MINOR LEAGUE UPDATE: Harvey earns first career save; Dads’ win streak up to 5

Published Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Hayden Deal’s next start is Wednesday night;

Zach Jarrett goes 3-for-5 in loss at Lynchburg



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 hobbsdailyreport@gmail.com with information on that player, as we can provide periodic updates on those players if requested.


Tuesday: Hickory 7, Hagertown (Md.) at Frans Stadium

Monday: Hickory 7, Hagerstown (Md.) 6 at Frans Stadium

Crawdads’ current record, second half: 5-1, tied for first in South Atlantic League’s Northern Division with Delmarva (Md.).

Current overall record, season: 46-26.

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: 5-1/24-13

Away record, second half/overall: 0-0/22-13

Division record, second half/overall: 2-0/26-16




Wednesday: Hagerstown (Md.), noon

Thursday: at Columbia, S.C., 7:05 p,.m.

Friday: at Columbia, S.C., 7:05 p.m.

Saturday: at Columbia, S.C., 6:05 p.m.

Sunday: at Columbia, S.C., 5:05 p.m.

Monday: at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m.

Tuesday: at West Virgina, 7:05 p.m.




(Class AA Bowie, Md., Baysox)

Harvey was a first round pick by Baltimore in 2013 after a standout career at Bandys High.

Last appearance: Tuesday night, picking up his first career save by pitching three hitless innings in Bowie’s 7-0 victory at home over Hartford (Conn.). in 87-degree weather before 2,153.

He relieved Zac Lowther in the seventh inning, gave up no runs, walked none and struck out five.

Harvey threw strikes on 26 of his 34 pitches and faced nine batters.

It was his third relief appearance since being moved to the Bowie bullpen and his first since June 20. In his last two appearances, he has pitched six innings, allowing one hit, no runs, walking one and striking out seven.

Current stats: 2-5, 5.19 ERA, 14 appearances with 11 starts, 59 innings pitched, six hit batters, 21 walks, 61 strikeouts.

HUNTER’S CAREER: 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 Wednesday as starter in 5-1 home loss against St. Lucie (Fla.).

He pitched 5 2/3 innings, allowing 10 hits, three runs (all earned), walked one and struck out six in his first second-half of the season start.

Deal threw 58 of his 85 pitches for strikes and faced 25 batters but fell to 3-5 with the loss.

Current stats: 3-5, 2.11 ERA, 13 starts, 72 2/3 innings pitched, one hit batter, 17 walks, 63 strikeouts.

Next scheduled start: Wednesday, Palm Beach (Fla.) at Frogs, 6 p.m.

HAYDEN’S CAREER: http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?player_id=677421#/career/R/pitching/2019/ALL 



(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: Batted third and started in right field, going 3-for-5 and scoring twice in a 13-6 loss at Lynchburg (Va.).

Monday: Batted third and started in right field, going 0-for-5 and scoring a run in an 11-5 loss at Lynchburg (Va.)

Current stats: .267, five home runs, 24 RBIs.

Last 10 games: .359, one home run, six RBIs.

ZACH’S CAREER: http://www.milb.com/player/index.jsp?player_id=676913#/career/R/hitting/2019/ALL

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