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Salem Red Sox drop regular-season finale; playoffs begin Wednesday

The Salem Red Sox coughed up multiple leads and fell to Wilmington 7-6 in 10 innings on Monday afternoon, with Logan Davis’ RBI triple off Kyle Kraus sending the Rocks to the winners’ circle in their season finale.


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Salem Red Sox defeat Wilmington, 4-1

Righthander Simon Mercedes delivered seven spectacular innings on the hill and catcher Jake Romanski crushed four doubles with the bat to help the Salem Red Sox surpass Wilmington 4-1 on Sunday afternoon.


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Wilmington blanks Potomac Nationals, 2-0

The Potomac Nationals (75-57, 37-26) were shut out for the second straight night at Frawley Stadium on Friday evening as the Wilmington Blue Rocks (64-69, 31-34) earned a 2-0 victory in the Game Five series finale.


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Wilmington blanks P-Nats, 8-0

One night after clinching a second-half Northern Division title, the Potomac Nationals (75-56, 37-25) were blanked by the Wilmington Blue Rocks (63-69, 30-34) 8-0 on Thursday night at Frawley Stadium.


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P-Nats sweep Wilmington, clinch Carolina League playoff berth

The Potomac Nationals (75-55, 37-24) clinched a 2014 second-half Carolina League Northern Division Championship at Frawley Stadium by beating the Wilmington Blue Rocks (62-69, 29-34) in Game One of a doubleheader on Wednesday evening by the final score of 3-0.


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Potomac Nationals top Blue Rocks, 3-1

The Potomac Nationals (73-55, 35-24) took care of business in Game One to set the tone for a five-game set scheduled over the next three days by defeating the Wilmington Blue Rocks (62-67, 29-32) on Tuesday evening at Frawley Stadium by the final score of 3-1.


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Potomac Nationals blanked by Keys, 9-0

The Potomac Nationals (72-55, 34-24) were buried by the Frederick Keys (60-68, 28-33) 6-0 in their final 2014 regular season home game at Pfitzner Stadium on Monday evening in front of a crowd of 3,458.


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Salem Red Sox top Rocks in home finale

Pat Light and Kyle Martin were both excellent on the hill, the Sox offense awakened in the seventh inning, and Salem dispatched Wilmington 6-2 in the regular season home finale at LewisGale Field.


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Salem Red Sox split doubleheader with Wilmington

The Salem Red Sox overcame two-run deficits to take the lead in both games on Sunday, but only managed one win against the visiting Blue Rocks at LewisGale Field.


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Salem Red Sox win in 10 over Wilmington

Jantzen Witte laced a sinking line drive into left field with the bases loaded in the last of the 10th, scoring Matty Johnson from third to trigger a victory celebration on Friday night in Salem.


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Salem tops Dash, 2-1, avoids sweep

Simon Mercedes held the Dash to just one run on four hits over six and a third innings, paving to the way to Salem’s narrow 2-1 triumph over Winston-Salem on Thursday night at BB&T Ballpark.


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Wilmington ends Lynchburg Hillcats winning streak

Will Skinner hit his team-leading 10th home run of the season, but the Lynchburg Hillcats snapped their five-game winning streak with a 4-2 loss to the Blue Rocks at Calvin Falwell Field Wednesday night.


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Lynchburg Hillcats continue roll, beat Wilmington, 4-2

The Lynchburg Hillcats needed some late-inning heroics to break a 2-2 tie in the eighth. Jose Martinez provided that with a two-out, two-run double to left-center field to propel Lynchburg to a 4-2 victory at Calvin Falwell Field Tuesday night.


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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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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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Wilmington scores five in ninth, comes up short against Lynchburg

The Lynchburg Hillcats let the Wilmington Blue Rocks bat around the order in the ninth inning today, but hung on to win 6-5. It was the fourth consecutive win for the Hillcats (15-15, 49-51), which marks their second-longest winning streak of the season.


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Lynchburg makes it three in a row, tops Wilmington, 6-3

The Lynchburg Hillcats defeated the Wilmington Blue Rocks 6-4 tonight, winning their third in a row. Justin Bloxom went 3-for-3 with a two-run double, leading the offense for the Hillcats. Meanwhile, Jarett Miller tossed his seventh quality start in his last eight appearances, allowing just one run over six innings.


