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Crawdads to Stream Games via MiLB.TV & Bally Live

Audio and Video Streaming Coming in 2024
February 27, 2024

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads are excited to announce that they will be joining MiLB.TV in 2024 and will offer live game broadcasts of all 66 home games to subscribers. The team is partnering with Pixellot to provide a fully automated video broadcast that utilizes artificial intelligence and multiple camera angles

Full Promotional Schedule Unveiled

Popular Themes Return, New Ones Added
February 22, 2024

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads released the entirety of their promotional schedule for the 2024 season on Thursday. The schedule will feature two post-game concerts, three jersey auctions, 14 firework shows, 15 specialty jersey nights, and 16 giveaways. The schedule will be packed with alternate jersey nights. In addition to the

‘Dads Set 16 Giveaway Dates

Langford Bobble, Jerseys, & Ranger Items Highlight Schedule
February 21, 2024

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads revealed their 2024 giveaway schedule, packed with 16 different giveaway days. The giveaways will kick off right away as fans will get a magnet schedule on Opening Night, Tuesday, April 9th, thanks to Black Tie Transportation, Absolute Tree Care, and WHKY 1290AM and 102.3FM. A few

'Dads to Wear 80s, Country, & Scooby-Doo Jerseys

Jerseys To Be Auctioned Off
February 20, 2024

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads are excited to announce three specialty jerseys for the 2024 season that will be auctioned off. On Friday, April 12th, the Crawdads will throw it back to the 1980s and will wear jerseys that resemble starter jackets. The ‘Dads will have a country weekend as they

Daily Promos Announced for 2024

14 Fireworks Shows Scheduled
February 19, 2024

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads have announced their Daily Promotions for the 2024 season. Most homestands will start on Tuesdays with the fan-favorite Dollar Dog Tuesdays returning, thanks to Hebrew National and WHKY1290AM and 102.3FM. Dogs are welcome to the game with a $1 ticket and hot dogs are just $1.

Crawdads to Host CVCC for Exhibition Game

Game Set for Tuesday, April 2nd
February 13, 2024

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads will kick off 2024 as they host the CVCC Red Hawks in an exhibition game on Tuesday, April 2nd at 6pm at LP Frans Stadium. Tickets, which are now on sale, are $9 in advance and $10 on the day of the game. CVCC students and

Crawdads to Host Soccer Clinic

Clinic to be Led by LR Soccer Teams
February 8, 2024

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads are excited to host their first ever youth soccer clinic on Saturday, April 13th at LP Frans Stadium. The clinic will run 10am-12pm and is for ages 5-15. The clinic, led by the Lenoir-Rhyne soccer teams, is $20 and will include registration to the clinic, a

4 Jersey Giveaways Released

Guarantee the Giveaways with a Bundle
February 6, 2024

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads are excited to reveal four of their themed jerseys/shirts that they will be giving away during the 2024 season. The first jersey on the schedule is a Llamas de Hickory themed soccer jersey that will be given away on Saturday, April 13th, thanks to Pepsi and

Spring Fling Scheduled for March 16th at the Frans

Swing for Free Season Tickets
January 30, 2024

Hickory, NC- The Spring Fling, presented by Lonnie Shook CPA, is set for Saturday, March 16th. The annual free season kickoff event will run from 11am to 1pm. Fans will have the opportunity to take batting practice on the field during the event. Each person will get 5 swings to

Crawdads Offering Valentines Packages

3 Course Meals or Candygrams Available
January 23, 2024

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads Valentine’s Date Night options are back in 2024! Join us at LP Frans Stadium for a three-course meal in a private suite while a Valentine’s Day themed movie is shown on the videoboard. Reservations for a suite are available Saturday, February 10th for a 6pm movie

Rangers Announce ‘Dads 2024 Coaches

Comer Returns as Manager
January 22, 2024

Hickory, NC- The Texas Rangers announced the 2024 Crawdads coaching staff, with most of the staff that led the ‘Dads to the best winning percentage in the South Atlantic League returning. Chad Comer will once again lead the team, with Drew Sannes serving as Hitting Coach, and Jay Sullenger and

Micah Tyler to Return for Christian Concert 

Tyler to Play Post-Game July 27th
January 18, 2024

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads are excited to announce that Micah Tyler will be performing a Post-Game Christian Concert on Saturday, July 27th, presented by 106.9 The Light. The Crawdads game against the Greenville Drive will have a 5pm first pitch, with the concert beginning immediately following the conclusion of the

‘Dads Announce Post-Game Country Concert

Reed Foley to Perform Saturday, June 8th
January 16, 2024

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads are pleased to announce that country artist Reed Foley will be performing a post-game concert following the Saturday, June 8th game against the Greenville Drive. The Crawdads game will have a 5pm first pitch, with the concert, presented by Big Dawg 92.1, beginning immediately following the

