Austin Barnes(Greensboro Grasshoppers) and his Los Angeles Dodgers are World Series CHAMPS again after 32-year Drought for LA:Dodgers Back On Top Again!!!!!

Posted by Andy Durham on October 28, 2020 at 12:28 am under Photos, Professional | Be the First to Comment

It’s been 32 years, but the LA Dodgers are back on top, and World Series Champions….Austin Barnes, the former Greensboro Grasshoppers second baseman, but he he played behind the plate, as the catcher for the Northern Division All-Stars, in the 2012 South Atlantic League All-Star Game…. And Austin Barnes was representing the Greensboro Grasshoppers and …Read the Rest…

Austin Barnes(Greensboro Grasshoppers) being BIG for the LA Dodgers on Friday night:Barnes with a Bunt and a Blast for key RBI(Good job by the former Hopper)

Posted by Andy Durham on October 24, 2020 at 12:26 am under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Former Greensboro Grasshopper Austin Barnes, with a bunt and a blast that drove in key runs for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night, in Game Three of the 2020 World Series… The Dodgers topped the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-2, to take a Two-Games-to-One lead in the Best-of-Seven Series, and Austin Barnes produced a sacrifice …Read the Rest…


Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers) has a Message for the Fans following an outstanding postseason with the Atlanta Braves

Posted by Andy Durham on October 20, 2020 at 10:48 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Here is the message from former Greensboro Grasshopper Marcell Ozuna, following an outstanding postseason, as an outfielder, with the Atlanta Braves…Just shy of the World Series, but none-the-less, an outstanding run by Ozuna and the Braves….. "Thank you for accepting me, and for allowing me to play for you in 2020." Marcell Ozuna's message to …Read the Rest…

What South Atlantic League Baseball Might Look Like in 2021:With MLB looking to axe Minor League teams, if you thought 2020 has been Crazy, wait till you get a Look at 2021!!!(“Contraction means New Action”)

Posted by Andy Durham on September 17, 2020 at 9:48 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

In a 2021 Minor League Baseball Perspective from TalkNats.com, and that’s talking Washington Nationals Baseball.com, we have a whole new look South Atlantic League Baseball grouping and here it is….And again, if you thought 2020 has been crazy, with NO Baseball, wait until you see this new possible lineup for the Greensboro Grasshoppers and the …Read the Rest…

Building Greensboro Baseball with a look at Ownership Groups from over the years

Posted by Andy Durham on July 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

From the modern-day era of Greensboro Minor League Baseball…Going back to 1979, and up to the current-day edition of Greensboro Baseball… It got me thinking this over this past Fourth of July Holiday Weekend…Thinking about the ownership and management groups that have run Greensboro Minor League Baseball over the years, going back to 1979…. The …Read the Rest…


Where are the boys of the Summer?

Posted by Guest Columnist on April 28, 2020 at 9:53 pm under Amateur, College, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Where are the boys of the Summer? Courtesy of Jordan Stowe, for GreensboroSports.com and taking us back to Days/Daze of Summer, and the sport of baseball in the Major and Minor Leagues.. “Take me out to the ballgame, take me out to the crowd. Buy me some peanuts and cracker jack, I don’t care if …Read the Rest…

High Point Rockers drop Two Games on Sunday to the Sugar Land Skeeters/Greensboro Grasshoppers improve to (19-10) with win over West Virginia Power

Posted by Andy Durham on May 6, 2019 at 12:23 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Greensboro Grasshoppers 8-2 winners on Sunday vs. West Virginia Power….Hoppers now (19-10) and Power(17-11)…Winning pitcher was Brad Case(4-1), while the losing pitcher was Damon Casetta-Stubbs(2-1)… The Hoppers banged out the 8 runs on 14 hits, and the Power garnered their two runs on eight hits…LoLo Sanchez went 4-4 for the Hoppers with two singles, a …Read the Rest…

Local Baseball for Today:Greensboro Grasshoppers home vs. West Virginia Power with Power players Cesar Trejo(Ragsdale HS/UNCG) and Devin Sweet(Southeast Guilford HS/N.C. Central)

Posted by Andy Durham on May 4, 2019 at 11:15 am under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Most all of our local high schools have the day/night off, after completing their conference tournaments on Thursday and Friday, but we do have the local minor league baseball team in action, with the Greensboro Grasshoppers hosting the West Virginia Power… The Hoppers are affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates this season and the West Virginia …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers Announce the Pittsburgh Pirates as New Major League Partner

Posted by Press Release on September 21, 2018 at 12:25 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Grasshoppers Announce the Pittsburgh Pirates as New Major League Partner HOP on Deck ….. There’s A New Affiliate in Town GREENSBORO, NC –The Greensboro Grasshoppers are proud to announce a two-year player development contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates that will run through the 2020 season. This marks an exciting time as this will be the …Read the Rest…