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Three-run ninth lifts Wilmington past Potomac Nationals

The Potomac Nationals (51-44, 13-13) and Wilmington Blue Rocks (47-48, 14-13) battled for eight innings before the first run was scored in a tightly contested 3-0 game that Wilmington ultimately won.


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Wilmington, Potomac split doubleheader

The Potomac Nationals (51-43, 13-12) and Wilmington Blue Rocks (46-48, 13-13) split a de facto double header on Thursday night.


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Rocks dig the long ball: Wilmington powers past Potomac

The Potomac Nationals (50-42, 12-11) were swept by the Wilmington Blue Rocks (45-47, 12-12) in two seven-inning games on Wednesday night.


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Solid pitching leads Salem Red Sox over Blue Rocks

Cody Kukuk posted five scoreless on just five hits to help the Salem Red Sox beat the Wilmington Blue Rocks 5-1 at Frawley Stadium Sunday night.


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Late homer lifts Salem Red Sox to 2-1 win over Wilmington

Carson Blair hit a solo home run over the left field wall in the top of the ninth inning to give the Salem Red Sox a 2-1 win over the Wilmington Blue Rocks.


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Rocks top Sox in pitchers’ duel

Glenn Sparkman was dominant for the Wilmington Blue Rocks, throwing six scoreless innings, helping the Blue Rocks to a 2-0 win over the Salem Red Sox at Frawley Stadium Friday night. Sparkman out dueled tough luck loser Corey Littrell, who allowed just an unearned run and five hits in five innings of work.


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Frederick Keys complete four-game sweep of Salem Red Sox

For the second time in the series, Mike Yastrzemski broke a tie game late. The Frederick Keys turned a 3-0 deficit after five into a 5-3 lead after eight and a half, thanks in part to a double by Yaz in the ninth, on the way to a 5-4 victory over the Salem Red Sox.


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Potomac Nationals, Wilmington Blue Rocks fight rain again

The Potomac Nationals (9-9) and Wilmington Blue Rocks (9-10) finished one of their two scheduled games on Thursday before being suspended due to rain in Game Two.


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Wilmington defeats Potomac Nationals, 5-1

The Potomac Nationals (8-9) dropped the opening game of a four game set against the Wilmington Blue Rocks (9-9) 5-1 on Monday night at Pfitzner Stadium.


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Wilmington blanks Potomac Nationals, 4-0

The Potomac Nationals (44-37, 6-6) were blanked by the Wilmington Blue Rocks (39-43, 6-8) in a shortened series Game Two that was completed in seven innings at Frawley Stadium on Wednesday evening in 4-0 fashion.


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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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Potomac National drop opener in Wilmington, 8-2

The Potomac Nationals (44-36, 6-5) were outplayed by the Wilmington Blue Rocks (38-43, 5-8) at Frawley Stadium on Tuesday night and fell by the final score of 8-2 after the Blue Rocks went 4-for-9 with runners in scoring position.


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Late homer lifts Salem Red Sox to series sweep

Ryan Dent’s third walk off hit in 13 games gave the Salem Red Sox a 7-5 victory over the Wilmington Blue Rocks at LewisGale Field Monday night.


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Salem Red Sox top Wilmington, 4-2

Pat Light turned around the fortunes of his second half with five excellent innings in the Salem Red Sox’s 4-2 victory over the Wilmington Blue Rocks at LewisGale Field Sunday afternoon.


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Salem Red Sox outduel Wilmington in 4-2 win

Justin Haley and Kyle Martin combined to hold Wilmington to just two runs Saturday night in a 4-2 Salem Red Sox victory at LewisGale Field. Haley picked up his sixth win of the season, surrendering two runs on five hits in six innings of work.


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Back to back: Lynchburg throws second straight no-hitter

The Lynchburg Hillcats made history tonight as they no-hit the Wilmington Blue Rocks for a second consecutive night and won 5-0.


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Carolina Mudcats top Salem Red Sox, 4-2

Ryan Merritt lived up to his all-star game starting pitcher status Friday night, surrendering just an earned run in seven and a third innings in the Carolina Mudcats 4-2 victory over the Salem Red Sox at LewisGale Field.


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Lynchburg Hillcats no-hit Blue Rocks in 5-1 win

Lucas Sims, the top prospect in the Atlanta Braves organization, flashed his plus stuff tonight as he no-hit the Wilmington Blue Rocks over seven innings. Alex Wilson completed the no-no and the Lynchburg Hillcats won 5-1.


