Category: Release

Tom Sox Unveil 2024 Promotional Schedule

The Charlottesville Tom Sox announced their promotional schedule for the 2024 summer season

Tom Sox Announce 2nd Annual Poker Tournament

The Charlottesville Tom Sox announced their second annual Poker Tournament, to be held on March 23. The event will be held at the Elks Lodge (389 Elk Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911) for the second-straight year, and will feature traditional poker alongside a silent auction.

Langford Named No. 6 Prospect in Baseball

2021 Tom Sox standout Wyatt Langford was named the No. 6 overall prospect in baseball by MLB Pipeline, as revealed in an MLB Network special on January 26. Langford arrived in Charlottesville as a relative unknown in 2021 – taking only four at-bats in his freshman season at Florida – and became one of the nation’s best hitters following his summer in the Valley.

Tom Sox Open Camp Registrations for 2024 Summer

The Charlottesville Tom Sox announced dates for their 2024 summer camps. The popular summer camps make their return for three separate sessions in 2024, where kids ages 6-12 can get instruction from the Tom Sox's roster of elite coaches and players. 

Tom Sox Announce 2024 Schedule & Season Ticket Sale

The three-time Valley Baseball League Champion Charlottesville Tom Sox announced their schedule for the 2024 summer, as well as an early sale on 2024 season tickets. The 2024 schedule features an all-new format that exclusively features games against intra-division opponents (Covington, Culpeper, Harrisonburg, Staunton, and Waynesboro).

Former Tom Sox Pitcher Kyle Nicolas Called Up by Pirates

Former Tom Sox pitcher Kyle Nicolas’s contract was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates today, September 19. Nicolas’s callup is the Tom Sox’s third in the last month, joining 2018 teammate Evan Justice and 2017 two-way star Carson Spiers.

Carson Spiers Makes MLB Debut

Former Tom Sox pitcher/infielder and Clemson Tiger Carson Spiers made his MLB debut on Sunday for the Cincinnati Reds, starting on the mound against the Cubs. Spiers is the third former ‘Sox player to make his MLB debut, in the second player in two weeks.

Tom Sox Alumnus Evan Justice Called Up to Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies announced that former Tom Sox lefty Evan Justice has been called up to the Major League club. Justice is the second former Tom Sox player to make it to the major leagues following Vinnie Pasquantino last season.

VBL Championship Game 1 Start Time Moved to 8 p.m.

Due to field conditions caused by inclement weather, tonight’s VBL Championship game one between the Tom Sox and Turks will now begin at 8 p.m.

Perkins Highlights List of Five Tom Sox Players Selected for VBL Awards

Five Tom Sox players received recognition from the Valley League for their performance during the 2023 season, as announced by the league on July 31 and August 1.

Tom Sox / Cardinals Suspended

Tonight’s Tom Sox/Cardinals first round playoff game has been suspended due to a pop-up rainstorm. It will be resumed Saturday (July 29) at 7 PM in Front Royal in the top of the second with the Tom Sox leading 1-0.

Tom Sox vs Lumberjacks Postponed

Tonight’s playoff opener between the Tom Sox and Lumberjacks has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will now be played Wednesday at 7 P.M. at Charlottesville High School.

Tom Sox/Royals First Pitch Moved to 1 P.M.

Due to an issue with the lights at Bridgeforth Stadium in Winchester, first pitch for today’s doubleheader has been moved up to 1 P.M. The second game will begin approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of game one.

Tom Sox Announce End-of-Season Schedule Changes

In order to get all 44 games played before the beginning of the 2023 playoffs, the Tom Sox are announcing Tuesday (July 18) end-of-season makeup games to be played the week of July 24.

Tom Sox vs Cardinals Postponed

Tonight’s Tom Sox/Cardinals game has been postponed due to inclement weather. A make-up date is TBD.

Tom Sox vs Generals POSTPONED

Due to inclement weather, tonight’s game between the Tom Sox and Generals has been postponed. The game will be made up on July 24 at 1 P.M. in Charlottesville.

Tom Sox/Royals First Pitch Moved to 5:30 P.M.

Due to the threat of inclement weather, first pitch for the first game of Sunday’s Charlottesville/Winchester has been moved to 5:30 P.M.

Tom Sox vs River Bandits Postponed

Tonight’s contest between the Tom Sox and River Bandits, which was scheduled to begin at 7 PM, has been postponed due to inclement weather. A make-up date is TBD.

Tom Sox at Cannons Postponed

Tonight’s game at Purcellville has been postponed due to weather. A make-up date is TBD.

