Valley League

Strasburg spikes Cannons in shortened game

June 30, 2015

STRASBURG — Strasburg ace Brock Hunter has pitched a ton of innings for the Valley Baseball League Express this season, but Tuesday figured to be only his second decision of the campaign.

Missed chances costly to Cardinals

June 30, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – The Front Royal Cardinals struggled to find the key hit against visiting Aldie Tuesday night at Bing Crosby Stadium.

Express sputters in loss to Turks

June 29, 2015

STRASBURG — The Strasburg Express couldn’t keep pace with visiting Harrisonburg on Monday night at First Bank Park.

Hayes enjoys time working with Express

Former Major League Baseball player Charlie Hayes helps Chase Padot, 14,  of Stephens City get his head positioned while working inside the batting cage during a Strasburg Express baseball camp in Strasburg on Wednesday. Rich Cooley/Daily

June 24, 2015

STRASBURG — Charlie Hayes has always been a believer in giving back, that’s why it’s no surprise that the former Major Leaguer is in Strasburg for a few days to help out the Strasburg Express.

Staunton gets timely hits to pull out win

June 22, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Front Royal and Staunton both had solid pitching performances on Monday night, but it was the Braves who had a few more timely hits.

Edwards, Waite spark Rebels

June 17, 2015

NEW MARKET — The rain and storms mostly missed New Market on Wednesday, but the Woodstock River Bandits saw plenty of another Storm against the New Market Rebels.

Express 1B Flick earns VBL weekly honor

June 15, 2015

Strasburg Express first baseman Ryan Flick is the Valley Baseball League D-BAT Player of the Week for the preceding week’s games from June 4-13.

Cards solid in victory

June 11, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Starter Corey Sessions gave Front Royal a solid five innings and the Cardinals’ bats did the rest as the Valley League baseball team claimed a 7-2 victory over Aldie on Thursday night at Bing Crosby Stadium.

Strasburg blanks Cannons

June 11, 2015

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. — The Charles Town Cannons struggled to hit over the previous two games heading into Thursday night’s matchup against the Strasburg Express at Sager Field.

Home run launches Royals over Express

June 10, 2015

WINCHESTER — Winchester picked a perfect opportunity to hit its first home run of the season, and it launched the Royals to a Valley Baseball League victory.

Express rally past Cardinals

June 9, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Strasburg Express first-year manager Stephanos Stroop says one trait of this year’s squad is the players’ ability to keep a level head no matter the score. The Express showed that on the road Tuesday night against Front Royal at Bing Crosby Stadium.

Braves top Rebels

June 9, 2015

NEW MARKET — Garrett Ring pitched six strong innings, and Staunton took an early lead and didn’t look back on Tuesday against New Market.