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P-Nats clinch second half

The Potomac Nationals used a six-run eighth inning to defeat the Kinston Indians 8-4 and secure a tie for the second half title in the Carolina League’s Northern Division in Monday’s regular season finale. The Nationals wrapped up the second half with a 39-31 record and will face the Frederick Keys in the Divisional Playoffs […]

Back-to-back jacks win it for ‘Cats

In a pitchers duel, sometimes it comes down to a couple of hits in the game. For the Hillcats, the couple of hits came in the seventh inning, as Barrett Kleinknecht and Geraldo Rodriguez hit back-to-back home runs to lead Lynchburg to a 3-2 win over the Kinston Indians Sunday night. The Hillcats took the […]

‘Cats unable to weather storm

After Hurricane Irenetore through North Carolina, the series between Indians and Hillcatswas moved to Lynchburg.  In the first game on Sunday night Kinston won 9-2 over Lynchburg. Hillcats pitcher Caleb Brewer had a rough start to the game.  He walked the first three batters he faced, then gave up a grand slam to Jeremie Tice.  […]

P-Nats win wacky one in Kinston

With two outs and Sandy Leon at second base in the top of the 11th inning on Tuesday night in Kinston, Francisco hit a harmless popup behind the pitchers’ mound. The Indians’ entire infield converged on the ball but let it fall to the grass, allowing Leon to score the eventual winning run in a […]

P-Nats K 18 times in loss to Kinston

The Potomac Nationals’ trouble making contact with runners in scoring position continued on Monday night in Kinston, as the Nationals went 0-for 11 with men at second or third in a 2-0 loss to the Indians. Potomac was struck out 18 times, including seven punchouts in clutch situations. Kinston, meantime, had just four chances with […]

Salem rolls in finale

Stolmy Pimentel continued his resurgence with six dominant innings, setting the tone to Salem’s 10-3 win on Sunday afternoon at LewisGale Field, halting the Red Sox losing streak at four games. Pimentel allowed just one hit, a third-inning bloop single by Doug Pickens, in his near flawless performance, while the Sox sticks supported him with […]

Salem blows late lead, loses in extras

After twice being down to their final strike in the top of the ninth, the Indians rallied from four runs down to send the game into extras, prevailing 9-7 in 13 innings over the Red Sox on Saturday night at LewisGale Field. Casey Frawley’s pinch-hit double off Will Latimer plated two to even the score […]

Salem falls to Kinston

Tyler Cannon’s three-run blast helped spoil Manny Rivera’s Carolina League debut, and the Kinston Indians won their third straight, downing the Salem Sox 6-2 to hand the Sox their third loss in a row. Rivera walked five Indians in four innings, surrendering eight hits and six runs in the process in his first Salem start. […]

Sox rocked by Kinston

The Sox failed to capitalize on numerous opportunities throughout the ballgame, and the visiting Indians bombarded the Red Sox with a seven-run eighth-inning to break open an otherwise tight contest, surging Kinston to an 11-1 triumph on Thursday night at LewisGale Field. Clayton Cook pitched in and out of trouble through six and two-thirds innings, […]

Lynchburg loses to walkoff

For the first time in nearly two months, the Hillcats had to go to extra innings to decide a game. Extra were unkind, as a solo home run in the bottom of the tenth sent Lynchburg to a 4-3 loss Wednesday night. For the second straight night, the Hillcats jumped out in front over the […]

Moran pitches eight shutout innings in Lynchburg win

The Hillcats offense exploded for nine runs against the Kinston Indians Tuesday night. However, the story of the night was Gary Moran, who pitched eight shutout innings and only allowed one hit in the 9-0 win. For the first time in the homestand, the Hillcats scored first. Todd Cunningham led off with a walk. After […]

Simmons knocks in seven to lead Lynchburg to victory

Andrelton Simmons had a career night, driving in seven RBIs, and led the Hillcats to an 11-6 win over the Kinston Indians Monday night. Lynchburg has now won five of their last six games as they begin the final month of the season. The Indians scored first in the top of the second. Tyler Cannon […]