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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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Nine-run fifth lifts Wilmington over Potomac Nationals

The Potomac Nationals (33-28, 17-12) could not complete a three game sweep against the Wilmington Blue Rocks (30-31, 14-16) as they fell 10-4 on Sunday afternoon at Pfitzner Stadium.


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Potomac Nationals roll over Blue Rocks, 6-1

The Potomac Nationals (33-27, 17-11) took game two of a three game series against the Wilmington Blue Rocks (29-31, 13-16) at Pfitzner Stadium on Friday night with a 6-1 win.


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Gio Gonzalez struggles in rehab, but P-Nats rally, win

LHP Gio Gonzalez tossed 3.2 innings in his first ML rehab start since being traded to Washington. Gonzalez allowed eight earned runs in his start, surrendering seven hits and four walks. He was limited to 65 pitches.


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Potomac gets two in the ninth, tops Wilmington, 3-2

The Potomac Nationals (32-27, 16-16) shocked the Wilmington Blue Rocks (29-30, 16-14) with two runs in the 9th inning to take a 3-2 rubber match victory on Thursday night at Frawley Stadium which inked their seventh series win of the 2014 campaign.


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Potomac Nationals outduel Wilmington, 2-1

The Potomac Nationals (31-27, 15-16) edged the Wilmington Blue Rocks (29-29, 16-13) by the final score of 2-1 inside the confines of Frawley Stadium in series Game Two on Wednesday evening thanks to a terrific job by the P-Nats’ pitching corps.


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Nats’ Gio Gonzalez to rehab in Potomac on Friday

Washington Nationals LHP Gio Gonzalez is scheduled to make a rehabilitation start for the Class-A Advanced Potomac Nationals at Pfitzner Stadium on Friday, June 6th as the P-Nats host the Wilmington Blue Rocks (Kansas City Royals) at 7:05pm.


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Wilmington tops Potomac Nationals, 5-3

The Potomac Nationals (30-27, 14-16) were beaten by the Wilmington Blue Rocks (29-28, 16-12) in a pitcher’s duel at Frawley Stadium by the final score of 5-3 on Tuesday evening in their first head-to-head meeting of the 2014 season.


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Lynchburg Hillcats top Frederick Keys, 9-6

Tyler Tewell had an RBI triple and an RBI double, and Daniel Castro added an RBI triple to help Lynchburg overcome a four-run deficit for the second straight night and ultimately prevail, 9-6, against Frederick Tuesday night at Calvin Falwell Field.


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Lynchburg drops series finale with Wilmington, 5-4

In a contest that saw Lynchburg hold a pair of two-run leads, the Wilmington Blue Rocks struck last with a run in the eighth to break a 4-4 tie and prevail against the Lynchburg Hillcats, 5-4, at Calvin Falwell Field Sunday afternoon.


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Lynchburg Hillcats split pair with Wilmington

Lynchburg scored six runs in its final two trips to the plate of game two Friday evening to defeat Wilmington, 7-1, and ultimately split a doubleheader after dropping the first contest, 5-1, at Calvin Falwell Field.


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Lynchburg Hillcats beat Carolina Mudcats in rubber match

The Lynchburg Hillcats (17-20) won their second straight series tonight with a 5-3 win over the Carolina Mudcats (19-17). Kyle Wren and David Nick both went 3-for-5 tonight as the Hillcats tallied 12 knocks in the rubbermatch victory.


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Salem Red Sox losing streak now at four

Jonathan Dziedzic remained perfect into the fifth and struck out eight Red Sox in seven superb innings to lead Wilmington to the winner’s circle on Tuesday night, downing Salem 4-1 at Frawley Stadium.


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Wilmington walks off, defeats Salem, 4-3

Jack Lopez pummeled a 1-1 fastball from William Cuevas, giving Wilmington a walk-off 4-3 victory over Salem in the series opener at Frawley Stadium.


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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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Salem tops Wilmington, 2-1

William Cuevas dazzled like an ace on Wednesday night, dealing six dominant shutout innings to help the Salem Red Sox beat the Wilmington Blue Rocks 2-1 at LewisGale Field.


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Wilmington rocks Salem Red Sox, 6-3

Hunter Dozier cleared the bases with a grand slam in the top of the ninth, transforming a 3-2 deficit into a 6-3 victory for the visiting Blue Rocks on Tuesday afternoon at LewisGale Field.