The Greensboro Grasshoppers won their first three games in Hickory, but the Hoppers closed out their road trip, falling to the Crawdads, 2-1, on Sunday afternoon, at L.P. Frans Stadium in Hickory, N.C. The Hoppers led the game 1-0 through 7 1/2 innings, but the Grasshoppers gave up two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, and Hickory closed the game out in the top of the ninth inning, to claim the victory…
Hickory Crawdads 2, Greensboro Grasshoppers 1
Crawdads' line:2-7-1 Hoppers' line: 1-2-1
Hoppers’ hitters:Matthew Frazier 1-4…Jesus Valdez 1-3…Will Matthiessen 0-3/BB/Run….Matthew Gorski 0-2/2 BB’s….
The Hickory Crawdads produced seven singles from 7 different batters on Sunday….
The Grasshoppers losing pitcher Bear Bellomy worked one inning, the bottom of the eighth inning, and he gave up two runs on four hits, with 0 BB’s and 0 K’s….Bellomy came in the eight inning looking to get the save on Sunday, but he ended up with the blown save and the loss, in Sunday afternoon’s contest at Hickory….
Time of Game/TOG-2:39