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Two teams involved in separate Wild Card races needed 10 innings to determine a winner, but the Hillcats prevailed in an extra-inning thriller with a 5-4 victory at Carolina Friday night to maintain a one game lead over Frederick in the Northern Division standings.
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.
Johan Camargo’s sacrifice fly in the 11th inning gave the Lynchburg Hillcats their 11th walk-off victory of the season, 6-5 over Myrtle Beach at Calvin Falwell Field Sunday night.
Blake Brown went 2-for-3 with an RBI double, but Lynchburg’s losing streak increased to eight Friday night as the Myrtle Beach Pelicans used two different four-run frames to claim an 8-2 victory over the Hillcats in the series opener at Calvin Falwell Field.
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.
Justin Bloxom and Kevin Ahrens each had solo home runs Thursday night, but the Hillcats could not complete the sweep at BB&T Ballpark and fell to Winston-Salem, 5-4.
Jose Martinez provided the game-winning hit, driving home Eric Garcia from second base in the ninth inning, to complete a three-run comeback and give the Hillcats a 4-3 victory at BB&T Ballpark Wednesday night.
Lynchburg called upon its City Stadium magic again to complete a three-game sweep of the Winston-Salem Dash, as Joe Odom’s single scored Tyler Tewell in the bottom of the ninth to give the Hillcats their 10th walk-off victory of the year, 2-1 at Calvin Falwell Field Sunday night.
Carlos Asuaje launched a three run home run off Cody Scarpetta in the bottom of the seventh to give the Salem Red Sox a three run lead which they would not relinquish.
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.
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.
Jarett Miller struck out six while tossing a career-high 7.2 innings, and Jose Martinez homered to contribute to a 5-0 victory against the Salem Red Sox at Calvin Falwell Field Thursday night.
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.
With the tying run at third and the winning run at second base in the ninth inning, Emerson Landoni lined a baseball up the middle, but the pitcher Grant Sides slowed it down with his mitt and Yhoxian Medina made a great backhanded play behind second base to throw out Landoni and give Carolina a 4-3 victory over Lynchburg.
Jose Martinez gave Lynchburg the lead with a solo home run in the first inning, but Alex Monsalve’s grand slam gave Carolina the lead for good in the seventh, as the Mudcats went on to claim an 11-6 victory in the series finale at Calvin Falwell Field Thursday night.
Will Skinner hit two home runs as part of the action at City Stadium Wednesday night to increase his team-leading total to eight, but the Lynchburg Hillcats came away with two losses when it was all said and done.
Led by Jose Martinez’s 3-for-4 day with two RBIs, three different Hillcats had three-hit performances in a game where Lynchburg held on against the Carolina Mudcats for a 5-4 victory at Calvin Falwell Field Monday night.
Kevin Ahrens’ solo home run in the fourth inning gave Lynchburg a 3-1 lead, but the Keys scored the final five runs of the contest to claim a 6-3 victory in the rubbermatch against the Lynchburg Hillcats Sunday evening at Calvin Falwell Field.
Will Skinner’s two-run homer off the video board in right-center field gave the Lynchburg Hillcats a 5-4 lead in the bottom of the sixth inning en route to an 8-4 victory against Frederick in front of a capacity crowd of 5,652 fans at Calvin Falwell Field Friday night.
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.
Lynchburg used a steady dose of offense to score in four of its final five at-bats, overcoming a 3-1 deficit in the process to ultimately claim a 10-7 victory over Myrtle Beach at Calvin Falwell Field Sunday night.
Joe Odom’s two home runs and three RBIs in regulation weren’t enough to end the game after nine innings, so Odom added to his career night with a walk-off sacrifice fly in the 10th to give the Lynchburg Hillcats a 6-5 victory at Calvin Falwell Field Monday night.
Lynchburg used four consecutive RBI doubles in the seventh inning to break a 3-3 tie and eventually claim an 8-3 victory against the Winston-Salem Dash at Calvin Falwell Field Sunday evening.
The Salem Red Sox scored in the first inning for a seventh straight night, lost the lead, and battled back from a 5-1 hole to beat the Lynchburg Hillcats 6-5 at LewisGale Field Sunday.
The Salem Red Sox beat the Lynchburg Hillcats 6-1 on Friday night at LewisGale Field, waiting through a 58 minute rain delay to get the W. Kyle Kraus got the win in relief, going four and two thirds, allowing just three hits and a run.
The Salem Red Sox scored seven runs in the first and four in the fourth, but it was not enough as Lynchburg battled back and scored three in the ninth to win 12-11.
With the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth, Dayan Diaz got David Nick to chop out to second and preserve a 7-6 win for the Salem Red Sox over the Lynchburg Hillcats at Falwell Field in Lynchburg Saturday night.
Edison Sanchez’s line-drive single to center field drove home David Nick from third base to break a 1-1 tie in the ninth and give Lynchburg its sixth walk-off of the season in a 2-1 victory over Salem Friday night.
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.
Edison Sanchez’s two-run double in the eighth inning broke a 3-3 tie to send the Lynchburg Hillcats toward a 6-3 victory, completing a series sweep of Frederick at Calvin Falwell Field Thursday afternoon.
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.
Trailing 6-4 with the bases loaded and one out in the ninth inning, Jose Peraza hit a sharp single to left field, and a misplay by Courtney Hawkins allowed three runs to score and give Lynchburg a 7-6 victory at Calvin Falwell Field Monday evening.
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.
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.
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.
The Lynchburg Hillcats scored four runs in both the second and third innings tonight taking an early 8-1 advantage and led the rest of the way en route to an 11-8 win over the Carolina Mudcats.
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.
For the second straight night, Lynchburg took a lead into the ninth inning, but the Carolina Mudcats overcame it with a late rally to complete a sweep of the Hillcats, 8-7, at Calvin Falwell Field Wednesday night.
Wes Parsons tossed seven strong innings, striking out six in the longest start by a Hillcats pitcher this season, but Lynchburg couldn’t hold a 3-2 lead entering the ninth inning and eventually fell to Carolina, 5-3 in 10 innings, at Calvin Falwell FieldTuesday night.