Category: Sports Writers

Lynchburg Hillcats Down Wilmington Blue Rocks 4-2

For a moment it looked like the Lynchburg Hillcats were going to blow their Carolina League game against the Wilmington Blue Rocks, but the tide turned quickly, and victory was attained, 4-2. The win broke a tie between the two Northern Division foes and moved Lynchburg just a half game back of the Potomac Nationals.…

South Atlantic League – July 29, 2014 – Lakewood Rebounds to Down Kannapolis

After losing the middle three games of their five game series to the Kannapolis Intimidators, the Lakewood BlueClaws were finally able to get into the win column with a 7-2 matinee win. The loss dropped Kannapolis to 3.5 games behind the Greensboro Grasshoppers, pending their game later tonight. The two teams were tied entering the…

Craig Maddox Wins American Association Home Run Derby

With the American Association taking a brief break to play their All-Star game Tuesday night, the mid-summer classic kicked off with the Home Run Derby on Monday night, and there could not have been a less likely winner than Craig Maddox. The Derby, played at Shaw Park, home of the Winnipeg Goldeyes, featured some of…

South Atlantic League Capsule – July 28, 2014 – Charleston RiverDogs 6, Asheville Tourists 5

The Charleston Riverdogs would get a much needed victory over the Southern Division leading Asheville Tourists on Monday night. The win would move them to 8.5 games out and give them a chance to make up some more ground as their series resumes tomorrow night. Both starter Rookie Davis and reliever Angel Rincon found themselves…

South Atlantic League Capsule – July 28, 2014 – Hickory Crawdads 3, Delmarva Shorebirds 2

Despite falling behind 2-0 in the second inning, the Hickory Crawdads rallied late to beat the Delmarva Shorebirds 3-2. The win moved Hickory just 1.5 games behind the Greensboro Grasshoppers in the Northern Division. Delmarva jumped out on top when Creede Simpson and Chance Sisco singled to lead off the inning. Conor Bierfeldt then doubled…