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BlueClaws Split Six Game Roadtrip


The Lakewood BlueClaws went on the road this past week to the states of North Carolina and Texas for a seven game road trip.  The BlueClaws were able to salvage a decent road trip and split the winnings 3-3 with a series win against the Hickory Crawdads and a series loss against the Kannapolis Intimidators. During the road trip the BlueClaws saw some More...

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By Steven Bassin On Monday, July 14th, 2014

BlueClaws Drop Series to Delmarva

It was not the homestand the Lakewood BlueClaws wanted to have. The BlueClaws lost their four game series to the Delmarva Shorebirds 3-1  with a 10-4 loss on Sunday night. Following back-to-back 9-8 and 9-2 wins, More...

By Steven Bassin On Friday, July 11th, 2014

BlueClaws Win First of Four Against Delmarva

Game Notes: BlueClaws 5 – Shorebirds 4 BlueClaws catcher Andrew Knapp extended his hitting streak to 14 straight games. BlueClaws catcher Andrew Knapp threw out a runner trying to steal 2nd in the 9th. BlueClaws More...

By Steven Bassin On Monday, July 7th, 2014

BlueClaws Get a Great Start by Another Unlikely Hero

This has been a week of surprises for the Lakewood BlueClaws. First, the BlueClaws got an unlikely great outing by their starting pitcher. Yacksel Rios, a former relief pitcher, who almost pitched a no-hitter as More...

By Steven Bassin On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

BlueClaws Win Behind Rios Pitching Gem

The month of July couldn’t have started any better for the Lakewood BlueClaws.   Lakewood gave their fans something to cheer about on Tuesday night when the BlueClaws defeated the Hagerstown Suns 2-1 in the More...

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By Steven Bassin On Monday, June 23rd, 2014

BlueClaws as “Pine Barrens” Lose to West Virginia Power

There was a different look to the Lakewood BlueClaws on Sunday afternoon. It was the fact that they were not the Lakewood BlueClaws. For one day, and one day only, they were the Lakewood Pine Barrens. Being the More...

By Steven Bassin On Friday, June 20th, 2014

BlueClaws drop 2nd Half Opener

It was the start of a new season in the South Atlantic League on Thursday night. After the All-Star break earlier in the week, all South Atlantic teams had a fresh start coming into Thursday to improve from the More...

Mark Leiter Jr.
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By Steven Bassin On Friday, June 13th, 2014

BlueClaws Rally to Trounce the Suns

Game Notes: Mark Leiter Jr. retired 10 Hagerstown batters in a row Leiter also had 13 groundouts in the game. BlueClaws 10 – Suns 2 Lakewood, NJ Coming back home hasn’t been the best thing for the Lakewood More...

Willians Astudillo
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By Steven Bassin On Saturday, June 7th, 2014

BlueClaws Split Doubleheader

Game 1 Notes: Willians Astudillo’s 18 game hitting streak comes to an end going 0-3 in game 1 of doubleheader. BlueClaws 0 – Grasshoppers 1 Game 2 Notes: Willians Astudillo hits team leading 33rd RBI More...

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By Steven Bassin On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

BlueClaws Losing Skid Continues

(Image via The Lakewood BlueClaws terrible first half to the 2014 season continued to get worse on Monday night. The BlueClaws blew a three-run lead to lose to the Greensboro Grasshoppers, the Single-A More...