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Explosive Eighth Helps Hillcats Complete Two-Hit Shutout

May 26, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats used an eighth inning rally to defeat the Columbia Fireflies 6-0 in a two-hit shutout on Thursday night. The Hillcats (23-18) were held scoreless for seven full innings before bursting the door open as the Fireflies (12-30) struggled to throw strikes. It was a pitcher’s duel for

Questionable Call Ends Hillcats 10th Inning Hopes

May 25, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats lost a heartbreaker to the Columbia Fireflies in extra innings on Wednesday night by a score of 2-1. The Hillcats (22-18) were held scoreless until the ninth before tying things up with the Fireflies (12-29) at one. The Hillcats fell behind early in the second inning off

Pitching Shines in Three-Hitter against Columbia

May 24, 2022

The Hillcats will remain in first place for another night after a dominating performance against the Columbia Fireflies. In their first all-time matchup, the Hillcats (22-17) got the best of the Fireflies (11-29) by a score of 9-1. The Hillcats scored almost all their runs early as the first four

Lynchburg Splits Doubleheader with Nationals

May 5, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats split the doubleheader with the Fredericksburg Nationals on Thursday evening. The Hillcats (13-11) won the first game 10-7. However, the Nationals (15-10), won the second game by a score of 9-1. In game one, the Hillcats jumped out to an early lead in the second inning as

Hillcats Score Late, Stun First Place Nationals

May 4, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats capitalized on Fredericksburg Nationals mistakes to win the first game of the series. The Hillcats (12-10) now creep closer to the top spot in the north division of the Carolina League by taking down the FredNats (14-8) by a score of 4-2. Lynchburg now sits two games

Bats Go Cold in Loss to Salem

May 1, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats lose the final game of the series to the Salem Red Sox on Sunday afternoon. With the threat of rain on the horizon the whole game, the Hillcats (11-10) bats went cold in their 2-0 loss. Salem (10-11) scored both of their runs off of Franco Aleman,

Strikeouts, Hitting, Carry Hillcats to Victory

April 30, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats officially win the series against the Salem Red Sox as they explode for nine runs in the first four innings to win 9-4. The Hillcats (11-9) pitchers combined for their second straight 18 strikeout performance, led by nine strikeouts from starting pitcher, Jake Miller. The Red Sox

Hillcats Move Above .500 After Victory Over Red Sox

April 30, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats advanced to above .500 for the first time this season after an 8-2 rout of the Salem Red Sox. The Hillcats (10-9) combined for 18 strikeouts over the course of the game, including seven from Trenton Denholm and five from Davis Sharpe. Lynchburg scored first in the

Late Innings Propel Hillcats to Victory

April 29, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats used the late innings to take down the Salem Red Sox by a score of 6-3 on Thursday evening. Lynchburg (9-9) and Salem (9-9) traded blows up until the seventh inning, when the Hillcats took the lead for good. The Hillcats opened up the scoring in the

Hillcats Split Doubleheader

April 28, 2022

The Hillcats split their Wednesday doubleheader with the Salem Red Sox. Lynchburg (8-9) won the first game of the doubleheader 4-3, while Salem (9-8) won game two, 8-0. In game one, the Hillcats played from behind for most of the game. Salem scored two runs in the top of the

Planchart Gives Hillcats Second Walk-Off Win

April 17, 2022

For the second time this week, the Hillcats come away with a walk-off victory over the Delmarva Shorebirds. Victor Planchart was tonight’s Hillcat Hero as he punched a line drive to the right field wall in the bottom of the tenth to give the Hillcats the 2-1 victory over Delmarva.

Big First, Second Innings Down Hillcats

April 16, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats fell behind early and could not climb back in their 8-3 loss to the Delmarva Shorebirds. The Hillcats now fall to 2-6, while the Shorebirds improve to 4-4. Trenton Denholm was the games starter for the Hillcats and he was rocked around early in the first inning.

