The Season of the Summer in the SALLY: Greensboro Grasshoppers home tonight vs. Hudson Valley Renegades with very important series this week at FNB Field

Hoppers had success at Winston-Salem last week, winning their Six-Game Series with the WS Dash, 5-1…12-4 Hoppers over the Dash back on Sunday, and the Hoppers are now (5-5) over their last 10 games, with a ½ GAME(Half-Game) lead over the Jersey Shore BlueClaws with just 3 games left to play in the first half, of the South Atlantic League’s Northern Division…

But this week the Hoppers are facing the Hudson Valley Renegades(33-29), with Hudson Valley (6-4) last 10 games, (15-17) on the road this season, and the Renegades defeated Brooklyn 8-7 back on Sunday, so they show up here, with a win under their belts tonight…

Game One of the Six-Game Hoppers-Renegades series here this week, and the Hoppers need to continue to win, with just the Three Games to go in the First Half of the SALLY…6:30pm First Pitch tonight at First National Bank Field/FNB Field, in downtown Greensboro…

Games from Sunday:Hoppers over WS Dash, 12-4…Jersey Shore topped Wilmington Blue Rocks, 6-1…Aberdeen past Hickory, 15-12…Asheville stopped Greenville, 11-10…Hudson Valley, took down Brooklyn, 8-7…and Rome moved by Bowling Green, 6-0…

Today in the South Atlantic League/SALLY League:
Hudson Valley
@
Greensboro
6:30 PM ET
Fristoe
(1 – 2)
vs.
Reilly
(2 – 4)

Aberdeen
@
Wilmington
6:35 PM ET

Winston-Salem
@
Asheville
6:35 PM ET

Greenville
@
Rome
7:00 PM ET

Jersey Shore
@
Brooklyn
7:00 PM ET

Bowling Green
@
Hickory
7:00 PM ET

Pittsburgh Pirates system/organization:
Class A Bradenton Marauders winners, 4-3 over Dunedin back on Sunday…Hopper from last home stand, Garrett McMillan, the WP and he’s now at (2-2) for the Marauders…Tonight, Lakeland Flying Tigers(40-22) at Bradenton(28-35) at 5:30pm

Double A Altoona Curve won on Sunday, 6-2 as they knocked off the Erie Seawolves….WP for the Curve was former Hopper, Eddy Yean(5-1)…Sammy Siani was 1-4/Triple…Tres Gonzalez went 2-4…Wyatt Hendrie 1-4/Run…Sun Che Chang 0-1/Run…Thomas Harrington, JC Flowers, Eddy Yean, and Tyler Samaniego all former Hopper pitchers worked on the hill, in the win, on Sunday…Today:Altoona(24-39) at Bowie Bay Sox(31-31) at 6:35pm, with former Hopper Po-Yu Chen(1-5) on the mound for the Curve…

Triple A Indianapolis Indians lost 5-0, to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp back on Sunday…Joshua Palacios was 2-4, and he was here two weeks ago, plus C Dylan Shockley went 1-3 and that was about all she wrote…LP former Hopper Nick Dombkowski(1-2)…Tonight it is the Iowa Cubs(31-38) at Indianapolis(29-38) at 7:05pm with former Hopper of 2014, Domingo German(0-4) going on the bump for the Indians…

Monday in the MLB for the Pittsburgh Pirates it was another Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner for the Bucs Paul Skenes now (4-0)…Pirates over the Red, 4-1.

Skenes went 6 Innings as the starting pitcher on Monday for the Pirates, allowing 1 run, on 6 hits, with 1 BB/7 Ks…He has the stuff…Today we find the Cincinnati Reds(34-38) at the Pirates(35-37) at 6:40pm…

Pirates System Overall:
Class A Bradenton Marauders(28-35)
High A Greensboro Grasshoppers(36-26)
Double A Altoona Curve(24-39)
Triple A Indianapolis Indians(29-38)
MLB Pittsburgh Pirates(35-37)