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    Crawdads Win the Series Rubber Match

    Hickory Crawdads 9, Greenville Drive 8 boxscore The Crawdads hung on to win the rubber game of the 3-game series with Greenville, in a game that took 10 innings and nearly 4 hours. The lead changed hands back and forth as the two teams combined for 17 runs, 25 hits, 6 errors...

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    Indians Swept in Toledo

    . . Toledo Mud Hens 6, Indianapolis Indians 5 . . boxscore . . The Indianapolis Indians tried to stage a comeback against the Toledo Mud Hens at Fifth-Third Field in Toledo, Ohio tonight, but fell one run short in the 9th inning. That gave the Mud Hens a 3-game sweep of the series and dropped the Indians to...

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    Lynchburg Wins Weekend Series

    The Lynchburg Hillcats won a 4-game series over the Kinston Indians this weekend, taking three of the four games. After beating Kinston 7-5 on Thursday, the Hillcats won on Friday and again on Sunday. Two Hillcats' pitchers, Christian Castorri and Kyle Pearson, were promoted to Altoona on Sunday, and Matt...

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    Game #26 at NY Mets

    Shea Stadium | 7:10 | Snell vs. Johan Santana | Box They got one in tonight at Shea. The Pirates made a late inning comeback but fell short in extra frames. Ian Snell was a bit uneven and was done in partly by some faulty defense. He walked five hitters in 4-1/3...

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    Notes from the 2008 Road Trip to Pittsburgh – Day 2

    Day 1 ended with the not so exciting Matt Morris start and the over hyped NFL draft analysis taking center stage on the sports shows. Day 2 arrived the way it always had: waking up and moseying down the street to the 7-11 that is on the corner around the way from...

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    Hickory Ends the Weekend at .500

    Hickory Crawdads' first baseman Miles Durham was profiled on this weekend's Saturday Spotlight on the Crawdad's website. A budding restauranteur? The Crawdads finished up their series against Augusta with a win on Friday, and started a 3-game series on the road in Greenville with a win on Saturday and a loss...

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    Curve Drop Series to Erie 3-1

    The Altoona Curve began a 4-game series against the Erie SeaWolves in Erie with a win on Thursday. Unfortunately, they lost the remaining 3 games of the series. RHP Brian Rogers was promoted from Altoona to Indianapolis today (Sunday), and Derek Antelo was placed on the Disabled List. RHP...

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    Indians Fall to Toledo Again

    Toledo Mud Hens 7, Indianapolis Indians 1 boxscore The Toledo Mud Hens came to Fifth-Third Field swinging today, as they hit three home runs and beat the Indianapolis Indians by a score of 7-1 in Toledo, Ohio. With the scheduled starter John Van Benschoten called up to the Pirates this morning, Indians' RHP Mike Thompson...

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    Van Benschoten Recalled to Pittsburgh

    John Van Benschoten -- photo by Nancy Zinni (MVN) Dejan Kovacevic of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting this morning that starter John Van Benschoten has been recalled to Pittsburgh. Van Benschoten would be slated to either take the starting rotation slot of Matt Morris who has been struggling mightily and...

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    Game #25 vs. Philadelphia

    PNC Park | 1:35 | Maholm vs. Brett Myers | Box Not sure what was more unlikely: A. Paul Maholm firing a complete game two hitter or B. Me seeing a Philly fan in a Jim Eisenreich jersey on the concourse at PNC Both happened. What a great day to be at...

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