Gonzales goes Gonzo with 5 HR’s and 15 RBI over his last two games, and on Tuesday, Gonzo with Walk-off Grand Slam HR to push Hoppers past Hudson Valley Renegades, 9-7

final from Tuesday night, at First National Bank Field:
Greensboro Grasshoppers 9, Hudson Valley Renegades 7
WP:Emmanuel Mejia(1-0)
LP:Derek Craft(1-3)
*****Walk-off Grand Slam home run from Nick Gonzales, wins it for the Greensboro Grasshoppers….*****
(Six home runs, including four in the fifth inning, from the Hudson Valley Renegades, and they went HR’s back-to-back-to-back in the fifth inning, and then back-to-back with home runs again, in the top of the ninth inning…Five solo HR’s for the Renegades, and one two-run HR from Hudson Valley…But Gonzo’s LONG GONE Grand Slam, wins it for the Hoppers.)


Hoppers' line:  9- 8-0
Renegades' line:7-13-0

Heavy Hopper Hitters:Nick Gonzales with five(5) home runs, and fifteen(15) RBI over his last two baseball game…Gonzales 3-5 with two HR’s on Tuesday night, including his Walk-off Grand Slam Home Run to win the game, 9-7, in the bottom of the ninth inning…Gonzales with two HR’s and a single, plus three runs scored and 7 RBI…Gonzo has been on a tear over the last two contests…He is batting over .300 for the season…Liover Peguero was 1-3 with three runs scored, plus he had a Double, two Walks, and two Stolen Bases…Will Matthiessen goes 1-3/BB, with a HR and two runs scored…Between Gonzales, Peguero, and Matthiessen, they scored eight(8) of the Grasshoppers nine(9) runs….LoLo Sanchez was 1-4/RBI…Jonah Davis was 1-3/BB/Run….Jared Triolo was 1-4…

In the bottom of the ninth inning, the Greensboro Grasshoppers scored four runs on one hit, the Gonzales Grand Slam home run, and the other runs came by batters that reached by walk, Matthiessen and Peguero, and by a passed ball, Jonah Davis….Matthiessen(walk), Peguero(walk), Davis(strikeout, and then ran to first base when the third strike was dropped and he reached first base by way of the passed ball, and then you had the Grand Slam, from Nick Gonzales…

Bear Bellomy gave the Hoppers their best effort on the mound on Tuesday evening…Bellomy worked three innings, allowing No runs, on one one hit with three strikeouts…Bellomy retired nine of the ten batters he faced, over the sixth, seventh, and eighth innings..

Time of Game/TOG-2:49