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Bats Wake Up, Pitching Falters in Loss to Pelicans

April 28, 2024

The Lynchburg Hillcats dropped the final game of the series to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Sunday afternoon by a score of 12-8. After several nights of quiet bats, each team came to life to put runs on the board. Yet, every time the Hillcats pulled closer, the Pelicans would

Genao Delivers Knockout Blow in Victory over Myrtle Beach

April 27, 2024

In front of a packed house, the Lynchburg Hillcats snuck out a second straight 3-2 victory over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. For the third straight day, Lynchburg was able to hold the Pelicans bats quiet. Alonzo Richardson cruised through his 5.2 innings of work, allowing only three hits while racking

Hillcats Pick Up Second Straight Pitcher's Duel Win Over Pelicans

April 26, 2024

The Lynchburg Hillcats walked away victorious after another pitcher’s duel, knocking out the Myrtle Beach Pelicans by a score of 3-2 on Friday night. The Hillcats did not allow an earned run over the course of the ballgame. Yorman Gomez would pick up the win after pitching five innings of

Tugboat Pulls Hillcats to Victory Behind 15 Strikeouts

April 25, 2024

The Lynchburg Hillcats were carried by Matt Wilkinson and his 15 strikeouts to pick up their first win of the series over the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, 3-0. The Hillcats pitching racked up 20 strikeouts in their two-hit shutout. The Pelicans did not pick up a base hit until the eighth

Pelicans Silence Lynchburg in Wednesday Night Blowout

April 24, 2024

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans poured it on in game two of the series against the Lynchburg Hillcats, winning 15-2. The Pelicans were jolted by an eight-run sixth inning to put themselves in the lead for good. Lynchburg struggled to do anything at the plate, only picking up six hits on

Lynchburg Loses in Extras to Myrtle Beach

April 23, 2024

The Lynchburg Hillcats dropped game one of their twelve-game homestand, losing in extra innings to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans by a score of 8-6. Lynchburg did all their damage in the third inning, but the Pelicans chipped away in the later innings before scoring two in the tenth to walk

Hillcats Thrive in First Win of Season

April 12, 2024

The Lynchburg Hillcats drought ends at 5 games. Game number 6 was a 12-7 victory for Lynchburg as they were able to hand the FredNats their first loss of the season in game 3 of their 6 game spread at the Bank of the James Stadium. A solid opening 3

Hillcats Game Postponed, Make Up Game Scheduled for Saturday

April 11, 2024

The Lynchburg Hillcats game on Thursday, April 11th, versus the Fredericksburg Nationals has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up on Saturday, April 13th, as part of a doubleheader with the first game beginning at 4:00 p.m. The second game will begin approximately 30 minutes

Velazquez Accounts For Two Homers, Hillcats Fall 14-8

April 10, 2024

Two home runs from Ralphy Velazquez were still not enough for the Lynchburg Hillcats to take down the Fredericksburg Nationals as they fell 14-8. For the second straight night, a big inning doomed the Hillcats early and created an insurmountable lead. The Nationals scored 10 runs in the first frame,

FredNats Spoil Hillcats Home Opener

April 9, 2024

The Fredericksburg Nationals spoiled the Lynchburg Hillcats home opener 15-4 dropping the ‘Cats to 0-4 on the season. It was a comedy of errors that doomed the Hillcats from the early going as they racked up seven in the first home game of the season. Lynchburg started the scoring in

Hillcats Announce 2024 Opening Day Roster

March 30, 2024

The Lynchburg Hillcats in conjunction with the Cleveland Guardians have announced their Opening Day roster for the 2024 season. The roster features six players within the Guardians Top 30 list according to MLB Pipeline. In addition, three of which land in the top ten. The list of players in the

2024 Ronnie Roberts Classic Announced for March 28th and 29th

March 20, 2024

The Lynchburg Hillcats are proud to announce the return of the Ronnie Roberts Classic to Bank of the James Stadium. This year, the Ronnie Roberts Classic will take place over two days, Thursday, March 28th and Friday, March 29th, with eight local programs participating in the event. Each night will

