Grasshoppers fall 6-5 to Tourists on Thursday night and Rhett Ballard(SWG) takes down Hoppers 1-2-3 in the 9th

Posted by Andy Durham on July 16, 2010 at 11:28 am under Uncategorized | Comments are off for this article

Asheville Tourists 6
Greensboro Grasshoppers 5

WP:Chad Rose(6-5)
Save:Rhett Ballard #2
LP:Natividad Dilone(2-4)

HR’s:Kyle Skipworth(GSO) #14….
Jared Clark(ASH) #14 and his third in two days at NewBridge Bank Park…
Nolan Arenado(ASH) #3….

Rhett Ballard(Southwest Guilford HS/Virginia Tech) came in from the bullpen for the Asheville Tourists and retired the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 1-2-3 in the bottom of the ninth inning, to collect his second save of the season……

Box score from last night’s game courtesy of www.mlb.com…..

Asheville
Player AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Mesa, E DH 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .321
Barnes LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .292
Cleary Jr. CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .246
Arenado, N 3B 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 .287
Sandoval 1- PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262
Velazquez, H 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233
Clark 1B 3 2 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 .276
Martinez, C 2B 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .282
Massey RF 5 0 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 .207
Tarleton C 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .206
Wong SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256
Matzek P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Rose P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ballard P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

BATTING
2B: Massey 2 (13, Morey, Benjamin), Wong (10, Morey), Mesa, E (24, Petersen).
HR: Arenado, N (3, 7th inning off Rosario, 0 on, 2 out), Clark (14, 7th inning off Rosario, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Mesa, E 3; Barnes; Arenado, N 5; Clark 5; Martinez, C 2; Massey 4; Tarleton; Wong 2.
RBI: Barnes (23), Massey 3 (18), Arenado, N (32), Clark (51).
2-out RBI: Barnes; Arenado, N; Clark.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Tarleton 4; Arenado, N 2; Cleary Jr.; Mesa, E 2; Barnes.
Team RISP: 4-for-16.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Martinez, C-Wong-Clark, Clark-Wong-Clark).

1-Ran for Arenado, N in the 9th.

Greensboro
Player AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Duarte CF 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .296
Smith, R RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .238
Skipworth C 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 1 .257
Jensen, K DH 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .247
Stonecipher LF 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .225
Austin 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .258
Cregar 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .222
Pasek 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .195
Torres SS 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .221
Morey P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Petersen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Benjamin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Rosario P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Dilone P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

BATTING
2B: Jensen, K (13, Matzek), Stonecipher (3, Rose).
HR: Skipworth (14, 7th inning off Rose, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Duarte; Smith, R 2; Skipworth 4; Jensen, K 3; Stonecipher 3; Torres 2.
RBI: Stonecipher (4), Jensen, K (51), Skipworth 3 (42).
2-out RBI: Stonecipher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Stonecipher; Duarte; Austin 2; Smith, R.
GIDP: Stonecipher; Cregar.
Team RISP: 3-for-12.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Torres (4, 2nd base off Rose/Tarleton), Smith, R (21, 3rd base off Matzek/Tarleton).

FIELDING
E: Cregar (7, throw), Skipworth (9, throw).

Asheville
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Matzek 6.0 6 2 2 3 5 0 2.50
Rose (BS, 2)(W, 6-5) 2.0 4 3 3 2 4 1 3.86
Ballard (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.40

Greensboro
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Morey 3.0 3 0 0 0 4 0 3.86
Petersen 2.0 3 3 3 1 3 0 5.94
Benjamin (BS, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.28
Rosario 1.1 2 2 2 0 3 2 4.12
Dilone (L, 2-4) 2.0 4 1 1 1 1 0 3.83

Petersen pitched to 3 batters in the 6th.

WP: Morey, Petersen 2, Dilone.
IBB: Clark (by Dilone).
HBP: Duarte (by Matzek).
Groundouts-flyouts: Matzek 9-4, Rose 0-2, Ballard 1-1, Morey 5-1, Petersen 1-3, Benjamin 2-0, Rosario 1-0, Dilone 3-1.
Batters faced: Matzek 26, Rose 12, Ballard 3, Morey 13, Petersen 11, Benjamin 3, Rosario 6, Dilone 11.
Inherited runners-scored: Benjamin 3-2, Rosario 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Thomas Newsome. 1B: Ramon DeJesus. 2B: . 3B: .
Weather: 89 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:50.
Att: 6,624.


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