Greensboro Grasshoppers Sunday afternoon Baseball Report brought to us by Mike Causey for North Carolina Insurance Commissioner: Hoppers at Jersey Shore win 14-1 on Friday, 16-1 on Saturday, and now 10-1 on Sunday, with Mitch Jebb and Geovanny Planchart BIG on Sunday

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

from Sunday afternoon, at Lakewood, New Jersey:
Greensboro Grasshoppers 10, Jersey Shore BlueClaws 1
WP:Jaycob Deese(2-1)
LP:Samuel Aldegheri(5-5)

Hoppers' Line- 10-9-0
BlueClaws' Line-1-4-3

Greensboro Grasshoppers(46-28/7-2)
Jersey Shore BlueClaws(41-34/3-6)

Hoppers go (5-1) this week at Jersey Shore, and they won the last three games, 14-1, 16-1, and 10-1 today…Over the past three weeks, the Greensboro Grasshoppers record is now at 15-3…Took the WS Dash series, 5-1, the Hudson Valley Renegades series, 5-1, and now win the Jersey Shore BlueClaws road series, 5-1….Pretty strong baseball these days, by the league’s top club…

On Sunday, the Greensboro Grasshoppers started strong, with 3 runs in the top of the first inning, and it was Katy-bar-the-Door from then on…

For the game the Hops saw Geovanny Planchart go 3-4, with 2 Doubles, a run, and 3 RBI…Mitch Jebb was 3-4, with a BB and 3 runs scored…Jack Brannigan hit his 10th home run of the season, going 1-5/HR/2 RBI…Also a solid day for P.J. Hilson who went 1-4/BB/3 Runs/RBI…Termarr Johnson was 1-5/Run…Nick Cimillo goes 0-3/2 BBs/Run/RBI…RBI #40 of the season, for Cimillo…

The Hoppers got a bullpen start from Yoldin De La Paz and it was a full bullpen game for the Grasshoppers pitching staff, with De La Paz, being followed by WP Jaycob Deese for two innings, then you saw Darvin Garcia, and Brandon Bidois come to finish things off…De La Paz over his four innings, gave up up the 1 BlueClaw run, on three hits, with 0 BBs/3 Ks…Deese worked 2 innings with 0 runs/0 hits/0 BBs/2 Ks…For Garcia the spin was 2 innings, with 0 runs/0 hits/0 BBs/2 Ks…Then for the finisher Bidois it goes, 1 inning, with 0 runs/1 hit/2 Ks…Two Ks from every Hopper pitcher from the pen, for 6 total, and you add in the 3 from the Starter De La Paz, and that gives you 9 Hopper Ks for the day, with hits, and again, Not One Walk by the Hoppers’ pitchers on Sunday afternoon….No Walks from the Hoppers’ pitchers, OUTSTANDING…

Very steady, and real solid pitching, to go along with high octane offense from the Greensboro Grasshoppers, on Sunday, at the Jersey Shore….Top JS BlueClaw hitter on Sunday was Erick Brito who went 2-4/Double/Run…Aidan Miller and Anthony Keaton also went 1-4 for the Claws…

As the Hoppers offensive numbers show, they got rolling early on Sunday, with three runs coming, in the Top of the First Inning…No long balls, just steady wood…
Top 1st
P.J. Hilson singles on a ground ball to left fielder Troy Schreffler. Mitch Jebb scores. Nick Cimillo to 2nd.
GBO 1,JS 0

Geovanny Planchart doubles on a line drive to right fielder Leandro Pineda. Nick Cimillo scores. P.J. Hilson scores.
GBO 3,JS 0

Hoppers active again, in the Top of the 4th and 5th…
Top 4th

Termarr Johnson reaches on a fielding error by second baseman Erick Brito. P.J. Hilson scores. Geovanny Planchart scores. Hudson Head to 3rd. Termarr Johnson to 2nd.
GBO 5,JS 1

Top 5th
Geovanny Planchart doubles on a sharp line drive to left fielder Troy Schreffler. P.J. Hilson scores.
GBO 6,JS 1

Top of the 7th Inning, here comes the long ball, with Jack Brannigan’s 10th home run in 2024…
Top 7th
Jack Brannigan hits an inside-the-park home run (10) on a sharp line drive to center field. Mitch Jebb scores.
GBO 8,JS 1

It was closeout time, in the Top of the Ninth Inning
Top 9th
Wild pitch by pitcher Mason Ronan. Termarr Johnson scores. Mitch Jebb to 2nd.
GBO 9,JS 1

Nick Cimillo grounds out, shortstop Aidan Miller to first baseman Keaton Anthony. Mitch Jebb scores. 2 outs
GBO 10,JS 1

**********When you are scoring like the Greensboro Grasshoppers have been scoring, you are going to win some games, and they have…14-1, 16-1, and now 10-1….That’s outscoring the opposition, 40-3, over the past three ballgames, and it is putting the Hoppers at (15-3) over their past three series, and over the last 18 games/three weeks…..**********

Game Particulars:
Time of Game/TOG-2:31
Game Time Temp-81 Degrees

Next Up:
Greensboro Grasshoppers(46-28/7-2) at the Aberdeen IronBirds(40-34/6-2) on Monday night at 7:05pm….Rare Monday night South Atlantic League game for the Grasshoppers, who will be back home on Thursday, to face the Aberdeen IronBirds at 6:30pm, on the Fourth of July…..

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