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).
If there are additional players from the Greater Hickory area that you’d like to follow, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with information on that player, as we can provide periodic updates on those players if requested.
HICKORY CRAWDADS RESULTS
Sunday: Hickory 6, Columbia, S.C. 5 at L.P. Frans Stadium
Saturday: Hickory 7, Columbia, S.C. 6 at L.P. Frans Stadium
Friday: Columbia, S.C. 11, Hickory 7 at L.P. Frans Stadium
Crawdads’ current record, second half: 12-6, one game behind first-place Delmarva (Md.) in South Atlantic League’s Northern Division
Current overall record, season: 53-31.
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: 8-3/27-15
Away record, second half/overall: 4-3/26-16
Division record, second half/overall: 4-2/28-18
Tuesday: at Lakewood, N.J., 7 p.m.
Wednesday: at Lakewood, N.J., 11:05 a.m.
Thursday: at Lakewood, N.J., 7:05 p.m.
Friday: at Delmarva (Md.), 7:05 p.m.
Saturday: at Delmarva (Md.), 7:05 p.m.
Sunday: at Delmarva (Md.), 5:05 p.m.
Monday: Kannapolis, 7 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: Saturday at Charlotte Knights, one inning pitched with one hit allowed, walked three and struck out one in a 7-6 loss. He was the third pitcher used by the Tides, throwing strikes on 15 of his 33 pitches and facing seven batters.
Current stats: 2-5, 4.94 ERA, 16 appearances with 11 starts, 62 innings pitched, six hit batters, 24 walks, 63 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 Monday as starter in 5-0 loss at Dunedin (Fla.) before 92 fans in 88-degree weather.
He pitched 5 2/3 innings, giving up eight hits, five runs (all earned) with two walks and three strikeouts.
Deal threw strikes on 62 of his 102 pitches and faced 25 batters.
Current stats: 3-7, 2.81 ERA, 15 starts, 83 1/3 innings pitched, two hit batters, 22 walks, 67 strikeouts.
Next scheduled start: Monday at Florida against Port Charlotte (Fla.), 6:30 p.m. — he was listed to start Saturday at Bradenton (Fla.) but a rain out on Friday changed that. He was scheduled to start on Sunday against Bradenton but the game was rained out.
(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.).
Sunday: Batted second and started in right field in a 9-7 loss at Winston-Salem. He went 3-for-5 with a triple, scored twice and drove in a run.
Saturday: Batted second and started in right field in an 8-3 loss at Carolina. He went 2-for-4, scored twice and drove in a run with a solo home run in the eighth inning.
Friday: Batted second and started in right field, going 0-for-3 in first game of a doubleheader at Carolina (lost 2-0); pinch runner in a 6-5 loss in the second game.
Current stats: .280, six home runs, 27 RBIs.
Last 10 games: .324, one home run, two RBIs; 5-for-9 in last two games.