Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Scarpetta leads Lynchburg to second straight no-hitter:  Braves’ Carolina League affiliate holds Wilmington hitless for second consecutive night

For two nights, Class A Advanced Lynchburg’s pitching staff has been unhittable. After Braves’ No. 1 prospect Lucas Sims and Alex Wilson combined for a no-hitter Thursday night against Wilmington, Cody Scarpetta and Benino Pruneda combined for a no-hitter of their own Friday, as the Hillcats defeated the Blue Rocks, 5-0.

CFBF Was Killed By The Mad Queen Posted: June 28, 2014 at 09:46 PM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: braves, collective vander meer-ism

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. JimMusComp likes Billy Eppler.... Posted: June 28, 2014 at 11:32 PM (#4738626)
That's quite cool - to go 2 days without a hit is amazing. No matter the level...

Also: A Braves affiliate with great arms. Surprising.
   2. The Yankee Clapper Posted: June 29, 2014 at 01:18 AM (#4738656)
Today's more significant minor league news might be Bryce Harper's 3 HRs in his rehab game. Looks to be ready.
   3. bfan Posted: June 29, 2014 at 07:23 AM (#4738688)
Sims has not been that good this year; after being fantastic last year. I hope he is just young for the league, or figuring something out. When you blow out 3 starter arms per year, you need a lot of fresh fuel to keep the machine running.
   4. Greg K Posted: June 29, 2014 at 09:06 AM (#4738701)
I was in Lynchburg this April. Possibly the hilliest town I've ever seen, and I've been to Zurich.

Looked like it could be a fun place though, if you don't mind a workout on your walk to work, or anywhere for that matter.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
tshipman
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogIchiro can’t fathom retirement: ‘I think I’ll just die’
(49 - 4:40pm, Mar 30)
Last: TomH

NewsblogOTP 27 March 2017: Trump, Healthcare, and the Art of the Botched Deal
(695 - 4:40pm, Mar 30)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogOT - March 2017 NBA thread
(1071 - 4:38pm, Mar 30)
Last: jmurph

Gonfalon Cubs2017 Chicago Cubs Prediction Thread
(23 - 4:36pm, Mar 30)
Last: Spahn Insane, stimulus-funded BurlyMan™

NewsblogHeyman: Nationals leaning toward Koda Glover for closer role
(43 - 4:34pm, Mar 30)
Last: Nasty Nate

NewsblogNats tab Treinen for Opening Day closer
(3 - 4:32pm, Mar 30)
Last: 'Spos

NewsblogRockies strike deal “in the 11th hour” to keep Coors Field as long-term home
(7 - 4:31pm, Mar 30)
Last: Zach

NewsblogCENTRAL PARK - JULY 1, 2017 10 AM - BBTF ANNUAL SOFTBALL EXTRAVAGANZA
(25 - 4:29pm, Mar 30)
Last: Hysterical & Useless

NewsblogWhy baseball games are so damned long | 2017 MLB Season Preview
(61 - 4:27pm, Mar 30)
Last: Barry`s_Lazy_Boy

NewsblogInvestors say they are ready to bring baseball to Montreal
(77 - 3:58pm, Mar 30)
Last: SBB, Live from the Alt-Center

NewsblogElevator pitch: HR hitters share power points
(4 - 3:51pm, Mar 30)
Last: Perry

NewsblogThe D-Backs Could Have a New Pitching Approach
(1 - 3:42pm, Mar 30)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogOT: March-April 2017 Soccer Thread
(207 - 3:41pm, Mar 30)
Last: madvillain

NewsblogThe Baseball-Bowling Connection!
(61 - 3:40pm, Mar 30)
Last: zonk

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 3-30-2017
(10 - 3:17pm, Mar 30)
Last: Dag Nabbit at ExactlyAsOld.com

Page rendered in 0.1537 seconds
47 querie(s) executed