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Hickory Crawdads shortstop Jax Biggers (left) goes for the tag at second base against the Charleston RiverDogs during their game at L.P. Frans Stadium on Aug. 8.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Josh Jung, Matt Whatley and Jax Biggers each had three hits, as the Hickory Crawdads beat the Lexington Legends 11-1 on Wednesday afternoon.

The victory gave the Crawdads (71-46 overall; 30-21 second half) the series win, coupled with Tuesday night’s triumph.

Jung singled three times, driving in two runs. Whatley singled three times, scoring two runs.

Hickory batted around in the first inning, sending 12 batters to the plate and scoring seven runs, including a three-run home run by Pedro Gonzalez.

The Crawdads later added two runs in the third and one in the fourth and seventh to punctuate the blowout.

Hickory starter Grant Wolfram (5-2) picked up the win after allowing two hits over 5 1/3 scoreless innings. Opposing starter Yohanse Morel (2-5) took the loss in the South Atlantic League game after allowing seven runs and five hits while only recording two outs.

Hickory opens a four-game series in Greenville, S.C., on Thursday night.


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