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New Faces in Crawdads Front Office

The Hickory Crawdads have added four new members to their front office, with Corporate Sales Executive Tyler Bishop, Group Sales Executive Mitchell Lister, Director of Promotions & Community Relations Cady Ray, and Group Sales Executive John Ryan joining the 'Dads for the 2017 season.

Crawdads GoTeez Locker Room

The Hickory Crawdads have announced a partnership with GoTeez to be the naming rights partner of the Crawdads Team Store. The GoTeez Locker Room will feature new fixtures and displays but is still the same go-to place to buy Crawdads merchandise.

'Dads 2017 Promo Calendar Released

The Hickory Crawdads have released their promotional calendar for the 2017 season with the schedule featuring plenty of appearances, giveaways, and fun theme nights.

'Dads Announce 2017 Meet-N-Greets

The Hickory Crawdads promotional calendar includes three Meet-N-Greet nights this season, with Luke Pell, Dale Murphy and Dan Severn all scheduled to appear at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Crawdads Spring Fling on March 11th

The Hickory Crawdads annual Spring Fling, presented by Lou Bond CPA PA, is back to kick off the baseball and tax season, with the free ballpark event of games, food, and ticket deals scheduled for Saturday, March 11th from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at L.P. Frans Stadium.

'Dads Schedule Doubleheader on Sat. April 15th

- The Hickory Crawdads have scheduled a doubleheader for Saturday, April 15th and have opted not to play on Easter Sunday (April 16th). The twin bill will start at 5pm with the second game beginning approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game.

Crawdads & Barkley Baseball Camps

The Hickory Crawdads and Barkley Baseball School are partnering once again to provide fans with both a free, one-day clinic and a four-day, paid camp this season at L.P. Frans Stadium.

'Dads Announce 2017 Christian Concerts

The Hickory Crawdads have announced a pair of Christian Concerts for the 2017 season. Aaron Shust, presented by Catawba County Social Services, Hickory Christian Academy and 106.9 The Light will perform after the 'Dads game on Saturday, May 13th, while the Chick-fil-A Christian Concert on Saturday, August 5th will feature Building 429, presented by Catawba County Social Services, Gardner-Webb University, and 106.9 The Light.

Crawdads Valentine's Day Package

The Hickory Crawdads want to help you surprise that special someone with the perfect baseball-themed Valentine's Day gift.

Crawdads Release 25th Anniversary 5-Pack

The Hickory Crawdads have announced a limited edition 25th Anniversary 5-Pack Mini Plan, which includes a reserved ticket to all five anniversary games.

'Dads Announce 25th Anniversary Celebration

The Hickory Crawdads are preparing to commemorate their 25th anniversary season in 2017, with a year-long celebration featuring plenty of giveaways as well as a chance for a fan to win $25,000.

Details Finalized for Winter Caravan

The Hickory Crawdads have finalized the details for the Winter Caravan Luncheon, which is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, January 11th at Rock Barn Golf & Spa from 12:00pm - 1:30pm.

'Dads Winter Caravan Luncheon on Jan. 11

The Hickory Crawdads have scheduled their 2017 Winter Caravan Luncheon for Wednesday, January 11th at Rock Barn Golf & Spa, with the event scheduled to run from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.

'Dads 2017 Coaching Staff Announced

The Texas Rangers, Major League parent club of the Hickory Crawdads, have announced the 2017 coaching staff for the 'Dads, with Spike Owen tabbed as the new manager.

Crawdads Holiday Ticket Book Special

The Hickory Crawdads are offering a Ticket Book special just in time for the holidays, with a limited-edition Crawdads Christmas ornament included with every 2017 Ticket Book purchased.

'Dads Offer Pre-Black Friday Suite Deal

The Hickory Crawdads are offering fans a Pre-Black Friday deal with luxury suites available for just $150 when ordered before Thanksgiving.

Crawdads Fall Fling Set for Nov. 12th

The Hickory Crawdads annual Fall Fling is scheduled for Saturday, November 12th, with the free autumn event running from 11 am - 1 pm at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Vissering Named Athletic Trainer of the Year

South Atlantic League President Eric Krupa has announced the recipients of the 2016 South Atlantic League Outstanding Achievement Awards, with Hickory Crawdads Athletic Trainer Dustin Vissering receiving the Athletic Trainer of the Year Award.

