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'Dads Take Series Against 'Gnats PDF Print
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Monday, 20 August 2012 07:58

The Hickory Crawdads wrapped up their with the Savannah Sand Gnats with a 5-3 win Sunday night at L.P. Frans Stadium. Despite the win, the Crawdads remain 1 1/2 games out of first place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League. The Crawdads wiped out a 2-1 deficit with a pair of runs in the bottom of the third.  Nick Urbanus singled and moved

to second base on a groundout. Zach Cone and Drew Robinson followed with consecutive two-out RBI singles, lifting the 'Dads back in front, 3-2. The Crawdads stretched the lead in the bottom of the fifth. With one out, Urbanus doubled his way into scoring position, and then moved to third on a passed ball. Trever Adams singled scoring Urbanus to make it 4-2. The Crawdads added another run in the bottom of the sixth. Jorge Alfaro led off the inning with a solo home run over the left-center field wall, increasing the Hickory lead to 5-2.
Arlett Mavare (5-5, who took over on the mound to the fifth inning, picked up the win. Adams, Alejandro Selen, Drew Robinson and Zach Cone each drove in a run; Rouged Odor, Nick Urbanus and Cone had two hits apieice.
Crawdads Clippings:
The Crawdads kick off a three-game series against the Rome Braves on Monday at 7 p.m.  Monday is 2-for-1 Senior Night, presented by Kingston Residence, with bingo during the ballgame....Also, Monday is Fans' Choice Night. Gates open at 6 p.m....Individual Tickets for all Crawdads home games are available right now at or by calling (828) 322-3000!  Group outings, corporate partnerships, Levine Children's Hospital Claw Club memberships and Ticket Books for the 20th Anniversary Season are also available right now by calling the Front Office at (828) 322-3000.


Photo Courtesy: Zach Cone, Hickory Crawdads

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