from Saturday night, at State Mutual Stadium in Rome, Georgia:
Greensboro Grasshoppers 8, Rome Braves 5
Hoppers' line:8-10-1 Braves' line: 5- 6-3
Hoppers’ hitters:Nick Gonzales 1-4/2 RBI…Aaron Shackleford 1-3/BB/HR/Run/RBI…Jared Triolo 2-5/2 Runs…Matt Gorski 2-5/2 Runs/RBI…LoLo Sanchez 2-4/2 Runs…Blake Sabol 1-2/BB/Run/RBI…Dylan Shockley 1-3/Double/RBI…
Shackleford with HR #15 for the year, and Gorski with HR #10 for the season…Shackleford with RBI #39, and Gorski, with RBI #36…
The Hoppers got scoreless work from their bullpen on Saturday night…WP Colin Selby and closer Austin Roberts combined to go 5 innings, giving up no runs, on one hit, with just one walk and six strikeouts…Solid work out of the pen, by Selby and Roberts….
Two hits each for Triolo, Gorski, and Sanchez, and the big home runs from Shackleford and Gorski….The Hoppers with four runs in the seventh, and then another run in the eighth to win this game…The Hoppers have been scoring a lot of late runs, in this series with Rome, which the Hoppers now lead 4-1 this week…Three errors by the Rome Braves, on Saturday night….
The Grasshoppers are still five games back of the Bowling Green Hot Rods in the High A East League South Division….The Hot Rods are 23 games over .500, at (44-21) and the Hoppers are 10 games over .500, at (39-26)…..
Time of Game/TOG-3:08