Greensboro Grasshoppers grab 8-3 win over Lakewood:Lusignan and Vazquez with 3-4 days, Knapp a HR and James Nelson’ hitting streak reaches 17 games(with Box Score)

Posted by Andy Durham on May 31, 2017 at 5:10 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Final from Wednesday afternoon at First National Bank Field:
Greensboro Grasshoppers 8, Lakewood, N.J. BlueClaws 3
WP:Michael King(4-3)/LP:Adonis Medina(1-5)
GSO Hoppers’ Line-8-10-0
LWD BlueClaws’ Line-3-4-3
GSO record(28-24)/LWD record(31-22)
*For the Grasshoppers Colby Lusignan with a 3-4 day at the plate, featuring two Doubles and a Triple, with 2 runs scored and 1 RBI….Boo Vazquez goes 3-4 with three singles, a run scored and 2 RBI….Aaron Knapp hit his third home run of the season and gets 2 RBI, plus he scored two runs and stole his 18th base of the season…
*****James Nelson extended his hitting-streak to 17 games, with a two-out, two-run single to right field in the 9th inning, during his final at-bat of the day….*****
For Lakewood, David Hall hit a two-run HR and he had an RBI single, to account for all of the Lakewood runs on the day….The Hoppers Michael King gets the win, going 6 strong innings, allowing 3 runs on two hits, with 2 BB’s and 3 K’s….The two hits off of King, came off of the bat of Hall with the double and the HR and his two walks were issued to Mickey Moniack…The two hits to Hall and the two walks to Moniack….

Box Score courtesy of the South Atlantic League:

              1	   2	3	4	5	6	7	8	9			R	H	E
Lakewood      1	   0	0	2	0	0	0	0	0			3	4	3
Greensboro    0	   3	2	0	0	1	0	2	X			8	10	0

W: King (4-3, 3.90) ; L: Medina (1-5, 3.42)
HR: LWD: Hall (6) . GBO: Knapp (3) .
Game Story: Lakewood

Lakewood BlueClaws

Player	        Pos	AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	BB	SO	AVG*
Daniel Brito	2B	4	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	.244
Arquimed Gamboa	SS	4	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	.214
Mickey Moniak	CF	2	2	0	0	0	0	0	2	1	.279
Darick Hall	1B	3	1	2	1	0	1	3	1	1	.267
Henri Lartigue	DH	4	0	1	1	0	0	0	0	0	.246
Cord Sandberg	RF	4	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	1	.270
Edgar Cabral	C	3	0	0	0	0	0	0	1	0	.246
Raul Rivas	3B	4	0	1	0	0	0	0	0	1	.260
Dave Martinelli	LF	3	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	.141
Totals	               31	3	4	2	0	1	3	4	4	.237

BATTING
2B: Hall (7, King); Lartigue (7, MacEachern).
HR: Hall (6, 4th inning off King, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Rivas; Hall 6; Lartigue 2.
RBI: Hall 3 (30).
2-out RBI: Hall.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lartigue; Rivas 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Cabral (4, throw); Hall (4, fielding); Gamboa (5, fielding).
DP: (Rivas-Brito-Hall).

Greensboro Grasshoppers

Player	        Pos    AB	R	H	2B	3B	HR	RBI	BB	SO	AVG
Aaron Knapp	CF	3	2	1	0	0	1	1	2	1	.254
Dalton Wheat	RF	4	1	0	0	0	0	0	1	1	.208
James Nelson	3B	5	0	1	0	0	0	2	0	2	.338
Colby Lusignan	DH	4	2	3	2	1	0	1	1	0	.247
Eric Gutierrez	1B	4	0	0	0	0	0	0	1	0	.241
Boo Vazquez	LF	4	1	3	0	0	0	2	0	0	.301
Gunner Pollman	C	4	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	1	.375
Mason Davis	2B	4	1	2	0	0	0	0	0	0	.239
Luis Pintor	SS	2	1	0	0	0	0	0	0	0	.170
Totals	               34	8	10	2	1	1	6	5	5	.240

BATTING
2B: Lusignan 2 (11, Medina, Cabrera, I).
3B: Lusignan (3, Medina).
HR: Knapp (3, 6th inning off Cabrera, I, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Nelson; Davis 2; Lusignan 7; Knapp 4; Vazquez, B 3.
RBI: Vazquez, B 2 (24); Lusignan (27); Knapp (21); Nelson 2 (20).
2-out RBI: Vazquez, B; Knapp; Nelson 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Knapp; Wheat 2; Pollman; Vazquez, B; Gutierrez 2.
GIDP: Pintor.
Team RISP: 4-for-14.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wheat (1, 2nd base off Medina/Cabral); Knapp (18, 2nd base off Medina/Cabral).
CS: Pintor (2, 2nd base by Cabrera, I/Cabral).

Lakewood BlueClaws

Player	        IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HR	ERA*
Adonis Medina 	5.0	7	5	4	3	4	0	3.42   (L, 1-5)
Ismael Cabrera	2.0	2	1	1	0	1	1	2.59
Casey Brown	0.2	1	2	0	2	0	0	6.75
Tyler Hallead	0.1	0	0	0	0	0	0	3.00
Totals	        8.0	10	8	5	5	5	1	2.99

Greensboro Grasshoppers

Player	                IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HR	ERA
Michael King 	        6.0	2	3	3	2	3	1	3.90   (W, 4-3)
Reilly Hovis 	        2.0	1	0	0	0	0	0	9.00   (H, 1)
Ryley MacEachern	1.0	1	0	0	2	1	0	4.86
Totals	                9.0	4	3	3	4	4	1	4.02

Game Scores: Medina 39; King 56.
WP: Medina; Brown.
HBP: Pintor (by Medina); Pintor (by Cabrera, I).
Pitches-strikes: Medina 90-53; Cabrera, I 22-13; Brown 31-16; Hallead 2-1; King 82-55; Hovis 18-17; MacEachern 24-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Medina 6-3; Cabrera, I 1-0; Brown 4-0; Hallead 0-0; King 7-4; Hovis 2-2; MacEachern 1-0.
Batters faced: Medina 25; Cabrera, I 8; Brown 7; Hallead 1; King 22; Hovis 7; MacEachern 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Hallead 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Sam Burch. 1B: Zach Neff.
Weather: 78 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
First pitch: 12:02 PM.
T: 2:31.
Att: 3,167.
Venue: First National Bank Field.
May 31, 2017


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