Selen, Crawdads blast Intimidators on the road
Scoring 11 runs in the first three innings, the Hickory Crawdads pulled out and stayed ahead of the Kannapolis Intimidators on Thursday for the 13-9 road victory.
Alejandro Selen led Hickory (6-2 in the second half, 42-35 overall) with four RBIs, including a two-run homer in the third inning.
Trever Adams, Jordan Akins and Nick Urbanus added two RBIs each for the Crawdads.
Hickory starting pitcher Jordan Eickhoff improved to 9-4 on the season, striking out three Kannapolis batters, while allowing eight hits, four runs (all earned) and one walk in his five innings on the mound.
The Crawdads start a five-game road tilt against the Greensboro Grasshoppers on Friday before returning home to L.P. Frans Stadium for the Fourth of July.