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
Monday: Augusta (Ga.) 3, Hickory 2 at Augusta (Ga.)
Sunday: Augusta (Ga.) 3, Hickory 1 at Augusta (Ga.)
Saturday: Hickory 10, Augusta (Ga.) 7 at Augusta, (Ga.)
Friday: Charleston, S.C. 2, Hickory 1 at Charleston, S.C.
Thursday: Charleston, S.C. 2, Hickory 1 at Charleston, S.C.
Wednesday: Hickory 6, Charleston, S.C. 6 at Charleston, S.C.
Crawdads’ current record, second half: 26-17, one game behind first-place Delmarva (Md.) in South Atlantic League’s Northern Division, three games ahead of third-place Greensboro.
Current overall record, season: 67-42
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: 15-6/34-18
Away record, second half/overall: 11-11/33-24
Division record, second half/overall: 14-7/38-23
Tuesday: at Augusta, Ga., 7 p.m.
Thursday: Charleston, S.C., 7 p.m.
Friday: Charleston, S.C., 7 p.m.
Saturday: Charleston, S.C., 7 p.m.
Sunday: Charleston, S.C., 5 p.m.
Monday: at Lexington (Ky.), 7:05 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 home in a 3-2 victory over Durham before a crowd of 7,563, as the third Tides pitcher. He threw one inning, striking out two, and faced three batters and threw strikes on nine of his 14 pitches.
Last 10 games: 0-1, 4.08 ERA, 17 2/3 innings pitched, six walks, 20 strikeouts.
Current stats: 2-6, 5.35 ERA, 22 appearances with 11 starts, 70 2/3 innings pitched, six hit batters, 26 walks, 74 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: Saturday in a 2-0 win at Jupiter (Fla.), throwing a complete game of seven innings. He allowed five hits, walked one and struck out six and threw strikes on 55 of his 76 pitches and faced 26 batters.
Last 10 games: 2-6, 4.53 ERA, 45 1/3 innings pitched, 15 walks, 34 strikeouts.
Current stats: 4-9, 2.93 ERA, 20 starts, 107 2/3 innings pitched, two hit batters, 29 walks, 86 strikeouts…career stats after 61 games are 16-12, 2.70 ERA, 55 walks, 195 strikeouts.
Next scheduled start: TBA.
(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.).
Monday: Keys did not play.
Sunday: Designated hitter and batted second in 5-4 win at Down East, going 1-for-3, scoring a run and walking twice.
Saturday: Batted second and started in right field in a 6-5 loss at Down East, going 3-for-4, scoring twice with an RBI and walking once.
Friday: Started in left field and batted second in a 7-4 loss at Down East, going 0-for-4.
Thursday: Batted second, going 0-for-3, in a 2-1 victory at Myrtle Beach (S.C.). He scored a run.
Wednesday: Started in left field and batted second in a 5-2 victory at Myrtle Beach (S.C.), going 2-for-5, scoring a run and driving in three. He hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning.
Last 10 games: .278, three home runs, five RBIs.
Current stats: .281, 11 home runs, 41 RBIs… is a .269 career hitter with 27 home runs, 120 RBIs.