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Pitcher Greg Holland of the Kansas City Royals notched his 20th save in 21 opportunities this season with a perfect ninth inning against the White Sox Sunday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago.

The Hickory Crawdads concluded the first half of the South Atlantic League season with an exclamation point Sunday afternoon. The 'Dads pounded out a season-high 19 hits in a 14-4 win against the Lakewood BlueClaws at FirstEnergy Park.

Eric Krupa, president of the South Atlantic League, has announced the umpires for the 55th Annual SAL All-Star Game, scheduled to be played on June 17, 2014, at L.P. Frans Stadium in Hickory, North Carolina,

LAKEWOOD-The Hickory Crawdads utilized a three-run, ninth inning rally for the second straight night, snapping a 2-2 tie in a 5-2 win over the Lakewood BlueClaws at FirstEnergy Park.

Kellin Deglan saved the day Friday night with a two-run homer in the tenth as the Hickory Crawdads (39-28) defeated the Lakewood BlueClaws 8-6 in ten innings at FirstEnergy Park.