MINOR LEAGUE UPDATE: Crawdads 3 games out of first; Harvey picks up first win as a reliever

Published Monday, August 12th, 2019


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.


Sunday: Hickory 2, Charleston, S.C. 1 at L.P. Frans Stadium

Saturday: Charleston, S.C. 10, Hickory 2 at L.P. Frans Stadium

Friday: Charleston, S.C. 9, Hickory 8 at L.P. Frans Stadium

Thursday: Charleston, S.C. 3, Hickory 1 at L.P. Frans Stadium

Wednesday: Idle

Tuesday: Hickory 8, Augusta, Ga. 3 at Augusta, Ga.

Crawdads’ current record, second half: 28-20, three games behind first-place Delmarva (Md.) in South Atlantic League’s Northern Division, two games ahead of third-place Greensboro.

Current overall record, season: 69-45

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: 16-9/35-21

Away record, second half/overall: 12-11/34-24

Division record, second half/overall: 14-7/38-23




Monday: at Lexington, Ky., 7:05 p.m.

Tuesday: at Lexington, Ky., 7:05 p.m.

Wednesday: at Lexington, Ky., 7:05, p.m.

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

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

Saturday: at Greenville, S.C., 7:05 p.m.

Sunday: at Greenville, S.C., 3:05 p.m.




(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 home in an 8-6 victory over Syracuse, N.Y. Third pitcher for the Tides, pitching two innings and allowing one hit. Struck out three after throwing strikes on 22 of his 32 pitches and faced seven batters. Picked up a victory, his first as a reliever in the pros.

He also pitched last Tuesday at home in an 8-1 victory over Indianapolis (Ind.), throwing one inning as the second pitcher used by the Tides. He threw eight strikes on his 10 pitches and faced three batters.

Last 10 games: 1-1, 4.81 ERA, 14 2/3 innings pitched, five walks, 16 strikeouts.

Current stats: 3-6, 5.13 ERA, 24 appearances with 11 starters, 73 2/3 innings pitched, six hit batters, 26 walks, 77 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: Friday at home, picking up win over Lakeland (Fla.), 8-4, after going seven innings. He allowed four hits, three runs (all earned), walked three and struck out seven, and threw strikes on 63 of his 103 pitches against 27 batters.

Last 10 games: 2-6, 4.81 ERA, 48 2/3 innings pitched, 17 walks, 38 strikeouts.

Current stats: 5-9, 2.98 ERA, 21 starts, 114 2/3 innings pitched, two hit batters, 32 walks, 93 strikeouts.

Next scheduled start: TBA.

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 returned to the Keys in late May after playing about a month at Class AA Bowie (Md.).

Sunday: Did not play at Fredrick, which lost 9-7 to Down East.

Saturday: Batted second and started in right field in a 4-2 loss at home against Down East, going 0-for-4 and striking out twice.

Friday: Played left field and batted second in a 1-0 home victory over Down East, going 0-for-1 and walking twice.

Thursday: Lead off hitter at home in an 8-2 loss to Potomac (Va.), going 1-for-4 and scoring a run. he had his 13th double of the season.

Wednesday: Batted second and played left field, going 1-for-3, in the first game of a home doubleheader against Potomac (Va.); did not play in the second game, won 5-2 by Potomac.

Tuesday: Home game against Potomac (Va.) rained out, reset as part of a Wednesday doubleheader.

Last 10 games: .257, two home runs, four RBIs.

Current stats: .278, 16 doubles, 11 home runs, 41 RBIs.

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

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