Quick Notes: Game Recap: Fredericksburg Nationals Look For Split Sunday In Lynchburg; fall 9-0 Saturday night￼
Fredericksburg Nationals Look For Split Sunday In Lynchburg; fall 9-0 Saturday night, August 20, 2022.
The Fredericksburg Nationals will look to salvage a series split at Bank of the James Stadium Sunday after falling 9-0 Saturday night.
RHP Jose Atencio is expected to start in the Sunday matchup vs. RHP Alonzo Richardson for the Hillcats. The first pitch is slated for 5 pm.
A seven-run fourth helped the Hillcats surge to a 3-2 series edge. Mason Denaburg got the start for the FredNats and went 2.2 scoreless innings before exiting the game at 42 pitches. Michael Kirian stranded a pair of runners for Denaburg in the third and went to a 3-2 count with leadoff batter Junior Sanquintin in the fourth before exiting. Karlo Seijas then entered in relief and allowed six runs (five earned) as the Hillcats built a lead they would not relinquish.
The Fredericksburg Nationals are now at 28-18 in the second half of the 2022 season and are 2.5 games ahead of both Down East and Carolina in the chase for the Carolina League North crown. The team returns home for a pivotal six-game series vs. Down East starting August 23.