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Sebastian Walcott
Sebastian Walcott is the third Crawdad player to participate in the MLB Futures game.
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Hickory Crawdads Drop Series Opener at Greenville

The Hickory Crawdads fell to the Greenville Drive, 8-2, Tuesday night in South Carolina. Both of the Crawdads runs in the contest were solo home runs shots.

Greenville opened the scoring in the first inning. The Drive had the first of three triples on the night that would score off a sacrifice fly. However, Hickory answered in the second inning. Sebastian Walcott his his sixth home run of the season, this one to center field to tie the score at 1-1.

The contest would remain 1-1 until the Drive tacked on four more runs in the fifth inning. A single run in the seventh and two more in the bottom of the eight sealed the win for Greenville.

In the top of the eighth inning, Luis Mieses hit a solo home run. The shot to right field was his second round tripper of the season.

Hickory falls to 1-3 on the second half of the season and 29-41 overall. The Crawdads remain on the road against the Greenville Drive all this week.