Five Tom Sox Players Named Valley League All-Stars

Five Tom Sox players were named all-stars by the Valley League on Wednesday (June 21). Mike Eggert (Wofford), Mark Perkins (Rice), Kyle Edwards (Old Dominion), Brice Martinez (Wofford), and Kalvin Alexander (Georgia Southwestern) will all suit up for the South team on Sunday in Front Royal.

Tom Sox at Braves Postponed

Tonight’s game at John Moxie Stadium has been postponed due to rain. A makeup date is TBA.

Six Tom Sox Players Selected to VBL’s NACSB Prospect Games Roster

The Valley Baseball League announced today (June 20) the full roster of players that will represent the league at the tenth annual NACSB Prospect Games next Monday and Tuesday (June 27 & 28) at Liberty University.

Tom Sox vs Lumberjacks Postponed

For the second time in four days, the home contest between Charlottesville and Covington has been postponed due to weather. A makeup date is to be determined.

Ten Players Representing Tom Sox in 2023 Men’s College World Series

Ten former Tom Sox players are representing the club in the 2023 Men’s College World Series at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha. The list includes four from the 2-seed Florida Gators, three from the 1-seed Wake Forest Demon Deacons, two from TCU, and one from Tennessee.

Tom Sox vs Lumberjacks Postponed

Due to today’s thunderstorm in Charlottesville, tonight’s game between the Tom Sox and Lumberjacks has been postponed due to weather. The game will be made up on Monday, June 19 at 7 P.M.

Tom Sox Announce Opening Night Ticket Deal, Promotional Schedule

The Tom Sox announced their full promotional schedule for the 2023 season, including an opening night ticket deal benefitting fans attending the NCAA Baseball Charlottesville Regional on June 2-4.

Tom Sox Announce Smith, Tejada, Wirth as Assistant Coaches

The Charlottesville Tom Sox are excited to welcome Trevon Smith, Cristian Tejada, and Brian Wirth as assistant coaches for the 2023 season.

Tom Sox Raising Funds for Upcoming Season (via NBC29)

The Charlottesville Tom Sox are getting ready to hit the field again this summer, but the nonprofit is going to need a lot of money before the first pitch. The team is holding a poker tournament May 12 to help raise around $100,000 it’ll need for the season.

Charlottesville Tom Sox Announce 2023 Schedule

The defending Valley Baseball League champion Charlottesville Tom Sox announced their 2023 schedule on Monday, March 6.

Lyndon Coleman Named 2023 Tom Sox Head Coach

The Charlottesville Tom Sox are excited to announce Lyndon Coleman as the team’s head coach for the 2023 season. A proven winner at all levels, Coleman is in his fifth season as head coach at Pasco-Hernando State College.

Six Tom Sox Players Named All-Valley League

Six Tom Sox players were named All-Valley League selections, tying the team record set by the 2017 team. Selected players were John Armstrong, Carter Cunningham, Christian Martin, Satchell Norman, Cole Wagner, and Trey Yesavage.

Tom Sox vs Lumberjacks Games 1 & 2 Moved to Harrisonburg

Games one and two of the first-round playoff series between the Charlottesville Tom Sox and Covington Lumberjacks have been moved to Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park in Harrisonburg, VA.

Tom Sox vs Lumberjacks Postponed

Tonight’s playoff opener between the Tom Sox and Lumberjacks has been once again postponed due to weather & field conditions. The game will now be played Thursday at 7 P.M. at Charlottesville High School.

Harrisonburg Doubleheader Moved Up to 3 P.M.

Tom Sox vs River Bandits Game 2 Rescheduled

Game two of Saturday’s doubleheader between Charlottesville and Woodstock has been rescheduled for Friday, July 22 at 7 P.M. in Charlottesville. It will be a 7-inning game.

Tom Sox vs River Bandits Game 2 POSTPONED

Seven Tom Sox Players Named VBL All-Stars

Seven Tom Sox players were named 2022 Valley League All-Stars, as voted on by the league’s 11 head coaches on Monday (July 11). Named to the team were RHP Jack Billings, RHP Drew Bryan, Outfielder Carter Cunningham, Infielder/Outfielder Christian Martin, RHP Tyler McLoughlin, Catcher/DH Satchell Norman, and First Baseman Cole Wagner.

Tom Sox vs Turks Postponed

Tonight’s game against Harrisonburg has been postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on July 21 in Charlottesville. It will be played as two 9-inning games, with the first beginning at 4 P.M.

