Bill Hass on Baseball:Neither rain nor Hoppers stop Asheville

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 12, 2018 at 11:27 pm under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Neither rain nor Hoppers stop Asheville from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. Rain, shine, afternoon, night?—?none of it seems to matter when the Hoppers play Asheville. The Tourists put a 9–2 licking on Greensboro Sunday afternoon in a game shortened to seven innings by rain. It was delayed once for 41 …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hitters carry the night in All-Star game

Posted by Guest Columnist on June 20, 2018 at 10:13 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hitters carry the night in All-Star game from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(South Atlantic League All-Stars) at www.gsohoppers.com It was a hitters’ night?—?hot, humid and the ball carrying well in a stadium conducive to home runs. So it was no real surprise when the South used four home runs to carry it to a …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Lakewood pitching stifles Hoppers

Posted by Guest Columnist on June 10, 2018 at 9:44 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Lakewood pitching stifles Hoppers from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com Too much good pitching. That’s what the Hoppers ran into Sunday afternoon, managing just five hits off three Lakewood pitchers in a 2–0 loss. “We didn’t make our adjustments,” said coach Angel Espada, filling in for Todd Pratt for the second …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Braley, Devers, Santos come up big in win

Posted by Guest Columnist on June 9, 2018 at 1:15 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Braley, Devers, Santos come up big in win from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com Pitching has been setting the tone for the Hoppers lately and Friday night was no exception. Behind a strong seven innings from Taylor Braley, the Hoppers beat Lakewood 7–2 for their fifth win in seven games. He …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Santos finds swing, powers Hoppers

Posted by Guest Columnist on May 22, 2018 at 10:47 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Santos finds swing, powers Hoppers from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball at www.gsohoppers.com Jhonny Santos could have lost his confidence early in the season but he’s brimming with it now. The outfielder slugged two home runs Monday night as the Hoppers shook off a 90-minute rain delay and beat Kannapolis 5–3. “Spring training this …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers stay hot with comeback win

Posted by Guest Columnist on April 8, 2018 at 9:41 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers stay hot with comeback win from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball at www.gshoppers.com What’s the best thing about being 3–0 to start the season? “It feels like you want to be 4–0,” said catcher Michael Hernandez after the Hoppers beat Hickory 4–3 Sunday afternoon. The Hoppers will get that chance Monday night when …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Late lightning wins for Hoppers

Posted by Guest Columnist on May 5, 2017 at 12:40 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Late lightning wins for Hoppers from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball at www.gsohoppers.com There was no thunder Thursday night at First National Bank Field, so the Hoppers provided their own lightning. With rain falling in the bottom of the eighth inning, Boo Vazquez unleashed a two-run homer and Mason Davis followed with a solo …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers Lose Despite 9th Inning Drama

Posted by Guest Columnist on April 21, 2017 at 11:24 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers Lose Despite 9th Inning Drama By Bill Hass at www.gsohoppers.com The Hoppers provided plenty of drama Thursday night but all they had to show for it was disappointment. They couldn’t capitalize on a bases-loaded situation in the bottom of the ninth inning and fell to Augusta, 5–3. It was the Hoppers’ fifth straight loss, …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers Lose to Delmarva, Finish Homestand 5-2

Posted by Guest Columnist on April 13, 2017 at 9:25 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers Lose to Delmarva, Finish Homestand 5-2 By Bill Hass / Greensboro Grasshoppers www.gsohoppers.com The season’s first homestand ended with a dud for the Hoppers Wednesday afternoon, but there was promise in the bigger picture. On one hand, Delmarva handed the Hoppers an 8-2 thumping. On the other, the team boarded the bus for a …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Sullivan adds to a season of spectacular catches

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 30, 2016 at 11:59 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Sullivan adds to a season of spectacular catches from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com… It’s a matter of self-motivation for the Hoppers as the 2016 season winds down. After Tuesday’s 9-6 loss to Delmarva, the Hoppers still have seven games on the schedule, including a doubleheader at NewBridge Bank Park Wednesday. …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Naylor finds a way to contribute in the clutch

Posted by Guest Columnist on April 7, 2016 at 11:53 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Naylor finds a way to contribute in the clutch (from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball at www.gsohoppers.com) All Josh Naylor wanted to do was find a way to contribute. Greensboro’s young first baseman had gone hitless in his first three at-bats Thursday night. But in the bottom of the eighth inning in the season …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Baseball shows its cruel side

Posted by Andy Durham on April 18, 2014 at 11:58 pm under High School | Comments are off for this article

“They get two swinging bunts (for hits), a tough error and the No. 3 hitter (Mancini) did what he was supposed to do,” said Hoppers manager David Berg. from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. Baseball shows its cruel side People who have been in baseball awhile will tell you that getting …Read the Rest…

It’s ‘Hoppers Time’ at NewBridge Bank Park:Pitching staff should be a Hoppers strength

Posted by Guest Columnist on April 3, 2014 at 1:10 pm under Professional | Read the First Comment

GAME TIME is 7pm TONIGHT, with the Greensboro Grasshoppers vs. the Hickory Crawdads at NewBridege Bank Park. from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com….. Pitching staff should be a Hoppers strength It’s time, and Max Garner is ready. The right-hander will be on the mound for the Hoppers tonight when they open …Read the Rest…

Good read on ‘Rebounding Richard'(Richard Howell/N.C. State) from Bill Hass at TheACC.com

Posted by Andy Durham on March 10, 2013 at 3:24 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Richard Howell(N.C. State) is #1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference in rebounding, grabbing 11.5 boards per game and Howell ranks #6 in the Nation, at 10.7 carroms per contest… Howell has really fine-tuned his game game since arriving in Raleigh and now Richard from Raleigh is ‘really’ rebounding and Richard has made N.C. State relevant …Read the Rest…