07/06/2017 8:24 AM –
Wilson Tobs vs. Holly Springs Salamanders
WILSON, N.C. – The Wilson Tobs are set for a 7 o’clock matchup against the Holly Springs Salamanders on Thursday, July 7th at Historic Fleming Stadium. You can follow the game live on Twitter (@WilsonTobs) or listen to the live broadcast on the CPL Webpass Radio Network (coastalplain.com/webpass).
It will be Planet Fitness Night and Throwback Thirsty Thursday at the park! Throwback Thirsty Thursday features $1 select beers, draft beer specials and half-priced fountain drinks!
Scouting the Salamanders
The Salamanders have posted a 2-1 record in the second half with an overall record of 13-18. Holly Springs won their last game on Wednesday, July 5thagainst the Fayetteville Swampdogs, 2-1. Josh Hollander has posted a .350 batting average with six doubles and 30 total bases. The Salamanders’ pitching staff have tallied a 5.25 era on the year.
Season vs. Salamanders
The Tobs are 2-3 this year against the Salamanders. The last outing was at Holly Springs on June 24th where the Tobs fell, 5-17. Despite having a 2-3 record against the Salamanders, the Tobs are 1-0 against Holly Springs when it is a Thursday matchup.
This will be the final home game before the All-Star break. The All-Star break is July 9-11. The CPL All-Star game will be July 10th in Holly Springs at the North Main Athletic Complex. Shane Shepard will represent the Tobs in the All-Star game.
The Wilson Tobs enter their 21st season as an original member within the Coastal Plain League for the 2017 Summer. The upcoming season for the Tobs will see an expanded community outreach effort, increased participation in helping the less fortunate and more exciting entertainment for the Wilson Community. We would like to dedicate each successful season to the Wilson Community, Coastal Plain League Organization, Host Families, Sponsors Partners and the Dedicated Fans throughout the city of Wilson. The Wilson Tobs have played host to over 100 alumni taken in the draft and have produced a dozen players who have gone on to play in the MLB, including Cy Young & MVP winner Justin Verlander. For more information on the Wilson Tobs, visit our website www.wilsontobs.com.