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Playoff-bound Lynchburg drops regular-season finale

Kevin Ahrens hit his league-leading 41st double of the year, and Jose Martinez and Sean Godfrey each notched an RBI Monday, but the Lynchburg HIllcats fell to Myrtle Beach in the regular-season finale at TicketReturn.com Field, 3-2.


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Lynchburg Hillcats clinch Carolina League playoff berth

Lucas Sims pitched six scoreless innings, and David Peterson tossed the final three to preserve a 2-1 victory for Lynchburg at TicketReturn.com Field Sunday night.


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Lynchburg downs Carolina, 6-2, maintains wild-card lead

Jose Martinez and Kevin Ahrens each hit two-run homers, while Blair Walters tossed six shutout innings, to propel the Lynchburg Hillcats to a 6-2 victory over Carolina at Five County Stadium Thursday night.


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Hillcats drop series opener in Carolina, 4-3

Two errors in the ninth inning opened the door for the Hillcats, trailing 4-3 in the final frame, but Lynchburg stranded the tying run at third base and fell to Carolina in the series opener of a four-game set Tuesday night.


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P-Nats sweep doubleheader from Lynchburg

Lynchburg couldn’t halt its skid Wednesday night, as the Hillcats dropped both ends of a doubleheader against Potomac to move its losing streak to seven games.


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P-Nats top Lynchburg Hillcats in series opener, 3-2

Johan Camargo went 2-for-3 with an RBI in his City Stadium debut, while Jose Martinez also went 2-for-3 with an RBI, but the Hillcats dropped a 3-2 contest to the Potomac Nationals Tuesday night.


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Keys finish sweep of Lynchburg with 7-2 win

Lynchburg plated two unearned runs in the fifth inning but was shutout the rest of the way in a 7-2 loss at Harry Grove Stadium, as Frederick completed a sweep of the Hillcats Sunday afternoon.


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Lynchburg drops third straight, falls to Keys, 6-1

Daniel Carroll scored the only run for Lynchburg on a night that saw the Frederick pitching staff hold the Hillcats to two hits offensively, as Lynchburg dropped its second straight contest to the Keys, 6-1.


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Frederick rallies, tops Hillcats, 8-7

Blake Brown and Tyler Tewell each had two-run homers, and Johan Camargo recorded three hits and three runs in his Advanced-A debut, but Frederick scored seven runs over their final three at-bats to defeat the Hillcats, 8-7, at Harry Grove Stadium Friday night.


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Lynchburg Hillcats win 14-inning marathon with Salem Red Sox, 2-1

Joe Odom’s career-high fourth hit proved to be the difference in a 2-1 victory for the Lynchburg Hillcats against the Salem Red Sox Wednesday night, as Odom hit a solo home run over the left field fence in the 14th inning at LewisGale Field.


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Lynchburg Hillcats swept in Winston-Salem

The Lynchburg Hillcats were held scoreless through eight innings by two of the top prospects in the in the White Sox organization on their way to a 5-1 loss to the Winston-Salem Dash.


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Lynchburg Hillcats complete sweep of Frederick Keys

A pitchers duel took a turn in favor of the Lynchburg Hillcats in the eighth inning today. The Lynchburg Hillcats batted around the order, scored five runs to break a 2-2 tie, and went on to beat the Frederick Keys 8-3.


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Lynchburg Hillcats top Frederick Keys, 6-3

Lucas Sims completed his fourth straight quality start tonight allowing three runs over seven innings in the Lynchburg Hillcats’ 6-3 win over the Frederick Keys. Despite the recent string of strong outings, it was the first win for Sims since June 26.


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Lynchburg Hillcats rout Frederick Keys, 11-1

The Lynchburg Hillcats pounded the Frederick Keys 11-1 tonight. The first six Hillcats reached base and scored in the first inning. The 10-run victory was the largest of the season for the Hillcats surpassing a 10-1 win at Potomac back on May 20.


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Wilmington outduels Lynchburg Hillcats, 1-0

The Lynchburg Hillcats committed four errors this afternoon, two of which cost them an unearned run in the first inning of a 1-0 loss to the Wilmington Blue Rocks.


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Six in the sixth lift Lynchburg over Myrtle Beach

The Lynchburg Hillcats rallied for six runs in the sixth inning in a 6-2 win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans tonight. Jarett Miller surrendered two early runs but settled down to throw his sixth quality start in seven outings for Lynchburg.


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Lynchburg snaps five-game slide, tops Myrtle Beach, 7-1

The Lynchburg Hillcats snapped a five-game losing streak with a 7-1 win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans tonight.


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Lynchburg slugs, but still falls to Myrtle Beach

The Lynchburg Hillcats racked up 14 hits tonight, but lost their fifth straight game 8-6 to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. The ‘Cats committed three errors, which led to four unearned runs.


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Carolina Mudcats top Lynchburg Hillcats, 4-2

The Lynchburg Hillcats fended off constant threats from the Carolina Mudcats, allowing just four runs on 12 hits, but lost 4-2 at Five County Stadium.


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Lynchburg Hillcats drop opener in Carolina, 8-3

The Lynchburg Hillcats suffered an 8–3 loss to the Carolina Mudcats tonight as they were unable to close out innings. Lynchburg threw 176 pitches in eight innings of work, walking seven and hitting one batter as a staff in the series opening loss. Carolina pulled away with a five-run two-out rally in the fourth.


