Bill Hass on Baseball:Koch achieves 3-homer hat trick

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 31, 2019 at 6:52 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Koch achieves 3-homer hat trick from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. Grant Koch did something that a Hoppers’ hitter hadn’t accomplished in 12 years Friday night — hit three home runs in a game. The catcher, who came into the game with four home runs for the season, became the first …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers keep big picture in focus

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 30, 2019 at 12:39 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers keep big picture in focus from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers), at www.gsohoppers.com…. As players learn and grow through their first full season of pro baseball, so does a manager. The Hoppers lost their home finale Thursday night, 7–0 to Rome, and were officially eliminated from any chance at making the South …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Gardner, Bae, Macias boost Hoppers

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 29, 2019 at 12:57 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Gardner, Bae, Macias boost Hoppers from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com….. Will Gardner was very nearly perfect Wednesday night. The right-hander was called on for the save against Rome and responded by striking out the side to nail down a 6–4 Hoppers win. He threw 10 pitches, and nine of them …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers turn tables with shutout

Posted by Andy Durham on August 28, 2019 at 12:21 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers turn tables with shutout from Bill Hass on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. Pitching and defense is a hard combination to beat and the Hoppers used it to their advantage Tuesday night. After dropping a 1–0 decision to Rome on Monday, they bounced back to beat the Braves 3–0. Four pitchers combined for the shutout …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Playoff hopes dim for Hoppers

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 27, 2019 at 12:23 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Playoff hopes dim for Hoppers from Bill Hass on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. There are still seven games to play in the South Atlantic League season, and Hoppers manager Miguel Perez expects his team to compete hard in every one. “We want to finish on a positive note,” he said, after his club dropped a …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Shutout pitching carries Hoppers

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 18, 2019 at 12:47 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Shutout pitching carries Hoppers from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers), at www.gsohoppers.com…… A shutout is always a source of pride for a pitching staff. The Hoppers delivered one Saturday night, blanking Augusta 7–0. It was the staff’s 10th shutout of the season and fourth at home. “A shutout is a shot in the …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers beat oddball defense to win

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 17, 2019 at 2:04 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers beat oddball defense to win from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers), at www.gsohoppers.com…. You want pitching? The Hoppers delivered a lot of that Friday night. Clutch hitting? They were able to provide some against the best pitcher in the South Atlantic League. Drama? Well, you had to see the bottom of the …Read the Rest…

PMi Sponsors Greensboro Grasshoppers Woodstock Themed Jersey Night Benefiting Greensboro Raising Roofs by Habitat for Humanity & The Greensboro Builders Association

Posted by Press Release on August 14, 2019 at 12:21 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

PMi Sponsors Greensboro Grasshoppers Woodstock Themed Jersey Night Benefiting Greensboro Raising Roofs by Habitat for Humanity & The Greensboro Builders Association Thursday August 15th at First National Bank field will mark the 15th consecutive year that PMi has sponsored a special Jersey Night during a Greensboro Grasshoppers game. The autographed, game-worn jerseys will be auctioned …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Toribio dazzles as Hoppers roll 8–0

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 11, 2019 at 12:29 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Toribio dazzles as Hoppers roll 8–0 from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers), at www.gsohoppers.com…… It’s one thing for a pitcher to have a game plan but quite another to execute it to near perfection. That’s what Neo Toribio did for the Hoppers Saturday. The right-hander, only 19 years old, was absolutely dominant in …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Herman “Feeling Good” after 4 RBIs

Posted by Guest Columnist on July 27, 2019 at 9:51 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Herman “Feeling Good” after 4 RBIs from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com Jack Herman likes being a little different. When he comes to the plate for the Hoppers, for instance, his walk-up music isn’t a fast-paced piece to get his adrenaline pumping. Instead, it’s the smooth, jazzy, old-time Big Band sound …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Harrer’s simple approach pays off

