Late Score Costs Charlottesville Tom Sox Against Waynesboro Generals
Tuesday’s game against Waynesboro Generals was a heartbreaker for Charlottesville Tom Sox, as they lost the lead late in a 5-4 defeat. The game was tied at four with Waynesboro Generals batting in the top of the seventh when Parker Phillips homered off of Sean Byrnes, driving in one run.
Charlottesville Tom Sox lost despite out-hitting Waynesboro Generals nine to eight.
Charlottesville Tom Sox took an early lead in the second inning. Haiden Lamb singled on a 1-0 count in the second inning, scoring two runs.
Waynesboro Generals evened things up at four in the top of the sixth inning. With two outs in the sixth inning Zach Evers drove in one run when he singled.
Waynesboro Generals scored three runs in the sixth inning. Waynesboro Generals’s big inning was driven by a walk , a walk by Hunter Wilson, and a single by Evers.
Garrett Bye earned the win for Waynesboro Generals. He went one and one-third innings, surrendering zero runs, zero hits, and striking out one. Andrew Perez recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Waynesboro Generals. Sean Byrnes took the loss for Charlottesville Tom Sox. He pitched two and a third innings, allowing one run, five hits, and striking out one.
Sean McCracken started the game for Charlottesville Tom Sox. He pitched five innings, giving up one run, three hits, and striking out five. Braden Olive started the game for Waynesboro Generals. He went three and two-thirds innings, surrendering four runs, seven hits, striking out one, and walking one.
Charlottesville Tom Sox had nine hits in the game. Max Bazin, Michael Wielansky, Brandon Johnson, and Lamb each collected multiple hits for Charlottesville Tom Sox. Lamb, Johnson, Wielansky, and Bazin each collected two hits to lead Charlottesville Tom Sox.
Waynesboro Generals collected eight hits. Malik Stephens and McClain Bradley each collected multiple hits for Waynesboro Generals.