Hoppers at home tonight at NewBridge Bank in their home-opener and they have at least five players back off of last year’s team, including Austin Brice(P), Scott Lyman(P), Tony Caldwell(C), Yeison Hernandez(INF) and Alfredo Gomez(INF)….Jheyson Manzueta(P) returns from the 2011 South Atlantic League Championship team….
Should be good season and one that will be hard to predict and nail down early, due to the lack of name players on this year’s squad….Skipper George Hernandez will have his boys ready and they just got back in town after a day game, in Rome, Georgia, against the Braves on Wednesday….
Rome topped the Hoppers 3-2 and the Grasshoppers closed out their season-opening road trip, with a record of (4-3)….
Good crowd expected for the home-opener this evening and the first pitch is due to cross homem plate, at just past 7pm…..
You can check out the game at www.gsohoppers.com/greensborosports.com and we should have our FM transmittor running for you inside NewBridge Bank Park and that will get you the game on 97.7FM….Check out the broadcast, as the Hoppers begin their 9th season at NewBridge Bank Park….
Greensboro Grasshoppers take on the Lakewood BlueClaws tonight, in the home-opener for 2013…..