Greensboro Grasshoppers Thursday Night Baseball Report brought to us by Mike Causey for North Carolina Insurance Commissioner: Hoppers keep hitting those Home Runs with Grand Slams from Lonnie White Jr. and Luke Brown at Asheville(White Jr. with 6 RBI/Brown had 5 RBI/Charles McAdoo goes 5-6 at the plate)

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

MORE Greensbro Grasshoppers’ Home Runs on Thursday night at Asheville…Lonnie White Jr. with a Grand Slam and he drove in 6 runs, and then Luke Brown might have just done Lonnie one better with 2 HRs from Luke, as Brown went to Downtown Asheville with a Grand Slam home run, and also connected for a solo shot, so 5 RBI for Luke Brown….That’s 3 HRs there, and add one more to the chart, as Nick Cimillo smacked a solo dinger for his 7th HR of the year…Four Total Home Runs, on Thursday night at Asheville, for the Greensboro Grasshoppers…

The Hoppers out-hit Asheville 18-4, and out-scored the Tourists, 15-2…

Final Score from Thursday night, at McCormick Field in Asheville, N.C.:
Greensboro Grasshoppers 15, Asheville Tourists 2
WP:Hunter Barco(2-1)
LP:Manuel Urias(0-6)

Hoppers' Line-15-18-0
Tourists' Line-2- 4-1

Greensboro Grasshoppers(29-19)
Asheville Tourists(20-27)

The Greensboro Grasshoppers scored 10 runs over the first 3 Innings of this game…Hot early, and kept the pressure on the Asheville Tourists…
Top 1st
Lonnie White Jr. hits a grand slam to left center field. Jack Brannigan scores. Nick Cimillo scores. Charles McAdoo scores.

Top 2nd
Luke Brown homers on a line drive to right center field.

Top 3rd
Nick Cimillo homers on a line drive to center field.

Luke Brown hits a grand slam to center field. Charles McAdoo scores. Mitch Jebb scores. Hudson Head scores.
GBO 10,ASH 0

Hoppers with 15 runs, on 18 hits, with 45 plate appearances…The Grasshoppers walked 3 times, and struck out 12 times on Thursday night…Two runs, on four hits for Asheville, and the Tourists with 31 ABs, and they struck out 15 times, and walked twice…

Hopper hitters were busy with Jack Brannigan going 2-6/Double/Run…Termarr Johnson 2-6/2 Doubles/2 Runs…Nick Cimillo 3-5/HR/3 Runs/2 RBI…How about the Red/White Hot-hitting Charles McAdoo, who went 5-6/3 Runs/RBI/SB…McAdoo now batting at .331 for the season…Lonnie White Jr. 2-6/Grand Slam HR/BB/1 Run/6 RBI…Mitch Jebb 0-4/BB/Run…Hudson Head 0-4/Run…Shawn Ross 1-5…Luke Brown 3-5/Grand Slam HR/HR/3 Runs/5 RBI…Every man that came to the plate in this game for the Hoppers, got involved in the Offense…

GSO Winning Pitcher Hunter Barco(2-1) worked a gem for him, going 5 Innings, allowing 2 Runs, on 4 hits, with 1 BB/7 Ks, and he gave up one home run..Reliever Luis Peralta struck out five Tourist batters, during his two innings of work from the ‘pen…

Asheville losing pitcher Manuel Urias went 3 innings, giving up 10 Hopper runs, on 9 Hopper hits, with a BB/3 Ks, and Urias gave up all four of the Hopper Homers…

That is pretty much the story of the game too, Four Hopper Homers, including Two Grand Slams, and McAdoo goes 5-6 at the plate, and Barco gets in his five innings, and he has run support like never before…Hoppers on the move and keeping that First Place spot in the South Atlantic League Northern Division standings/SALLY Standings by three games now, over the Jersey Shore Blue Claws and the Brooklyn Cyclones…

Game Particulars:
Time of Game/TOG-2:39
Game Time Temp-72 Degrees

Up Next:
Greensboro Grasshoppers(29-19) at the Asheville Tourists(20-27) on Friday night at 6:35, at McCormick Field in Asheville, N.C.

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