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.
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.
SAL NOTES: CRAWDADS DUO POWERS UP
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.
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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)
CRAWDADS LEADERS (Through 5/7):
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)
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