Outer Banks Daredevils win 2018 TSL Championship

July 10, 2018 – Virginia Beach, VA

Congratulations to the Outer Banks Daredevils, your 2018 Postove Cup Champions.

Photo Credit: jason Hirschfeld, The Virginian-Pilot; from an article by Ray Nimmo; https://pilotonline.com/sports/baseball/article_d4a49e4e-845d-11e8-844c-2ba57ce67b4c.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Outer Banks Daredevils faced the Virginia Beach Waves in today’s championship game, held at Virginia Wesleyan University, and celebrated their 20th anniversary season with their 6th summer league championship.

Scorekeepers were kept busy today during a high-scoring contest between Daredevils and Waves where Waves lost 12-8.

Daredevils fired up the offense in the second inning. Reid Zitzelberg singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.

After Daredevils scored two runs in the top of the sixth, Waves answered with two of their own. Daredevils scored when Ben Closson grounded out, scoring two runs. Waves then answered when Johnson singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run and Waves scored one run on a stolen base.

Daredevils took the lead for good with six runs in the fifth inning. In the fifth Closson singled on a 0-2 count, scoring two runs, Zitzelberg singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run, Ryan Creps doubled on a 2-1 count, scoring one run, and Payton Holdsworth singled on a 1-0 count, scoring two runs.

Ryan Allen took the win for Daredevils. He surrendered seven runs on 11 hits over six innings, striking out four. Cole Taylor and Daniel Petr entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief.

Jarrett Hyder took the loss for Waves. He allowed 13 hits and seven runs over five innings, striking out six and walking one.

Waves hit three home runs on the day. Brooks Carr went deep in the fourth and fifth innings. Caleb Ward had a four bagger in the second inning.

Waves collected 12 hits. Zachary Spradlin, Ward, Daniel Petro, Carr, and Johnson each managed multiple hits for Waves. Johnson, Carr, Petro, Ward, and Spradlin each collected two hits to lead Waves. Waves tore up the base paths, as two players stole at least two bases. Angelo Spataro led the way with two. Waves was sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error. Spradlin had the most chances in the field with eight.

Daredevils scattered 17 hits in the game. Russell Mistretta, Ryan Creps, Andrew Kasiski, Reid Zitzelberg, Kyle Strovink, and Payton Holdsworth each collected multiple hits for the Daredevils. Daredevils was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Kasiski made the most plays with ten.

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
DAREDEVILS 0 1 0 0 6 2 3 0 0 12 17 0
WAVES 0 1 1 2 1 2 1 0 0 8 12 0
Outer Banks Daredevils
Lineup AB R H RBI BB SO
Russell Mistretta 6 2 3 0 0 2
Andrew Kasiski 5 2 2 1 1 1
Michael Gabriele 5 2 1 0 1 0
Stephen Polansky 4 1 1 1 0 3
Damian Hairston 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ben Closson 6 1 1 3 0 0
Kyle Strovink 5 2 2 0 0 1
Cole Hobby 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reid Zitzelberg 3 1 2 2 1 1
Ryan Creps 4 1 3 1 1 0
Payton Holdsworth 4 0 2 2 0 0
Zach Herring 1 0 0 0 0 0
Daniel Petr
Ryan Allen
Cole Taylor
Totals 43 12 17 10 4 8
Batting

2B: Russell Mistretta 2, Ryan Creps, Kyle Strovink, Andrew Kasiski
3B: Andrew Kasiski, Stephen Polansky
TB: Russell Mistretta 5, Ryan Creps 4, Kyle Strovink 3, Andrew Kasiski 5, Ben Closson, Michael Gabriele, Reid Zitzelberg 2, Stephen Polansky 3, Payton Holdsworth 2
RBI: Ryan Creps, Andrew Kasiski, Ben Closson 3, Reid Zitzelberg 2, Stephen Polansky, Payton Holdsworth 2
FC: Payton Holdsworth
HBP: Reid Zitzelberg, Stephen Polansky, Damian Hairston
SB: Ryan Creps, Andrew Kasiski, Michael Gabriele, Stephen Polansky

Totals

Team QAB: 23 (46.00%)
Russell Mistretta 3, Ryan Creps 2, Kyle Strovink 3, Andrew Kasiski 4, Ben Closson 2, Michael Gabriele, Reid Zitzelberg 4, Stephen Polansky 3, Payton Holdsworth

