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
Saturday: Delmarva (Md.) 5, Hickory 4 at Delmarva
Friday: Hickory 3, Delmarva (Md.) 0 at Delmarva
Thursday: Rained out at Lakewood, N.J.
Wednesday: Hickory 6, Lakewood, N.J. 2 at Lakewood
Tuesday: Lakewood, N.J. 3, Hickory 2 at Lakewood
Crawdads’ current record, second half: 14-8, 2 1/2 games behind first-place Delmarva (Md.) in South Atlantic League’s Northern Division
Current overall record, season: 55-33.
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: 6-5/28-18
Division record, second half/overall: 6-4/30-20
Sunday: at Delmarva (Md.), 5:05 p.m.
Monday: Kannapolis, 7 p.m.
Tuesday: Kannapolis, 7 p.m.
Wednesday: Kannapolis, 7 p.m.
Thursday: at Hagerstown (Md.), 7:05 p.m.
Friday: at Hagerstown (Md.), 7:05 p.m.
Saturday: at Hagerstown (Md.), 6:05 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: Saturday at Durham, threw 1 1/3 innings before crowd of 10,637 and took the loss as Durham won 11-6. Relieved starter Tyler Herb to start the fourth inning with the game tied at 4. Allowed five hits, five runs (all earned) with one walk and two strikeouts as Durham took a 9-4 lead. He threw strikes on 19 of his 33 pitches and faced 10 batters.
Current stats: 2-6, 5.54 ERA, 17 appearances with 11 starts, 63 1/3 innings pitched, six hit batters, 25 walks, 65 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: On Tuesday as Fire Frogs starter at home in first game of a doubleheader against Port Charlotte (Fla.).
Took a loss as Charlotte won 5-2, pitching 4 1/3 innings and giving up nine hits, three runs (all earned), walking one and striking out five.
He threw strikes on 65 of his 93 pitches and faced 22 batters.
Current stats: 3-8, 2.98 ERA, 16 starts, 87 2/3 innings pitched, two hit batters, 23 walks, 72 strikeouts.
Next scheduled start: Sunday, 1 p.m. at Florida against Clearwater (Fla.), his 17th start of the season.
(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.).
Saturday: Started in right field and batted second in a 7-6 home loss against Salem (Va.), going 3-for-5 with a walk, a run scored and an RBI.
Friday: Started in right field and batted second in both games of a doubleheader at home against Carolina. Went 0-for-3 in the first game and 1-for-4 with a walk, a run scored and an RBI in the second game. Fredrick won the first game 6-4 and Carolina won the nightcap 4-1.
Wednesday: Started in center field and batted second in a 5-4 home win over Carolina, going 4-for-5.
Tuesday: Started in right field and batted second in a 2-0 loss at Winston-Salem, going 0-for-4 and striking out three times.
Monday: Started in right field and batted second in a 3-2 loss at Winston-Salem, going 0-for-4 and striking out twice.
Current stats: .283, seven home runs, 29 RBIs.
Last 10 games: .351, two home runs, four RBIs.