Grasshoppers walk-off with win behind Barber….

Posted by Andy Durham on July 4, 2013 at 11:35 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Final from NewBridge Bank Park on Thursday night:
Greensboro Grasshoppers 4, Lakewood BlueClaws 2….
Walk-off home run by Greensboro Grasshoppers’ Blake Barber wins it in the bottom of the ninth inning with Cody Keefer on base in front of Barber, Hoppers win again with Barber belting his third game winning hjt and his second walk-off home run since joining the team 10 days ago…..Home Run by Barber left the park at 9:43pm…..Hit to right, into the night, out of sight on the 9:43 flight……

WP:Chipper Smith(7-0)
LP:Chris Burgess(0-1)

Hoppers now (7-7) and BlueClaws at (4-11)

Hoppers-4-5-1
BlueClaws-2-10-0

Box Score Courtesy of the Suuth Atlantic League:

Lakewood BlueClaws
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Brian Pointer CF-RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .230
Angelo Mora SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182
Willie Carmona DH 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299
Art Charles 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .246
Larry Greene LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .218
Mitch Walding 3B 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .237
Chace Numata C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
Zach Taylor RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .256
a- Carlos Tocci PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .223
Gustavo Gonzalez 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .286
Totals 34 2 10 2 0 1 2 1 9 .241

a-Struck out for Taylor, Z in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Charles (21, Del Orbe), Walding (16, Del Orbe).
HR: Gonzalez, G (1, 3rd inning off Del Orbe, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Mora; Pointer; Walding 2; Greene 2; Gonzalez, G 4; Charles 3; Carmona 2.
RBI: Charles (40), Gonzalez, G (3).
2-out RBI: Charles.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Greene; Gonzalez, G 2; Charles; Taylor, Z; Numata 2.
SAC: Numata.
Team RISP: 0-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Pointer (5, 2nd base by Smith, C/Vaughn).
PO: Pointer (1st base by Smith, C).

FIELDING
DP: (Mora-Gonzalez, G-Charles).

Greensboro Grasshoppers
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Yefri Perez CF 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .182
Anthony Gomez SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 .278
Matt Juengel DH 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .288
Viosergy Rosa 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .265
Yordy Cabrera 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244
Cody Keefer RF-LF 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .240
Blake Barber LF-2B 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 .429
Michael Vaughn C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .194
Rehiner Cordova 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125
a- Jesus Solorzano PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281
Totals 30 4 5 1 0 2 4 4 5 .259

a-Flied out for Cordova, R in the 7th.
BATTING
2B: Cabrera, Y (12, Watson).
HR: Gomez, A (5, 3rd inning off Watson, 1 on, 1 out), Barber (3, 9th inning off Burgess, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Juengel; Barber 5; Cabrera, Y 2; Gomez, A 4.
RBI: Gomez, A 2 (42), Barber 2 (9).
2-out RBI: Barber 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vaughn.
GIDP: Cabrera, Y.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Gomez, A (13, throw).
Outfield assists: Perez, Y (Mora at 2nd base).
DP: (Cordova, R-Rosa).
Pickoffs: Smith, C (Pointer at 1st base).

Lakewood BlueClaws
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Shane Watson 5.0 3 2 2 2 5 1 4.75
Kevin Walter 2.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.96
Chris Burgess (L, 0-1) 1.2 1 2 2 1 0 1 10.80
Totals 8.2 5 4 4 4 5 2 4.61
Greensboro Grasshoppers
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Ramon Del Orbe 6.0 8 2 2 1 5 1 4.83
Chipper Smith (W, 7-0) 3.0 2 0 0 0 4 0 2.68
Totals 9.0 10 2 2 1 9 1 4.28

HBP: Pointer (by Smith, C).
Groundouts-flyouts: Watson 5-5, Walter 1-4, Burgess 4-1, Del Orbe 5-2, Smith, C 1-1.
Batters faced: Watson 20, Walter 7, Burgess 7, Del Orbe 26, Smith, C 11.
Umpires: HP: Travis Godec. 1B: Cody Oakes.
Weather: 82 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:27 (:16 delay).
Att: 9,680.
Venue: NewBridge Bank Park.
July 4, 2013


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