Hillcats Announce 2024 Fan Fest

March 18, 2024

The Lynchburg Hillcats are excited to announce the free 2024 Fan Fest, scheduled to take place Wednesday, April 3rd from 5-7:30 p.m. This year, the full team will be in attendance at Fan Fest for an open practice as well as signing autographs for fans. This will be the first

Hillcats Announce Full 2024 Promotional Schedule

March 6, 2024

The Lynchburg Hillcats are excited to announce their full promotional schedule for the 2024 season. This season, the schedule boasts four specialty jerseys, six Limonadas themed nights, 11 fireworks shows, and 12 total giveaways. Returning this season are a few of our crowd favorites including Autism Awareness Night (May 18th),

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February 1, 2024

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Hillcats Announce 2024 Coaching Staff

January 24, 2024

The Lynchburg Hillcats in conjunction with the Cleveland Guardians are pleased to announce their coaching staff for the 2024 season. For the second straight season, Jordan Smith will serve as the manager for the ballclub with Tony Arnold returning as pitching coach. Cole Nieto will step in as the hitting

Hillcats to Celebrate 30th Anniversary in 2024

January 8, 2024

The Lynchburg Hillcats are excited to announce their 30th anniversary in the Hill City. This season, the Hillcats will be celebrating 30 seasons with that moniker after switching over at the start of the 1995 season. Lynchburg has seen tremendous success since switching over to the Hillcats, winning five of

2024 Hillcats Single Game Tickets On Sale Now

December 22, 2023

The Lynchburg Hillcats are excited to announce that single-game tickets for the 2024 season are on-sale now. Hillcats tickets are the perfect stocking stuffer for the baseball fan, family member, and hard-to-shop-for friend in your life this holiday season. Treat these loved-ones to the thrill of a walk-off and the

Gooden recalls historic '83 season in Lynchburg

Mets’ ace reminisces about 300-strikeout year on 40th anniversary
October 5, 2023

Asked to reflect on his historic 1983 season with the Class A Lynchburg Mets, Dwight Gooden reacted with some bewilderment. He was startled by the reminder that it had been 40 years ago, and amazed by the memories that stuck. That season was, quite simply, one of the best ever

Hillcats Close Season With Walk-Off Win

September 10, 2023

The Lynchburg Hillcats walked-off the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers on Sunday afternoon to close out the regular season with a 4-3 victory. In the final at-bat of the season, Juan Benjamin closed things out with a single under the glove of the third baseman to plate two. Lynchburg had led since

Hillcats Secure First Winning Record Since 2018

September 9, 2023

The Lynchburg Hillcats used a three-run eighth inning to power past the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers 6-5 in the penultimate game of the season on Saturday night. C.J. Kayfus delivered another eighth-inning game winning hit as drove a hard grounder down the first base line all the way into the corner.

Rain Soils Pitcher's Duel as Kannapolis Knocks Off Lynchburg

September 8, 2023

Lynchburg struggled to find their bats as they fell to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers on Friday night by a score of 1-0. It was the second time the Hillcats have been shut out this series. The game also featured an hour-and-a-half long rain delay as the game headed to the

Hillcats Come From Behind to Shock Kannapolis

September 7, 2023

The Lynchburg Hillcats won in dramatic fashion on Thursday night over the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers by a score of 9-8. The Hillcats and Cannon Ballers traded blows all throughout the ballgame, with Lynchburg taking the lead for good in the bottom of the eighth inning. They entered the inning trailing

Kannapolis Eliminates Lynchburg From Playoff Contention

September 6, 2023

The Lynchburg Hillcats were eliminated from playoff contention after a 12-3 loss to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers on Wednesday night. Kannapolis took the lead early on and never let off the gas as the Hillcats struggled to get anything going at the plate. Lynchburg has been outscored 19-3 in the

Kannapolis Shutouts Lynchburg in Series Opener

September 5, 2023

The Lynchburg Hillcats fell further out of playoff contention with a 7-0 loss to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers on Tuesday night. Kannapolis took the lead early on and never let off the gas, as the Hillcats could only muster together five hits on the evening. Yorman Gomez did pitch well