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Game Recap: Fredericksburg Nationals end the regular season with a win; 14-2
The Fredericksburg Nationals ended the 2022 season with a win 14 -2 on Sunday, September 11, 2022, against the Salem Red Sox.
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The Fredericksburg Nationals sent the regular season out in style Sunday in, blasting off for a 14-2 victory to finish the regular slate 75-55.
Will Frizzell paced the explosive offense with another 3-for-6 3-RBI contest. Armando Cruz, playing in just his third Carolina League game, added three hits, a pair of runs, and a couple of RBIs. Fredericksburg piled up 19 hits.
Jose Atencio battled rainy conditions to post five innings of one-run ball en route to his fifth Fredericksburg Nationals victory. He has nine wins this season between the Florida Complex League and the Carolina League.
Jacob Young scored three times vs. the Red Sox and finished the regular season with 118 runs in 115 games. His 118 are the most in Major League and Minor League Baseball.
The Fredericksburg Nationals begin the 2022 Carolina League playoffs this Tuesday. The team’s trip to the postseason will be the first for the franchise since the relocation to Fredericksburg.
The playoffs will open with a best-of-three divisional round vs. Lynchburg on September 13-16. The winner will meet either Myrtle Beach or Charleston on September 18-21 for the championship.
The Fredericksburg Nationals finish at 42-22 in the second half. The team will host Lynchburg in the divisional round playoff game to open the postseason on September 13 at 7:05 pm.