LP Frans Stadium to Host App State Series

LP Frans Stadium to Host App State Series
January 9, 2024

Hickory, NC- The Appalachian State University baseball team will once again open their “home” season at LP Frans Stadium, taking on Siena (New York) in a three-game series next month, presented by Metronet. The games are scheduled for Friday, February 23rd at 3pm, Saturday, February 24th at 1pm, and Sunday,

LP Frans Stadium Implements Cashless and Clear Bag Polices

Policies to Start in February 2024
January 2, 2024

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads have announced that LP Frans Stadium will operate as a cashless ballpark in 2024 and will be instituting a clear bag policy for guests. Credit and debit cards will be accepted at the parking lots, concession stands and cafe, the team store, ticket office, and the

Three Crawdads Win Rangers Minor League Awards

Ortiz, Corniell, and Mateo Named Winners
September 21, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Texas Rangers revealed their 2023 Minor League Award Winners, with three Crawdads picking up hardware. Abimelec Ortiz was named the Tom Grieve Player of the Year, Jose Corniell won the Nolan Ryan Pitcher of the Year, and Daniel Mateo nabbed the Defender of the Year Award. Ortiz,

Crawdads Announce 2024 Game Times

Four Day Games Scheduled
September 21, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads have announced the start times for their 66 home games next season. Tuesday through Saturday games will begin at 7pm while Sundays will have a 2pm first pitch. Mondays are a league-wide off day throughout the season, apart from Memorial Day in Winston-Salem and a July

Ortiz Named MVP, Comer Takes Manager of Year

Stephan Also Honored with All-Star Nod
September 20, 2023

Hickory, NC- Minor League Baseball announced the league awards and All-Star teams for the South Atlantic League on Wednesday afternoon, with the ‘Dads being honored with several selections. Abimelec Ortiz was not only named the first base All-Star, but also the league’s MVP, Chad Comer was selected Manager of the

Crawdads Season Ends with 6-3 Loss

‘Dads Eliminated from Playoffs on Thursday Night
September 15, 2023

Greenville, SC- The Crawdads season came to a close on Thursday night as they lost Game 2 to the Greenville Drive by a score of 6-3. The Crawdads jumped on the Drive early, getting a run in the first inning. Alejandro Osuna doubled into the left field corner and came

Crawdads Drop Game 1 to the Drive 3-2

Team to Hit the Road for Games 2 & 3
September 12, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads fell 3-2 in a close Game 1 of the Southern Divisional Series against the Greenville Drive. The Crawdads struck first with a run in the second inning. Cody Freeman walked and moved to second on a ground out by Daniel Mateo. Yosy Galan singled to left,

Crawdads Pound Dash 14-6 in Regular Season Finale

Johnson, Narvaez, and Freeman Homer in Win
September 10, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads bats were hot in Sunday’s regular season finale, defeating the Winston-Salem Dash 14-6. Winston-Salem put up a run in the top of the first with a solo homer. The ‘Dads were quick to respond, scoring 7 in the bottom of the inning. Alejandro Osuna walked to

Weather Cancels Saturday’s Game

Regular Season Wraps up Tomorrow
September 9, 2023

Hickory, NC- Saturday evening’s contest against the Winston-Salem Dash has been cancelled due to storms in the area. The game will not be made up. Tickets from this evening’s game can be exchanged for tomorrow’s regular season finale, any of the playoffs home games, or a game in April/May of

Crawdads Clinch Playoff Spot with 6-2 Win

‘Dads Keep Rolling in Game 2
September 8, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Hickory Crawdads won both of Friday’s matchups, but it was the first victory that sent the stadium in a frenzy as the ‘Dads clinched the Second Half Division Title and a trip to the postseason. Last night’s suspended game resumed in the bottom of the third with

Thursday’s Game Suspended, will Resume Tomorrow

Ortiz Passes 100 RBIs as ‘Dads Lead 6-0
September 7, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads pulled ahead 6-0 through two and a half innings but a storm passed through the area, ultimately suspending the game. The game will be resumed tomorrow at 5:30pm. Following the conclusion of the suspended game, the teams will play the originally scheduled game as a seven-inning

Blackwell Comes Up Clutch in Victory

Crawdads Come From Behind to Win 7-6
September 6, 2023

Hickory, NC- The Crawdads came out on top of a back-and-forth game, taking down the Winston-Salem Dash 7-6. Winston-Salem hit solo homeruns in the first and second innings to take a 2-0 lead. The ‘Dads tied the game in the third inning. Cooper Johnson started the frame with a walk