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Hillcats Drop Series, RiverDogs Crowned Champs

September 20, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats dropped game two of the Carolina League Championship Series, giving the championship to the Charleston RiverDogs. The RiverDogs have now won championships in back-to-back season, including their Low-A East title from last season. The Hillcats, attempted to make a comeback, but scored too little too late. The

One-Hit Shutout Carries Hillcats to Championship Series

September 16, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats are headed to the Carolina League Championship after knocking off the Fredericksburg Nationals 3-0 in a best-of-three series. The Hillcats (2-1) were carried by an excellent week of pitching, capped off with a one-hit shutout victory against the Nationals (1-2) on Friday afternoon. After a scoreless first

Hillcats Pitching Staff Forces Deciding Game Three

September 15, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats forced a winner-take-all game three after knocking off the Fredericksburg Nationals on Thursday night by a score of 5-2. The Hillcats (1-1) relied on patient hitting and outstanding pitching to defeat the Nationals (1-1). After struggling to score runs in game one, the Hillcats took a different

Hillcats Drop Regular Season Home Finale To Kannapolis

September 4, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats dropped their home finale to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers 10-5 on Sunday afternoon. The Hillcats (26-34) fell behind as many as eight runs to the Cannon Ballers (30-30) before chipping away at the deficit. Tim Elko put Kannapolis on the board first with a double in the

Five-Run Seventh Lifts Hillcats Past Kannapolis

September 3, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats relied on a five-run seventh to knock off the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers on Saturday night by a score of 8-7. The Hillcats (26-33) were down by four runs twice over the course of the ballgame to the Cannon Ballers (29-30). Kannapolis scored first in the first inning

Extra Innings Ejection Costs Lynchburg

September 2, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats struggled to get their bats going, losing in extra innings to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers 2-1 in ten innings. The Hillcats (25-33) were only able to pick up three hits off Kannapolis (29-29) pitching. Dylan Burns found himself in trouble in the third inning when he loaded

Hillcats Attack Kannapolis Bullpen to Pick Up Victory

September 1, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats used the later innings to knock off the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers by a score of 5-2 on Thursday night. The Hillcats (25-32) traded blows with the Cannon Ballers (28-29) before finally pulling away in the eighth. Kannapolis struck first again with a single from Benyamin Bailey in

Hillcats Struggle Offensively in Loss to Kannapolis

August 31, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats bats stayed quiet for most of the game as they fall to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers 5-3 on Wednesday night. The Cannon Ballers (28-28) were carried by a five-run third inning to propel themselves to the victory over the Hillcats (24-31). Kannapolis did all their damage in

Lampe Shines in Debut as Hillcats Defeat Cannon Ballers

August 30, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats struck early in their 4-1 victory over the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, picking up a much needed victory. Joe Lampe made his debut in fine fashion for the Hillcats (24-31) as they knocked off the Cannon Ballers (27-28) in game one of the series. Kannapolis threatened early on,

Hillcats Split Series After Loss to Fredericksburg

August 21, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats drop the final game of the homestand 4-1 to the Fredericksburg Nationals on Sunday night. The Hillcats (21-27) could never piece together a rally against the Nationals (29-18) despite having several opportunities. It was the Jared McKenzie show for most of the ballgame as he scored three

Bats Come Alive as Hillcats Shutout Nationals

August 20, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats had their bats come alive in their 9-0 shutout of the Fredericksburg Nationals. The Hillcats (21-26) picked up their second shutout of the series against the Nationals (28-18) after shutting them out on Thursday night. Will Dion pitched another magnificent outing, picking up another seven innings of

Joe Donovan Blast Carries Hillcats Past Nationals

August 19, 2022

For the second straight games, the Lynchburg Hillcats took down the Fredericksburg Nationals in an exciting 4-3 game on Friday night. The Hillcats (20-26) were carried by a three-run fifth inning capped off by a two-run home run by Joe Donovan off the Nationals (28-17) starting pitcher. It was a

Hillcats Throw First Shutout Since May, Down Nationals

August 18, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats ended their cold streak with a 2-0 victory over the Fredericksburg Nationals. For the Hillcats (19-26), it was their first shutout victory since May 26th versus the Columbia Fireflies. Ryan Webb and Andry Lara went toe-to-toe for what would become an excellent pitching matchup. Neither allowed a

