Otterbots look to stay hot and capture their first home win of 2023


After a pair of 16-run performances in a series sweep at Pulaski, the Danville Otterbots are back
at American Legion Field for an East Division showdown as they host the Bluefield Ridge
Runners Saturday, June 10, 2023.

Series Setup

  • Who – Bluefield Ridge Runners (1-2) vs. Danville Otterbots (2-2)
  • When – Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where – Danville, Virginia (American Legion Field)
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  • The first 500 fans through the gate will receive the first bobblehead in Otterbots history: Danville’s mascot Scotter the Otter, presented by Hargrave Military Academy.

Danville Overview

  • After a 16-9 win Thursday, and a 16-4 series sweeping victory Friday at Pulaski, the Danville Otterbots lead the Appalachian League with XXX runs through four games this season
  • The Otterbots are among three Appalachian League teams with at-least 10 stolen bases this season, swiping 10 bags in 12 attempts.
  • For the first time in 2023, Danville hit two home runs in a single game Friday at Pulaski. Michael Callan Moss and Santiago Ordonez each hit a three-run homer for their first extra-base hits of the season.

Bluefield Overview

  • The Ridge Runners are led by first-year manager John McLaren. Although McLaren is a new coach to the Appalachian League, he is no stranger to leading a ball club. After coaching for a decade in the Mariners organization, McLaren served as Seattle’s manager for the 2007-08 season. He would later serve as the Washington Nationals interim manager in 2011.
  • With five hits through three games this season, catcher Tommy Harrison (Miami OH) leads the Ridge Runners with a .455 batting average with two RBIs.