Moore, Newton pitch Deltaville into 1st place
Strong pitching from starters Mike Newton and Jay Moore propelled the Deltaville Deltas past the Yorktown Cannons twice last weekend, 4-1 and 9-3. The pair of wins moved Deltaville into sole possession of first place in the Southern Virginia Baseball League (SVBL) with a 6-1 league mark and 7-2 overall record.
06.17.2009First place Mariners host Tigers Saturday
The Middle Peninsula Mariners improved their overall record to 8-1 with 6-4 and 5-3 wins over the Richmond Rams on Saturday. Middle Peninsula now holds a two-game lead in the Virginia Baseball League standings with a 7-1 league record. This Saturday, Middle Peninsula will host the Tappahannock Tigers in a 6 p.m. doubleheader. Admission is $7 for adults; kids 12 and under are admitted free.
06.17.2009King’s grand slam sparks Deltas
Most would consider a 5-run lead in the last inning a comfortable margin. Sunday afternoon, Chris King wasn’t quite comfortable enough. The Deltaville Deltas left fielder drove a bases-loaded pitch over the left field wall for a grand slam, capping a 5 for 5 day and closing the door on the Peninsula Pirates, 13-4.
06.11.2009Tiller throws perfect game for Mariners
Mariners’ starting pitcher Matt Tiller (2-0) completed a rare feat in baseball as he threw a perfect game in the 7-0 win. This is the first perfect game thrown in Middle Peninsula Mariners history.