Proud to Ink a Local to the 2018 Turks

- The Turks have signed Virginia Tech freshman, Cam Irvine, from Penn Laird, VA. The 6″2″ 185 pound infielder graduated from  Spotswood High School. He earned varsity letters all four years, and was named three times to the All-Valley District team.  Irvine was also an All-Conference 29 team member and an all-area player at shortstop, including First Team […]

A Trio of Jackets to Swarm to Harrisonburg

- The Turks are excited to welcome three Georgia Tech players to Harrisonburg this summer. Three freshmen Michael Guldberg, Jake Brace and Joseph Mannelly will follow a long list of former Yellow Jackets that have done an outstanding job for the Turks over the years. Michael Guldberg, a 6’0″ 175 pound outfielder from Marietta, GA has an […]

Turks Add a Pair of Boilermakers

- Former 1992 Turks third baseman, Mark Wasikowski, the head coach at Purdue University is sending two Boilermakers to play for the Turks this summer. Red-shirt junior, Evan Warden, a right-hand 5’-11” 185 pound infielder is from Kokomo, IN and Bryce Bonner is a sophomore right-hand catcher standing 5’9” 185 pounds from Allen, TX. Purdue opened […]

Turks Sign Two Hornets

- The Turks sign two Shenandoah University Hornets, 2017 Turks returnee first baseman Luke Nussman and infielder Tristan Baker.  Nussman is a 6’ 3” 220 pound left-hand junior from Kingsport, TN.  As a sophomore, Nussman received the following accolades All-ODAC, 1st team, All-South Region, 2nd team. All-South Region, ABCA 3rd team and All-State, VaSID 2nd […]

Two Rider Broncs Riding to Harrisonburg this Summer

- It’s not only technological wonders that make the world come together in a matter of minutes, but baseball is a small world as well. Rider University has sent players to the Valley Baseball League for years. This will only be the second year that a Rider player has played at Veterans Memorial Park for the […]

Walls Returns for a Second Summer in the Valley Baseball League

- Caleb Walls, a 5’10” 195 sophomore outfielder from Pasco Hernando State College will be patrolling the outfield at Veterans Memorial Park for the Turks this summer. Walls is familiar with the VET and the Valley Baseball League as the State College, PA native played for the Covington Lumberjacks last summer where the left-hander posted a […]

EFSC Titan Paul Costillo signs with the Turks

- In 1992 a young right-hand pitcher from Florida State University came to Harrisonburg and spent the summer pitching for the Turks. The following year Jeff Tam was then selected by the New York Mets in the 1993 MLB Draft. Tam spent his six year career in the major leagues with the Cleveland Indians, Oakland Athletics […]

A Star, an OCU Star Joins the Turks

- NAIA Oklahoma City University has been a pipeline for Harrisonburg over the years since Stars Assistant Coach Keith Lytle coached the Turks in 1989 and again in 1991 when the Turks won the VBL Championship and 1992 when twenty one of the twenty two players on the team were drafted. This summer the Turks are […]

Three Wingate Bulldogs Head to Harrisonburg This Summer

- Wingate Coach Jeff Gregory will be sending three of his Bulldogs to join the 2018 Turks, sophomore right-hand pitchers Josh Karlin, and Alex Rodriguez and freshman outfielder Justin Guy.  Karlin, 6’1″ 170 from Waxhaw, NC, Rodriguez, 6′ 165 pounds from Kannapolis, NC and 5’11” 170 pound Justin Guy from Greensboro, NC. Karklin made eight appearances out […]

Two Lefties Join the Turks Pitching Staff

- The Turks want to welcome back 2017 left-hand pitcher Grant Stewart to another season at Veterans Memorial Park. Stewart, a 5’10” 180 pound sophomore transferred to Northwest Florida State College after playing his freshman year at Florida State. He finished at FSU 1-0 with a 4.91 ERA over 11 innings in 10 appearances with 14 strikeouts as […]

Pair of Texas Hurlers Travel to Harrisonburg for the Summer

- McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas is sending two hurlers to the Turks this summer, Shane Doughety and Baily Horn. 6’2” 200 pound sophomore right-hand pitcher Shane Doughety, a Tomball, Texas native has posted a 0.00 ERA in two games with seven strike outs of six innings of work and claiming two wins so far […]

Laase to Join Turks Coaching Staff

- A new addition to the coaching staff this year is Valley League veteran George Laase, who will be entering his 11th season in the league.  George will be serving as the Associate Head Coach for the Turks.  Coach Laase was the former manager of the Staunton Braves for the past five seasons, leading them to the playoffs […]