The Hickory Crawdads broke a tie game in the seventh inning to win their second straight game against the Asheville Tourists 5-4 on Saturday night at LP Frans Stadium. The Crawdads were able to get off to a quick start in the first inning against Asheville starter Nic Swanson, scoring fourContinue Reading

The Hickory Crawdads got a stellar start from Joseph Montalvo on Friday night to earn a split of their doubleheader against Asheville at LP Frans Stadium. The win in the nightcap for Hickory leaves the season series between the two SAL South division rivals knotted at five apiece through theContinue Reading

The Crawdads launched three homers in a 10-hit attack while the pitching staff flirted with a franchise record on Wednesday as the Crawdads took down the Asheville Tourists 7-2 at LP Frans Stadium. Ryan Lobus earned his first win in a Hickory uniform on Wednesday to even his record atContinue Reading

Alejandro Osuna collected three hits on Sunday afternoon for the Hickory Crawdads, but a pair of three run frames for the Greensboro Grasshoppers proved too much to overcome as the Crawdads fell 7-4 at LP Frans Stadium. Osuna’s three hits were part of a very solid day at the plate,Continue Reading

The Hickory Crawdads got a pair of sensational pitching performances from Joseph Montalvo and Winston Santos to win both ends of a Saturday night doubleheader against Greensboro at LP Frans Stadium. Game one was a shutout for Hickory, winning 3-0, while the second contest went the Crawdads’ way by a 7-5Continue Reading

The Hickory Crawdads dropped a doubleheader to the Greensboro Grasshoppers by scores of 2-1 and 11-1 at LP Frans Stadium on Thursday night. Mitch Bratt suffered the tough luck loss in the opener, dropping his record to 2-3 on the season. The left-hander surrendered three hits in four innings, strikingContinue Reading

The Crawdads, playing as their Llamas de Hickory Latin-inspired identity, dropped a 4-2 decision to the Greensboro Grasshoppers on Tuesday night at LP Frans Stadium, opening a 13-game homestand that will stretch over the next two weeks. Konner Piotto drove in both runs in the fourth inning with an oppositeContinue Reading

The Hickory Crawdads dropped a 2-1 decision on Education Day against the Greensboro Grasshoppers at LP Frans Stadium on Wednesday. Ryan Lobus, promoted from Down East this week, left Kinston with a 3-0 record and a solid 1.53 ERA in six appearances. He would make the start in hopes ofContinue Reading

The Hickory Crawdads used a four-run eighth inning to make it close on Sunday afternoon, but an Asheville flurry in the ninth propelled the Tourists to an 11-6 win against Hickory. The loss for Hickory, in front of 1,617 fans at the sun-drenched matinee, gives the Crawdads their second split seriesContinue Reading

Tucker Mitchell’s third-inning double gave the Hickory Crawdads all the offense they would need on Saturday, besting the Asheville Tourists 3-2 in front of 3,017 at LP Frans Stadium. Tucker, the Crawdads backstop, went 2-for-3 in a contest that saw only six hits between the two clubs. His three RBIContinue Reading

Anthony Gutierrez collected three hits on Friday for the Hickory Crawdads, but a ninth-inning rally by the Asheville Tourists was enough to claim a 5-4 win at LP Frans Stadium in front of 2,285 fans. The three-hit night for the Crawdads outfielder is his third straight multi-hit game in the seriesContinue Reading