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Smith Earns SAL Pitcher Of Week Honors PDF Print
Written by Staff Reports   
Tuesday, 16 April 2013 13:01

The South Atlantic League announced on Monday that Hickory Crawdads RHP Tyler Smith has been named the SAL pitcher of the week for the week ending

on April 14. Smith, a 19th round selection by the Texas Rangers in the 2012 MLB Draft out of the University of South Carolina-Sumpter, has yet to allow an earned run, while registering two victories in three relief appearances for the Crawdads. The South Carolina native has struck out eight and allowed just four hits in 32 at-bats, good for a .125 average against.
This past Saturday, Smith came into the game against the Kannapolis Intimidators in the 4th inning and the 'Dads holding on to a three-run lead, and threw 3.1 innings allowing only two hits and striking out four to earn the win.
NOTES: The 'Dads take on the Tourists two more times on Tuesday and Wednesday, before returning to L.P. Frans Stadium for a four-game weekend series against the Charleston RiverDogs....Individual tickets for all Hickory Crawdads home games are available right now at Hickorycrawdads.com or by calling (828) 322-3000! Group Outings, corporate partnerships, Buffalo Wild Wings Claw Club memberships and Ticket Books are also available right now by calling the Front Office at (828) 322-3000.
 

 

Photo Courtesy: Tyler Smith, Hickory Crawdads

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