Tom Sox vs Generals Postponed

Due to rain in Waynesboro, tonight’s game between the Tom Sox and Generals has been postponed. It will be made up on Sunday, July 24 in Waynesboro at 7 P.M.

Vinnie Pasquantino Called Up to Kansas City Royals

Vinnie Pasquantino, one of the best players ever to play in Charlottesville, a 2017 VBL Champion, and the Royals’ number four overall prospect, was called up to the Kansas City Royals today (June 27). Pasquantino becomes the first Tom Sox player and 249th player in Valley League history to make it to MLB.

Tom Sox at Braves Postponed

Tonight’s game between the Tom Sox and Braves, scheduled to start at 7:30 P.M., has been postponed due to inclement weather. It will be made up on July 11 in Staunton.

Tom Sox vs Rebels Postponed

Due to the condition of the field following this morning’s storms, today’s doubleheader against New Market has been postponed. The doubleheader will be made up on Tuesday, June 28 at 4 P.M.

Tom Sox vs Braves Postponed

Due to incoming storms in the Staunton area, tonight’s game between the Tom Sox and Braves has been postponed. It will be made up on Monday, June 13 at 7:30 PM at John Moxie Stadium.

Tom Sox Announce 2022 Promotional Schedule

The Charlottesville Tom Sox announced their promotional schedule today (June 1), which features some new and returning promotions for everyone to enjoy. The schedule is as follows:

Tom Sox Welcome Balley, Bennett, Woolard as 2022 Assistant Coaches

The Charlottesville Tom Sox are excited to welcome Nick Balley, Zach Bennett, and Zach Woolard as assistant coaches for the 2022 summer. Balley and Bennett will serve as assistant coaches, while Woolard will serve as the team’s pitching coach. Balley, Bennett, and Woolard join Head Coach Ramon Garza to complete the 2022 coaching staff.

Tom Sox Welcome Back Three Key Returners from 2021 Team

The Tom Sox are welcoming back three key players from the 2021 team back to Charlottesville in 2022. Logan Amiss (Outfield, VCU), Brady Kirtner (RHP, Virginia Tech), and Garrett Spikes (Infield/Outfield, Georgia) will return to help guide the team towards a 2022 Valley League title. 

Ramon Garza Named 2022 Tom Sox Head Coach

The Charlottesville Tom Sox are excited to announce Ramon Garza as the team’s head coach for the 2022 summer. A 2019 Valley League champion with the Tom Sox, Garza takes on coaching for the first time after a successful career as a baseball player.

Charlottesville Tom Sox Announce 2022 Schedule, Free Admission Returns

The 2-time Valley Baseball League champion Charlottesville Tom Sox announced their 2022 schedule on Tuesday, January 18. The format of the 2022 schedule is similar to 2021, with an increased number of in-division games and doubleheaders against North division opponents. 

Tom Sox Announce Coaching Search for 2022 Summer

The 2-time Valley Baseball League champion Charlottesville Tom Sox announced a nationwide search for their 2022 Head Coach and Pitching Coach on September 13. Coaches will manage a roster of 40+ collegiate baseball players from some of the top NCAA & Junior College programs in the country, helping them develop their skills while competing for a Valley Baseball League championship in the 2022 summer.

Koehler, Cecere Highlight Five All-Valley League Selections

Head Coach Kory Koehler was named the Maynard “Mo” Weber Manager of the Year and four Tom Sox players were named All-Valley League selections on Sunday.

Seven Former Tom Sox Players Selected in 2021 MLB Draft

Seven former Charlottesville Tom Sox players were selected in the 2021 MLB Draft, the most selections in 20 rounds in team history.

July 14 & 17 Games vs Covington Canceled

Due to a COVID-19 case and subsequent contact tracing within the Covington Lumberjacks program, the July 14 & 17 games against the Lumberjacks have been canceled. The remained of Covington’s season has been canceled and the games will not be made up.

Five Tom Sox, Head Coach Kory Koehler Named All-Stars

Five Tom Sox players and Head Coach Kory Koehler were named Valley League All-Stars on Monday.

Tom Sox vs Lumberjacks Postponed

Tonight’s game between the Charlottesville Tom Sox and Covington Lumberjacks in Covington has been postponed due to inclement weather. A make-up date will be announced shortly.

Tom Sox vs Cardinals Postponed Due To Rain

Tonight’s doubleheader between the Tom Sox and Cardinals has been postponed due to rain. The game was called due to lightning and impending rain with one out in the bottom of the 2nd inning. The Cardinals led 2-1 at the time of postponement.

