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Three Crawdads Win Rangers Minor League Awards

Ortiz, Corniell, and Mateo Named Winners
September 21, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Texas Rangers revealed their 2023 Minor League Award Winners, with three Crawdads picking up hardware. Abimelec Ortiz was named the Tom Grieve Player of the Year, Jose Corniell won the Nolan Ryan Pitcher of the Year, and Daniel Mateo nabbed the Defender of the Year Award. Ortiz,

Crawdads Announce 2024 Game Times

Four Day Games Scheduled
September 21, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads have announced the start times for their 66 home games next season. Tuesday through Saturday games will begin at 7pm while Sundays will have a 2pm first pitch. Mondays are a league-wide off day throughout the season, apart from Memorial Day in Winston-Salem and a July

Ortiz Named MVP, Comer Takes Manager of Year

Stephan Also Honored with All-Star Nod
September 20, 2023

Hickory, NC- Minor League Baseball announced the league awards and All-Star teams for the South Atlantic League on Wednesday afternoon, with the ‘Dads being honored with several selections. Abimelec Ortiz was not only named the first base All-Star, but also the league’s MVP, Chad Comer was selected Manager of the

Crawdads Season Ends with 6-3 Loss

‘Dads Eliminated from Playoffs on Thursday Night
September 15, 2023

Greenville, SC- The Crawdads season came to a close on Thursday night as they lost Game 2 to the Greenville Drive by a score of 6-3. The Crawdads jumped on the Drive early, getting a run in the first inning. Alejandro Osuna doubled into the left field corner and came

Crawdads Drop Game 1 to the Drive 3-2

Team to Hit the Road for Games 2 & 3
September 12, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads fell 3-2 in a close Game 1 of the Southern Divisional Series against the Greenville Drive. The Crawdads struck first with a run in the second inning. Cody Freeman walked and moved to second on a ground out by Daniel Mateo. Yosy Galan singled to left,

Crawdads Pound Dash 14-6 in Regular Season Finale

Johnson, Narvaez, and Freeman Homer in Win
September 10, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads bats were hot in Sunday’s regular season finale, defeating the Winston-Salem Dash 14-6. Winston-Salem put up a run in the top of the first with a solo homer. The ‘Dads were quick to respond, scoring 7 in the bottom of the inning. Alejandro Osuna walked to

Weather Cancels Saturday’s Game

Regular Season Wraps up Tomorrow
September 9, 2023

Hickory, NC- Saturday evening’s contest against the Winston-Salem Dash has been cancelled due to storms in the area. The game will not be made up. Tickets from this evening’s game can be exchanged for tomorrow’s regular season finale, any of the playoffs home games, or a game in April/May of

Crawdads Clinch Playoff Spot with 6-2 Win

‘Dads Keep Rolling in Game 2
September 8, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Hickory Crawdads won both of Friday’s matchups, but it was the first victory that sent the stadium in a frenzy as the ‘Dads clinched the Second Half Division Title and a trip to the postseason. Last night’s suspended game resumed in the bottom of the third with

Thursday’s Game Suspended, will Resume Tomorrow

Ortiz Passes 100 RBIs as ‘Dads Lead 6-0
September 7, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads pulled ahead 6-0 through two and a half innings but a storm passed through the area, ultimately suspending the game. The game will be resumed tomorrow at 5:30pm. Following the conclusion of the suspended game, the teams will play the originally scheduled game as a seven-inning

Blackwell Comes Up Clutch in Victory

Crawdads Come From Behind to Win 7-6
September 6, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads came out on top of a back-and-forth game, taking down the Winston-Salem Dash 7-6. Winston-Salem hit solo homeruns in the first and second innings to take a 2-0 lead. The ‘Dads tied the game in the third inning. Cooper Johnson started the frame with a walk

Crawdads Reveal 2024 Schedule

Home Opener Scheduled for Tuesday, April 9th
September 6, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads are excited to announce their 2024 game schedule. The team will start the season on Friday, April 5th in Rome and will return to Hickory for the home opener on Tuesday, April 9th against the Jersey Shore BlueClaws. The ‘Dads will play 132 games next season,

Ortiz Reaches 98 RBIs in Win

Crawdads Take Opener 4-3
September 5, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Hickory Crawdads defeated the Winston-Salem Dash 4-3 on Tuesday night in the series opener. The Dash got a run across in the first but the ‘Dads rallied to tie it in the second. Daniel Mateo doubled down the right field line. He stole third, his 28th steal

