder Hunter Newman (Trevecca Nazarene College) was named the Valley Baseball League D-BAT Player of the Week on Monday, June 9.


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Valley League Scoreboard: June 9

Valley League scoreboard from June 9, with updated league standings and the upcoming VBL schedule.


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Valley League Standings, Schedule: June 6

Updated Valley Baseball League standings and upcoming schedule.


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Valley League Scoreboard: June 4

Valley League scores, standings and updated schedule from June 4.


Defending VBL champ Waynesboro opens 2014 with win

The Waynesboro Generals (1-0) picked up right where they left off in 2013 with a 4-1 win over the New Market Rebels on their opening night of the 2014 Valley Baseball League season.


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Chris Graham: Take me out of the ballgame

More than a few Waynesboro Generals baseball fans were mildly upset that the opening ballgame of their team’s second-round 2013 Valley Baseball League playoff series was called by rain only after the team had made an hour-plus bus trip to the field to find out that the home team had somehow neglected to put its tarp down on the field before what turned out to be a brief storm had hit.


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Calm down, or just stay home? Valley League cracking down on fans

Be careful how into the game you get this summer at your favorite local Valley League park. Any deemed overexuberance might get your team fined by the league commissioner.


No offense: It’s not just #1 UVa. baseball’s problem

Brian O’Connor first broached the topic after his UVa. baseball team had squeaked past Clemson, 3-2, in the teams’ series opener. Then after the ‘Hoos nipped the Tigers 1-0 on Sunday, it was time to go in depth on the topic of, no offense, but, well, yeah, no offense.


Mike Bocock stays busy in “retirement”

Legendary baseball coach Mike Bocock isn’t exactly taking the summer off from coaching. Bocock, who led the Waynesboro Generals to the 2013 Valley League championship, his eighth in 25 years as a VBL coach, stepped down from the job after hoisting the Jim Lineweaver Cup in August, but Bocock will be patrolling the dugout for a new team this year.


Chris Graham: Stepping away from the Waynesboro Generals

After five summers helping lead the team from the front office and board of directors, I am stepping away from the Waynesboro Generals.


Interview: New Waynesboro Generals coach D.J. King

Chris Graham, the editor of AugustaFreePress.com and the voice of the Waynesboro Generals, interviews new Generals head coach D.J. King. King, an assistant coach at the University of South Carolina-Aiken, takes over for legendary Valley League coach Mike Bocock, who led Waynesboro to the 2013 VBL championship.


Waynesboro Generals announce D.J. King as new head coach

The Waynesboro Generals announced today that D.J. King has been hired as the team’s new head coach.


Five Waynesboro Generals on list of Top 40 VBL prospects

Five members of the Valley League champion Waynesboro Generals were ranked among the Top 40 VBL prospects as compiled by Perfect Game USA.


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Rockbridge Rapids cease operations, drop out of Valley League

The Valley League will have one less member in 2014 with the news Tuesday that the Rockbridge Rapids are ceasing operations.


Mike Bocock steps aside after championship run with Waynesboro Generals

Legendary Valley League baseball coach Mike Bocock is stepping aside as the head coach of the Waynesboro Generals after leading the team to the 2013 VBL championship.