Greensboro Grasshoppers Tuesday Night Baseball Report brought to us by Mike Causey for North Carolina Insurance Commissioner: Hoppers get road win at Jersey Shore, 11-4(Jebb and Sightler 2 hits/2 RBI each and Ross HR #15)

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

Final Score from Tuesday night at Lakewood, New Jersey:
Greensboro Grasshoppers 11, Jersey Shore BlueClaws 4
WP:Wilber Dotel(5-3)
LP:Mitch Neunborn(0-1)

Hoppers' Line- 11-8-0
BlueClaws' Line-4-7-3

Greensboro Grasshoppers(42-27/3-1))
Jersey Shore BlueClaws(40-30/2-2)

Big innings for the Grasshoppers were the 4th, the 5th and the 9th innings…For the Hoppers it was three runs in the 4th, and then three more runs in the 5th, and they followed that up with four runs in the 9th inning…

Mitch Jebb and Josiah Sightler with two hits and two RBI each, plus Sightler homered, and more Hoppers Homers, as Shawn Ross plated his 15th home run of the 2024 season….

Here is how the Hoppers were getting done, with their key scoring innings…
Top 4th
Mitch Jebb singles on a sharp ground ball to center fielder Justin Crawford, deflected by shortstop Aidan Miller. Hudson Head scores.
GBO 1,JS 1

Josiah Sightler singles on a soft line drive to center fielder Justin Crawford. Mitch Jebb scores. Shawn Ross to 3rd.
GBO 2,JS 1

Passed ball by catcher Jordan Dissin. Shawn Ross scores. Josiah Sightler to 3rd.
GBO 3,JS 1

Top 5th
Hudson Head out on a sacrifice fly to center fielder Justin Crawford. Termarr Johnson scores. Jack Brannigan to 3rd. 1 out
GBO 4,JS 2

Throwing error by pitcher Benony Robles on the pickoff attempt. Jack Brannigan scores. P.J. Hilson scores.
GBO 6,JS 2

Top 9th
Mitch Jebb singles on a ground ball to center fielder Justin Crawford. Lonnie White Jr. scores. P.J. Hilson scores. Mitch Jebb to 3rd. Throwing error by center fielder Justin Crawford.
GBO 9,JS 4

Shawn Ross homers on a fly ball to left center field. Mitch Jebb scores.
GBO 11,JS 4

Lots of scoring chances for the Grasshoppers with Jersey Shore making it more appealing to reach the plate, with 3 BlueClaw errors, wild pitches, passed balls, and JS BlueClaw ejections….Ejections:BlueClaws manager Greg Brodzinski ejected by 1B umpire Justin Hopkins (9th)….Didn’t he get tossed back when the BlueClaws were in Greensboro???

Hoppers at the plate for the night:Termarr Johnson 0-3/2 BBs/Run…Jack Brannigan 0-4/BB/Run…Hudson Head 1-4/Double/Run/RBI…Lonnie White Jr. 1-4/BB/Run…P.J. Hilson 1-4/BB/2 Runs…Mitch Jebb 2-4/BB/2 Runs/2 RBI…Shawn Ross 1-2/HR/3 BBs/2 Runs/2 RBI…Josiah Sightler 2-5/HR/2 RBI…Kalae Harrison 0-4/BB…Every Hopper reached base at least one time in the game, and most MORE…

Hoppers’ winning pitcher Wilber Dotel got the start for Greensboro, and he worked 6 2/3s innings, giving up 4 runs, on 7 hits, with 1 BB/3 Ks and he served up two JS home runs…Dotel got smacked around some, but he hung tough, and the Hoppers’ bullpen had their stuff, and did not surrender a single BlueClaw run…

BlueClaws’ LP Mitch Neunborn went 3 2/3s innings, allowing 3 runs, on 3 hits, with 3 BBs/5 Ks and no Hopper homers off of Neunborn…

Jordan Dissin and Erick Brito, both had solo Home Runs for the Jersey Shore BlueClaws…Brito led the BlueClaw hitters going 2-4…

Game Particulars:
Attendance-5,553
Time of Game-2:44
Game Time Temp-89 Degrees

Up Next:
Greensboro Grasshoppers(42-27) at Jersey Shore BlueClaws(40-30) on Wednesday night, at 7:05pm…..