CRAWDADS: Carry big bats again, smash Suns to gain first place

Published Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com HAGERSTOWN, Md. – The Crawdads continued to carry some sizzlin’ sticks on Tuesday night. A night after scoring a season-best 16 runs on 18 hits, they scorched Hagerstown (Md.) 10-1 to take over first place in the South Atlantic League (SAL) Northern Division before 605 fans. Hickory has scored 26 runs and collected 33 hits over the past two …

CRAWDADS: Ride 12-run inning to win, now share first place

Published Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com HAGERSTOWN, Md. – Scoring a season-high for runs and getting 11 of them with two outs, the visiting Hickory Crawdads smashed Hagerstown (Md.) 16-4 on Monday night to gain a share of first place in the South Atlantic League (SAL) Northern Division. Yohel Pozo had three hits and five other Crawdads had two each as Hickory used a 12-run …

CRAWDADS: BlueClaws pitchers clamp down, score shutout victory

Published Sunday, July 30th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com LAKEWOOD, N..J. – The BlueClaws scored all their runs in the opening inning and their pitching limited Hickory to four hits in a 2-0 victory on Saturday night in South Atlantic League (SAL) baseball. Lakewood (55-50, 15-20 second half) had six hits – two by Henri Lartigue – to snap the visiting Crawdads’ win streak at three games. The …

CRAWDADS: Crush BlueClaws behind Kowalczyk’s grand slam, 8-run inning

Published Saturday, July 29th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com LAKEWOOD, N.J. – With their second-highest scoring output of the season – highlighted by Alex Kowalczyk’s grand slam in an eight-run second inning – Hickory crushed Lakewood, N.J., 14-0 on Friday night in South Atlantic League (SAL) baseball. The Crawdads collected 14 hits and limited the host BlueClaws to only three hits as they improved to 46-58 overall and …

SAL BASEBALL: Crawdads’ Cody week’s top pitcher

Published Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Kyle Cody of the Hickory Crawdads has been selected as the South Atlantic League (SAL) Pitcher of the Week for June 12-18. Cody, a 6-foot-7 right-handed pitcher, threw eight scoreless innings and gave up one hit last Saturday against the BlueClaws in Lakewood, N.J. He struck out eight in that game. At the SAL All-Star Game break, …