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Axmen split series, tally 20th win in dominant performance vs. Doughboys 

July 1, 2022

The Kingsport Axmen crushed the Johnson City Doughboys by a final score of 10-1 on Friday night. In the top of the first inning, Kingsport (20-7) had the bases loaded with Corbin Shaw up to bat. Shaw launched a two-strike pitch over the left field wall for a grand slam

Axmen lose in heartbreaking fashion in back-to-back games

July 1, 2022

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - The Johnson City Doughboys walked it off in a 12-11 win over the Kingsport Axmen on Thursday night. Johnson City (12-14) scored the first six runs of the game in the bottom of the first and the Axmen (19-7) responded with one run of their own

Otterbots hold off late Axmen comeback attempt to split series

June 29, 2022

The Danville Otterbots defeated the Kingsport Axmen by a final score of 7-6 on Wednesday night. The first runs of the game were scored in the top of the third on a two-run double hit by Danville’s Ryan Carr. Carr went 1-for-5 on the night but he made the most

Axmen defeat Otterbots in series opener

June 28, 2022

The Kingsport Axmen beat the Danville Otterbots, 6-1, on Tuesday night. After a scoreless first inning, both teams scored a run each in the second. The Axmen (19-5) run came on a Kyle Booker RBI groundout that scored Corbin Shaw. Kingsport starter LHP Ryan Kraft (3-0, 0.86 ERA) struck out

Axmen complete third series sweep over State Liners

June 26, 2022

The Kingsport Axmen beat the Bristol State Liners by a final score of 4-2 in a seven-inning Sunday game. Ian Riley crossed home plate on a Sam Petersen RBI double to open up the scoring in the bottom of the first. Bristol (5-18) tied the game up in the top

Axmen dominate State Liners, score most single-game runs of season

June 25, 2022

The Kingsport Axmen trounced the Bristol State Liners by a final score of 17-5. Kingsport (17-5) trailed 2-0 after the first inning, but the Axmen would score in each of the next seven innings. The Axmen scored two runs in the top of the second on a Kyle Booker RBI

Flyboys complete series sweep over Axmen with walk-off victory

June 25, 2022

The Kingsport Axmen rallied to tie the game in the ninth inning Friday night, but they fell to Greeneville in an 8-7 walk-off loss. Kingsport got off to a hot start offensively. The Axmen scored three runs in the top of the first inning. Corbin Shaw hit a two RBI

Kingsport's winning streak snapped after losing slugfest to Greenville

June 24, 2022

In the highest-scoring game either team had played in this season, Kingsport fell to Greenville, 17-14, on Thursday. Kingsport (16-4) drew first blood in the bottom of the first when Ian Riley scored on a Kyle Booker RBI double-play groundout. Greenville (9-11) scored three runs in the top of the

Axmen complete dominant series sweep over the State Liners

June 23, 2022

Kingsport picked up its seventh straight win after a 12-1 win over the Bristol State Liners on Wednesday night. The Axmen offense wasted no time scoring two runs in the bottom of the first. Ian Riley scored on a wild pitch and Corbin Shaw hit an RBI triple that scored

Axmen win sixth straight game in blowout fashion over the State Liners

June 22, 2022

The Kingsport Axmen continued their win streak with a blowout victory over the Bristol State Liners, 13-1, on Tuesday night. Both Bristol and Kingsport went down in order in the first inning and the State Liners were held scoreless in the top half of the second. Entering the game, the

Axmen complete three-game series sweep over River Riders

June 19, 2022

The Kingsport Axmen won their fifth consecutive game and improved to 9-0 on the road after Sunday's 6-1 win over Elizabethton in seven innings. Kingsport (14-3) scored in the top of the first inning on a Shea McGahan RBI single that scored Ian Riley. Riley went 4-for-4 with three singles,

Axmen beat River Riders, win fourth straight game

June 19, 2022

The Kingsport Axmen scored 15 runs for the second consecutive game en route to beating Elizabethton, 15-12, on Saturday. Kingsport (13-3) led 1-0 after the first inning after an RBI sacrifice fly by Nick Block that scored Nate Anderson. Elizabethton scored a run in the second inning to tie the

Kingsport wins big in series opener against Elizabethton

June 18, 2022

The Axmen trailed the Elizabethton River Riders, 6-0, entering the top of the sixth inning. But that would quickly be erased as the Axmen rallied for a 15-7 road victory. Kingsport (12-3) scored seven runs in the top of the sixth on three singles, seven walks and one hit by

