Augusta, Georgia is just no place to be: Hoppers fall 12-5 to Greenjackets

Posted by Andy Durham on July 18, 2009 at 8:45 am under Professional | Read the First Comment

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band had a tune a few years back called “An American Dream” and talked about Augusta, Georgia was just no place to be, and it was proven again last night. Coconut Grove here we go!

Augusta Greenjackets 12
Greensboro Grasshoppers 5

Box score:
Greensboro
Player AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Mattison CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
Galloway RF 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .275
Synan LF 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .292
Lasater DH 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .291
Smolinski 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
Skipworth C 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .201
Gran SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .248
Keedy 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Pertusati 2B 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .252
Koehler P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Evans P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Encarnacion P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Yecker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

BATTING
2B: Synan (25, Woodruff).
TB: Galloway 2; Synan 3; Smolinski; Skipworth; Gran; Keedy 2; Pertusati 2.
RBI: Gran (27), Pertusati 2 (26), Lasater (58), Galloway (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Skipworth; Smolinski; Lasater.
Team RISP: 4-for-13.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Smolinski 2 (15, fielding, fielding), Evans (2, pickoff), Gran (19, throw), Keedy 2 (2, fielding, throw).

Augusta
Player AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Peguero CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .308
Frias, V 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .245
Adrianza SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .275
Mazzola 1B 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .283
Loberg a- PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216
D’Alessio DH 5 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 .307
Culberson 3B 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
Monell C 4 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 .271
Simmons RF 4 3 3 1 0 0 3 1 0 .266
Fairley LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .237
Stolp P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Woodruff P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Lively P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

BATTING
2B: Simmons (8, Evans), Monell (18, Yecker).
HR: Mazzola (10, 3rd inning off Evans, 0 on, 1 out), D’Alessio (5, 8th inning off Yecker, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Peguero; Mazzola 5; D’Alessio 6; Culberson; Monell 3; Simmons 4; Fairley 2.
RBI: Simmons 3 (28), Fairley 2 (28), Peguero 3 (6), Mazzola (65), D’Alessio (25), Monell (25).
2-out RBI: Peguero; D’Alessio; Monell.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Frias, V; Monell; Mazzola; Fairley.
S: Fairley.
SF: Peguero.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Culberson (8, 2nd base off Encarnacion/Skipworth).

FIELDING
E: Culberson (31, fielding).
DP: (Adrianza-Frias, V).

a-Grounded out for Mazzola in the 8th.

Greensboro
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Koehler 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.77
Evans (L, 2-4) 4.0 9 7 7 1 2 1 4.97
Encarnacion 2.0 2 3 0 1 4 0 1.00
Yecker 1.0 3 2 2 1 1 1 5.57

Augusta
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Stolp 4.0 7 4 4 1 0 0 3.23
Woodruff (W, 2-0) 3.0 2 0 0 0 3 0 2.74
Lively 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 5.79

Evans pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

WP: Stolp.
HBP: Pertusati (by Lively).
Groundouts-flyouts: Koehler 1-1, Evans 5-5, Encarnacion 1-1, Yecker 1-1, Stolp 6-5, Woodruff 3-3, Lively 1-4.
Batters faced: Koehler 3, Evans 23, Encarnacion 12, Yecker 7, Stolp 19, Woodruff 11, Lively 10.
Inherited runners-scored: Encarnacion 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Jeff Klinghoffer. 1B: Shea Gipson. 2B: . 3B: .
Weather: 90 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 12 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:53 (1:57 delay).
Att: 3,369.


  • Tom said,

    Jeremy Synan has his batting average up to .292. I would like to see Robert Bell write a story about local kid who is doing really well. That would be better than the high school sports scandals that appear to be his favorite subjects.