Greensboro Grasshoppers and First National Bank Extend Naming Rights Partnership

Posted by Press Release on October 15, 2018 at 2:40 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Grasshoppers and First National Bank Extend Naming Rights Partnership GREENSBORO, NC – First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), and the Greensboro Grasshoppers, the Class A minor league baseball affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, today announced the extension of FNB’s naming rights agreement for First National Bank Field – home of …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers, GM Donald Moore Share in 2018 South Atlantic League Awards

Posted by Press Release on September 4, 2018 at 5:25 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Grasshoppers, Moore Share in 2018 South Atlantic League Awards South Atlantic League President Eric Krupa announced the recipients of the 2018 South Atlantic League Outstanding Achievement Awards. All 14 teams, along with the field managers and umpires, participated in the voting for these awards. General Manager of the Year: Donald Moore of the Greensboro Grasshoppers …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Young Hoppers learn from failure

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 31, 2018 at 10:20 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Young Hoppers learn from failure from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. It has been the kind of season that will have to be put in perspective in the future. The overall results won’t be pretty as the Hoppers put a wrap on 2018 with four games at Hickory from Friday through …Read the Rest…

Last Greensboro Grasshoppers Home Game of the Season Tonight at First National Bank Field

Posted by Andy Durham on August 30, 2018 at 2:23 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Last Greensboro Grasshoppers Home Game of the Season for the Greensboro Grasshoppers at the First National Bank Field…. TONIGHT Greensboro Grasshoppers(57-74) vs. the Lakewood BlueClaws(84-49)…. LHP Trevor Rogers(2-6/5.50) on the mound for the Hoppers and RHP Andrew Brown(5-3/2.34) going for Lakewood… Game Highlights it will be Tropical Jersey Night…Presented by PMI…. Enjoy an island themed …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers go down in doubleheader

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Hoppers go down in doubleheader from Bill Hass on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. And then there was one … home game left, that is. The Hoppers will wrap up the home portion of the regular season with a 7 p.m. game against Lakewood Thursday night. It will be a chance for them to end their …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers can’t quite match the BlueClaws

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 28, 2018 at 12:58 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers can’t quite match the BlueClaws from Bill Hass on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. A valiant effort wasn’t quite enough for the Hoppers Monday night. Lakewood, the South Atlantic League’s best team, pulled out a 2–1 win over Greensboro, a team in a downward spiral. It was the 21st time the teams have played this …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers let one slip away in the ninth

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 26, 2018 at 11:58 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers let one slip away in the ninth from Bill Hass on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. No loss feels good, but this one had to sting especially hard. The Hoppers looked ready to shake out of their losing streak Sunday when they built an early 3-run lead and were still up by one against Delmarva …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers look for bright spots in losses

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Hoppers look for bright spots in losses from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…… It isn’t easy to watch your team take its lumps night after night, but Hoppers manager Todd Pratt has to look beyond the numbers. His club fell to Delmarva for the third straight game Saturday, 7–3. Overall, it …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Shorebirds hand Hoppers 8–3 defeat

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 25, 2018 at 1:09 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Shorebirds hand Hoppers 8–3 defeat from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com……. Managers in the lower levels of the minor leagues try to teach their players that a 140-game season is a marathon, not a sprint. It’s a tough lesson, especially when losses outnumber the wins. The Hoppers lost their fourth straight …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers stymied by Shorebirds pitching

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 24, 2018 at 12:00 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers stymied by Shorebirds pitching from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com….. There are going to be some long nights with a young team, and Thursday was one of them. Delmarva beat the Hoppers 5–2 in a game that seemed much more lopsided, mostly because the Shorebirds out-hit Greensboro 13–3. Three Hoppers …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Golden glitters while playing near home

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 13, 2018 at 11:13 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Golden glitters while playing near home from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. Well, at least the kids were all right. That was about the only bright spot for the Hoppers in the home stand that wrapped up Monday afternoon. Asheville laid yet another whipping on Greensboro, this time 7–1, to complete …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers fall to Tourists once again

Posted by Andy Durham on August 12, 2018 at 1:09 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers fall to Tourists once again from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. It’s said that numbers don’t lie, but they can certainly be misleading. Not that there was any doubt about the outcome of Saturday’s game, which saw Asheville top Greensboro 6–4. It was the 10th time in 12 games the …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers can’t solve Tourists’ offense

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 11, 2018 at 10:52 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers can’t solve Tourists’ offense from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com…. What is it about Asheville this season? The Tourists continued their domination of Greensboro Friday night, pounding out a 9–4 win. Asheville has beaten the Hoppers nine times in 11 games. It’s really no mystery. The Tourists are first in …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Newcomers make good first impression

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 8, 2018 at 10:43 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Newcomers make good first impression from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball, at www.gsohoppers.com: The Miami Marlins decided that their top three picks from this year’s draft were ready for bigger things. And Tuesday night, the youngsters looked like they were. Center fielder Connor Scott, shortstop Osiris Johnson and catcher Will Banfield, who were all …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Braley leads way on combined no-hitter

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 6, 2018 at 12:02 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Braley leads way on combined no-hitter from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com Taylor Braley didn’t plan on getting his name in the South Atlantic League record book on Sunday, but that’s the way it worked out. In the opening game of a doubleheader at Kannapolis, Braley pitched the first five innings …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Rogers dominant in near-masterpiece

Posted by Guest Columnist on July 30, 2018 at 12:12 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Rogers dominant in near-masterpiece from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com Trevor Rogers was breathing heavily after his post-game workout in the Hoppers’ weight room. A lot more heavily than he had to during his time on the mound Sunday. The young left-hander showed why he is so highly touted, taking a …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Miller pays dividends out of the bullpen

Posted by Guest Columnist on July 29, 2018 at 1:01 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Miller pays dividends out of the bullpen from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com Brandon Miller has found a new niche and is making the most of it. After struggling as a starting pitcher, the right-hander was switched to the bullpen. Saturday night, he threw four scoreless innings and picked up his …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Castano helps own cause with play at plate

Posted by Guest Columnist on July 28, 2018 at 12:57 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Castano helps own cause with play at plate from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppes) at www.gsohoppers.com It was a play Daniel Castano knew he had to make. There was one out and a runner on third base in the top of the fifth inning against Hickory Friday night, Castano, the Hoppers’ pitcher, threw …Read the Rest…

Grasshoppers to unveil new face of the franchise on July 4

Posted by Press Release on July 3, 2018 at 1:46 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Grasshoppers to unveil new face of the franchise on July 4 First opportunity for Greensboro to meet the newest member of our Hoppin’ Fun Team GREENSBORO, NC – The Greensboro Grasshoppers plan to introduce a new face of the franchise during the team’s big Stars & Stripes Spectacular on the Fourth of July at First …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hernandez shines in Hoppers’ 1–0 win

Posted by Guest Columnist on June 30, 2018 at 12:09 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hernandez shines in Hoppers’ 1–0 win from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers), at www.gsohoppers.com A teammate came by the locker of Hoppers catcher Michael Hernandez and handed him a crumpled, creased piece of cardboard?—?the lineup card from Friday’s game. “Thanks, man,” he said as he started smoothing it out. Turns out that Hernandez …Read the Rest…