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Hickory Crawdads Shutout On The Road at Wilmington

The Hickory Crawdads were shut out by the Wilmington Blue Rocks 3-0 on Wednesday. The pitchers dual had a combined six hits between the two teams and was wrapped up in two hours and eight minutes.

Ben Anderson took the loss on the mound for Hickory. He pitched four innings, allowing only four hits and two runs while striking out three and walking only two. He gave up the two runs in the bottom of the first inning.

Hickory’s only hits came off the bat of Frainyer Chavez. He led off the third inning with a single, but was thrown out trying to steal second. The second hit for Chavez came in the top of the fifth inning with two outs. However, he was stranded on first.

Wilmington used three pitchers in the game, and they combined for 15 strikeouts and only two walks. Hickory was charged with three errors, one of which allowed a run to score for the Blue Rocks.

Hickory is 4-7 on the season. They are in Wilmington through Sunday and return home to L.P. Frans Stadium on Tuesday.