The Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts (2-1), fresh off an historic win over their cross-county rivals, the Bethesda Big Train, journey to South County High School in Lorton, Virginia, to take on the FCA Braves in a 7 pm tilt. Airtime on the Tbolts Radio Network is 6:55 pm with Neal Lavon on the call.
Listen to the game by going to the Media link on the Tbolts website and click on Listen Live. So far, we have had 207 unique listens to our broadcasts and for that, we really thank our audience. Also, keep the chat messages coming, it’s great to hear from our listeners.
If you can’t tune in tonight’s broadcast, you can check our Twitter account for inning-by-inning updates from this evening’s digital guru, Clark Boinis. Clark, along with Justin Jacquis, and beat reporter Alexander Dacy, have been pumping out coverage of the Tbolts season. If you can’t listen to the game or access Twitter, then, for sure, read Alexander’s account the next morning.
At Shirley Povich last night, the Tbolts exploded for 11 runs in the fourth inning on the way to a 13-4 victory over the Big Train, the first win at Shirley Povich for the Bolts in nearly three years. Yash Rane (Lehigh) and Jake Pecilunas (Towson), continued the Bolts’ success on the mound, and Evan Blum (College of the Holy Cross), led the offensive barrage with three hits and four RBIs.
Bradyn Kail (California University of Pennsylvania) will make his first appearance on the mound for the Thunderbolts. This past season in 11 outings for the Vulcans, Bradyn went 9-1 with a 3.60 ERA. He struck out 54 and walked only 16. At press time, the Braves did not list a starter.
The Braves (1-3) won their first of the season as they shut out the Alexandria Aces 5-0 last night at South County High School. William and Mary’s Jack Cone (1-0) got the win. Cone, along with Carson McClure (Trevecca Nazarene Univeristy), Jack Nathan (High Point Unversity), and Cade Owens (Presbyterian College), limited the Aces to five hits.
Coverage of your Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts is available on the website, on the air, and on digital platforms, to keep you up to date on the 2019 season.