Mense Hits Seventh Home Run of 2008 Campaign
GREENSBORO â€“ Greensboro trailed 7-3 when the skies opened after seven and a half inning of play and weather did not allow the game to resume as the Hoppers dropped the homestand finale to Kannapolis.
All four of Greensboroâ€™s hits came from its top three batters, including Hunter Menseâ€™s seventh home run of the season in the fourth inning.
The loss gave he Intimidators a series sweep and Greensboro fell under .500 (5-6) for the first time in the second half after the 40 minute delay.
Greensboro returns to action Monday as the Hoppers open a two-game series at West Virginia before returning home Thursday, July 3 to face Delmarva.
Postgame Quick Stats
Win â€“ Levi Maxwell (8-2); Loss â€“ Chris Bodishbaugh (0-1); Save â€“ None
Time â€“1:58 (:40 delay); Attendance â€“ 5,932
*****from Justin Stottlemyre Hoppers’ media assistant*****
++++++Did you see Hunter Mense in the WFMY TV2 Sports segment, “What’s in Your Locker”, on Saturday evening’s 11pm NEWS????? Good feature and Hunter did a great job with it.++++++
@@@@@The Grasshoppers’ center fielder Bryan Petersen moved up to the AA Carolina Mudcats to help out on Sunday, and help out he did, going 4-4 with a double and 4RBI’s while playing in right field.@@@@@