Team LOB: 11

Fielding

DP: Michael Gabriele

Virginia Beach Waves
Lineup AB R H RBI BB SO
Daniel Petro 5 1 2 0 1 1
Brady Fallon 5 1 0 0 1 3
Johnson 4 0 2 2 1 1
Nicholas Ficarella 4 0 0 0 0 0
Brooks Carr 5 2 2 2 0 2
Caleb Ward 5 1 2 1 0 0
Zachary Burkhart 3 2 1 0 1 1
Angelo Spataro 3 0 1 0 0 2
Laz Moralez 0 0 0 0 1 0
Thomas Amuso 0 0 0 0 1 0
Zachary Spradlin 4 1 2 1 1 0
Jarrett Hyder
Payton Keadle
Tomoya Nakagawa
John Bradley
Totals 38 8 12 6 7 10
Batting

2B: Zachary Burkhart
3B: Johnson
HR: Brooks Carr 2, Caleb Ward
TB: Zachary Spradlin 2, Zachary Burkhart 2, Daniel Petro 2, Brooks Carr 8, Caleb Ward 5, Angelo Spataro, Johnson 4
RBI: Zachary Spradlin, Brooks Carr 2, Caleb Ward, Johnson 2
FC: Zachary Spradlin
HBP: Zachary Burkhart, Nicholas Ficarella
GIDP: Nicholas Ficarella
SB: Zachary Spradlin, Zachary Burkhart 2, Nicholas Ficarella, Daniel Petro, Angelo Spataro 2, Johnson

Totals

Team QAB: 21 (44.68%)
Zachary Spradlin 3, Zachary Burkhart 3, Thomas Amuso, Nicholas Ficarella, Daniel Petro 2, Brooks Carr 3, Laz Moralez, Caleb Ward, Angelo Spataro, Brady Fallon 2, Johnson 3

Team LOB: 12

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Outer Banks Daredevils
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER SO BB HR
Ryan Allen 5.1 95 .589 10 7 7 4 4 3
Daniel Petr 1.2 29 .517 1 1 1 3 1 0
Cole Taylor 2.0 38 .579 0 0 0 3 2 0
Totals 9.0 162 .574 11 8 8 10 7 3
Pitching

W: Daniel Petr
HBP: Daniel Petr 2
Pitches-Strikes: Daniel Petr 29-15, Ryan Allen 95-56, Cole Taylor 38-22
Groundouts-Flyouts: Daniel Petr 0-2, Ryan Allen 4-7, Cole Taylor 0-2
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Daniel Petr 3-9, Ryan Allen 16-30, Cole Taylor 4-8

Virginia Beach Waves
Pitching IP #P S% H R ER SO BB HR
Jarrett Hyder 5.0 101 .574 13 7 7 6 1 0
Tomoya Nakagawa 0.2 25 .400 1 2 2 0 2 0
Payton Keadle 0.2 14 .643 3 3 3 0 0 0
John Bradley 2.2 39 .564 0 0 0 2 1 0
Totals 9.0 179 .553 17 12 12 8 4 0
Pitching

L: Jarrett Hyder
HBP: Tomoya Nakagawa 2, John Bradley
Pitches-Strikes: Jarrett Hyder 101-58, Payton Keadle 14-9, Tomoya Nakagawa 25-10, John Bradley 39-22
Groundouts-Flyouts: Jarrett Hyder 2-6, Payton Keadle 0-1, Tomoya Nakagawa 2-0, John Bradley 2-4
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Jarrett Hyder 11-28, Payton Keadle 3-5, Tomoya Nakagawa 3-7, John Bradley 5-10

Key
  • AB: At bats
  • R: Runs scored
  • H: Hits
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • 2B: Doubles
  • 3B: Triples
  • HR: Home runs
  • Grand slam: Grand slam home runs
  • TB: Total bases
  • RBI: Runs batted in
  • SAC: Sacrifice hits & bunts
  • SF: Sacrifice flies
  • ROE: Reached on error
  • FC: Hit into fielder’s choice
  • HBP: Hit by pitch
  • CI: Batter advances on catcher’s interference
  • GIDP: Hit into double play
  • GITP: Hit into triple play
  • SB: Stolen bases
  • CS: Caught stealing
  • PIK: Picked off
  • QAB: Quality at bats (any one of: 3 pitches after 2 strikes, 6+ pitch ABs, XBH, HHB, BB, SAC Bunt, SAC Fly)
  • QAB%: Quality at bats per plate appearance
  • LOB: Runners left on base at the end of an inning
  • E: Errors
  • DP: Double Plays
  • TP: Triple Plays
  • IP: Innings Pitched
  • #P: Total pitches
  • S%: Strike percentage
  • H: Hits allowed
  • R: Runs allowed
  • ER: Earned runs allowed
  • SO: Strikeouts
  • BB: Base on balls (walks)
  • HR: Home runs allowed
  • W: Wins
  • L: Losses
  • SV: Saves
  • BS: Blown saves
  • HBP: Hit batters
  • WP: Wild pitches
  • BK: Balks