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Woodpeckers Held to Three Hits in Shutout Loss to Lynchburg

August 16, 2023

Fayetteville, NC – The Fayetteville Woodpeckers (47-63, 17-27 2nd Half)) broke up a no-hitter in the seventh inning and only managed three hits across the game in a 4-0 loss to the Lynchburg Hillcats (54-55, 23-21 2nd Half) on Wednesday night at Segra Stadium. Third round pick Jake Bloss made

Fayetteville, NC – The Fayetteville Woodpeckers (47-63, 17-27 2nd Half)) broke up a no-hitter in the seventh inning and only managed three hits across the game in a 4-0 loss to the Lynchburg Hillcats (54-55, 23-21 2nd Half) on Wednesday night at Segra Stadium.

Third round pick Jake Bloss made his Single-A debut for Fayetteville and tossed three scoreless innings. The right-hander out of Georgetown allowed two hits and struck out four before handing the ball to Manuel Urias (L, 3-1) in the fourth inning.

Urias tossed a scoreless fourth before allowing a solo homer to Jose Devers leading off the fifth. Manuel Mejias added a three-run double in the seventh to cap the 4-0 Lynchburg victory.

On the mound for Lynchburg, Adam Tulloch (W, 4-5) started the night with five scoreless, Jack Jasiak tossed three frames, and Tomas Reyes closed it down with a zero in the ninth.

The series continues on Thursday night with first pitch scheduled for 7:05 PM. Fayetteville is projected to start RHP Ethan Pecko in his debut and Lynchburg will start RHP Yorman Gomez (5-8, 4.90 ERA). It’s Thirsty Thursday at the ballpark and 70’s Night! Fans can enjoy $4 16 oz beers and 9 oz wine, plus $2 fountain Pepsi products all night!

BOX SCORE: https://www.milb.com/gameday/727967/final/box