Greensboro Grasshoppers win at Lexington, Kentucky behind Jake Esch, plus another HR by Matt Smith and a Triple from Ryan Goetz

Posted by Andy Durham on August 20, 2012 at 10:13 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Final tonight from out in Lexington, Kentucky:

Greensboro Grasshoppers 5
Lexington Legends 1

WP:Jake Esch
HR’s:Matt Smith(18)….James Wooster(11)

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 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .271
Austin Barnes 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .322
Aaron Senne LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .283
Josh Adams 3B 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .260
John Schultz CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .325
Matt Smith DH 4 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 .284
Ryan Rieger 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .239
Wilfredo Gimenez C 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .265
James Wooster RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .272

BATTING
2B: Adams (31, Devenski), Rieger (23, Grills).
3B: Goetz (4, Grills).
HR: Wooster (11, 3rd inning off Devenski, 0 on, 1 out), Smith, M (18, 8th inning off Grills, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Smith, M 6; Goetz 4; Rieger 3; Barnes; Wooster 4; Adams 3.
RBI: Wooster (47), Rieger (50), Barnes (62), Smith, M 2 (67).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rieger; Senne; Gimenez 2.
SF: Barnes.
GIDP: Smith, M, Gimenez.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Barnes (9, 2nd base off Devenski/McCurdy).

FIELDING
E: Goetz (12, fielding).
DP: (Barnes-Goetz-Rieger).

Lexington Legends
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Chan Moon 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .271
Nolan Fontana SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .223
Zachary Johnson 1B 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .241
Matt Duffy DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .282
Brandon Meredith LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .284
Chris Epps RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .267
Jordan Kreke 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .188
Jordan Scott CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .230
Ryan McCurdy C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213

BATTING
2B: Meredith (19, Esch).
TB: Meredith 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McCurdy; Fontana; Kreke.
GIDP: Epps.
Team RISP: 0-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Grills (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Scott (Schultz at home).
DP: 2 (Fontana-Johnson, Z, Kreke-Moon-Johnson, Z).

Greensboro Grasshoppers
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jake Esch (W, 1-1) 7.0 1 0 0 3 8 0 3.86
James Nygren 2.0 0 1 0 2 2 0 5.20
Lexington Legends
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Chris Devenski (L, 7-7) 5.1 7 2 2 2 7 1 4.44
Evan Grills 2.0 4 3 2 0 1 1 4.12
Gabriel Garcia 1.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.35

HBP: Johnson, Z (by Nygren).
Groundouts-flyouts: Esch 7-4, Nygren 3-0, Devenski 2-3, Grills 4-1, Garcia, G 2-0.
Batters faced: Esch 25, Nygren 9, Devenski 24, Grills 10, Garcia, G 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Grills 3-1, Garcia, G 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Dane Ratajski. 1B: Derek Eaton.
Weather: 79 degrees, clear.
Wind: 4 mph, L to R.
T: 2:34.
Att: 2,647.


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