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Written by Staff Reports   
Wednesday, 01 August 2012 13:01

The Kannapolis Intimidators topped the Hickory Crawdads 6-1 at L.P. Frans Stadium on Tuesday night. The loss leaves Hickory in a three-way tie for second place, and a game behind West Virginia for first place in the North Division of the South Atlantic League. The Crawdads (21-18, 57-51) actually led with a run in the bottom of the second. Zach Cone

belted Hickory into a 1-0 as he led-off the game with towering home run. The Intimidators (14-23, 47-60) tied things up with a in the top of the third. Leighton Pangilinan reached with a lead-off double and he advanced to third on a single by Joe De Pinto. Joey DeMichele drove him in with a single that tied up the game at 1-1.
Kannapolis grabbed the lead for good with three runs in the top of the fifth inning; and they scored all of their runs with two outs. DeMichele homered giving the Intimidators a 2-1 lead; and a two-run shot by Mark Haddow made it, 4-1.
The Intimidators added two more runs in the top of the sixth. DeMichele had a two-run double.
The 'Dads only made three hits; Nicholas Martinez (5-6) suffered the loss; he gave up four earned runs, including two home run ballsm in four plus innings.
Crawdads Clippings:
Hickory hosts Kannapolis on Wednesday at 7 p.m.  It's Unemployment Night, presented by Manpower.  All fans that present an NCESC-issued debit card recieve four free grandstand tickets to the game.  Wednesday is also Kids Run the Show 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.

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