Greensboro Grasshoppers Saturday Night Baseball Report brought to us by Mike Causey for Insurance Commissioner: Hoppers lead early, but fall in the Fifth as ASHE Tourists push across two runs to win it, 4-3

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

Final from Saturday night at McCormick Field, in Asheville, N.C.:
Asheville Tourists 4, Greensboro Grasshoppers 3
WP:Franny Cobos(2-0)
LP:Dominic Perachi(3-1)

Tourists' Line-4-8-2
Hoppers' Line- 3-4-0

Greensboro Grasshoppers(29-21)
Asheville Tourists(22-27)

The magic ran out Saturday night for the Greensboro Grasshoppers at McCormick Field, in Asheville…The Hops had been on top most of the week, winning the first three contests of this series, before falling on Friday…And the Hoppers fell again on Saturday night, but they did lead again on Saturday…Hoppers up 2-0 early, the Greensboro was in front, 2-1, 3-1, and then 3-2…

Then the hammer came down in the fifth inning, with the Tourists behind 3-2, and the home team for Saturday plated two big runs, to win the ballgame, 4-3…Back-to-Back wins now for the Tourists, as this Six-Game Series will be ending on Sunday afternoon…In the sixth thru ninth innings, there was nothing but Goose Eggs, laying out there Saturday, on the ASHE scoreboard…Hoppers lead the Six-Game Set, going into Sunday afternoon’s finale, 3-2…..

This is how the game was looking as the Hoppers and Tourists, headed toward the bottom of the Fifth Inning…
Bottom 5th
Garret Guillemette singles on a line drive to left fielder Luke Brown. John Garcia scores. Ryan Johnson to 2nd.

Jackson Loftin singles on a line drive to center fielder Lonnie White Jr. Ryan Johnson scores. Garret Guillemette to 2nd.

Hoppers top hitters on Saturday night, at Asheville:
Termarr Johnson was 1-3/HR/BB/Run/2 RBI…Josiah Sightler 2-4/HR/Run/RBI…Geovanny Planchart 1-2/BB…Jack Brannigan 0-3/Run…Hudson Head 0-3/BB…Charles McAdoo was 0-1 as a Pinch Hitter, but McAdoo is breaking through, and is batting just above .332, and Charles in Charge, is batting .333 for the season, for the Grasshoppers…

Highlights of the night, from up there in Asheville…The highlighters would have to be Termarr Johnson and Josiah Sightler, as those two broke through with the Hoppers Hot Homers of the Night….The Hot Hitter of the game for ASHE, and this kid hit Two home runs in this contest, and becoming the man was, Brice Matthews…Matthews goes 2-3/2 HRs/BB/2 Runs/2 RBI, for the Tourists…

Hoppers’ starting pithcer Wilber Dotel, went 3 innings and he gave up 2 runs, on 3 hits, with 2 BBs/5 Ks, plus Dotel gave up two long risers/HRs(Brice Matthews)…Dominic Perachi(3-1) took the loss for the Hoopers and Perachi worked the middle innings, going three frames and allowing 2 runs on 5 hits, with 4 BBs/2 Ks…Four strikeouts from Cy Nielson, in late relief, with two innings of work for the Hoppers…

Asheville pitcher Franny Cobos came out of the bullpen, to get the win, and Cobos goes 4 1/3 innings of long relief work, giving up 0 Runs, on 1 hit, with 1 BB/ 4 Ks…Solid effort right there, from Cobos, with his pretty clean slate late, to help nail down his Tourists victory….

Game Particulars:
Time of Game/TOG-2:36
Game Time Temp-69 Degrees

Up Next:
Greensboro Grasshoppers(29-21) at the Asheville Tourists(22-27) on Sunday afternoon at 1:05pm, there inside of historic McCormick Field, in Asheville, N.C…..Home of the ASHE Tourists…