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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 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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Lynchburg tops Carolina, 6-2, takes lead in wild-card race

Lynchburg used three separate two-run frames, highlighted each time by an RBI double, to overcome a 2-0 deficit and secure a 6-2 victory over Carolina at Five County Stadium Wednesday 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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Winston-Salem snaps Hillcats winning streak, 5-4

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.


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Hillcats notch 18 hits in 9-3 victory over Winston-Salem

Kevin Ahrens’ two-run double and Levi Hyams’ RBI triple highlighted a five-run fifth inning that helped the Lynchburg Hillcats break a 1-1 tie and cruise to a 9-3 victory against the Winston-Salem Dash at BB&T Ballpark Tuesday night.


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Late homer lifts Lynchburg Hillcats past Winston-Salem

Kevin Ahrens blasted a three-run homer over the left field fence in the bottom of the eighth to power the Lynchburg Hillcats ahead of Winston-Salem, 4-3, which ended up being the final score at Calvin Falwell Field Friday 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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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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Lynchburg Hillcats nip Carolina Mudcats, 3-2

Daniel Watts tied a career high with eight strikeouts, while Alex Wilson recorded the final five outs for his 10th save of the year in a 3-2 Lynchburg Hillcats victory in front of 3,410 fans at Calvin Falwell Field Friday night.


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Lynchburg Hillcats walk off, 2-1, over Carolina Mudcats

With the game tied 1-1 entering the bottom of the ninth, Lynchburg wasted no time sending the Hillcats faithful home happy. Kevin Ahrens drove a ball deep into the left-field corner for a leadoff double, and Justin Bloxom followed with a double of his own past the center fielder Todd Hankins to give Lynchburg a 2-1 victory at Calvin Falwell Field Thursday night.


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Slam sinks Lynchburg Hillcats in 11-6 loss

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.


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Lynchburg Hillcats win opener with Carolina Mudcats, 5-4

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.


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Frederick Keys take finale from Lynchburg Hillcats, 6-3

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.


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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 lose slugfest to Myrtle Beach, 9-6

Tyler Tewell recorded the first multi-homer game of his career, going 2-for-4 with three RBIs, but Lynchburg dropped the rubbermatch against Myrtle Beach in a 9-6 slugfest at Calvin Falwell Field Monday night.


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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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Lynchburg Hillcats rock Potomac Nationals, 10-3

Back-to-back four-run innings quickly turned a one-run deficit into a seven-run victory, as the Lynchburg Hillcats used eight two-out RBIs to defeat the Potomac Nationals, 10-3, at Calvin Falwell Field Thursday night.


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Lynchburg rallies, tops Salem Red Sox, 6-3

Lynchburg used four consecutive two-out hits, including three two-out RBIs by Kyle Wren, David Nick and Kevin Ahrens to break a 1-1 tie in the seventh inning and go on to a 6-3 victory over Salem at LewisGale Field Saturday night.


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Lynchburg rallies from eight down, shocks Salem Red Sox

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.


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Lynchburg winning streak at five with sweep of Keys

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.


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Lynchburg walks off with 5-4 win over Frederick

For the third straight night, a four-run deficit in the fifth inning proved to be an afterthought by the end of the game, as Lynchburg overcame an early 4-0 hole with home runs by Will Skinner and Tyler Tewell and defeated Frederick on a Josh Elander walk-off single, 5-4 in 10 innings, at Calvin Falwell Field Wednesday night.


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Lynchburg Hillcats, Potomac Nationals split doubleheader

The Lynchburg Hillcats (21-24) split a pair of 3-2 finals on the road against the Potomac Naitonals (24-20) tonight. Will Skinner went 4-for-6 for the ‘Cats, with a pair of hits in both ends of the twin bill, driving in a run and scoring one as well in the 3-2 win in game two.


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Lynchburg Hillcats, Potomac Nationals split two

The Lynchburg Hillcats (20-23) split a pair of finals with the Potomac Nationals (23-19) tonight, falling 6-5 in the completion of a suspended game from April 28, and winning the second game 10-1.


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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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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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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 close out Salem with 7-1 win

With two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the sixth inning, Tyler Tewell delivered the key hit the Lynchburg Hillcats needed to break a 1-1 tie and ultimately prevail against Salem, 7-1, at Calvin Falwell Field Sunday afternoon.


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Lynchburg Hillcats make it two in a row against Salem Red Sox

Back-to-back doubles by Kevin Ahrens and Dan Carroll in the fifth inning tied the game, 3-3, and an RBI single by Levi Hyams gave the Lynchburg Hillcats the lead for good in a 5-3 victory against Salem Saturday night at Calvin Falwell Field.


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Potomac Nationals top Lynchburg Hillcats, 10-4

Tyler Tewell racked up a season-high three hits for the second-straight game, but Potomac registered 17 hits as a team to defeat the Lynchburg Hillcats, 10-4, at Calvin Falwell Field Saturday night.


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Lynchburg Hillcats walk off, 7-6, in 12 over Potomac Nationals

With two out, the bases empty, and Kevin Ahrens behind in the count, 1-2, the clean-up hitter crushed a hanging breaking ball deep to left-center field for his second home run of the season, giving Lynchburg a 7-6 victory over the Potomac Nationals at Calvin Falwell Field Friday night.


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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 tops Frederick, 8-1

The first run of the game belonged to the Frederick Keys, but the final eight all crossed in favor of the Lynchburg Hillcats this afternoon as the ‘Cats won their first day game of the season 8-1.


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Lynchburg Hillcats top Potomac Nationals, 10-7

After going four games without an RBI between the two of them, Kevin Ahrens and Josh Elander combined for seven RBIs in the Lynchburg Hillcats 10-7 win over the Potomac Nationals.


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Lynchburg drops series finale to Frederick, 6-2

Will Skinner’s solo home run in the second inning marked the first time all season the Lynchburg Hillcats scored first in a contest, but the lead did not last long as Frederick posted six-straight runs in response to take the series finale, 6-2.