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The Hickory Crawdads suffered their sixth consecutive loss Wednesday night. Despite a game-tying, three-run homer by Kellin Deglan, Lexington prevailed 10-7 in 14 innings at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Darius Lipford, who played at Hibriten High, will forgo his senior year at the University of North Carolina and entered the 2014 NFL supplemental draft. The supplemental draft takes place on Friday.

The Hickory Crawdads, who were one of the hottest teams in minor-league baseball last week, have fallen off their course. They find themselves mired in a five-game losing streak following Tuesday's 16-8 loss to the Lexington Legends at L.P. Frans Stadium.

The District 2 Tar Heel All-Star Tournament danced around the rain drops Tuesday night, and here are the results from those games.....

The Texas Rangers announced today that Hickory Crawdads RHP Cody Kendall has been promoted to the High-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans, becoming the sixth 'Dad this season and the third in the last week to move up in the Rangers organization.