Hillcats Win on a Walk-Off from Jorge Burgos

April 15, 2022

Jorge Burgos sends the fans home happy with a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth to give the Hillcats a 4-3 victory over the Shorebirds. Lynchburg (2-5) had to climb back in the final two frames to pull out the win from Delmarva (3-4). The Hillcats had

Hillcats Pick Up First Win Behind Strong Pitching

April 14, 2022

The Hillcats pick up their first win of the season on the backs of solid pitching and an explosive fifth inning. Lynchburg improves to 5-1 on the season after defeating the Delmarva Shorebirds (3-3) in the third game of their weeklong series. Hillcats pitching combined for 18 strikeouts over nine

Bullpen Shines in 3-1 Loss to Delmarva

April 13, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats fall to 0-5 on the young season after a low-scoring outing against the Delmarva Shorebirds. For the second night in a row, the first inning was all the Shorebirds needed to pull out the victory, winning 3-1. Franco Aleman made his debut on the mound tonight, and

Big First Inning Downs Hillcats

April 12, 2022

The Hillcats fall to 0-4 after dropping game one of their series with Delmarva. The Shorebirds won the game 6-3 after scoring all of their runs in the top of the first. The Shorebirds struck early and often in the first inning, putting up six runs before the Hillcats even

Lynchburg Hillcats Announce 2022 Roster

April 4, 2022

Lynchburg, Virginia – The Lynchburg Hillcats have announced their roster for the upcoming 2022 season. The Hillcats will break camp with an exciting young roster of new and returning players. Four members of the team appear on the list of Cleveland Guardians Top 30 Prospects. These players include Jake Fox,

Hillcats Trounced by Salem on Saturday Night

Lynchburg Gives Up Most Runs, Hits of the Season
September 11, 2021

Lynchburg, Virginia – The Lynchburg Hillcats (55-58) allowed a season-high eleven runs in the top of the ninth inning and the Salem Red Sox (69-44) toppled Lynchburg 17-2 on Saturday night at Bank of the James Stadium. HOW IT HAPPENED - Salem scored first in the top of the second

Hillcats Ride Homers to Victory 

Martinez and Melendez Go Yard in Big Win Over Red Sox
September 11, 2021

Lynchburg, Virginia – Andres Melendez smashed the Lynchburg Hillcats (68-44) second grand slam of the year and Angel Martinez blasted his seventh homer of the season to lift the ‘Cats to a 11-4 game four win over the Salem Red Sox (68-44) Friday night at Bank of the James Stadium.

Errors Plague Hillcats in Blowout Loss to Red Sox 

Hillcats Let Up Eight Runs in Top of the Ninth Inning in Game Three Defeat
September 10, 2021

Lynchburg, Virginia – Jordan Jones pitched six innings of one hit baseball, but the the Lynchburg Hillcats (54-57) committed four errors and the Salem Red Sox (68-43) piled on thirteen runs in the last four innings to defeat Lynchburg by eleven on Thursday night at Bank of the James Stadium.

Jerez Walks Off Red Sox

Hillcats Slugger Crushes Ninth Inning Bomb to Lift Lynchburg to Victory
September 9, 2021

Lynchburg, Virginia – The Lynchburg Hillcats (54-56) and the Salem Red Sox (67-43) traded blows throughout the game, with Lynchburg getting the final punch thanks to a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning from Miguel Jerez to give the Hillcats a 5-4 victory on Wednesday night.

Hillcats Suffer Setback Against Red Sox

Lynchburg Overcome by Salem’s Offensive Attack in Series Opener
September 8, 2021

Lynchburg, Virginia – The Salem Red Sox (67-42) smashed three home runs to defeat the Lynchburg Hillcats (53-56) 10-2 on Tuesday night at Bank of the James Stadium. HOW IT HAPPENED - With Hillcats starter Brauny Munoz (4-4) on the mound Salem pounced right away in the top of the

Pitching Dazzles, Hillcats Beat Pelicans

Davenport and Arias Combine to Lift Lynchburg to Game Three Victory
September 3, 2021

Lynchburg, Virginia – Aaron Davenport fanned six batters in three innings in his Hillcats debut and Jaime Arias notched his eighth win of the season to lead the Lynchburg Hillcats (51-54) to a 7-3 win over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (53-52) on Thursday night at Ticketreturn.com Field. HOW IT HAPPENED

Hillcats Fall Short in Myrtle Beach

Three-Run Sixth Inning Too Much for Lynchburg in Game One
September 1, 2021

Lynchburg, Virginia – Alexfri Planez went 3-4 and Brauny Munoz allowed just one run over five innings, yet Lynchburg Hillcats (50-53) fell victim to a big sixth inning for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (52-51) to drop the series opener Tuesday night at Ticketreturn.com Field. HOW IT HAPPENED - The Hillcats

Hillcats Drop Second Straight Extra Inning Game

August 22, 2021

Lynchburg, Virginia – The Lynchburg Hillcats (47-48) poured on four runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to force the game into a tenth, but Nick Yorke crushed a two run home run to lift the Salem Red Sox (56-39) to a game five victory Saturday night at Bank