Greensboro Grasshoppers hoping home field will yield a win, but Lexington Legends have other plans

Posted by Andy Durham on June 8, 2012 at 11:07 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Final tonight from NewBridge Bank Park, home of the Greensboro Grasshoppers:

Lexington, Kentucky Legends 6
Greensboro, Grasshoppers 2

WP:Mike Foltynewicz(8-1)
SV:Carlos Quevedo(3)
LP:Charlie Lowell(3-3)

*****Greensboro Grasshoppers now (40-21) and their lead over the Hagerstown Suns has been reduced to just to 2 1/2 games in the South Atlantic League’s Northern Division, as the chase for First Place in the First Half gets real tight…..Nine games remaining in half #1 and Hoppers still #1 by just a hair….******

Tonight it was:
Lexington 6-15-2
Greensboro 2-7-1
HR’s:(GSO) John Schultz(1)…..(LEX) Mark Duffy(10)

Box Score courtesy of the South Atlantic League:

Lexington Legends
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Delino DeShields, Jr. 2B 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .262
Jordan Scott LF 6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251
Zachary Johnson 1B 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248
Matt Duffy 3B 4 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 .313
Drew Muren CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .289
Brandon Meredith DH 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 .229
Mike Kvasnicka C 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 .200
Justin Gominsky RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .204
James Howick SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .184

BATTING
2B: Muren (12, Mincey), Kvasnicka (6, Mincey).
HR: Duffy (10, 3rd inning off Lowell, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Scott 2; Kvasnicka 3; Johnson, Z 2; DeShields 2; Muren 3; Meredith; Duffy 6; Howick.
RBI: Duffy 2 (32), DeShields (26), Kvasnicka (17), Howick (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Meredith; Johnson, Z 3; Gominsky; Scott 2.
SF: Duffy.
GIDP: Kvasnicka, Johnson, Z.
Team RISP: 4-for-18.
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING
CS: DeShields (6, 2nd base by Omahen/Barnes).

FIELDING
E: Gominsky (3, throw), Howick (9, throw).
DP: (DeShields-Howick-Johnson, Z).

Greensboro Grasshoppers
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Ryan Goetz 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 .276
Austin Barnes C 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .286
Brent Keys CF 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .362
Matt Smith DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .301
Ryan Rieger 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258
Josh Adams 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271
James Wooster RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .256
Terrence Dayleg SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .216
John Schultz LF 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 .250

BATTING
2B: Goetz (11, Foltynewicz).
HR: Schultz (1, 7th inning off Foltynewicz, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Goetz 2; Adams; Keys 2; Schultz 4; Smith, M 2.
RBI: Schultz (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rieger; Keys 3; Dayleg 2.
GIDP: Wooster.
Team RISP: 0-for-9.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Dayleg (16, throw).
DP: 2 (Adams-Goetz-Rieger 2).

Lexington Legends
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Michael Foltynewicz (W, 8-1) 7.0 7 2 1 2 3 1 2.07
Murilo Gouvea (H, 7) 1.2 0 0 0 3 3 0 2.70
Carlos Quevedo (S, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.82
Greensboro Grasshoppers
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Charlie Lowell (L, 3-3) 5.0 7 3 3 3 3 1 4.35
John Omahen 2.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.79
Kevin Cravey 1.0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1.61
Brad Mincey 1.0 4 2 2 1 1 0 2.45

IBB: DeShields (by Cravey), Gominsky (by Mincey).
HBP: Muren (by Lowell).
Groundouts-flyouts: Foltynewicz 12-3, Gouvea 0-1, Quevedo 0-0, Lowell 6-4, Omahen 3-1, Cravey 2-2, Mincey 1-0.
Batters faced: Foltynewicz 30, Gouvea 8, Quevedo 1, Lowell 25, Omahen 7, Cravey 7, Mincey 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Quevedo 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Andy Draper. 1B: Dan Merzel.
Weather: 80 degrees, clear.
Wind: 4 mph, R to L.
T: 2:40.
Att: 6,818.


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