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Author: John Arthur Hutchison

Hillcats Happenings May 18 – May 24: Trenton Brooks heats up

The Lynchburg Hillcats maintained course last week by winning three and losing three to remain in second place in the Carolina League Northern Division. Lynchburg (23-21) continues to trail Potomac (25-18) by 2.5 games and lead third-place Salem (22-22) by one game. Outfielder Trenton Brooks been on a tear recently and is 17-for-40 (.425) in his last 10 games. He’s also has seven RBI and seven runs scored during that stretch and increased his batting average from .224 on May 9 to .294 and for the season he has an OBP of .355 and.353 slugging percentage. Brooks, 22, is...

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Hillcats Happenings May 11-May 17: Outfielders leading offensive surge

By: John Arthur Hutchison | May 18, 2018 The Lynchburg Hillcats continued to roll winning the first four games of the past week before a loss on May 17 snapped the team’s six-game winning streak. Lynchburg (20-18) moved up to second place and trails Carolina League Northern Division leader Potomac (22-15) by 2.5 games. The Hillcats moved ahead of third-place Salem (17-20) by 2.5 games. Outfielders Jodd Carter, Conner Capel and Mitch Longo are leading the Hillcats offensively. This is the fifth season of professional baseball for Carter, 21, who now is slashing .284/.388/.414 for the season in 35...

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