The Hickory Crawdads started their 2014 campaign with an up-and-down first 11 games, as the 'Dads went 4-3 on their opening road trip in Greensboro and Kannapolis before dropping three of four against
Asheville at home.
The 'Dads were able to win on both Opening Day and their Home Opener, defeating Greensboro 8-3 on April 3rd before christening newly renovated L.P. Frans Stadium with a 10-inning, 6-5 win over Asheville in front of 3,249 fans on April 10th.
Mon. vs. Kannapolis - 6:00 pm
Tues. vs. Kannapolis - 6:00 pm
Wed. vs. Kannapolis - 11:00 am
Thurs. @ Asheville - 7:05 pm
Fri. @ Asheville - 7:05 pm
Sat. @ Asheville - 6:05 pm
Last Week (5-6):
4/3: Crawdads 8 @ Greensboro 3
4/4: Crawdads 1 @ Greensboro 8
4/5: Crawdads 7 @ Greensboro 3
4/6: Crawdads 2 @ Greensboro 1
4/8 GM 1: Crawdads 2 @ Kannapolis 3
4/8 GM 2: Crawdads 4 @ Kannapolis 0
4/9: Crawdads 0 @ Kannapolis 1
4/10: Asheville 5 vs. Crawdads 6
4/11: Asheville 9 vs. Crawdads 2
4/12: Asheville 7 vs. Crawdads 5
4/13: Asheville 5 vs. Crawdads 4
Player and Team Notes
- The Crawdads currently rank second in the SAL with 10 team home runs through the first 11 games.
- OF Lewis Brinson and INF Travis Demeritte are both tied for 2nd in the league with 3 HRs apiece.
- The 'Dads pitching staff is among the SAL leaders in strikeouts, with the team total of 90 currently ranking 5th.
- Hickory has also been aggressive on the base paths in the early going, with the team successfully stealing 14 bags on 18 attempts.
Crawdads Launch Official Team App
The Hickory Crawdads are proud to announce the release of a brand new, official team app, which is currently available as a FREE download on both the Google Play and Apple app stores! Fans can now check the team schedule & promotions, buy tickets, listen to the game, and interact with a game day quiz, all from their smart phones! MORE
Crawdads Silver Sluggers Club
The Crawdads have added a new club membership for the 2014 season, the PACE@Home Silver Sluggers Club! This exclusive club is for our fans who are 55 or older. For only a $25 value, members receive admission to 5 home games during the 2014 season and much more! MORE
Monday, April 14th: Make-A-Difference Monday
The Crawdads will be teaming up with Exodus Homes for the first Make-a-Difference Monday of the season. Fans can donate new toilet paper, paper towels, hand sanitizer, personal hygiene items, dish detergent, and/or laundry detergent and receive a FREE ticket to the game!
Tuesday April 15th: Dollar Day
Buy a ticket, get another for ONLY $1. Fans can also enjoy a selection of $1 concession items all night long!
Cover Design Contest
The Crawdads will honor Nathan Connor during the game as the winner of this year's Cover Design Contest! The 'Dads will also be displaying the other cover design finalists throughout the concourse!
Wednesday April 26th: Education Day/Business Persons Special
It's the first day game of the season for the 'Dads, with an 11:00 am start time for Education Day and the Business Persons Special! Fans can get a $5 ticket to the game by showing their business card at the Cloninger Ford of Hickory Ticket Office!
Fans can receive up to 4 FREE tickets to the game by showing their Unemployment Card at the Cloninger Ford of Hickory Ticket Office.
Fans can explore the entire 2014 Promotional Calendar HERE or call (828) 322-3000 for more information!
LEAGUE LEADERS (Through 4/13):
OF Lewis Brinson - 3 HR (2nd)
INF Travis Demeritte - 3 HR (2nd)
C Kellin Deglan - 2 HR (3rd)
OF Lewis Brinson - 3 Stolen Bases (7th)
INF Nick Vickerson - 3 Stolen Bases (7th)
CRAWDADS LEADERS (Through 4/13):
Batting Average - INF Nick Vickerson (.333)
Home Runs - INF Travis Demeritte, OF Lewis Brinson (3)
RBIs - INF Nick Vickerson & Travis Demeritte, OF Lewis Brinson (6)
Stolen Bases - OF Lewis Brinson & INF Nick Vickerson (3)
Walks - OF Nomar Mazara & Jairo Beras (5)
Wins - 5-Way Tie (1)
ERA - RHP Collin Wiles & Kelvin Vasquez (0.00)
Strikeouts - RHP Cole Wiper (11)
Innings Pitched - RHP Akeem Bostick (9.2)
Individual Tickets for all Crawdads home games & the SAL All-Star Game are available right now at Hickorycrawdads.com or by calling (828) 322-3000! Group outings, corporate partnerships, Buffalo Wild Wings Claw Club memberships, PACE@Home Silver Sluggers Club memberships, and Ticket Books are also available right now by calling the Front Office at (828) 322-3000.