Greensboro Grasshoppers Friday Night Baseball Report brought to us by Mike Causey for North Carolina Insurance Commissioner: Righty Reilly Ready and Hoppers very steady in 5-0 Shutout win over Greenville Drive(One-Hitter from Pitching Staff)

Greensboro Grasshoppers Friday Night Baseball Report
brought to us by Mike Causey for North Carolina Insurance Commissioner…..

Here you go with the story of the game….Greensboro Grasshoppers right-handed pitcher Patrick Reilly got the start for the Hoppers, and the Righty Reilly was Ready…His line showed he gave up NO Hits, therefore he also allowed NO Runs and he walked three Greenville Drive batters, but he struck out the Grive side in the top of the first inning, and then he proceeded to strike out 7 Greenville batters over his five innings of work….The Hoppers pitching staff for Friday night, including Reilly, then there was two of innings of work each for Ryan Harbin and Elijah Birdsong, and the three Hopper hurlers combined to toss a One-Hitter….
**********Like we said, the Right Reilly was Ready…**********
Patrick Reilly(W, 2-3)

Innings    Hits     Runs    Earned Runs  Walks    Strikeouts
5.0	   0	    0	    0	         3	  7
Innings    Hits     Runs    Earned Runs  Walks    Strikeouts

Final Score from Friday night at First National Bank Field:
Greensboro Grasshoppers 5, Greenville Drive 0
WP:Patick Reilly(2-3)
LP:Cooper Adams(0-3)

Hoppers' Line-5-6-0
Drive' Line-  0-1-2

Greensboro Grasshoppers(25-18)
Greenville Drive(19-24)

Hoppers hitters:Nick Cimillo 2-4/HR/Run/RBI…Shawn Ross 1-2/HR/BB/HBP/Run/2 RBI/SB…Maikol Escotto 1-4/HR/Run/RBI…Jack Brannigan 1-5/RBI…Termarr Johnson 1-3/BB/2 SB…P.J. Hilson 0-3/BB/Run/2 SB…Luke Brown 0-3/BB/Run/SB…Lonnie White Jr. 0-2/BB/HBP…

Ryan Harbin from the Hoppers’ bullpen, goes 2 Innings, giving up No Runs, on One Hit, with 1 BB/3 K…Closing the game was Elijah Birdsong who worked two innings, and he was near-perfect going the two frames, and allowing No Runs/No Hits/0 BB/1 K…
(The Drive’s Kristian Campbell got the only hit of the game for Greenville…Campbell came up with an infield ground ball single to short, and he reached first base with his hit, in the seventh inning…Ahbram Liendo drew two walks for the Drive.)

The Drive’s Cooper Adams got the start he threw for 4 Innings, he gave up 4 runs, on 5 hits, with 3 BBs/3 Ks and Adams gave up two Hopper homers…

A look at How the Hoppers Scored:
Bottom 2nd
Maikol Escotto homers on a fly ball to right center field.
GVL 0,GBO 1

Shawn Ross homers on a line drive to left center field. Luke Brown scores.
GVL 0,GBO 3

Bottom 4th
Jack Brannigan grounds out, third baseman Ahbram Liendo to first baseman Bryan Gonzalez. P.J. Hilson scores. Shawn Ross to 3rd. 2 outs
GVL 0,GBO 4

Bottom 7th
Nick Cimillo homers on a fly ball to left field.
GVL 0,GBO 5

Game Particulars:
Attendance-4,977
Time of Game/TOG-2:25
Game Time Temp-82 Degrees

Next Up:
Greenville Drive(19-24) at the Greensboro Grasshoppers(25-18) on Saturday night at 6:30pm, with a Spectacular Saturday Fireworks Show planned for after the game…All this coming your way from beautiful First National Bank Field, in downtown Greensboro…If you can’t make it to the game, be sure to Listen Live when you CLICK HERE….

Looking back at Friday, and ahead to Saturday, in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ system:
Pittsburgh Pirates System:
Class A Bradenton Marauders…Marauders were winners on Friday night, taking down the Dunedin Cubs, 4-3…Today, Dunedin Cubs(20-23) at Bradenton Marauders(20-23) 6:30pm…

Double A Altoona Curve from Friday topped the Erie Seawolves, 8-3…WP was Hopper from last year, Eddy Yean(4-1)…The Save goes to Hopper from 2 years back, Justin Meis…Not many former Hoppers involved in the plate effort…Tres Gonzalez went 1-2/2 BBs/Run…Sun Che Chang was 1-3/BB/Run/RBI…Jace Bowen went 0-5/RBI/SB…Today, Altoona(13-30) at Eric Seawolves(23-18) at 6:05pm…On the hill for the Curve, former Hopper, Braxton Ashcraft(1-2)…..

Triple A Indianapolis Indians back on Friday, fell hard to the Iowa Cubs, 12-0…Former Hopper Henry Davis went 1-4/Double…Only former Hopper doing it at the plate..Team only compiled 4 hits total…No former Hoppers on the mound for the Indians on Friday, but today it will be RHP Domingo German(0-1) on the hill for the Indians…German with the Hoppers back in 2014 and he went (9-3) that season for the Hoppers as a member of the Florida Marlins organization…It is going full circle for German…German also spent time in the majors with the New York Yankees…German (18-4) for the Yankees in 2019…39 BBs/153 Ks…Tonight Indianapolis Indians(22-24) at the Iowa Cubs(22-27) 7:08pm…

MLB Pittsburgh Pirates did not falter on Friday, they got the win over the highly touted Atlanta Braves, Bucs 11-5 over the Bravos…And Pittsburgh’s winning pitcher Bailey Falter(3-2) got the victory and no slide at all from Falter…At the plate a nice parade of former Hoppers producing, with 2B Nick Gonzalez going 2-3/Double/BB/Run/4 RBI…3B Jared Triolo went 1-5/HR/2 RBI…For the Braves, former Hopper Marcel Ozuna was 1-4/Double/Run…No former Hoppers on the hill for the Braves on Friday…Today it is Atlanta(29-19) at Pittsburgh(24-28) at 4:05pm…

Pirates’ System Overall:
Class A:Bradenton Marauders(20-23)…
High A:Greensboro Grasshoppers(25-18)…
Double A:Altoona Curve(13-30)…
Triple A Indianapolis Indians(22-24)…
MLB:Pittsburgh Pirates(24-28)…