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.
- 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)
- Tickets – www.danvilleotterbots.com
- Watch – Otterbots Baseball Network
- Social Media - @Go Otterbots
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.