The Hickory Crawdads and Savannah were rained out Friday night. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Saturday, with the first 7-inning game scheduled for 5:05 p.m.
Despite the rain out, the Crawdads gained ground on Hagerstown. The Suns lost to Charleston 4-2 Friday nigh. Hickory begins the day in a two-way tie for second place with Greensboro, and just 1 1/2 games behind the Suns for first place in the Northern Division in the South Atlantic League season.
The Crawdads remain on the road through Wednesday. The 'Dads wrap up their series in Savannah on Sunday before beginning a three-game series in Kannapolis on Monday.
The 'Dads will return home for a four-game home stand against the Greensboro Grasshoppers on Thursday, with Thirsty Thursday, Fireworks Friday, and the ZOOperstars among the promotions at L.P. Frans Stadium.
Battle of the Bags: The Crawdads 3rd Annual Battle of the Bags cornhole tournament is scheduled for Thursday, August 14th! Make sure to sign up before hand for a $30 registration fee that includes a ticket to the 'Dads game vs. the Shorebirds and a FREE T-shirt! The winning team takes home $200! Don't miss out!.
All-Star Jersey Auction: The Crawdads are auctioning off the authentic, game worn jerseys from this year's South Atlantic League All-Star Game in Hickory! Jerseys from both the Northern and Southern Division players and coaches are up for bid now on the 'Dads online auction page! AUCTION SITE
Stay Connected: Make sure to stay connected with the Crawdads by visiting the 'Dads website at www.hickorycrawdads.com, or by following us on Facebook and Twitter!