Kind of like a ‘Saturday Night Shock Theater’:Hoppers down 8-5 headed to the 9th and they score 6 runs to win 11-9 at West Virginia(Two Grand Slams tonight)

Posted by Andy Durham on April 28, 2012 at 11:16 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Kind of like a ‘Saturday Night Shock Theater’ up in West Virginia tonight, where the Greensboro Grasshoppers were down 8-5 headed to the top of the 9th inning and they preceeded to score 6 big runs in the ninth and they go on to win the game, 11-9….Kevin Cravey gets the win and now he’s (4-0) and the Hoppers improve to (15-7) on the 2012 season…..Wild and crazy win tonight…..Grand Slam Home Run by James Wooster in the 9th and Grand Slam by Brent Keys in the 6th inning….(Both Grand Slams came with two outs….)

Greensboro 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 6-  11- 13- 1 
West Virginia 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 1-  9- 12- 1

W: Cravey (4-0, 0.69)
L: Cooper (1-2, 7.71)
S: Nygren (4)

Box Score courtesy of the South Atlantic League:

Greensboro Grasshoppers
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Ryan Goetz SS 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302
Austin Barnes 2B 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 .347
Ryan Rieger DH 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .276
1- Alfredo Lopez PR-DH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
Matt Smith LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .294
2- Rand Smith PR-LF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
Aaron Senne 1B 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .283
Josh Adams 3B 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .289
James Wooster RF 5 2 3 1 0 1 4 0 0 .284
Wilfredo Gimenez C 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .286
Brent Keys CF 3 1 1 0 0 1 4 1 0 .314

1-Ran for Rieger in the 9th. 2-Ran for Smith, M in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Wooster (5, Benedict), Barnes (4, Ennis).
HR: Keys (2, 6th inning off Ennis, 3 on, 2 out), Wooster (3, 9th inning off Cooper, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Goetz; Rieger 2; Wooster 7; Adams; Keys 4; Smith, M 2; Barnes 3; Senne.
RBI: Keys 4 (11), Smith, M 2 (4), Wooster 4 (12).
2-out RBI: Keys 4; Wooster 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Senne 4; Keys.
GIDP: Barnes, Wooster, Smith, M.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Barnes (1, fielding).
PB: Gimenez 2 (4).
DP: (Adams-Barnes-Senne).

West Virginia Power
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Alen Hanson SS 4 3 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 .389
Jodaneli Carvajal 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .264
Gregory Polanco CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .259
Jose Osuna 1B 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .304
Chris Lashmet 3B 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .297
Willy Garcia LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .208
Carlos Mesa RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 .500
Jonathan Schwind DH 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250
Elias Diaz C 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 .167

BATTING
2B: Diaz (2, Conley), Osuna (8, Nygren).
3B: Hanson (4, Nygren).
HR: Mesa (1, 4th inning off Conley, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Osuna 3; Carvajal 2; Hanson 4; Mesa 5; Garcia, W 2; Diaz 2; Schwind.
RBI: Hanson (14), Garcia, W (14), Mesa 2 (2), Polanco, G (14), Osuna (7), Carvajal (7).
2-out RBI: Hanson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Osuna 2; Lashmet 2.
GIDP: Diaz.
Team RISP: 3-for-11.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Schwind (1, 2nd base off Conley/Gimenez).
CS: Hanson (4, 2nd base by Oliver/Gimenez), Lashmet (3, 2nd base by Cravey/Gimenez).

FIELDING
E: Polanco, G (1, fielding).
DP: 3 (Hanson-Carvajal-Osuna, Carvajal-Hanson-Osuna, Lashmet-Carvajal-Osuna).

Greensboro Grasshoppers
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Adam Conley 3.1 7 8 7 3 6 1 3.47
Daniel Oliver 2.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.46
Kevin Cravey (W, 4-0) 2.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0.69
James Nygren (S, 4) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 8.00
West Virginia Power
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Matt Benedict 5.2 8 3 3 3 1 0 1.67
Justin Ennis 0.1 2 2 2 1 0 1 13.50
Emmanuel De Leon (H, 1) 2.1 0 2 2 2 1 0 6.23
Jordan Cooper (BS, 1)(L, 1-2) 0.2 3 4 4 1 1 1 7.71

Ennis pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

WP: Conley, Benedict, Ennis.
Groundouts-flyouts: Conley 2-0, Oliver 4-1, Cravey 3-0, Nygren 3-0, Benedict 7-5, Ennis 1-0, De Leon, E 4-1, Cooper 1-0.
Batters faced: Conley 20, Oliver 9, Cravey 7, Nygren 5, Benedict 26, Ennis 4, De Leon, E 8, Cooper 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Oliver 3-3, Ennis 3-3, De Leon, E 2-1, Cooper 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Mike Patterson. 1B: Alex Ziegler.
Weather: 60 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:10.
Att: 1,012.


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