Playing in the heart of scenic Lynchburg, Virginia, the Lynchburg Hillcats are known for hosting exciting Minor League baseball games against local rivals like the Salem Red Sox. Along with their thrilling ball games, fans can enjoy fireworks, giveaways, live music and game promotions. The Lynchburg Hillcats are in the Carolina League and are affiliated with the Cleveland Indians. The team has a new coaching staff this 2020 season, lead by Manager Dennis Malavé. Its exciting schedule is filled with matches against fan-favored rivals, both within and outside the Carolina League division. The Hillcats offer fans a comfortable, full-service venue in the recently renovated City Stadium Complex that seats up to 10,000 fans. In 2020, they are hosting their division's All-Star game and have a lot of fun promotions to offer fans throughout the season. Grab your tickets to see the Lynchburg Hillcats at StubHub today.
What conference do the Lynchburg Hillcats play in?
In the past, the Lynchburg Hillcats have been a farm club for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds and Atlanta Braves. Lynchburg was also once the home of the Lynchburg Red Sox. Today, the Lynchburg Hillcats are a Class A-Advanced affiliate for the Cleveland Indians in the Carolina League of Minor League Baseball.
What are some highlighted Lynchburg Hillcats games in the 2020 season?
The Lynchburg Hillcats' 2020 season kicks off on April 9 with a four-game series against their primary rivals, the Salem Red Sox. The Hillcats' first home game is on April 13 against another rival, the Frederick Keys. The Hillcats are also hosting the 2020 Carolina League All-Star Classic on June 23 at City Stadium, which will be the first time they've hosted the game since 1995. The Independence Day celebration at City Stadium, featuring a fireworks spectacular, is a popular game each year with Hillcats fans. This year, the Hillcats will host, kicking off a three-game-series against Carolina League Champions the Wilmington Blue Rocks. The Hillcats are playing at home on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 10, against the Red Sox. They also have home games on Memorial Day, Father's Day and Labor Day, when they play against the Fayetteville Woodpeckers.
Who is the Lynchburg Hillcats' manager?
Manager of the Hillcats since January 2020, Dennis Malavé was signed by the Cleveland Indians back in 1997, and he played in their minor leagues up until 2004. Malavé made it all the way to the AA Akron Aeros in 2001. In his time on the field, he hit .255 and 22 home runs while playing in 472 Minor League games. Malavé served as the bullpen catcher for the Cleveland Indians in 2007 and 2008. In 2009, he became coach for the Arizona League Indians. He moved to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers for one year before returning to the AZL Indians from 2011 to 2017. In 2018, he was with the Akron RubberDucks. He became a manager for the first time in 2019 for Mahoning Valley.
What was the Lynchburg Hillcats' record in the 2019 season?
The Lynchburg Hillcats had a record of 62-73 in the 2019 season. For their home games, their record was 28-37. On the road, they had 34-36. They had an in-division record of 23-27.
How is the tailgating scene at City Stadium Complex?
There is tailgating at Lynchburg's City Stadium Complex during Hillcats home games. With so many special events happening in the 2020 season, there will be plenty of fun to be had before the Hillcats games.
Where can I get tickets to a Lynchburg Hillcats baseball game?
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