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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),

Lynchburg Hillcats Parter with TicketSmarter to Offer Local Deals

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

Hillcats Announce 2024 Carolina League Schedule

August 29, 2023

The Lynchburg Hillcats are excited to announce the release of their 2024 Carolina League schedule. Fans in Lynchburg will have the opportunity to see eight different Carolina League opponents over the course of the 11 homestand season. Every team from the North Division will have the chance to visit the

Hillcats Secure Split After Sunday Thriller

August 27, 2023

The Lynchburg Hillcats secured the split of the series with the Delmarva Shorebirds after a 4-3 victory on Sunday afternoon. It was the fourth straight game in the series that ended by a 4-3 score, with each team winning twice. Zane Morehouse also picked up his first professional save after

Delmarva Stuns Lynchburg with Second-Straight One-Run Victory

August 26, 2023

The Lynchburg Hillcats dropped a heartbreaker to the Delmarva Shorebirds by a score of 4-3 on Saturday night. After striking early, the Hillcats bats went cold, and the pitching depth just ran out of juice towards the later innings. Lynchburg dropped to three games back of division leading Carolina for

Comeback Falls Short as Delmarva Knocks of Lynchburg

August 25, 2023

A ninth inning rally fell just short for the Lynchburg Hillcats as they dropped 4-3 to the Delmarva Shorebirds on Friday night. Lynchburg trailed for most of the ballgame but made a push in the ninth inning that saw the tying run stranded 90 feet away. Delmarva just barely sneaked

Lynchburg Wins After Wire-to-Wire Victory Over Delmarva

August 24, 2023

The Lynchburg Hillcats kept pace with the top of the Carolina League with their 4-3 victory over the Delmarva Shorebirds on Thursday evening. Lynchburg led from start to finish but the Shorebirds cut things close late in the ballgame before Jay Driver picked up his first professional save. The win

Hillcats Announce Return of Guns & Hoses Charity Softball Game

August 23, 2023

The Lynchburg Hillcats are excited to announce the return of the Guns & Hoses Charity Softball Game this Sunday, August 27th at Bank of the James Stadium. Following the conclusion of the Hillcats 2 p.m. matinee with Delmarva, members of both the Lynchburg Police Department and Lynchburg Fire Department will