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Lynchburg Hillcats slug Wilmington, 11-7

The Lynchburg Hillcats scored more runs than any other team this season at Frawley Stadium in their 11-7 victory over the Wilmington Blue Rocks.


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Lights out: Lynchburg Hillcats lose at Myrtle Beach

With one out in the bottom of the seventh inning the Lynchburg Hillcats and Myrtle Beach Pelicans were tied 3-3. Suddenly, almost every stadium light pointed at the field cut out due to a blown transformer. The game went in to a 15 minute delay. When play resumed the Pelicans took the lead and held on the rest of the way eventually beating the Hillcats 6-3.


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Lynchburg struggles with Myrtle Beach, rain, in 7-1 loss

Myrtle Beach’s leadoff man Chris Garia scored in the first inning, and the Pelicans led wire-to-wire in a rain-shortened 7-1 contest against the Lynchburg Hillcats at Calvin Falwell Field Wednesday night.


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Winston-Salem walks off, tops Lynchburg, 6-5

The Lynchburg Hillcats (30-27) lost to the Winston-Salem Dash (23-33) tonight despite taking a ninth inning lead. Jose Peraza tripled with the bases loaded and two outs putting the ‘Cats up 5-4 in the top of the ninth. Then, Tim Anderson hit a two-run homer to center field in the bottom of the inning. The Dash won 6-5 on the walk-off.


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Lynchburg rallies, tops Winston-Salem, 5-4

The Lynchburg Hillcats (30-26) completed their fourth comeback of three runs or more in the past week today with a 5-4 win over the Winston-Salem Dash (22-33).


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Lynchburg splits two in Winston-Salem

The Lynchburg Hillcats (29-26) and Winston-Salem Dash (22-32) split the first two games of the four-game weekend series tonight.


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Winston-Salem rallies, tops Lynchburg, 5-2

Daniel Watts tossed four scoreless innings in his Carolina League debut, and Lynchburg held a 2-0 lead through six frames, but a five-run seventh by the Dash proved to be the difference in a 5-2 Hillcats loss at Calvin Falwell Field Saturday night.


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Lynchburg tops Wilmington, 5-1

David Nick’s two-run double in the first inning highlighted a three-run frame and sent Lynchburg on its way to 5-1 victory against Wilmington in front of a season-high 4,614 fans at Calvin Falwell Field Saturday night.


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Huge eighth inning quells Lynchburg Hillcats comeback

Trailing 6-0 early, the Lynchburg Hillcats (16-20) scored five unanswered runs in the fifth and sixth innings to pull within one, but ultimately fell to the Carolina Mudcats (19-16) by a final score of 13-5 this afternoon.


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Lynchburg Hillcats edge Wilmington, 5-4

The Lynchburg Hillcats (15-19) fended off another Blue Rocks (15-19) comeback effort today as Kevin Ahrens broke a 4-4 tie in the seventh inning with an RBI single leading the Hillcats to a 5-4 win in Wilmington.


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Lynchburg Hillcats edge Wilmington, 3-2

The Lynchburg Hillcats (14-19) defeated the Wilmington Blue Rocks (15-18) 3-2, as the bullpen narrowly hung on late.


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Wilmington rallies, stuns Lynchburg, 3-2

Leading 2-1 late, the Lynchburg Hillcats surrendered two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to fall 3-2 to the Wilmington Blue Rocks.


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Seven-run eighth pushes Lynchburg to 9-2 win over Wilmington

A pitchers duel turned very one-sided late Thursday night, as the Hillcats scored seven runs in the eighth inning ballooning a 2-1 advantage to 9-1. They eventually won 9-2, taking the first game of a four-game series against the Wilmington Blue Rocks.


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Lynchburg Hillcats drop series opener at Carolina, 10-3

Daniel Carroll hit his second home run in only 12 at-bats since joining Lynchburg, but Carolina used three home runs of its own to coast to a 10-3 victory over the Hillcats Monday evening at Calvin Falwell Field.


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Lynchburg Hillcats defeat Frederick Keys in extras

For the second time this season the Lynchburg Hillcats beat the Frederick Keys in extra innings. Tonight it took 12 frames, and the final score favored the Hillcats 5-4 after Kyle Wren drove in Daniel Castro with a sacrifice fly. It was the longest game, innings-wise, in the Carolina League this season.


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Lynchburg Hillcats pitching blasted in 12-6 loss

The Lynchburg Hillcats held the Frederick Keys to just two runs through the first 21 innings of the weekend series but fell apart in the fourth inning this afternoon. The Keys (3-7) scored four runs in both the fourth and fifth frames, and three more in the eight on their way to a 12-6 win over the Hillcats (6-4).


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Potomac Nationals top Lynchburg Hillcats, 7-5

An early 4-1 lead went by the wayside for the Lynchburg Hillcats today as they fell 7-5 to the Potomac Nationals in the series finale.


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Lynchburg Hillcats rout Potomac Nationals, 9-1

Lucas Sims became the first Lynchburg Hillcats starter to complete five innings tonight on his way to first win of the season. Home runs from Josh Elander and Levi Hyams both homered as the Hillcats coasted to a 9-1 victory over the Potomac Nationals.