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May 7, 2013 - South Atlantic League (SAL) - Hickory Crawdads News Release

HICKORY, NC - The Hickory Crawdads continued their consistent winning in the fourth week of the season, posting a 4-3 record with a 3-game series win against Asheville and a 4-game series split against Savannah.

The Crawdads have lost only one of their last 7 series, posting wins in four of those seven to improve to 18-12 on the season.

This Week:

Thurs. @ Charleston - 7:05 pm

Fri. @ Charleston - 7:05 pm

Sat. @ Charleston - 6:05 pm

Sun @ Charleston - 5:05 pm

Last Week (4-3):

5/1: Asheville 10 vs. Crawdads 2

5/2: Asheville 3 vs. Crawdads 6

5/3: Asheville 3 vs. Crawdads 9

5/4: Savannah 9 vs. Crawdads 2

5/6 GM 1: Savannah 3 vs. Crawdads 4

5/6 GM 2: Savannah 3 vs. Crawdads 5

5/7: Savannah 9 vs. Crawdads 6

Player and Team Notes

- The 'Dads 53 HR are the most in all of Minor League Baseball and are nearly twice as much as 2nd place Asheville (27).

- The Crawdads also lead the SAL with 458 total bases while ranking second in the league with a .452 slugging percentage.

- The Crawdads 157 runs scored are fourth in the SAL

- INF Joey Gallo (10), C Jorge Alfaro (8) and OF Nick Williams (7) hold each of the top 3 HR totals in the league.


Crawdads third baseman Joey Gallo and outfielder Nick Williams headlined a recent South Atlantic League spotlight article about the 'Dads gaudy homer totals so far this year.

Call (828) 322-3000 for all the info or to get your tickets right now!

LEAGUE LEADERS (Through 5/7):

INF Joey Gallo - 10 HR (1st)

C Jorge Alfaro - 8 HR (2nd)

OF Nick Williams - 7 HR (3rd)

INF Joey Gallo - 17 Extra Base Hits (2nd)

RHP Connor Sadzeck - 4 Wins (1st)

RHP Connor Sadzeck - 1.35 ERA (4th)

RHP Connor Sadzeck - 0.96 WHIP (5th)


Batting Average - OF Nick Williams (.303)

Home Runs - INF Joey Gallo (10)

RBIs - INF Joey Gallo and C Jorge Alfaro (21)

Stolen Bases - OF Lewis Brinson, OF Jordan Akins, INF Luis Marte (4)

Walks - 3B Joey Gallo (17)

Wins - RHP Tyler Smith (4)

ERA - RHP Connor Sadzeck (1.35)

Strikeouts - RHP CJ Edwards (31)

Innings Pitched - RHP Connor Sadzeck (33.1)

Get Tickets:

Individual Tickets for all Crawdads home games are available right now at Hickorycrawdads.com or by calling (828) 322-3000! Group outings, corporate partnerships, Buffalo Wild Wings Claw Club memberships and Ticket Books are also available right now by calling the Front Office at (828) 322-3000 .

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