Familiar Faces All Around as RubberDucks Open 2019 Season

The Akron RubberDucks opened the 2019 slate with a 5-0 loss to the Altoona Curve on Thursday night. The ‘Ducks were limited to just two hits in…

Indians Starting Slow in Arizona Fall League Play

The postseason hangover in Cleveland has extended all the way to Arizona for the Indians organization, as the team’s participants on the shared roster of the Glendale…

Akron to Send Five to Eastern League All-Star Game

The Eastern League announced on Friday its rosters for its annual pairing of the best from the Eastern and Western Divisions, and there will be plenty of…

Solid Pitching Performances Highlight This Week’s Hillcats Chatter

It has been a good week for the Lynchburg Hillcats as they carried a five-game winning streak through much of the week before losing game one of…

The Postseason Pendulum of the Hillcats

The High-A Lynchburg Hillcats had clinched a guaranteed playoff berth by winning the first-half Northern Division title in the Carolina League. The team fought valiantly to win…

Five-Run Fifth Too Costly as Hillcats Fall to Pelicans; Pelicans 8, Hillcats 3

A five-run fifth inning by the Pelicans was too much for the Lynchburg Hillcats to overcome as Myrtle Beach evened up the Mills Cup Championship Series with…

Thrillcats Claim Game 1 Win on Error in 12th; Hillcats 4, Pelicans 3

With two on and nobody out in the top of the 12th inning, an error by Myrtle Beach allowed the go-ahead run to score for Lynchburg and…

Rain and Potomac Pitching Stop Lynchburg in NDCS Opener; Nationals 7, Hillcats 0

Rains stopped the start of Game 1 of the Carolina League Northern Division Championship Series on Wednesday and the Potomac pitching staff stopped the Lynchburg offense as…

Hitting Prowess Drives the Thrillcats

Over the past several weeks, the High-A Lynchburg Hillcats have been a prominent feature in both Carolina League and national baseball news. Lynchburg’s on-field host, Kestrel Kerl,…

Marabell’s Walk-Off, Santander’s Doubles, New Hardware, and More in Hillcats Chatter

The Carolina League season is rapidly winding down for the Lynchburg Hillcats, with just seven games remaining on their regular season schedule. Their ticket to postseason baseball…

Marabell Named to Midwest League’s Postseason All-Star Squad

Despite a strong first half, Cleveland Indians’ minor league outfielder Connor Marabell was left out of the Midwest League’s midseason All-Star Game in June while four other…

Connor Marabell: Baseball Bloodlines

For some players, baseball is in their blood. High-A Lynchburg Hillcats outfielder Connor Marabell has that distinction. “My dad was a professional baseball player, my uncle Luke…