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Updates on Copeland, Liberatore, and Leathersich

The Valley League has seen three former players make their major league debuts so far in the 2015 season: Scott Copeland (Staunton 2007), Adam Liberatore… 278 more words

Staunton Braves

Dennick Has Great Outing

Ryan Dennick (Fauquier 2008) was last seen in these pages when he made his major league debut in September 2014.

He’s been busy since then. First of all, after his debut with the Cincinnati Reds, they designated him for assignment after only two appearances for the Reds’ Triple-A affiliate this spring. 169 more words

Valley League

Early Surprise Teams of the MLB Season

First off, I need to issue an apology. After starting the series on the playoffs, I encountered technical difficulties and I wasn’t able to finish it, much to my disappointment. 962 more words

Major Leagues


“I don’t focus on the outcome. I focus on the preparation, seeing the ball well and taking a good swing at it.”
Andrew McCutchen

Andrew McCutchen is in his seventh year in the Major Leagues. 145 more words

Howard Kellman

Copeland Makes Major League Debut!

On Saturday, May 2nd, former Staunton Brave Scott Copeland (2007) became the 18,463rd baseball player to make his major league debut!

If that number seems hard to comprehend, how about this: Scott is the third player from the Valley League to make his major league debut just this year, joining Adam Liberatore (Waynesboro 2007-08) and Jack Leathersich (Haymarket 2009). 157 more words

Staunton Braves

Leathersich Makes Major League Debut!

And yet another former Valley Leaguer had made it to the pinnacle of the baseball world! On Wednesday, former Haymarket Senator Jack Leathersich (2009) pitched in the major leagues for the New York Mets, throwing a third of an inning. 87 more words

Major Leagues

Butler Hits Walk-Off Home Run

Joey Butler (New Market 2006), back in the states after a short stint in Japan in 2014, hit a walk-off 2-run home run for the Durham Bulls last night! 130 more words

Minor Leagues