Tag: Carolina League
Minor League Baseball today announced the Class-A Advanced Carolina League will add two teams for the 2017 season as part of a broader realignment.
The Salem Red Sox announced today that tickets for the 2016 Carolina League playoffs are now on sale to the general public.
After a 28-year-long wait, the Salem Red Sox clinched the Carolina League’s Southern Division First-Half Championship for the first time since 1988.
The Potomac Nationals scored first but could not push the final game-tying run across the board in a 4-3 loss to the Frederick Keys.
The Carolina Mudcats ended things just two batters into the bottom of the 10th in the series opener, a 4-3 walk-off loss for the P-Nats.
The Salem Red Sox overcame an early deficit to defeat the Lynchburg Hillcats, 4-3.
Luis Lugo earned his second win on the season as the Lynchburg Hillcats defeated the Carolina Mudcats 10-3 on Mother’s Day.
The Potomac Nationals used the dominance of starting pitcher, RHP Phillips Valdez (4-1), to surmount the Frederick Keys, 2-1.
The Salem Red Sox never trailed Wednesday night as they pounded out 13 hits against the Carolina Mudcats.
Though the Potomac Nationals call Pfitzner Stadium in Woodbridge their home, they may enjoy Frawley Stadium more than anywhere in the Carolina League.
The Salem Red Sox, the Advanced Class-A Affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, announced today that General Manager Ryan Shelton has been named the 2015 Calvin Falwell Executive of the Year for the Carolina League.
Jack Lopez blasted a two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to clinch the Northern Division Championship on Friday night at Frawley Stadium. The Hillcats have been swept in the first round in each of the last three seasons.
Lynchburg’s offense mustered just five hits as Wilmington took a 6-1 win over the Hillcats in the Northern Division Championship Series opener Wednesday night at City Stadium. Michael Peoples tied a career-high with nine strikeouts in the loss.
Lynchburg tied the game late but saw the game-winning run thrown out at home twice in extra innings as the Hillcats fell to the Mudcats 6-2 in 12 innings on Monday afternoon at City Stadium.
The Salem Red Sox pushed across three runs in the first inning and never looked back, as they beat the Potomac Nationals 4-2 Monday afternoon at Pfitzner Stadium.
Teddy Stankiewicz struck out five and fired seven shutout innings as the Salem Red Sox shut out the Potomac Nationals 8-0 on Sunday night at Pfitzner Stadium.
Lynchburg pulled away late in a back and forth affair to seal a 5-4 victory over the Carolina Mudcats on Sunday afternoon at City Stadium. Dorssys Paulino went 3-for-4 at the plate and was a home run shy of the cycle.
The Potomac Nationals scored runs in bunches with two in the second and three in the fourth en route to a 6-2 victory over the Red Sox on Saturday night at Pfitzner Stadium.
Joe Sever recorded three hits and three RBIs to lead the Hillcats to an 8-4 win over the Carolina Mudcats to snap a five-game losing streak on Saturday night at City Stadium. David Speer pitched two innings of relief to earn his first win as a Hillcat.
The Salem Red Sox scored all six of their runs in the second inning and cruised to a 6-3 victory over the Potomac Nationals on Friday night at Pfitzner Stadium, running their winning streak to four in a row.
1B Grant DeBruin hammered a three-run home run off the third tier of signage in straight away left field to give the Nationals (64-71-Overall, 33-33-Home, 31-34-Second Half) an eventual rubber match 4-2 win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (78-55-Overall, 39-37-Road, 37-27-Second Half) at Pfitzner Stadium on Thursday night.
Three Salem Red Sox pitchers combined to hold the Lynchburg Hillcats to five hits as Salem took a 7-2 decision on Thursday night at Lynchburg City Stadium, earning a three-game series sweep.
On Wednesday night at Pfitzner Stadium, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (78-54 Overall, 39-26 Road, 37-26 Second Half) swooped down on the Potomac Nationals (63-71 Overall, 32-33 Home, 30-34 Second Half) and took a 4-2 win in series Game Two of a three-game set using a three-run 6th inning to carry the First Half Southern Division Champions to their Carolina League-best 78th win.
The Salem Red Sox scored runs in four consecutive innings from the fourth to the seventh and cruised past the Lynchburg Hillcats 7-2 on Wednesday night at LewisGale Field.
CF Rafael Bautista hit a sacrifice fly to centerfield scoring DH Brenden Webb and Potomac (63-70-Overall, 32-32-Home, 30-33-Second Half) completed an improbably, come-from-behind 4-3 victory over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (77-54-Overall, 38-26-Road, 36-26-Second Half) with four runs in the bottom of the ninth to earn their sixth walk-off victory of the season at Pfitzner Stadium on Tuesday night.
Franklin Guzman homered twice and the Salem Red Sox hung five runs in the top of the fourth on their way to a 6-5 victory over the Lynchburg Hillcats on Tuesday night at Lynchburg City Stadium.
