Game Report on Greensboro Grasshoppers Wednesday Afternoon/Morning Baseball brought to us by Mike Causey for North Carolina Insurance Commissioner: Hoppers over Hickory and Greensboro now on Four-Game Win Streak(Brannigan-HR, Jebb-Triple, Escotto-Double and Hoppers “W”)

Game Report on Greensboro Grasshoppers Wednesday Afternoon/Morning Baseball…
brought to us by Mike Causey for North Carolina Insurance Commissioner…..

Final Score from Wednesday afternoon/morning at L.P. Frans Stadium, in Hickory, N.C.:
Greensboro Grasshoppers 2, Hickory Crawdads 1
WP:J.P. Massey(3-3)
LP:Ryan Lobus(0-1)
SV:Cy Nielson(3)

Hoppers' Line- 2-6-0
Crawdads' Line-1-6-0

Greensboro Grasshoppers(20-14)
Hickory Crawdads(12-22)

The Greensboro Grasshoppers have now won four straight games, going back to their final two games at Bowling Green, Kentucky, and the Hoppers currently lead the Best-of-Six game series, over Hickory, 2-0…..

The Grasshoppers took an early 2-0 lead on Wednesday morning with that 11am first pitch in Hickory, and then the Hoppers held on to top the ‘Dads, 2-1….Another solid day for the Greensboro Grasshoppers who got a very solid start from their WP, J.P. Massey…Massey now at (3-3) got the starting call, and he went 6 Innings, allowing 1 Run, on 4 hits, with 3 BBs/4 Ks….Jaden Woods and Cy Nielson carried the Hops bullpen over the last three innings of the contest, giving up 0 Runs, on 2 hits, with 0 BBs/4 Ks….Woods ends up with a Hold(2), and Nielson got the Save(3)…

Hopper hitters led by Mitch Jebb who was 2-4/Triple/Run…Jack Brannigan was 1-4/HR/RBI…Maikol Escotto goes 1-4/Double…Geovanny Planchart went 1-4/RBI…Termarr Johnson was 1-3/BB…Luke Brown went 0-2/BB…..Home Run/HR for Jack Brannigan, Triple for Mitch Jebb, and a Double for Maikol Escotto….And then add in the three singles, and you have a pure six-pack of Hopper Hits…
Hoppers’ Scoring:
Top 2nd
Geovanny Planchart singles on a line drive to right fielder Jayce Easley. Mitch Jebb scores.
GBO 1,HIC 0

Top 3rd
Jack Brannigan homers on a fly ball to center field.
GBO 2,HIC 0

Top Hickory Crawdad hitter was Konner Piotto who goes 2-3/BB….Sebastian Walcott went 1-3/Double/Run…Quincy Scott goes 1-3/BB/RBI…Cameron Cauley 1-4…Yeison Morrobel 1-4…

Hickory’s starting pitcher, Ryan Lobus, worked 4 2/3’s innings, giving up 2 Runs, on 4 Hits, with 2 BBs/7 Ks, and he gave up the Solo HR to the Hoppers’ Jack Brannigan….

Game Particulars:
Attendance-1,690
Time of Game/TOG-2:18
Game Time Temp-65 Degrees

Up Next:
Greensboro Grasshoppers(20-14) at the Hickory Crawdads(12-22) on Thursday afternoon/night at Hickory’s L.P. Frans Stadium, with a scheduled Doubleheader contest to begin with Game One at 5pm, and then Game Two to follow…Game Two is a Makeup of 4/21 game that was Postponed, in Greensboro…..

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