Greensboro Grasshoppers look to be back connected with Pittsburgh Pirates again in 2021, but this time around at the High Class A/A+ Level:Possibly at home in the Carolina League

Posted by Andy Durham on December 9, 2020 at 5:15 pm under Professional | 7 Comments to Read

From MLB.com today, as they begin to lay out the groundwork for the 2021 Minor League System for Major League Baseball/MLB…… Pittsburgh Pirates farm system: AAA: Indianapolis Indians AA: Altoona Curve A+: Greensboro Grasshoppers…The Grasshoppers and the Bradenton Marauders switch places…Greensboro was Class A in 2019 and Bradenton was Advanced Class A/A+….This time around Greensboro …Read the Rest…

End of an Era:Greensboro Grasshoppers’ Miss Lou Lou Gehrig dies at age 9

Posted by Press Release on October 13, 2020 at 11:15 am under Photos, Professional | Comments are off for this article

End of an Era: Miss Lou Lou Gehrig dies at age 9 Grasshoppers iconic bat dog a ballpark staple since 2012 GREENSBORO, NC – The Greensboro Grasshoppers sadly announce that Miss Lou Lou Gehrig, the organization’s last Labrador Retriever who served as bat dog for 8 seasons, died Monday night after a brief illness. She …Read the Rest…


2020 Minor League Baseball Season Canceled:No Professional Baseball in Greensboro for 1st Time since 1969

Posted by Press Release on June 30, 2020 at 8:34 pm under Professional | Read the First Comment

2020 Minor League Baseball Season Canceled No Professional Baseball in Greensboro for 1st Time since 1969 (Greensboro, NC) The Greensboro Grasshoppers, in conjunction with Major League and Minor League Baseball, announced today that the 2020 season has been officially canceled. “It is with much sadness that we make this announcement,” said Grasshoppers President and General …Read the Rest…

We’ll be seeing less Baseball this Spring and Summer, but will we be seeing some?:Let’s see???(Greensboro Red Wings make a Statement)

Posted by Andy Durham on April 15, 2020 at 1:58 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

**********New Statement coming in from the Greensboro Red Wings********** GREENSBORO, NC — On Monday, North Carolina’s American Legion Department Executive Committee announced that American Legion Baseball will not take place in North Carolina this summer. However, many of the teams who traditionally compete in American Legion in Area III are not letting that decision halt …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers Announce 2020 Coaching Staff

Posted by Press Release on January 23, 2020 at 1:21 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

(Greensboro, NC) The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Kieran Mattison will be the new manager for the 2020 Greensboro Grasshoppers. Pitching coach Stan Kyles and hitting coach Jonny Tucker will join Mattison. Matt McNamee will be the Athletic Trainer and Adam Marso the strength and conditioning coach. Kieran Mattison is in his fourth season as a manager …Read the Rest…


Top Games/Top Teams of the 2010’s:This one will take you back a few!!!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on December 31, 2019 at 2:51 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

I was running/jogging up the road/street this morning, headed up Benjamin Parkway for what will be the last trip up that street on feet for the decade…Hundreds of steps and mainly no stops at all headed up that semi-steep hill, but with this morning’s run, the work for the decade is done, and it has …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers Praise Congressional Effort To Save Minor League Baseball

Posted by Press Release on December 7, 2019 at 2:12 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

GRASSHOPPERS PRAISE CONGRESSIONAL EFFORT TO SAVE MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL The Greensboro Grasshoppers praised the newly created Save Minor League Baseball Task Force that has been organized by members of Congress to prevent Major League Baseball (MLB) from eliminating 42 minor league franchises, nearly one quarter of all minor league teams around the country. “We appreciate …Read the Rest…

Mason Martin(Greensboro Grasshoppers) named Pittsburgh Pirates Top Minor League Hitting Prospect from the 2019 Season/Former Grasshopper Michael King moves up to the NY Yankees

Posted by Press Release on September 19, 2019 at 11:47 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

First baseman Mason Martin, who slugged 35 homers in 131 games this year between Class A Greensboro and Bradenton, was named Pittsburgh’s Hitting Prospect of the Year. Martin batted .307 with a 1.087 OPS and 11 homers as an 18-year-old debuting in the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League in 2017. He struggled last season, slashing just …Read the Rest…

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…