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'Dads Win Fourth Straight PDF Print
Written by Staff Reports   
Tuesday, 21 August 2012 06:38

The Hickory Crawdads won their fourth consecutive game with a 5-1 victory against the Rome Braves at L.P. Frans Stadium Monday night.  With the win, the 'Dads move within just a half game behind the Hagerstown Suns for first place in the Northern Division Second Half Standings. After the Braves (35-20, 53-72) jumped in front with an unearned run in

the top of the first, the Crawdads (32-25, 68-58) tied things up in the bottom of the first. Luis Sardinas led off with a line drive sindng Sardinas with tying run.
The 'Dads moved in front for good with a pair of runs in the bottom of the second. Alejandro Selen and Kellin Deglan started the inning with consecutive singles; both men advanced to second and third on a ground-ball out. moving up ninety feet on a groundout. A walk and a loaded the bases, and with two down, Rougned Odor chopped a two-run single up the middle that scored two runs and gave the 'Dads a 3-1 lead.
An RBI double by in the fourth by Sardinas made it 4-1; and a run-scoring single by Drew Robinson in the fifth closed out the scoring. Andrew Faulkner (5-4) went six innings and picked up the win. He gave up one run, unearned, on four hits with a walk and two strikeouts. Victor Payano came on in relief in the seventh and picked up his first save.
Crawdads Clippings:
The FUN continues with game two of the series against the Rome Braves on Tuesday at 7 p.m....Tuesday is Dollar Day, presented by 1290 WHKY. All fans can buy one ticket and get a second Grandstand Ticket for just a buck!  Also, nine other items around the ballpark, including numerous delicious concessions items, will be just $1 each!  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: Rougned Odor, Hickory Crawdads

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