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Crawdads squish Sand Gnats with 3-1 win PDF Print
Written by Staff Reports   
Saturday, 12 May 2012 12:03

The Hickory Crawdads evened the series with a 3-1 victory against the Savannah Sand Gnats, before 1,845 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium on Friday night.  After splitting the first two games of the current set, the 'Dads are now 5-1 against Savannah this season. Trailing 1-0, the Crawdads (19-13) jumped on top with a pair of runs in the fifth inning. Kevin Torres led off

with a single and moved to second one out later on a single by Trever Adams. Rougned Odor followed with a two-out, two-run double to right-center field, scoring Torres and Adams for the 2-1 lead.
The Crawdads plated an insurance run in the bottom of the eighth.  Odor walked to lead-off the inning and moved to second on a bunt single by Hanser Alberto.  After a sacrifice bunt by Jeremy Williams advanced both runners to second and third, Drew Robinson scored Odor with an RBI grounder to first base. Victor Payano picked up his third win of the year. He went seven innings and gave up an earned run on three hits with a walk and six strikeouts. T.J. Rivera accounted for Savannah's (21-13) only run with a solo home run in the first inning.
Crawdads Clippings:
Saturday's game against Savannah at 6 p.m. features the Replica Jersey Giveaway!  The first 1,000 fans with a paid admission will get a FREE Replica Jersey, courtesy of Pepsi!  Saturday will also be Conrad's Birthday, so come celebrate with him and his mascot friends, including Scooby Doo!  Gates open at 5 p.m......Bring your glove to play catch with a couple Crawdads after Sunday's 5 p.m. game against Savannah, presented by Countryside Pet Hospital!  Sunday is also Craw"MOMS" and Breast Cancer Awareness Day, with FREE tickets for all moms!  Gates open at 4 p.m.
Get Tickets:
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.

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