Posted by Guest Columnist on July 24, 2019 at 7:21 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Harrer’s simple approach pays off from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball, from www.gsohoppers.com Keep it simple. Sometimes baseball players forget that basic rule and become their own worst enemies. Just ask Hoppers’ outfielder Justin Harrer. Harrer continued his hot hitting Wednesday afternoon with a home run, a double, two RBIs and two runs scored …Read the Rest…


Special Announcement for Greensboro Grasshoppers Baseball:Due to Inclement Weather, Tonight’s Game (July 23) has been POSTPONED!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on July 23, 2019 at 5:16 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Greensboro Grasshoppers Baseball, from www.gsohoppers.com: Due to inclement weather, tonight’s game (July 23) has been postponed and will be made up Thursday, July 25 as part of a DOUBLEHEADER. Gates will open at 5:00pm and Game 1 will begin at 5:30pm. Tickets from the July 23 game can be exchanged for any 2019 regular season …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers continue solid hitting in 11–1 win

Posted by Guest Columnist on July 17, 2019 at 6:02 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers continue solid hitting in 11–1 win from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball, at www.gsohoppers.com With three of their best hitters promoted to Bradenton, it was only natural to believe the Hoppers might have some trouble getting hits and scoring runs. That hasn’t turned out to be the case. Even with Rodolfo Castro, Lolo …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Mangieri makes presence felt with two HRs

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Mangieri makes presence felt with two HRs from Bill Hass on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. Luke Mangieri had a one-word answer when he was asked about his first impressions of Greensboro. “Hot,” he said after a sweltering Tuesday night in which he helped the Hoppers beat Hagerstown 9–3. That’s also an apt description of the …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Mottice leads barrage in series finale

Posted by Guest Columnist on July 15, 2019 at 12:26 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Mottice leads barrage in series finale from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball, at www.gsohoppers.com Kyle Mottice is one of those hitters who just has a knack for finding the open spaces in a defense. “I just try to hit the ball hard and I’ve been lucky enough to find some holes,” he said, deflecting …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Mason Martin moves up to Bradenton

Posted by Guest Columnist on July 7, 2019 at 11:47 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Mason Martin moves up to Bradenton from Bill Hass on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers), at www.gsohoppers.com The monsoon rain that swept through First National Bank Field Sunday was a surprise, but the news after the game’s cancellation was not. The Pirates promoted Mason Martin, the Hoppers’ slugging first baseman, to High A Bradenton. It was inevitable after …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Sweep makes fireworks more dazzling

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Sweep makes fireworks more dazzling from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball, at www.gsohoppers.com…. The post-game fireworks looked a lot brighter for the Hoppers Saturday night. Some of them saw the extravaganza after the game on July 4, but it was more watching than enjoying after they lost an 11–10 game they knew they should …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers let one slip through fingers

Posted by Guest Columnist on July 5, 2019 at 2:05 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers let one slip through fingers from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball, at www.gsohoppers.com…. A celebratory day turned into something more akin to “no joy in Mudville” Thursday night, at least in the Hoppers’ dugout. On the verge of finally putting away the Lakewood BlueClaws, the Hoppers let one slip through their fingers, ultimately …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers will carry on despite elimination

Posted by Guest Columnist on June 12, 2019 at 12:54 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers will carry on despite elimination from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com Wednesday will bring another day and another baseball game for the Hoppers. That’s the approach manager Miguel Perez expects his team to take, even though Greensboro was officially eliminated from the Northern Division race in the first half of …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers land Six Players on the South Atlantic League All-Star Team:Brad Case and Alex Manasa(Pitchers), plus Mason Martin, Rodolfo Castro, Grant Koch and LoLo Sanchez(Position Players)

Posted by Andy Durham on June 4, 2019 at 1:56 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

CLICK HERE for the Northern Team Roster for this year’s 2019 South Atlantic League All-Star Game, coming up on Tuesday June 18, in Charleston, West Virginia…. Six Greensboro Grasshoppers on the Northern Division roster with, Brad Case and Alex Manasa(Pitchers), plus Mason Martin(1B), Rodolfo Castro(INF) and LoLo Sanchez(OF) and catcher Grant Koch(Position Players)….Former Greensboro Grasshoppers …Read the Rest…