Kingsport completes series sweep after 7-4 win over Bristol

June 17, 2022

The Kingsport Axmen swept their two-game series against the Bristol State Liners after a 7-4 win Thursday. The first three Axmen batters of the game (Darien Farley, Nick Block and Ian Riley) all walked on five pitches, which loaded up the bases for the cleanup batter Shea McGahan. McGahan drove

Axmen beat State Liners, improve to 10-3

June 16, 2022

The Kingsport Axmen defeated the Bristol State Liners by a final score of 6-2 in the series opener. Axmen starting RHP Ryan Murphy (1-0) recorded the win, as he threw six shutout innings, allowed three hits, three walks and had four strikeouts. The game was scoreless through the first three

Johnson City defeats Kingsport in extra-inning tiebreaker

June 15, 2022

The Johnson City Doughboys and Kingsport Axmen were tied 4-4 at the end of the ninth inning, but Johnson City came out on top in a sudden death tiebreaker. The game was scoreless through the first three innings. Kingsport (9-3) scored the first run of the game in the bottom

Axmen outlast Doughboys in slugfest 

June 14, 2022

The Kingsport Axmen were back to their winning ways after a 14-10 win over the Johnson City Doughboys. The game featured 31 total hits (17-14 Kingsport), 24 total runs and four total errors. Johnson City (2-9) led 2-0 after the first inning after a Cole Tremain two-run home run. The

Anderson, Neubeck earn Appalachian League weekly honors

Nathaniel Anderson, Anthony Neubeck named Appy League Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively
June 13, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The Appalachian League announced that Kingsport's Nathaniel Anderson (Gardner-Webb) and Johnson City's Anthony Neubeck (Missouri) were named the Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively. Anderson led the Appalachian League with 11 hits last week. In six games, Anderson hit .423 (11-for-26) with five doubles and

Bluefield completes two-game series sweep over the Axmen

June 11, 2022

Bluefield defeated Kingsport by a final score of 6-3. On the bright side, Axmen left fielder Nate Anderson is now on a nine-game hit streak. Axmen pitching struck out a single-game season-high 16 batters. Five Bluefield batters struck out multiple times, including Ridge Runners' first baseman David Meech, who went

Axmen drop first game of season to previously winless Bluefield

June 11, 2022

The Bluefield Ridge Runners shut out the Kingsport Axmen by a final score of 4-0 in their series opener. In the top of the second inning, the Ridge Runners (1-8) scored their first run of the game on a fielding error made by second baseman Aaron Casillas. Bluefield scored one

Axmen score 12 to defeat Doughboys, remain undefeated

Kingsport had their highest scoring game of the season
June 9, 2022

The Kingsport Axmen (8-0) scored 10-plus runs for the fourth time this season in a 12-6 victory over the Johnson City Doughboys (0-8). Kingsport scored one run in the top of the first on a Shea McGahan double that scored Nate Anderson. McGahan went 1-for-3 with two RBIs, two walks

Axmen score two runs in eighth, hold off Doughboys

Kingsport remains undefeated through seven games
June 8, 2022

The Kingsport Axmen came back late to defeat the Johnson City Doughboys by a final score of 3-2. The game was scoreless through the first four innings. Johnson City (0-7) took a 2-0 lead after scoring two runs in the top of the fifth. In the bottom half of the

Axmen record second shutout of the season in series-sweeping win over Pulaski, remain undefeated

June 7, 2022

The Kingsport Axmen defeated the Pulaski River Turtles by a final score of 5-0 on Tuesday night. For the second straight game, Kingsport (6-0) scored multiple runs in the first inning. Axmen catcher and designated hitter Shea McGahan hit an RBI triple, scoring Nate Anderson, to open the scoring against

Kingsport clobbers Pulaski to remain undefeated

June 6, 2022

The Kingsport Axmen crushed the Pulaski River Turtles by a final score of 13-3 Monday night at Hunter Wright Stadium. The Axmen (5-0) scored four runs in the first inning, three in the third and six runs in the seventh inning. Pulaski (1-3) scored just one run in the fourth,

Carapellotti, Cornelius earn season's first Appalachian League weekly honors

Owen Carapellotti and Matthew Cornelius were named Appy League Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively
June 6, 2022

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The Appalachian League announced that Elizabethton's Owen Carapellotti and Kingsport's Matthew Cornelius were named the season's first Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively. Carapellotti hit .455 (5-for-11) with three home runs and seven RBI in three games for the River Riders. He also scored five