Wednesday Night Greensboro Grasshoppers Baseball Report brought to us by Mike Causey for North Carolina Insurance Commissioner(Lonnie White out-of-sight with another ‘Stick of Dyno-Mite’, unloading a HR/Double/2 Runs)

Mike Causey for North Carolina Insurance Commissioner brings us the Wednesday Night Greensboro Grasshoppers Baseball Report…..

Final from Truist Field in Winston-Salem:
Greensboro Grasshoppers 7, Winston-Salem Dash 1
WP:Alessandro Ercolani(1-0)
LP:Tyler Schweitzer(0-1)

Dash   -1- 4-1


The Greensboro Grasshoppers carried a 7-0 lead into the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Hoppers got it done, and they won, 7-1…The Hoppers Lonnie White had another BIG night, with White going 3-5/HR/Double/2 Runs/RBI…The Grasshoppers with 2 runs in the third inning, 3 more runs in the fifth, then they added one run in both the eighth and ninth innnigs to secure the victory, and to tie the week-long series with the WS Dash, at One-Game-Each….

So Lonnie White was the Hoppers top player of the game on offense, but he had some help with the other Hoppers adding these numbers at the plate…Jack Brannigan 2-4/BB/2 Runs…Termarr Johnson went 0-3/2 BBs/Run/RBI…Charles McAdoo goes 1-3/BB/2 RBI…Mitch Jebb 2-3/2 BBs/RBI…Rodolfo Nolasco 1-5…Hudson Head 0-3/BB/RBI…Geovanny Planchart 1-3/Double/BB/2 Runs…

The Greensboro Grasshoppers collected 10 hits, which they turned into seven(7) runs, and the Hoppers drew eight(8) walks…

Jacob Gonzalez led the Winston-Salem Dash at the plate, going 2-4/Double…Loidel Chapelli went 1-1, with 3 BBs and he scored the only run of the game for the WS Dash…Chapelli scored on a bases-loaded groundout in the bottom of the ninth inning, to break up the Hoppers shutout effort….Hoppers’ RHP Brandan Bidois gave up the lone Greensboro run of the game, coming out of the Grasshoppers bullpen, to close out the ninth inning…

Greensboro Grasshoppers Alessandro Ercolani listed as the Winning Pitcher, going 4 Innings, allowing 0 runs on 2 hits, while walking 1 Dash batter, and Ercolani struck out five(5) batters…Dash starter Tyler Schweitzer, took the loss working 3 innings, giving up 2 runs on 3 hits, with 2 BBs/2 Ks…..

Game Particulars:
Time of Game-2:49
Game Time Temp-69 Degrees

Up Next:Greensboro Grasshoppers(3-2) at the WS Dash(2-3) on Thursday night at 7pm, at Truist Field…This week’s Six-Game Series with the Hoppers and the Dash, now tied at 1-1, going into the Thursday night matchup….

Game Report from the WS Dash website:

Winston-Salem Falls to Greensboro, 7-1
Chapelli reaches base four times in loss

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem Dash dropped game two of a six-game series to the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 7-1, on Wednesday evening at Truist Stadium in front of 2,024 fans.

Winston-Salem (2-3) starter, Tyler Schweitzer, made quick work of Greensboro (3-2) across the first two innings but ran into trouble in the 3rd. The Grasshoppers loaded the bases with one out in the frame before Temarr Johnson walked bringing home a run and Charles McAdoo drove in a run on a sacrifice fly in the next at-bat giving the visitors a 2-0 lead.

Greensboro extended its lead in the fifth with five straight hitters reaching base and two more runs being walked home giving the Grasshoppers a 5-0 advantage.

The Dash offensively could not figure out Greensboro pitching until the ninth while trailing 7-0, pushing across a run in the final frame but fell to the Grasshoppers, 7-1.

The Dash and Grasshoppers meet for game three of a six game series on Thursday evening. First pitch is slated for 7 p.m. from Truist Stadium.