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Salem Red Sox Star Bobby Dalbec Named 2018 Carolina League MVP

September 12, 2018 - SALEM, VA - The Salem Red Sox are pleased to announce that third baseman Bobby Dalbec was dubbed the Carolina League's 2018 Most Valuable Player and a Year-End All-Star, while athletic trainer Nick Kuchwara was tabbed as the league's top trainer. Dalbec, 23, is the first Salem player in the Red Sox era (2009-present) to win MVP honors, and the first Salem player to do it since Mitch Einertson in 2007. He's the eighth player in Salem history to earn the award, joining a list that includes s... Full Story

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Sox Fall 3-2 to Hillcats to Close 2018

September 3, 2018 - SALEM, VA - In a microcosm of their 2018 campaign, walks and wildness cost the Salem Red Sox Monday afternoon, as they issued seven bases on balls in a season-closing 3-2 loss to the Lynchburg Hillcats at Haley Toyota Field. The Red Sox (31-39, 63-75) squandered a late lead, and saw their pitching betray them to end a season in which they set new Red Sox-era records for runs allowed (669), earned runs (585), walks (554) and wild pitches (145, also a franchise record). The Hillcats (42-28, 71-... Full Story

Salem Clipped 3-1 by Lynchburg Sunday

September 2, 2018 - SALEM, VA - The Salem Red Sox took a narrow lead after a long weather delay Sunday, but fell into a tie and fell victim to control woes late in a 3-1 loss to the Lynchburg Hillcats at Haley Toyota Field. The Red Sox (31-38, 63-74) failed to take advantage of their best chances, going 1-11 with runners in scoring position. The Hillcats (41-28, 70-66) took advantage of wildness in Salem's relief corps to take the victory over the Sox in the penultimate game of the season. Starting pitchers ... Full Story

Walk-Off Sox Shock Cats 4-3

September 1, 2018 - SALEM, VA (Saturday, September 1) - The Salem Red Sox blew the lead late but were able to rise to the occasion Saturday night, with Tyler Hill's RBI single capping their walkoff 4-3 win over the Lynchburg Hillcats at Haley Toyota Field. The Red Sox (31-37, 63-73) bounced back after dropping the first game of the doubleheader and losing three consecutive games in which they were outscored 30-3. The Hillcats (40-28, 68-66) could comfort themselves with the knowledge that they had clinched thei... Full Story

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