Lynchburg and Carolina traded the lead three times, but the Mudcats pulled away for a 5-3 win over the Hillcats on Sunday afternoon at Five County Stadium.
The Potomac Nationals scored three runs over their final two at-bats and walked away with a 4-1 victory over the Salem Red Sox on Sunday evening at LewisGale Field.
An over-capacity crowd of 6,548 fans came out as part of Military Appreciation night on Saturday at LewisGale Field and witnessed a great pitching performance from the Potomac Nationals, who knocked off the Salem Red Sox 5-1.
Jayson Aquino carried a no-hitter into the eighth inning and pitched 8 2/3 scoreless innings to pace the Hillcats to a 2-0 shutout win over the Carolina Mudcats on Saturday night at Five County Stadium.
Despite only posting seven hits, the Salem Red Sox took advantage of 13 free base runners and cruised to an 8-1 win over the Potomac Nationals on Friday night at LewisGale Field.
Lynchburg rallied from a two-run deficit to complete its third straight comeback win on Friday night against the Carolina Mudcats at Five County Stadium. Yhoxian Medina recorded a season-high three RBIs to power the Hillcats to victory.
Lynchburg trailed 2-1 heading into the ninth but cranked out a seven-run frame to steal away an 8-2 win from the Carolina Mudcats on Thursday night at Five County Stadium. With the victory and a Frederick Keys loss, the Hillcats magic number sits at five.
Kevin McAvoy struck out five over seven one-run innings and the Salem Red Sox scored twice in the bottom of the seventh, powering their way to a 5-2 victory over the Potomac Nationals on Thursday night at LewisGale Field.
On Wednesday night at Pfitzner Stadium, the Potomac Nationals (60-68 Overall, 31-32 Home, 27-31 Second Half) rocked the Frederick Keys (61-68 Overall, 28-38 Road, 29-30 Second Half) 10-0 in their rubber match series finale.
The Lynchburg Hillcats scored five times in the seventh inning, vaulting them to an 8-4 victory over the Salem Red Sox on Wednesday night at LewisGale Field.
The Nationals (59-68-Overall, 30-32-Home, 26-31-Second Half) and the Keys (61-67-Overall, 28-37-Road, 29-29-Second Half) traded shutout victories in the twin bill with Frederick picking up a Game One 4-0 win and Potomac coming back with a Game Two 7-0 win on Tuesday night at Pfitzner Stadium.
Michael Peoples pitched seven scoreless innings as Lynchburg shut out Potomac 2-0 in the series finale on Sunday afternoon at City Stadium. The win was the 10th of the season for Peoples.
The Salem Red Sox got all the offense they would need in the first two innings and edged out the Wilmington Blue Rocks 4-3 on Saturday night at Frawley Stadium to snap a season-long seven-game losing skid.
A trio of pitchers for the Potomac Nationals (58-66-Overall, 29-35-Road, 25-29-Secon Half) allowed just two runs to the first place Lynchburg Hillcats (64-61-Overall, 33-28-Home, 31-24-Second Half), as the P-Nats defeated the ‘Cats 4-2 to even the series at a win apiece at Calvin Frawley Field on Saturday night.
Buoyed by six straight hitters reaching with two outs in the fifth, the Wilmington Blue Rocks erased an early deficit and knocked off the Salem Red Sox 7-5 on Friday night at Frawley Stadium.
The Lynchburg Hillcats (64-60-Overall, 33-27-Home, 31-23-Second Half) used a four run bottom of the third and picked up the victory 5-2 over the Potomac Nationals (57-66-Overall, 28-35-Road, 24-29-Second Half) at Calvin Falwell Field at Lynchburg City Stadium on Friday night.
Matt Bywater authored seven shutout innings, leading the Carolina Mudcats to an 8-0 shutout win over the Salem Red Sox on Thursday night at Five County Stadium, completing a three-game sweep.
Lynchburg won 2-1 in walk-off fashion in the conclusion of a suspended game but was no-hit by the Frederick Keys in a 2-0 nightcap loss to split a de facto doubleheader on Thursday night at City Stadium.
Wilmington (56-66-Overall, 34-25-Home, 18-34-Second Half) plated the eventual game winning tally in the bottom of the eighth, snapping a tie ballgame and giving the Blue Rocks a 7-6 win over the Potomac Nationals (57-65-Overall, 28-34-Road, 24-27-Second Half) at Frawley Stadium on Wednesday night.
Cole Sturgeon drove in a career-high five runs, but the Salem Red Sox stranded 11 runners on the basepaths and lost to the Carolina Mudcats 13-6 on Wednesday night at Five County Stadium.
The Potomac Nationals (57-64-Overall, 28-33-Road, 24-27-Second Half) blanked the Wilmington Blue Rocks (55-66-Overall, 33-25-Home, 17-34-Second Half) 5-0 in Game One of the scheduled twin bill tonight and then followed up with a sweep 4-2 in the nightcap on Tuesday night from Frawley Stadium.