Hoppers homer and hammer Sand Gnats

Posted by Andy Durham on June 12, 2010 at 10:07 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from Friday night at NewBridge Bank Park:

Greensboro Grasshoppers 11
Savannah Sand Gnats 1

WP:Jose Alvarez(6-1)
LP:Collin McHugh(2-4)

HR’s(GSO) Duarte #3…..Dayleg #3…..Austin #6…..
Hoppers(29-33) Sand Gnats(36-26)

The Grasshoppers scored 8 runs in the bottom of the first inning to move out in front early 8-0, then they added another run in the second to go up 9-0, then the Gnats posted a run to break up the shutout and the Hoppers added two runs late in the game on Chase Austin’s blast to left and his two-run HR shot accounted for the final of 11-1, with the Hoppers re-gaining some momentum/steam after falling 7-0 to Savannah on Thursday night……

Curt Petersen(2-6) will take the hill for the Hoppers on Saturday night while Brandon Moore(2-4) is due to make the move to the mound for the Sand Gnats….

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