Bill on Baseball:Hoppers win one with Tank in the pen

Posted by Guest Columnist on June 3, 2018 at 9:11 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers win one with Tank in the pen from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com It was a good afternoon for a pickoff, for snapping a slump and for Tank in the pen. That last one is going to require some explanation, which will come later. The upshot of Sunday’s game was …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers short-circuited by Power

Posted by Guest Columnist on June 2, 2018 at 11:49 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers short-circuited by Power from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com No rain, no runs. West Virginia bounced back from a soggy loss Friday night and shut down the Hoppers Saturday, 4–0. “Their starter did a good job, especially after (Friday) night,” said Hoppers manager Todd Pratt. “We didn’t hit today. We …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers can’t hold early lead for Braley

Posted by Guest Columnist on May 23, 2018 at 7:28 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers can’t hold early lead for Braley from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com The Hoppers had a little offense early but Kannapolis had a little bit more late. The result was a 3–2 win for the Intimidators on a hot Wednesday afternoon at First National Bank Field. When Micah Brown swatted …Read the Rest…

Former Greensboro Grasshopper Josh Naylor(San Antonio Missions) lighting up Minor League Baseball with 6 HR’s and 13 RBI in the first week of the season

Posted by Andy Durham on April 14, 2018 at 11:45 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Former Greensboro Grasshopper first baseman Josh Naylor, now with the San Antonio Missions and in the San Diego Padres organization, is tearing the cover off of the baseball in the first week of the new 2018 season, as Naylor has connected for 6 home runs and has driven in 13 runs to go along with …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Despite loss, Cabrera has promising start

Posted by Guest Columnist on April 11, 2018 at 12:21 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Despite loss, Cabrera has promising start from Bill Hass with Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball at www.gsohoppers.com Raw talent met experience Tuesday night, and experience won out. The Miami Marlins have high hopes for young right-hander Edward Cabrera, who won’t turn 20 until Friday. He had an uneven performance but battled through five innings …Read the Rest…

Congratulations Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers/Miami Marlins) on Winning Gold Glove Award

Posted by Press Release on November 8, 2017 at 10:57 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Coming in to us today, from www.marlins.com: Marcell Oznua(Greensboro Grasshoppers) wins his first Gold Glove A two-time All-Star starter, and now Marcell Ozuna(Miami Marlins) has added a new accolade! Ozo led all qualifying NL left fielders with a .984 fielding percentage, while committing just five errors over 152 games and achieving 10 outfield assists. Marcell, …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Santos, Hill, Mahoney lead Hoppers into tie for 1st

Posted by Guest Columnist on August 20, 2017 at 10:11 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Santos, Hill, Mahoney lead Hoppers into tie for 1st from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball at www.gsohoppers.com Offense from two improbable sources, plus solid pitching and defense, carried the Hoppers into a share of first place Sunday afternoon. Jhonny Santos drove in five runs, Trenton Hill went 4-for-4 and scored three runs and Kolton …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers working on a Doubleheader Sweep at Kannapolis with Game One done and Game Two set to resume on Sunday

Posted by Andy Durham on August 12, 2017 at 11:27 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Game One:GSO Hoppers won it 2-1 over Kannapolis…. Game Two:Game suspended in the Top of the 5th with GSO Hoppers up 1-0 and at the plate in the 5th…Game Two will be completed on Sunday at Kannapolis and the regular scheduled game will follow….First game on Sunday must go 9 Innings and the second game …Read the Rest…


Graham Sporting Goods Baseball Tonight/This Morning:Hoppers take two from Hagerstown and Tyler Boone throws No-hitter for Greensboro Reds

Posted by Andy Durham on June 9, 2017 at 1:10 am under Amateur, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Greensboro Reds 10, Greensboro Yankees 0 No-hitter for the Reds Tyler Boone(9 Inning, Complete-Game victory….Boone with 15 K’s and 1 BB… This was the first non-combined No-hitter in Reds’ history…. This was the third overall No-hitter in Greensboro Reds’ baseball history…Marks the first non-combined No-hitter and it was turned in by Tyler Boone…. Game One …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers fall 6-0 to the Hagerstown Suns, in Burlington

Posted by Andy Durham on June 7, 2017 at 10:00 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from Burlington Athletic Park, home of the Burlington Royals: Hagerstown Suns 6, Greensboro Grasshoppers 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Hagerstown 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 6 7 2 Greensboro 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 WP:Sterling Sharp/LP:L.J. …Read the Rest…

Carlos Rodon(N.C. State) to start today for the Winston-Salem Dash in 5pm game at Five County Stadium/Grasshoppers home vs. Hagerstown Suns

Posted by Andy Durham on June 6, 2017 at 10:41 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Carlos Rodon, the former N.C. State pitcher, will start game one of a doubleheader today for the Winston-Salem Dash, as the Dash meet the Carolina Mudcats at Five County Stadium, in Zebulon… Rodon, with Chicago White Sox, is on rehab assignment, as he suits up today for the Dash, in their matchup with the Mudcats(Milwaukee …Read the Rest…