Greensboro Grasshoppers notch Fifth Straight Win with a 4-3 day game victory over the Rome Braves:Hoppers Sweep Braves, 4-0

Posted by Andy Durham on May 8, 2017 at 4:09 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Final from Monday morning/Monday afternoon at First National Bank Field:
Greensboro Grasshoppers 4, Rome Braves 3
WP:Marcus Crescentini(1-0)
LP:Joey Wentz(1-3)
SV:Kyle Keller(5)
Holds for Sam Perez(3) and Michael Mertz(1)….
Hoppers Line-4-5-3
Braves Line-3-5-0
Greensboro Grasshoppers with 5 wins in a-row and the Hoppers sweep the Braves, Four-games-to-None….
Hoppers record:(17-14)
Braves record;(17-14)….Hoppers winning scores over the Five-game winning stretch/streak:4-3, 2-1, 6-5, 4-2 and today’s 4-3 finish…..
The Miami Marlins #1 draft pick from the 2016 draft, Braxton Garrett started for the first time for the Grasshoppers today and he went 4 2/3’s Innings giving up 1 Run on 1 hit, with 3 BB’s and 4 K’s……

Box Score to follow….from the South Atlantic League…..Matt Romanowski(Greensboro College) scorer and Don Tilley on the Hoppers’ scoreboard…..

                         1	2	3	4	5	6	7	8	9			R	H	E
Rome                     0	0	1	0	0	0	0	2	0			3	5	0
Greensboro               0	0	0	2	0	2	0	0	X			4	5	3

W: Crescentini (2-0, 0.75) ; L: Wentz (1-3, 4.03) ; SV: Keller (5)
HR: None.

Rome Braves

Player	                Pos	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	BB	SO	AVG*
Anfernee Seymour	LF	5	1	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	.287
Randy Ventura	        RF	4	1	1	0	0	0	0	0	0	.356
Cristian Pache	        CF	4	1	2	1	0	0	0	0	1	.250
Tanner Murphy	        DH	3	0	1	0	0	0	2	1	2	.236
Brett Cumberland	C	1	0	0	0	0	0	0	3	1	.185
Kevin Josephina	        2B	4	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	1	.279
Derian Cruz	        SS	4	0	1	0	0	0	0	0	1	.158
Marcus Mooney	        3B	3	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	.244
Kurt Hoekstra	        1B	3	0	0	0	0	0	0	1	1	.160
Totals	                       31	3	5	1	0	0	2	5	7	.242

BATTING
2B: Pache (1, Mertz).
TB: Murphy; Ventura, R; Pache 3; Cruz.
RBI: Murphy 2 (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pache; Cruz; Ventura, R; Seymour.
SAC: Mooney.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Murphy (2, 2nd base off Garrett/Jones); Hoekstra (2, 2nd base off Garrett/Jones).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Ventura, R (Vazquez, B at 3rd base).

Greensboro Grasshoppers

Player	        Pos	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	BB	SO	AVG
Aaron Knapp	DH	4	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	3	.264
Walker Olis	RF	3	2	1	0	0	0	0	1	0	.173
James Nelson	3B	3	1	1	0	0	0	0	1	1	.321
Eric Gutierrez	1B	3	1	0	0	0	0	0	1	0	.318
Boo Vazquez	LF	4	0	1	1	0	0	2	0	2	.309
Alex Jones	C	2	0	0	0	0	0	0	1	1	.238
Mason Davis	2B	3	0	2	1	0	0	2	0	1	.289
Luis Pintor	SS	3	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	1	.127
Corey Bird	CF	3	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	1	.253
Totals	               28	4	5	2	0	0	4	4	10	.234

BATTING
2B: Vazquez, B (6, Wentz); Davis (3, Davidson).
TB: Davis 3; Olis; Nelson; Vazquez, B 2.
RBI: Vazquez, B 2 (15); Davis 2 (7).
2-out RBI: Davis 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Knapp; Pintor 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Olis (2, 2nd base off Wentz/Cumberland); Davis (1, 2nd base off Davidson/Cumberland).

FIELDING
E: Davis (1, throw); Pintor (4, fielding); Gutierrez (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Bird (Murphy at 2nd base).
DP: (Davis-Gutierrez).

Rome Braves

Player	        IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HR	ERA*
Joey Wentz 	4.0	2	2	2	2	6	0	4.03.....(L, 1-3)
Tucker Davidson	1.2	3	2	2	2	3	0	3.63
Brandon  White	1.1	0	0	0	0	1	0	2.40
Adam McCreery	1.0	0	0	0	0	0	0	2.70
Totals	        8.0	5	4	4	4	10	0	2.86

Greensboro Grasshoppers

Player	                IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HR	ERA
Braxton Garrett	        4.2	1	1	0	3	4	0	0.00
Marcus Crescentini 	1.1	0	0	0	1	2	0	0.75...(W, 2-0)
Sam Perez (H, 3)	1.0	0	0	0	0	1	0	9.45
Michael Mertz (H, 1)	1.0	3	2	2	1	0	0	2.70
Kyle Keller (S, 5)	1.0	1	0	0	0	0	0	1.59
Totals	                9.0	5	3	2	5	7	0	4.06

Game Scores: Wentz 56; Garrett 61.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wentz 0-2; Davidson 0-2; White 1-0; McCreery 2-1; Garrett 7-3; Crescentini 0-2; Perez 1-0; Mertz 2-0; Keller 2-1.
Batters faced: Wentz 15; Davidson 10; White 4; McCreery 3; Garrett 19; Crescentini 5; Perez 3; Mertz 6; Keller 4.
Inherited runners-scored: White 2-0; Crescentini 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Rains. 1B: Aaron Schorch.
Weather: 58 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, In from RF.
First pitch: 10:47 AM.
T: 2:41.
Att: 7,399.
Venue: First National Bank Field.
May 8, 2017


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