Greensboro Grasshoppers not out of the Title picture yet:Hoppers three games back with four to play

Posted by Andy Durham on June 11, 2014 at 10:31 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Finals from tonight:Greensboro Grasshoppers 7, West Virginia 2….Lakewood BlueClaws 10, Hagerstown Suns 2
Hoppers now three games back of Hagerstown with four games left to play in the South Atlantic League’s Northern Division First Half….The Hoppers elimination number is two….If the Hoppers lose two, they are done and if the Suns win two, the Hoppers are done…If the Hoppers keep on winning and Hagerstown loses the rest of their games, the Hoppers will win the first half….The Hoppers have now won six straight games and they have won 17 of their past 22 games….The Greensboro Grasshoppers will now close out the First Half with four games at Kannapolis….

from Wednesday night at Charleston, West Virginia:

Greensboro Grasshoppers 7
West Virginia Power 2

WP:Garcia, J (6-2, 4.58)
LP:Borden (2-5, 3.67)
HR:GBO:Romero, A (4)

Box Score courtesy of the South Atlantic League:

Greensboro Grasshoppers
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Javier Lopez DH 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 .205
J.T. Riddle 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .225
Justin Bohn SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .296
Felix Munoz 1B 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 .318
Avery Romero 2B 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .320
Chad Wallach C 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .319
Cody Keefer RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .322
Juan Avila LF 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Yefri Perez CF 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .256
Totals 33 7 10 2 0 1 5 6 6 .284

BATTING
2B: Munoz (18, Borden), Lopez, J (11, Borden).
HR: Romero, A (4, 5th inning off Borden, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Bohn; Romero, A 4; Riddle; Munoz 2; Avila, J 2; Keefer; Lopez, J 3; Perez, Y.
RBI: Riddle 2 (15), Wallach 2 (29), Romero, A (21).
2-out RBI: Riddle 2; Romero, A.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Romero, A; Bohn 2; Riddle; Keefer.
SAC: Riddle.
SF: Wallach 2.
GIDP: Lopez, J, Romero, A.
Team RISP: 1-for-13.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Garcia, J (2, throw).
DP: (Riddle-Munoz).
Pickoffs: Garcia, J (Jones, J at 1st base).

West Virginia Power
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Justin Maffei CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .269
JaCoby Jones SS 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .264
Harold Ramirez RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .282
Edwin Espinal DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269
Erich Weiss 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .311
Danny Collins 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .251
Wyatt Mathisen 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Kawika Emsley-Pai C 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .163
Candon Myles LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222
Totals 35 2 10 2 0 0 1 1 7 .253

BATTING
2B: Jones, J (12, Garcia, J), Emsley-Pai (2, Easley).
TB: Mathisen 2; Ramirez, H 2; Myles 2; Weiss; Jones, J 3; Emsley-Pai 2.
RBI: Maffei (21).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Emsley-Pai; Espinal, E; Collins; Jones, J; Myles.
GIDP: Maffei.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ramirez, H 2 (9, 2nd base off Garcia, J/Wallach, 3rd base off Garcia, J/Wallach).
CS: Jones, J (7, 2nd base by Garcia, J/Wallach).
PO: Jones, J (1st base by Garcia, J).

FIELDING
E: Weiss (10, fielding), Mathisen (13, throw).
DP: 3 (Weiss-Jones, J, Mathisen-Weiss-Collins, Jones, J-Weiss-Collins).

Greensboro Grasshoppers
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jarlin Garcia (W, 6-2) 7.0 9 2 1 1 5 0 4.58
Miguel Del Pozo 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.21
Josh Easley 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.52
Totals 9.0 10 2 1 1 7 0 3.19

West Virginia Power
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Buddy Borden (L, 2-5) 5.0 7 4 4 3 2 1 3.67
Henry Hirsch 3.0 3 2 0 2 2 0 3.02
Felipe Gonzalez 1.0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1.84
Totals 9.0 10 7 4 6 6 1 4.23

WP: Garcia, J.
Balk: Hirsch.
HBP: Avila, J (by Hirsch).
Groundouts-flyouts: Garcia, J 10-3, Del Pozo, M 2-0, Easley 2-0, Borden 3-6, Hirsch 5-1, Gonzalez, Fe 1-1.
Batters faced: Garcia, J 29, Del Pozo, M 3, Easley 4, Borden 24, Hirsch 14, Gonzalez, Fe 5.
Umpires: HP: Takahito Matsuda. 1B: Zach Tieche.
Weather: 71 degrees, clear.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:47.
Att: 1,071.
Venue: Appalachian Power Park.


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