Two-Time Super Bowl Champion & Charlottesville Legend Chris Long to Throw Out First Pitch on June 16

The Charlottesville Tom Sox are proud to announce that two-time Super Bowl champion and Charlottesville legend Chris Long will throw out the first pitch on June 16 against the Waynesboro Generals. A man who needs little introduction in C’Ville, Long is a former St. Anne’s-Belfield Saint, Virginia Cavalier, and a two-time Super Bowl champion with the Patriots & Eagles. 

Tom Sox Welcome Seth Dvorak as Assistant Coach

The Tom Sox are excited to announce that Seth Dvorak will join the team as an assistant coach for the 2021 season. Seth Dvorak joins the Tom Sox after serving the past three seasons as the Graduate Assistant at North Park University (Elmhurst, Ill.).

Charlottesville Tom Sox & Crutchfield Announce 3-Year Stadium Naming Rights Deal

The Charlottesville Tom Sox organization (Charlottesville Community Baseball, Inc.) and long-time partner Crutchfield Corporation are announcing today (May 11, 2021) that they have signed a three-year naming rights deal for the ballpark at Charlottesville High School. The park will now officially be known as Crutchfield Park, home of the Charlottesville Tom Sox.

Tom Sox Release 2021 Promotional Schedule

The Charlottesville Tom Sox are officially unveiling their 2021 Promotional Schedule. The schedule features eight different promotional events, each of which will be planned by Tom Sox promotions interns.

Charlottesville Tom Sox Announce 2021 Schedule

The reigning Valley League champion Charlottesville Tom Sox announced their 2021 schedule on Monday, February 1. Due to health & safety circumstances brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the schedule features a new format that reduces travel for teams; which includes doubleheaders against North division teams and six added South division games. Home games, with a few exceptions, will continue to start at 7 ET & road games will vary.

Valley Baseball League Cancels 2020 Season

In light of developments resulting from the COVID–19 pandemic, and after consulting with medical experts, the Virginia State Government, and the Board of Directors, the Valley Baseball League has announced that the 2020 season has been officially canceled.

Charlottesville Tom Sox Welcome Brett Mays to Complete 2020 Coaching Staff

The reigning Valley Baseball League champion Charlottesville Tom Sox are proud to announce Brett Mays as an Assistant Coach for the 2020 season, completing the coaching staff for the upcoming season.

Charlottesville Tom Sox Welcome Chris Madison as Assistant Coach for 2020 Season

The reigning Valley Baseball League champion Charlottesville Tom Sox are proud to announce that Central Virginia native Chris Madison will serve as an Assistant Coach for the 2020 season.

Charlottesville Tom Sox Unveil 2020 Schedule

The reigning Valley Baseball League champion Charlottesville Tom Sox released their 2020 season schedule on Tuesday (Nov. 26).

James Kirk Named 2020 Tom Sox Bench/First Assistant Coach

The Charlottesville Tom Sox announced on Thursday (Nov. 14) that San Jacinto Assistant Coach James Kirk will serve as the team’s bench & first assistant coach for the 2020 season.

John Maley named 2020 Tom Sox Pitching Coach

The Charlottesville Tom Sox announced on Friday (Oct. 25) that Texas State coach John Maley will serve as the team’s pitching coach for the 2020 season.

Corey Hunt New Head Coach of 2017 Tom Sox

The Charlottesville Tom Sox are pleased to announce the hiring of former University of Virginia baseball player Corey Hunt as the organization’s new head coach.

Tom Sox Will Play at “C-VILLE Weekly Ballpark at Charlottesville High School”

The Charlottesville Tom Sox have entered into a naming rights agreement with C-VILLE Weekly for the team’s home field during its inaugural season.  The Tom Sox will play their home games at C-VILLE Weekly Ballpark at Charlottesville High School.

Season Passes Now On Sale for Inaugural Season of Tom Sox Baseball!

The Charlottesville Tom Sox have announced a creative admission policy that combines parking and admission for its 2015 season.  Payment of $10 upon entering the park will cover parking and admission for as many as may legally ride in the car.

Charlottesville Joins the Valley League in 2015

Charlottesville Community Baseball, Inc. announced today the Charlottesville team that will begin play in the Valley League in 2015 will be known as the “Tom Sox.”  Tom Sox was chosen after the public participated in a team naming contest.  From nearly a thousand posts on social media and 266 separate name submissions, the field was narrowed to four names.  Tom Sox was chosen over Presidents, Sabres, and Vines.