We will periodically update game scores, etc., for the Hickory Crawdads and will also feature reports on three Catawba County players chasing their dream of reaching The Show.
Visit our FREE website to see if former Bandys High stars Hunter Harvey (Orioles system) and Hayden Deal (Braves system) pitched and also check in on former Hickory High star outfielder Zach Jarrett (Orioles system).
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HICKORY CRAWDADS RESULTS
Wednesday: Hickory 2, West Virginia 1 at L.P. Frans Stadium
Tuesday: Hickory 5, West Virginia 4 at L.P. Frans Stadium
Sunday: Hickory 5, Hagerstown (Md.) 4 at Hagerstown
Saturday: Hagerstown (Md.) 9, Hickory 2 at Hagerstown
Crawdads’ current record, second half: 22-10, half-game behind first-place Delmarva (Md.) in South Atlantic League’s Northern Division
Current overall record, season: 63-35
Final first half record: 41-25, finished third in Northern Division, 5 1/2 games behind Delmarva (Md.) and 1 1/2 games behind second-place Greensboro.
Home record, second half/overall: 13-3/32-15
Away record, second half/overall: 9-7/31-20
Division record, second half/overall: 14-6/38-22
Thursday: West Virginia, 7 p.m.
Friday: Asheville, 7 p.m.
Saturday: Asheville, 5 p.m.
Sunday: Asheville, 5 p.m.
Monday: Asheville, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: at Charleston, S.C., 7:05 p.m.
OTHER AREA PLAYERS
(Class AAA Norfork, Va., Tides)
Harvey was a first round pick by Baltimore in 2013 after a standout career at Bandys High.
Last appearance: Last Sunday in a 4-3 home victory over Lehigh Valley (Pa.). Relieved starter Dan Straily to start the seventh inning and threw two innings, giving up three hits, two runs (both earned) with one walk and three strikeouts. Threw strikes on 23 of hi 30 pitchers and faced 10 batters before a crowd of 3,656.
Last 10 games: 0-3, 5.14 ERA, 28 innings pitched, one save, 12 walks, 25 strikeouts.
Current stats: 2-6, 5.54 ERA, 19 appearances with 11 starts, 66 2/3 innings pitched, six hit batters, 26 walks, 68 strikeouts.
HUNTER’S CAREER STATS: http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?player_id=640451#/career/R/pitching/2019/ALL
(Class A Advanced Florida Fire Frogs)
Deal is a left-hander who played at Bandys High and Presbyterian College.
Last appearance: Last Saturday as starter at home against Fort Myers (Fla.) in a 5-0 loss before 380 fans. Went three innings, allowing seven hits, five earned runs, walking three and striking out one.
Last 10 games: 1-7, 5.06 ERA, 48 innings pitched, 15 walks, 36 strikeouts.
Current stats: 3-9, 3.20 ERA, 19 starts, 95 2/3 innings pitched, two hit batters, 27 walks, 77 strikeouts.
Next scheduled start: TBD.
(Class A Advanced Fredrick, Va.)
Jarrett is a former star at Hickory High and at Charlotte who returned to the Keys in late May after playing about a month at Class AA Bowie (Md.).
Wednesday: Designated hitter, batting second, in 6-5 loss in 10 innings at home against Myrtle Beach, S.C., going 0-for-4 with a walk.
Tuesday: Started in right field and hit second in the order, going 1-for-4 with two RBIs in a 3-2 home victory over Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Monday: Doubleheader at Lynchburg (Va.) rained out.
Sunday: Game at Lynchburg (Va.) rained out, reset as doubleheader for Monday.
Saturday: Started in right field and batted second, going 1-for-4 and scoring a run as Fredrick won 3-1 at Lynchburg (Va.).
Last 10 games: .316, two home runs, nine RBIs.
Current stats: .282, 13 doubles, eight home runs, 36 RBIs.