Crawdads End Season with 3-2 Win

The Hickory Crawdads ended their 2016 season on a winning note Monday afternoon, as the 'Dads scored three early runs and held on through the later innings to come away with a 3-2 victory over the visiting Lexington Legends at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Crawdads Offense Awakens in 10-5 Win

The Hickory Crawdads shook off two rough offensive games with an outburst of production Sunday night, as the 'Dads collected 15 hits including a pair of home runs to power their way to a 10-5 win over the visiting Lexington Legends at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Late Rally Not Enough in 'Dads 3-1 Loss

The Hickory Crawdads made a late push offensively Saturday night to breakup a shutout and bring the tying run to the plate against the visiting Legends. The 'Dads rally would fall short of tying the game however, as Hickory fell to Lexington 3-1 at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Crawdads Held to One Hit in 1-0 Loss

The Hickory Crawdads received stellar performances by starting pitcher Emerson Martinez and reliever Adam Choplick Friday night, but the duo's exceptional night didn't get much in the way of support as the 'Dads bats were held to a single hit in a 1-0 shutout defeat against the visiting Lexington Legends at L.P. Frans Stadium.

'Dads Survive See-Saw Night in 5-4 Win

The Hickory Crawdads held multiple leads Thursday night in Asheville only to have the hometown Tourists come from behind twice to send the game to the ninth inning in a 4-4 tie. The 'Dads came away with the final rally of the night however, as Brallan Perez's RBI double put Hickory on top for good in a 5-4 win at McCormick Field.

Bullpen Falters in Crawdads 13-5 Loss

The Hickory Crawdads were in a tight game over the first five innings in Asheville Wednesday night, before the powerful Tourists' bats broke out for nine runs over the final three frames against the Hickory bullpen resulting in a 13-5 'Dads defeat at McCormick Field.

18 Hits Power Crawdads to 6-2 Win

The Hickory Crawdads put out a consistent and unrelenting offensive attack Tuesday night in Asheville, as the 'Dads collected a hit in every inning to finish the game with 18 total knocks en route to a 6-2 win over the Asheville Tourists at McCormick Field.

'Dads Drop 10 Inn. Pitchers' Duel 2-1

The Hickory Crawdads and the Charleston RiverDogs faced on in a classic pitchers' duel Sunday afternoon in the rubber match of their 3-game series. A 1-1 tie in the third inning lasted all the way until the 10th, when the 'Dogs got a hit-and-run, RBI double to break the stalemate and give the 'Dads a 2-1 defeat at L.P. Frans Stadium.

'Dads Start Strong, Finish Flat in Loss

The Hickory Crawdads appeared ready for a back-and-forth matchup against the visiting Charleston RiverDogs Saturday night as both teams came out with two runs in the first inning, but the 'Dads bats dried up after the hot start allowing the 'Dogs to pull away late in an 11-2 loss at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Unearned Runs Lead Crawdads to 4-2 Win

The Hickory Crawdads took advantage of some sloppy defense by the visiting Charleston RiverDogs Friday night, as the 'Dads used three 'Dogs miscues to score four unearned runs in the fourth inning en route to a 4-2 win in front of 6,064 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Error Gives Crawdads Walk-Off Win

The Hickory Crawdads came away with a walk-off win Thursday night with some help from the visiting Asheville Tourists, as Carlos Arroyo scored the winning run for the 'Dads on a throwing error by Tourists reliever Javier Palacios for a 3-2 Hickory victory at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Altmann Promoted to High Desert

The Texas Rangers, major league parent club of the Hickory Crawdads, have announced that 'Dads infielder Josh Altmann been promoted to the High Desert Mavericks (Class-A Advanced), becoming the sixth Crawdad this season to move up in the organization.

Dylan Moore Traded to Braves

The Texas Rangers, MLB parent club of the Hickory Crawdads, have announced that the club has acquired 2017 International slot compensation in a three-team trade with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins, that included the Rangers sending 2016 Crawdad Dylan Moore to the Braves.

Singles Not Enough in 'Dads 6-3 Loss

The Hickory Crawdads offense was active all game long Wednesday night with 13 hits against the visiting Asheville Tourists, but 12 of the 'Dads hits were singles which limited Hickory to three runs in a 6-3 loss at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Four-Run Fifth Gives Crawdads 5-3 Win

The Hickory Crawdads broke open a tight pitchers' duel against the visiting Asheville Tourists with a big fifth inning Tuesday night, as the 'Dads plated four runs in the frame to power them to a 5-3 win at L.P. Frans Stadium.

2017 Ticket Book Sale

The Hickory Crawdads are in the hunt for another playoff birth in 2016, but the 'Dads are also looking towards their 25th Anniversary season in 2017 with a special Ticket Book Sale running now through September 16th.

