Greensbro Grasshoppers Wednesday Night Baseball Report brought to us by Mike Causey for North Carolina Insurance Commissioner: Hoppers run past Asheville Tourists 12-3, with Head, Jebb, Brannigan, and Planchart doing their part to get the Victory

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

Final from Wednesday night at McCormick Field, in Asheville, N.C.:
Greensboro Grasshoppers 12, Asheville Tourists 3
WP:Derek Diamond(3-0)
LP:James Hicks(0-2)

Hoppers' Line-12-10-0
Tourists' Line-3- 8-2

Greensboro Grasshoppers(28-19)
Asheville Tourists(20-26)

Hopper hitters stayed hot with Hudson Head hot going 2-5/HR/Double/2 Runs/3 RBI…Mitch Jebb was staying warm as he went 2-4/HR/BB/3 Runs/1 RBI…Keeping a hot stick is Jack Brannigan who was 1-4/HR/BB/2 Runs/2 RBI…Geovanny Planchart went 1-5/2 RBI…Charles McAdoo goes 1-3/BB/2 Runs…Termarr Johnson was 1-4/BB/Run…P.J. Hilson 1-4/BB/Run…Luke Brown 1-5/Run/RBI…Busy night at the plate/dish for the Hoppers with 12 runs, on 10 hits, and it was feast or famine, as the Hops got all those runs and hits, but still struck out 15 times, with 5 BBs…

Down 1-0, and headed to the top of the second inning, the Greensboro Grasshoppers laid the law down, and picked up their bats, and got real busy here, grabbing a 5-1 lead after two complete innings…
Top 2nd
Luke Brown reaches on a fielder’s choice, fielded by second baseman Anthony Sherwin. Charles McAdoo scores. Mitch Jebb scores. P.J. Hilson scores. Luke Brown to 2nd. Throwing error by second baseman Anthony Sherwin.
GBO 3,ASH 1

Jack Brannigan homers on a fly ball to left center field. Luke Brown scores.
GBO 5,ASH 1

Greensboro Grasshoppers’ starting pitcher/winning pitcher Derek Diamond worked 5 innings, allowing 1 run, on 4 hits, with 1 BB/7 Ks…The Hoppers pitching staff led by Diamond’s 7 Ks, struck 15 Asheville Tourist batters for the game, and walked just two Tourists…

Top Tourist hitter on Wednesday night was Austin Deming, and he went 2-4/Double/Run…Ryan Johnson for Asheville was 2-4…

Asheville’s starting pitcher/losing pitcher James Hicks was on the hill for 3 innings, giving up 7 runs, on 5 hits, with 2 BBs/6 Ks and he gave up the home run to the Hoppers Jack Brannigan, and it was homer #7 of the season for Brannigan…

Game Particulars:
Attendance-1,850
Time of Game/TOG-2:37
Game Time Temp-72 Degrees

Next Up:
Greensboro Grasshoppers(28-19) at the Asheville Tourists(20-26) on Thursday night at McCormick Field…First pitch due in at 6:35pm…

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