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
Tuesday: North All-Stars 6, South All-Stars 2 at Charleston, W. Va.
Jonathan Orenlas: 2-for-4, started third base for North.
Curtis Terry: 1-for-2, subbed at first base for North.
Pedro Gonzalez: 2-for-2, RBI, subbed in right field for North.
Yerry Rodriquez: Third pitcher used by North, threw one inning and gave up one hit, strikes on nine of 11 pitches.
Sunday: Hickory 8, Delmarva (Md.) 6 at Delmarva
Saturday: Delmarva (Md.) 5, Hickory 1 at Delmarva
Friday: Delmarva (Md.) 9, Hickory 2 at Delmarva
Thursday: Hickory 9, Delmarva (Md.) 2 at Delmarva
Crawdads’ current record: 41-25, finished third in first-half schedule of South Atlantic League’s Northern Division, 5 1/2 games behind Delmarva (Md.) and 1 1/2 games behind second-place Greensboro.
Home record: 19-12
Away record: 22-13
Division record: 24-16
Thursday: Charleston, S.C., 7 p.m.
Friday: Charleston, S.C., 7 p.m.
Saturday: Charleston, S.C., 7 p.m.
Sunday: Charleston, S.C., 5 p.m.
Monday: Hagerstown (Md.), 7 p.m.
Tuesday: Hagerstown (Md.), 7 p.m.
OTHER AREA PLAYERS
(Class A Advanced Florida Fire Frogs)
Deal is a left-hander who played at Bandys High and Presbyterian College.
Last appearance: Saturday in Florida State League (FSL) All-Star Game in Jupiter, Fla.
He was the third pitcher for the North, which fell 2-0, and pitched one inning with two strikeouts and he hit one batter.
Deal threw strikes on 11 of his 16 pitches and faced four batters before a crowd of 5,380.
Current stats: 3-4, 1.88 ERA, 12 starts, 67 innings pitched, 16 walks, 57 strikeouts.
Next scheduled start: TBA.
(Class A Advanced Fredrick, Va.)
Jarrett is a former star at Hickory High and at Charlotte who is back with the Keys after playing about a month at Class AA Bowie (Md.).
Tuesday: Started in center field and batted fifth for North All-Stars in the Carolina League All-Star Game at Fredrick, Va.
The North beat the South 8-7 as Jarrett went 0-for-2.
Saturday: Started in right field and batted fifth in a 5-4 loss at Salem (Va.). He went 3-for-4 with three RBIs.
Friday: Started in right field and batted fifth in the first game of two at Salem (Va.), going 0-for-3 in a 1-0 loss; started in right field and batted fourth in Game 2, going 2-for-2 and walking once in a 4-2 loss at Salem.
Thursday: Was not in the lineup at Salem (Va.) in an 8-4 loss.
Current stats: .267, five home runs, 23 RBIs.
Last 10 games: .343, one home run, five RBIs.
(Class AA Bowie, Md., Baysox)
Harvey was a first round pick by Baltimore in 2013 after a standout career at Bandys High.
Last appearance: Friday in a new role, pitching in relief, in Bowie’s 3-0 victory at Trenton (N.J.)., and he is currently assigned to the bullpen for the Baysox after all 58 of his previous pro appearances had been as a starting pitcher.
Harvey was the second pitcher used by the Baysox, going three innings. He gave up no hits, no runs, walked one and struck out four.
Current stats: 2-5, 5.77 ERA, 12 appearances with 11 starts, 53 innings pitched, 40 runs (36 earned), six hit batters, 20 walks, 54 strikeouts, allowed 14 home runs.