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…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Delmarva hitters torch Hoppers

Posted by Guest Columnist on June 28, 2018 at 1:07 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Delmarva hitters torch Hoppers from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers, at www.gsohoppers.com It was one for the books, although not the kind of book any of the Hoppers will want to read. Delmarva laid a 20–2 licking on the Hoppers Wednesday night, pounding out 22 hits in the process. It was the second …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:5-run inning backs pitching by Beggs

Posted by Guest Columnist on June 25, 2018 at 11:41 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

5-run inning backs pitching by Beggs from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com Dustin Beggs was right in his comfort zone Monday night. The Hoppers’ right-hander drew a spot start against Kannapolis and delivered five strong innings to help Greensboro to a rain-shortened 7–1 victory. “I felt good out there,” Beggs said. …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers too flat against Kannapolis

Posted by Guest Columnist on June 24, 2018 at 9:56 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers too flat against Kannapolis from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com It was a flat Sunday afternoon for the Hoppers. The offense managed only five hits. Starting pitcher Ryan Lillie never settled into a groove. And the Hoppers were tagged with a 4–2 loss by the Kannapolis Intimidators. It was Lillie’s …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers can’t get clutch hit, get swept

Posted by Guest Columnist on June 13, 2018 at 12:23 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers can’t get clutch hit, get swept from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com An inability to drive in runners in scoring position continues to plague the Hoppers. A last-inning rally was thwarted by that very thing Tuesday night in the second game of a doubleheader against Hickory. The resulting 2–1 loss, …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers’ Lillie suffers rare ‘hiccup’

Posted by Guest Columnist on June 12, 2018 at 12:29 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers’ Lillie suffers rare ‘hiccup’ from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com Even a team’s best pitcher is going to have an off night every so often. It happened to Ryan Lillie of the Hoppers Monday. While he wasn’t the pitcher of record in Greensboro’s 8–7 loss to Hickory, Lillie wasn’t his …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:Hoppers hit well but come up short

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Hoppers hit well but come up short from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com Five runs on 12 hits will win a lot of baseball games. Just not Saturday night. The Hoppers played from behind early on and never could catch Lakewood, absorbing a 6–5 loss. It was an odd game from …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…

South Atlantic League Announces Rosters for 59th Annual All-Star Game:Todd Pratt, Ryan Lillie and Lazaro Alonso from Greensboro Grasshoppers earn SAL North honors

Posted by Andy Durham on June 5, 2018 at 10:56 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE ANNOUNCES ROSTERS FOR 59th ANNUAL SAL ALL-STAR GAME CLEARWATER, FL—Eric Krupa, president of the South Atlantic League, has announced the rosters for the 59th Annual SAL All-Star Game, scheduled to be played on June 19, 2018, at First National Bank Field in Greensboro, North Carolina, home of the Greensboro Grasshoppers. For the …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers overcome delays to thump Power

Posted by Guest Columnist on June 2, 2018 at 10:59 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers overcome delays to thump Power from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com There were a lot of reasons the Hoppers could have lost their focus Friday. A long bus ride back from Lakewood that got them home around 6:30 in the morning. A rain delay of 90-some minutes before the first …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers SAL All-Star Game Festivities/Hoppers get Fog-Shortened Win on Thursday night at Lakewood/Hoppers win on Friday at home, 10-3 over West Virginia Power

Posted by Press Release on June 1, 2018 at 1:11 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO GRASSHOPPERS ANNOUNCE FESTIVITIES PLANNED FOR THE 2018 SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE All-Star Game presented by Pizza Hut GREENSBORO, NC – As the Greensboro Grasshoppers prepare to host the 2018 South Atlantic League All-Star Game presented by Pizza Hut on Tuesday, June 19, the team has announced the complete list of festivities available to baseball fans …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Miller breaks into victory column

Posted by Andy Durham on May 25, 2018 at 12:44 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Miller breaks into victory column from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball at www.gsohoppers.com…. Baseball dealt Brandon Miller a couple of setbacks he didn’t expect, but Thursday night he showed signs he’s putting those behind him. Miller pitched six strong innings and the Hoppers beat Kannapolis 5–2. It was his first victory in a Greensboro …Read the Rest…

South Atlantic League Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2018:Greensboro goes Three-for-Three with Three going in SAL HOF(Donald Moore, Ken Free Sr., and Jim Melvin)

Posted by Press Release on May 24, 2018 at 1:58 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE ANNOUNCES HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2018 CLEARWATER, FL—Eric Krupa, President of the South Atlantic League, has announced the members of the Class of 2018 for the South Atlantic League Hall of Fame. The three new inductees will be honored as part of the festivities surrounding the 59th Annual South Atlantic League …Read the Rest…

ACC Baseball Tournament continues today at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park/Greensboro Grasshoppers home today at 12 Noon vs. the Kannapolis Intimidators(Finals from early games)/UNCG loses to WCU at SoCon Tourney/#1 North Carolina upset by Pitt, 5-4 at ACC Tourney

Posted by Andy Durham on May 23, 2018 at 9:59 am under College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Finals: Pitt 5, North Carolina 4 Louisville 10, Wake Forest 2 Clemson 21, Notre Dame 4 ACC Baseball Tournament Today: #9 Wake Forest vs. #9 Louisville 11am #2 Clemson vs. #11 Notre Dame 3pm #1 North Carolina vs. #12 Pitt 12 Noon at First National Bank Field, in Downtown Greensboro: Final:Kannapolis Intimidators 3, Greensboro Grasshoppers …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 sweep with double shutouts

Posted by Guest Columnist on May 20, 2018 at 11:25 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers sweep with double shutouts from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball at www.gsohoppers.com The Hoppers found the perfect antidote for an opponent with a hot pitching staff?—?pitch even better. And that’s exactly what Edward Cabrera, Dustin Beggs and Colton Hock did Sunday afternoon. After two games of being stifled by Lakewood’s staff, the Hoppers …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Lakewood pitchers thwart Hoppers again

Posted by Guest Columnist on May 19, 2018 at 11:25 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Lakewood pitchers thwart Hoppers again from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com This is a fine time for the Hoppers to run into a hot pitching staff. Lakewood shut down Greensboro’s offense for the second straight game Saturday night, posting a 3–0 victory. The Hoppers’ tailspin continued with their 10th loss in …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers Baseball Postponed Tonight:Doubleheader Sunday afternoon vs. Lakewood and Single game on Saturday night vs. Lakewood BlueClaws

Posted by Press Release on May 18, 2018 at 5:30 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from the Greensboro Grasshoppers on Twitter: Due to inclement weather, tonight’s Greensboro Grasshoppers’ baseball game has been postponed. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Sunday, May 20. The first pitch of Game 1 scheduled for 1:00pm. Tickets for tonight’s game can be redeemed at the box office for any …Read the Rest…