Hoppers hang on to win 11-7 over Hickory on Friday night, Military Appreciation Night this evening

Posted by Andy Durham on May 15, 2010 at 10:41 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

The Greensboro Grasshoppers connected for four HR’s on Friday night, but still had to hang on to win, 11-7, over the first-place Hickory Crawdads at NewBridge Bank Park…

Hopper homers by Austin Markel, Justin Bass, Rand Smith and Chad Cregar led the assault and RHP Curt Petersen(1-3) picked up his first victory of the season, going five innings and giving up two runs….Reliever Jose Alvarez let things get a little loose when he came in from the bullpen, but Sandy Rosario quieted the Crawdad bats and the Hoppes posted the win, moving their record to (16-19) on the young season….

Matt Montgomery(3-3) on the hill for the Hoppers this evening, on Military Appreciation Night at NewBridge Bank Park….

Box Score from Friday’s game courtesy of MLB.com:
Hickory
Player AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Garcia, Le SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .261
Prince, J RF 4 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 .250
Velazquez, M CF 5 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 .333
DiFazio DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .268
Koncel 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 .228
Ortiz, M 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .242
Zaneski C 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 .440
Vail LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Garcia, E 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229
Ramirez, N P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Nelo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Tullis, B P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Lueke P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

BATTING
2B: Velazquez, M 2 (11, Petersen, Alvarez, J), Koncel (8, Alvarez, J).
HR: Prince, J (4, 7th inning off Alvarez, J, 1 on, 0 out), Zaneski (1, 7th inning off Alvarez, J, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Garcia, Le; Prince, J 4; Velazquez, M 4; DiFazio 2; Koncel 2; Ortiz, M; Zaneski 4.
RBI: DiFazio 2 (17), Prince, J 2 (24), Koncel (19), Zaneski 2 (6).
2-out RBI: DiFazio 2; Zaneski 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Koncel; Vail 2.
GIDP: Garcia, E.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Garcia, Le (18, 2nd base off Petersen/Skipworth).
CS: Vail (1, 2nd base by Petersen/Skipworth).

FIELDING
DP: (Koncel-Garcia, E-Ortiz, M).

Greensboro
Player AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Bass, J CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 2 .250
Hickman LF 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 .250
Smith, R RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 .236
Skipworth C 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .277
Markel DH 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 .222
Austin 3B 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .233
Cregar 1B 3 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 .211
Wade, C SS 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .313
Pasek 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 .254
Petersen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Alvarez, J P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Rosario P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

BATTING
2B: Austin (6, Ramirez, N), Skipworth (8, Nelo).
HR: Markel (3, 2nd inning off Ramirez, N, 0 on, 1 out), Bass, J (7, 4th inning off Ramirez, N, 2 on, 1 out), Smith, R (2, 4th inning off Ramirez, N, 0 on, 2 out), Cregar (3, 6th inning off Tullis, B, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Bass, J 4; Hickman; Smith, R 5; Skipworth 3; Markel 4; Austin 3; Cregar 4; Wade, C; Pasek 2.
RBI: Markel 2 (6), Pasek 2 (10), Bass, J 3 (13), Smith, R (12), Cregar 2 (11).
2-out RBI: Smith, R; Cregar 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pasek; Markel 2; Skipworth.
S: Wade, C.
SF: Markel.
GIDP: Bass, J.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cregar (3, 3rd base off Nelo/Zaneski).
CS: Bass, J (2, 2nd base by Ramirez, N/Zaneski).

FIELDING
E: Skipworth (4, throw), Petersen (1, throw).
DP: (Alvarez, J-Wade, C-Cregar).

Hickory
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Ramirez, N (L, 3-3) 3.2 7 6 6 2 3 3 7.31
Nelo 2.0 5 4 4 1 0 0 5.09
Tullis, B 1.1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1.45
Lueke 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.55

Greensboro
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Petersen (W, 1-3) 5.0 3 2 2 5 6 0 6.92
Alvarez, J 2.0 6 5 5 1 2 2 4.63
Rosario 2.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.27

WP: Tullis, B, Alvarez, J 2.
HBP: Bass, J (by Ramirez, N), Austin (by Ramirez, N), Cregar (by Nelo).
Groundouts-flyouts: Ramirez, N 2-4, Nelo 4-2, Tullis, B 2-0, Lueke 0-0, Petersen 6-1, Alvarez, J 3-1, Rosario 3-1.
Batters faced: Ramirez, N 21, Nelo 12, Tullis, B 7, Lueke 3, Petersen 23, Alvarez, J 12, Rosario 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Tullis, B 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Shaun Lampe. 1B: Mike Walsh. 2B: . 3B: .
Weather: 85 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:11.
Att: 5,664.


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