Hillcats Silenced In Frustrating Loss to Nationals

August 17, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats had their bats silenced in their 3-1 loss to the Fredericksburg Nationals on Wednesday night. The Hillcats (18-26) were held scoreless until the ninth inning after a great outing from Jackson Rutledge for the Nationals (28-15). It was a pitcher’s duel throughout, but the Nationals got the

Hillcats Struggle in First Game Back from Long Road Trip

August 16, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats struggle in their first game back from their two-week road trip, losing 10-4 to the Fredericksburg Nationals. The Hillcats (18-25) were doomed by a five run seventh that saw the Nationals (27-15) put the game out of reach. Fredericksburg struck first as James Wood would drive home

Hillcats Announce Playoff Ticket Packages

August 11, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats are excited to announce their new 2022 postseason ticket packages, starting at just $8. The Hillcats are guaranteed to host a playoff game on September 15th, with another game scheduled for the 16th if needed. If Lynchburg makes it out of the first round, they have the

Rough July Comes To A Close With Loss to Delmarva

July 31, 2022

The end of July could not have come at a better time for the Lynchburg Hillcats as they dropped their fourth straight to the Delmarva Shorebirds. The Hillcats (11-19) won only eight games in the month of July after dropping Sunday’s game to Delmarva (13-17) by a score of 7-2.

Hillcats Lose Third Straight, Fall to Bottom of Carolina League North

July 30, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats dropped their third game in a row as they officially lost the series with the Delmarva Shorebirds on Saturday night. The Hillcats (11-18) now drop into last place for the second half of the season, as the Shorebirds (12-17) passed them with the victory. The Hillcats struck

Hillcats Struggles Continue, Drop to Even with Delmarva

July 29, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats now sit tied at the bottom of the Carolina League North Division after dropping their Friday night game to the Delmarva Shorebirds 10-7. The Hillcats (11-17) and Shorebirds (11-17) traded blows for the first few innings before Delmarva was able to pull away. Delmarva struck first with

Hillcats Struggle Defensively, Fall to Delmarva

July 28, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats fall back below .500 after dropping Thursday night’s game to the Delmarva Shorebirds. The Hillcats (11-16) brought the tying run to the dish in the ninth, but it was too-little-too-late as the Shorebirds (10-17) stopped the two-out rally. The first inning proved troublesome for the Hillcats as

Hillcats Leave Tying Run on Second After Wild Game

July 26, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats drop the series opener to the Delmarva Shorebirds in wild fashion, 9-7. The Hillcats (10-15) loaded up the bases and had the tying runner at second with no one out in the ninth inning, before the Shorebirds (9-16) closed out the ballgame. Jorge Burgos opened the scoring

Hillcats Fall, Split Series with Charleston

July 17, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats split the series with the Charleston RiverDogs after dropping the final game of the series, 7-4. The Hillcats (8-13) struggled to pick up any hits with runners in scoring position until the ninth inning. Both other runs were scored on wild pitches from RiverDogs (10-10) pitching. For

One Bad Inning Spoils Hillcats Win Streak

July 16, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats late-inning rally falls short as the Charleston RiverDogs bent but did not break in their 6-3 victory. The Hillcats (8-12) had the bases loaded on three different occasions but could only muster two runs in those situations off RiverDogs (9-10) pitching. Charleston scored quickly in the first

Sanquintin Blast Carries Hillcats to Third Straight

July 15, 2022

The Lynchburg Hillcats have won their third in a row over the Charleston RiverDogs after putting up their best offensive performance of the season, winning 6-2. The Hillcats (8-11) took the lead before the eighth inning for the first time in the series when they put up two runs in

Hillcats Carried by Eighth Inning Rally for Second Straight Win

July 14, 2022

For the second straight night, the Lynchburg Hillcats needed eighth inning heroics to lift them to a 5-3 victory over the Charleston RiverDogs. The Hillcats (7-11) have now won back-to-back games for the first time in July and have knocked the RiverDogs (8-9) below .500. Charleston struck first in the