Playoff Tickets Now On Sale

Get Tickets for All Potential Postseason Games
August 29, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads have led the South Atlantic League’s Southern Division throughout the second half and are looking towards the postseason! Tickets for all three potential playoff games at LP Frans Stadium are on sale now. The Crawdads would host game 1 of the Southern Division Championship series against

Crawdads Crank Out 11 Hits in Loss

‘Dads Split Series with Greenville
August 27, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads fell to the Greenville drive 10-5 in Sunday’s series finale. The ‘Dads jumped out in front with runs in the first inning. Maximo Acosta hit a homerun to left to get the Crawdads on the board. Wyatt Langford walked and got himself into scoring position with

Crawdads Rally to Stall Drive

‘Dads Come from Behind to Win 4-3
August 26, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads pushed past the Drive with an eighth inning rally to win 4-3. Greenville took a 2-0 lead with a homerun in the fifth, Emiliano Teodo’s last inning of work. He finished with four hits allowed, no walks, and six strikeouts. The Crawdads rallied to tie the

Langford Picks Up 3 Hits in Loss

Crawdads Fall 5-0 to Greenville
August 25, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads dropped Friday night’s game 5-0 to the Greenville Drive. Ben Anderson made his return to the mound after missing over a year due to Tommy John surgery. Anderson tossed 2.1 innings, allowing two hits and an unearned run as Angel Aponte missed a diving catch. Leury

Ortiz Takes Homerun Lead in ‘Dads Defeat

Crawdads Two Game Streak Snapped in 5-2 Loss
August 24, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads’ two-game win streak was snapped on Thursday night, falling to the Greenville Drive 5-2. Greenville scored three in the first inning, chasing Winston Santos out of the game. They added on another run in the fifth to take a 4-0 lead. The Crawdads got a run

‘Dads Defeat Drive 3-2

Corniell Strikes Out 9, Picks up Win
August 23, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads topped the Greenville Drive 3-2 on Wednesday night, picking up their second straight win. Wyatt Langford roped a single in the bottom of the first and came around on a double by Abimelec Ortiz, giving the ‘Dads a 1-0 lead. The Crawdads doubled their lead in

Mateo Belts 2 Homers in Blowout Victory

‘Dads Drive Up Score on Greenville, Win 13-5
August 22, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads opened up the series against the Greenville Drive with a commanding 13-5 win on Tuesday evening. The Crawdads jumped out to a 4-0 lead. Cam Cauley led off the inning with a single in his first at bat since coming off the injured reserve list. Maximo

Ortiz Hits 22nd Homer in ‘Dads Loss

Ninth Inning Rally Comes Up Short in Finale
August 20, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads rallied in the ninth but came up short in Sunday’s series finale, losing 5-4 to the Rome Braves. Rome started the scoring in the first with a run. The Crawdads responded in the bottom half of the inning, as Geisel Cepeda singled and Abimelec Ortiz smacked

Crawdads Fall 5-2 to Rome

Freeman and Mateo Pick Up 2 Hits in Loss
August 19, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads lost 5-2 on Saturday night to the Rome Braves, their third straight loss. The series is now 3-2 in favor of Rome. The Crawdads got the first run of the game, scoring in the first. Daniel Mateo singled and stole second to get into scoring position.

Langford Hits First Homer at Frans in Defeat

Comeback Not Enough in 10-6 Loss
August 18, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads rallied in the eighth inning on Friday night but couldn’t erase the deficit, falling 10-6. Rome put five up in the third inning, pulling ahead 5-0. The Crawdads got on the board in the bottom half of the inning. Ben Blackwell walked, and Wyatt Langford smacked

Johnson Knocks Homer in ‘Dads Loss

Eighth Inning Sinks Crawdads in 3-2 Defeat
August 17, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads three game win streak was snapped on Thursday evening as they fell 3-1 to the Rome Braves in the debut of their Hickory Dickory Docks identity. Cooper Johnson broke the scoreless game with his second homerun of the season, giving the ‘Dads a one-run lead. Jose

Ortiz Blast Completes Comeback in 7-6 Win

Crawdads Win Third Straight
August 16, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads rolled to their third straight victory on Wednesday night, coming from behind to defeat the Rome Braves 7-6. Rome chased Josh Gessner out of the game in the first. He hit the first batter of the game, walked two and allowed a hit and three earned

Cauley Continues Strong Start in Loss

Crawdads Drop Series Finale 6-0
July 30, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads lost 6-0 on Sunday afternoon to the Hudson Valley Renegades, going 2-4 on the homestand. Winston Santos got the start for the ‘Dads, allowing three runs. Gavin Collyer entered in the third, giving up a run before getting out of the inning. A storm passed through