RE/MAX Revolution Report:Hoppers fall by one to Braves on Wednesday night in Rome, Georgia

Courtesy of RE/MAX Revolution, the Top Real Estate Sales Team in the Triad….

from Wednesday night in Rome, Georgia:
Rome Braves 6, Greensboro Grasshoppers 5
WP:Rob Griswald(2-4)/LP:Cy Nielson(4-3)

Braves- 6-9-2
Hoppers-5-6-1

Greensboro Grasshoppers(62-51)
Rome Braves(55-61)

The Greeensboro Grasshoppers led this game, 4-0, after three innings…Three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning by the Braves to make this a 5-4 Hopper advantage, but the Braves posted two more run in the bottom of the ninth to win the contest, 6-5…Jack Brannigan went 2-4 for the Hoppers with one RBI, and he saw his batting average jump up to .320…

The Grasshoppers are now 3 1/2 games behind the first place Jersey Shore BlueClaws…Derek Diamond got the start for the Grasshoppers on Wednesday night, and he went 7 2/3’s innings, allowing four runs on six hits, with 1 BB/2 K…On in relief came Cy Nielson, who inherited a 5-4 lead as he went to work, with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning…Two runs in the bottom of the ninth off of Nielson, gave the Braves a walkoff win…Justin Janas and Stephen Paolini both scored on a ground ball by Kevin Kilpatrick, with two outs in the bottom of the ninth for the win…

Other Hopper hitters, along with what Jack Brannigan did…Tres Gonzalez went 1-5/Run/SB…Tremarr Johnson 0-2/2 BB’s/2 Runs/SB…Jase Bowen 0-2/Run/SAC Fly/RBI…Josiah Sightler 1-4/2 RBI…Brenden Dixon 1-4…Sammy Siani 1-3/BB/Run/SB…

Game Details:
Attendance-660
Time of Game-2:34
Game Time Temp-93 degrees at 7:04pm

Next Up:
Greensboro Grasshoppers(62-51) at Rome Braves(55-61) on Thursday night, at 7pm…..