Indians rock Salem

Red Sox pitchers issued nine walks and tossed five wild pitches, Salem’s defense made three errors, and the K-Tribe broke it open with five runs in the last of the sixth, routing the Sox 10-2 on Friday night at Grainger Stadium. After falling behind 4-0 early, Kolbrin Vitek’s solo home run in the top of […]

P-Nats take series opener with Myrtle Beach

Adam Olbrychowski allowed just one run over a career-high eight innings and led the Potomac Nationals to a 6-1 series-opening victory in Myrtle Beach on Friday night. The Nationals used a three-run second inning to set the tone early and rode an efficient Olbrychowski to a victory that snapped a three-game slide. With one out […]

P-Nats sweep twinbill with Kinston

Potomac swept a doubleheader from Kinston on Friday night at Pfitzner Stadium and takes over first place in the Carolina League. The P-Nats second half record is 14-8, and they’ve won five straight games. In game one of the doubleheader, P-Nats starter Sammy Solis pitched his way to a new career-high in strikeouts, helping Potomac […]

P-Nats hang on for 4-3 win over Kinston

Danny Rosenbaum pitched a gem on Friday night in Woodbridge and got all the run support he needed from Francisco Soriano, who belted two home runs as the Nationals survived a tumultuous ninth inning and hung on for a 4-3 win over the Kinston Indians. Rosenbaum (4-5), who had made three quality starts against the […]

Take two: Indians sweep ‘Cats

Indians’ pitching proved to be as dominant as their league leading ERA advertised Friday night, limiting the Hillcats to just one run through 14 innings. Kinston took game one 6-1 and game two 1-0, becoming the first team to sweep a doubleheader from Lynchburg this season. The Indians utilized the long ball early in game […]

‘Cats fall to Kinston

LHP Drew Pomeranz went seven innings for just the second time all season Wednesday night, holding the Hillcats scoreless while he was on the mound. L.V Ware homered in the eighth for Lynchburg but is wasn’t enough as they fell 3-1. Kinston struck first in the bottom of the second inning. With runners at second […]

Tribe rallies to knock off P-Nats

Two outs from a 3-1 victory on Tuesday night that would have earned a series win in Kinston, Marcos Frias gave up consecutive solo home runs that tied the ballgame and sent it to extra innings. In the 12th, a critical P-Nats error extended the inning and set the stage for Anthony Gallas’s single into […]

P-Nats prevail in extras

The Potomac Nationals and Kinston Indians decided to spend some extra time at Grainger Stadium on Monday night. Thunderstorms delayed the start of the ballgame by nearly 90 minutes, and the clubs needed 11 innings to decide a back-and-forth affair that saw the P-Nats surrender the lead in the ninth, score three in the 11th, […]

Defensive miscues cost P-Nats

Three errors doomed the Potomac Nationals on Sunday in Kinston, contributing to three unearned runs in a 5-4 series-opening victory for the Indians. With the loss – in which the Nationals committed multiple errors for the 11th time in their last 18 games – Potomac has dropped three straight games, while the Indians notched their […]

Salem drops 2-1 decision to Kinston

After prevailing by three runs on Thursday and two runs on Friday, the Kinston Indians hung on for a slim 2-1 triumph on Saturday to sweep the Salem Sox in the opening series of the second half. Despite allowing two runs, an argument could be made that Sox southpaw Chris Hernandez outdueled his Indians counterpart, […]

Indians knock off Sox

Sequels like this are not supposed to be made, but unfortunately, baseball follows no script. For the second straight night, the K-Tribe used a multi-run ninth inning to break a 2-2 tie, downing the Salem Sox 4-2 on Friday evening at LewisGale Field. With two outs and a man at first, Adam Abraham swung and […]

Kinston scores three in the ninth to knock off Salem

The K-Tribe scored two in the seventh to tie it, then plated three more in the ninth to take their first lead en route to a 5-2 victory on Thursday night at LewisGale Field. Salem had jumped to a 2-0 lead after six thanks to the steady pitching from Drake Britton and Tom Ebert, but […]

Lynchburg drops first-half finale

The Hillcats and Indians played a back and forth game in the final game of the first half on Sunday. In the end, the Indians scored a run in the top of the ninth to take the win. Kinston took an early 3-0 lead on the Hillcats. In the first inning, Delvi Cid scored on […]