Hoppers stay hot behind Hodges(WP)/Smith(HR/3B/3 RBI) on the road:Greensboro claims 3rd straight win in Lexington, Kentucky

Posted by Andy Durham on August 22, 2012 at 10:27 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Final tonight from Lexington, Kentucky, as the Greensboro Grasshoppers win their 3rd game in a-row over the Legends…Doubles for Aaron Senne, Austin Barnes and Josh Adams…Triple for Ryan Goetz….HR, 3B and 3 RBI for Matt Smith….Smith now at 70 RBI’s and Adams at 79….

Greensboro Grasshoppers 6
Lexington, Kentucky Legends 1

WP:Josh Hodges(8-8)
*****Tonight we saw the return of Charlie Lowell and Brad Mincey…*****

Box Score courtesy of the South Atlantic League:

Greensboro Grasshoppers
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Ryan Goetz CF 5 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .273
Austin Barnes 2B 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .324
Aaron Senne LF 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .287
Josh Adams 3B 3 1 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 .264
Ryan Rieger 1B 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .241
Matt Smith DH 3 2 2 0 1 1 3 0 1 .287
Austin Nola SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .226
Tony Caldwell C 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .250
Ryan McIntyre RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .276

BATTING
2B: Senne (15, Pettus), Adams (32, Pettus), Barnes (35, Lambson).
3B: Smith, M (1, Cruz), Goetz (5, Pettus).
HR: Smith, M (19, 2nd inning off Cruz, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Goetz 4; Rieger; Adams 3; Smith, M 7; Caldwell; Barnes 4; Senne 3.
RBI: Smith, M 3 (70), Caldwell (12), Adams (79), Senne (52).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rieger 3; Smith, M.
GIDP: Barnes, Caldwell.
Team RISP: 5-for-14.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Barnes-Nola-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 1 .264
Nolan Fontana SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .210
Zachary Johnson 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 .243
Matt Duffy 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .280
Brandon Meredith LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .277
Chris Epps RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .259
Jordan Kreke DH 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280
Jordan Scott CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230
Ryan McCurdy C 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .224

BATTING
2B: Johnson, Z (36, Lowell).
TB: Scott; McCurdy; Johnson, Z 2; Kreke 2; Epps; Duffy.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scott; Fontana; Duffy.
GIDP: Meredith.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Moon (4, 2nd base by Hodges/Caldwell).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Epps (Senne at 3rd base).
DP: 3 (McCurdy-Moon, Moon-Fontana-Johnson, Z, Pettus-Fontana-Johnson, Z).

Greensboro Grasshoppers
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Josh Hodges (W, 8-8) 5.0 4 0 0 2 2 0 3.60
Charlie Lowell (H, 1) 3.0 2 1 1 0 5 0 4.18
Brad Mincey 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.38
Lexington Legends
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Luis Cruz (L, 9-7) 5.0 9 5 5 2 6 1 4.07
Nathan Pettus 2.0 3 1 1 1 2 0 6.05
Mitchell Lambson 2.0 1 0 0 1 4 0 2.64

WP: Lowell 2, Cruz.
HBP: Smith, M (by Lambson), Duffy (by Hodges).
Groundouts-flyouts: Hodges 5-2, Lowell 2-2, Mincey 1-0, Cruz 7-0, Pettus 2-0, Lambson 1-1.
Batters faced: Hodges 20, Lowell 11, Mincey 4, Cruz 24, Pettus 8, Lambson 9.
Umpires: HP: Dane Ratajski. 1B: Derek Eaton.
Weather: 85 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, L to R.
T: 2:43.
Att: 2,791.


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