Exciting week for Greensboro Grasshoppers baseball as Hoppers pull out Saturday game 9-8 with 7 runs in the bottom of the 8th…..(With Box Score)

Posted by Andy Durham on August 27, 2011 at 11:39 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

This is how the week has gone already for the Greensboro Grasshoppers this week and it has been an exciting brand of baseball being played at NewBridge Bank Park….

Monday 4-3 Win
Tuesday 10-9 Loss
Wednesday 3-1 Win
Thursday 5-4 (19 Innings) Win
Friday 5-4 Win
Saturday 9-8 Win

On Saturday night at NewBridge Bank Park:
Greensboro Grasshoppers 9
Delmarva Shorebirds 8

WP:Mike Ojala(4-3)
LP:Kyle Simon(0-1)
SV:Jordan Conley(2)

The Grasshoppers were down 8-2 in the bottom of the 8th inning and they scored 7 runs on 7 hits, including a Grand Slam Home Run by Mark Canha and then the Game-Winning RBI on a Double by Ryan Fisher as he plated Danny Black with the Game-Winning Run….Joe Bonadonna scored the Game-Tying run on a Wild Pitch, as he was pinch running for Aaron Dudley…..

Home Run by Mark Canha was #22 and his RBI’s went to 76…..Isaac Galloway had a solo homer, his 15th……

Wild finish/ending tonight at NewBridge Bank Park and the Hoppers are still in the hunt, in the second half…….RBI’s Galloway 2(50)….Canha 4(76)….Fisher(76)….Christian Yelich(69)…..

A real wild finish with 7 runs on 7 hits to win the game in the bottom of the 8th……

Box score courtesy of South Atlantic League:

Delmarva Shorebirds
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Ruettiger CF 5 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 .238
Hornback DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224
Kelly 3B 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 .287
Julius 1B 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 .259
Oliveira C 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .280
Webb RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 .227
Rosa SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .251
Planeta LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .216
Mooney 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .191

BATTING
2B: Ruettiger 2 (4, Winters, Mincey).
TB: Ruettiger 5; Hornback; Kelly 2; Oliveira; Webb; Planeta; Mooney.
RBI: Planeta (22), Kelly (46), Julius (6), Webb 2 (28), Oliveira (19).
2-out RBI: Planeta; Julius; Webb 2; Oliveira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mooney; Rosa 3; Oliveira; Kelly.
SAC: Oliveira; Webb; Hornback.
GIDP: Kelly.
Team RISP: 5-for-14.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kelly (11, 2nd base off Ojala/Realmuto), Planeta (12, 2nd base off Winters/Realmuto).

FIELDING
DP: (Rosa-Mooney-Julius).

Greensboro Grasshoppers
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Perio 2B 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .296
Ozuna RF 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .265
Yelich LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .311
Canha 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 .273
Realmuto C 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .282
Dudley DH 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .283
1- Bonadonna PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .201
Black, Da SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .278
Galloway CF 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 .246
Fisher 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .254

1-Ran for Dudley in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Dudley (9, Berry), Perio (28, Wright), Fisher (33, Simon).
HR: Galloway (15, 5th inning off Berry, 0 on, 1 out), Canha (22, 8th inning off Wright, 3 on, 0 out).
TB: Perio 3; Yelich; Canha 5; Realmuto; Dudley 3; Black, Da; Galloway 5; Fisher 3.
RBI: Galloway 2 (50), Yelich (69), Canha 4 (76), Fisher (76).
2-out RBI: Galloway; Fisher.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Perio.
GIDP: Realmuto.
Team RISP: 4-for-7.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Canha (5, fielding), Realmuto 2 (14, throw, throw), Black, Da (17, fielding).
PB: Realmuto 2 (25).
DP: (Canha-Perio-Canha).

Delmarva Shorebirds
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Berry 5.0 5 2 2 0 4 1 5.40
Wright 2.1 6 6 6 1 5 1 12.10
Simon (BS, 1)(L, 0-1) 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 3.18
Greensboro Grasshoppers
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Winters 3.0 4 3 1 1 5 0 4.22
Mincey 3.0 5 4 1 3 2 0 3.00
Ojala (W, 4-3) 2.0 1 1 1 1 2 0 4.50
Conley (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.96

WP: Simon, Winters 2.
Groundouts-flyouts: Berry 3-5, Wright 1-1, Simon 0-1, Winters 6-0, Mincey 6-2, Ojala 1-3, Conley 1-1.
Batters faced: Berry 19, Wright 14, Simon 4, Winters 16, Mincey 18, Ojala 8, Conley 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Simon 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Andy Draper. 1B: Aaron Reynolds. 2B: . 3B: .
Weather: 80 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 1 mph, Varies.
T: 2:55 (:18 delay).
Att: 7,203.


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