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Hickory Crawdads pitcher Tyree Thompson (14) looks out from the dugout in a May 11 game at L.P. Frans Stadium in Hickory.

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Tyree Thompson allowed just two hits over 5 2/3 innings, leading the Hickory Crawdads over the Greensboro Grasshoppers in a 2-1 road win on Tuesday.

Thompson (3-2) picked up the win after he struck out three and walked four while allowing one run.

Hickory (39-23) got on the board first in the third inning when Sherten Apostel hit a two-run single.

The Grasshoppers cut into the deficit in the sixth when Connor Kaiser hit an RBI single, driving in Fabricio Macias.

Colin Selby (2-1) went five innings for Greensboro, allowing two runs and three hits in the South Atlantic League game. He also struck out six and walked three.

Hickory improved to 7-2 against Greensboro this season.

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