9th Inn. Balk Snaps 'Dads Win Streak

The Hickory Crawdads had their four-game win streak snapped with an unusual defeat Monday night in Greensboro, as a 3-3 tie in the ninth inning was snapped on a balk that plated a run for the Grasshoppers resulting in a 4-3 'Dads defeat at NewBridge Bank Park.

'Dads Survive 'Hoppers & Rain for 3-2 W

The Hickory Crawdads battled through a lengthy rain delay and a barrage of singles by the hometown Greensboro Grasshoppers Sunday afternoon, but more than four hours after first pitch the 'Dads emerged with a 3-2 victory over the 'Hoppers at NewBridge Bank Park.

Bats Stay Hot in Crawdads 5-2 Win

The Hickory Crawdads continued their improved play of late with another powerful offensive performance Saturday night in Greensboro, as the 'Dads bats clubbed two home runs as part of a five-run performance in a 5-2 win over the Grasshoppers at NewBridge Bank Park.

Consistent 'Dads Offense Leads to 8-3 W

The Hickory Crawdads offense put together one of their most consistent games of late Friday night in Greensboro, as the 'Dads bats pounded out 13 hits and scored in five separate innings en route to an 8-3 win over the Grasshoppers at NewBridge Bank Park.

Sanchez & Clark Power 'Dads to 4-2 Win

The Hickory Crawdads received a pair of big blasts from Tyler Sanchez and LeDarious Clark Wednesday night, as both batters connected on 2-run home runs to power the 'Dads to a 4-2 win over the Lakewood BlueClaws at FirstEnergy Park.

'Dads Bats Shutdown in 1-0 Loss to 'Claws

The Hickory Crawdads offensive struggles continued for another night Wednesday in New Jersey, as the 'Dads were shutout for the second straight game in a 1-0 loss to the Lakewood BlueClaws at FirstEnergy Park.

'Dads Swept by 'Claws in Doubleheader

The Hickory Crawdads' offense was bottled up for two games Tuesday night in Lakewood, NJ, as the 'Dads lost game one to the Lakewood BlueClaws 3-1 before also falling 1-0 in the nightcap from FirstEnergy Park.

Crawdads Release 2017 Schedule

The Hickory Crawdads have released their schedule for 2017, with the 'Dads 25th anniversary season scheduled to start on the road on Thursday, April 6th with the home opener set for Thursday, April 13th.

McKay Leads HR Surge in 'Dads 6-1 Win

The Hickory Crawdads took to the long ball to snap out of their recent funk Sunday evening, as Connor McKay clubbed two home runs to lead a four homer outburst by the 'Dads in a 6-1 win over the visiting Rome Braves at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Altmann Goes Deep in 'Dads 7-2 Defeat

Hickory Crawdads first baseman Josh Altmann kept his hot bat rolling Saturday night with his second home run in as many nights, but the 2-run blast proved to be the 'Dads only runs of the night as Hickory lost their sixth straight game in a 7-2 defeat to the visiting Rome Braves at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Solo HRs Not Enough as 'Dads Fall in 10

The Hickory Crawdads used a pair solo home runs from Josh Altmann and LeDarious Clark as well as some stellar defense to send Friday night's game into extra innings tied at 2-2, but it was the visiting Rome Braves who rallied for a run in the 10th to hand the 'Dads a 3-2 loss in front of 3,511 fans at L.P. Frans Stadium.

8th Inn. Rally Falls Short in 'Dads 5-3 Loss

The Hickory Crawdads recent skid continued Thursday night against the Rome Braves, as the 'Dads rally in the eighth inning came up just short resulting in a 5-3 loss at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Crawdads Shutout & Swept in 8-0 Loss

The Hickory Crawdads' struggles against the Augusta GreenJackets continued for a third straight night Wednesday, as the visiting 'Jackets finished off their series sweep over the 'Dads in an 8-0 Hickory loss at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Hits Don't Equal Runs in 'Dads 7-2 Loss

The Hickory Crawdads had little trouble producing hits against the visiting Augusta GreenJackets Tuesday night, but the 'Dads 11 base knocks translated to only two runs as Hickory left 10 men on base in a 7-2 loss to the 'Jackets at L.P. Frans Stadium.

Crawdads Held to One Hit in 5-0 Loss

A red-hot Hickory Crawdads lineup was cooled off for a night by the defending South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week on Monday, as Augusta GreenJackets' starter Michael Connolly allowed just one hit over seven scoreless innings to lead the 'Jackets to a 5-0 defeat of the 'Dads at L.P. Frans Stadium.