Tag: Yandy Diaz
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.
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.
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.
The Potomac Nationals (61-49, 23-18) swept the Carolina Mudcats (50-60, 21-22) in a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon by scores of 5-2 and 9-4.
Kevin Heller singled in Reed Gragnani with the bases loaded in the bottom of the tenth inning to give the Salem Red Sox a 4-3 victory over the Carolina Mudcats at LewisGale Field Thursday night.
The Carolina Mudcats used 14 singles to post five runs in a 5-1 victory over the Salem Red Sox Tuesday night. Mudcats Adam Plutko was outstanding from start to finish in the victory.
DH Mike McQuillan hit a solo home run and won the game with a ninth inning RBI-single as the Potomac Nationals (57-46, 19-15) defeated the Carolina Mudcats (48-55, 19-17) 3-2 on Saturday night at Pfitzner Stadium.
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.
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.
The Lynchburg Hillcats suffered their fourth straight loss tonight allowing 10 unanswered runs in the middle innings. The Carolina Mudcats held on to win 10-4 fending off one late rally for the Hillcats, who scored three runs in the seventh.
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.
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.