Atlanta Braves’ OF Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers) out of jail on $20K bail

Braves OF Marcell Ozuna granted $20K bond on domestic violence charges from Erin Walsh with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers 2011) was granted a $20,000 bond Monday on charges of aggravated assault by strangulation and battery, according to the Associated Press. Ozuna was arrested Saturday after police witnessed him choking his wife and… Continue reading Atlanta Braves’ OF Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers) out of jail on $20K bail

Former Greensboro Grasshopper Marcell Ozuna in Atlanta jail:His wife told Police Officers that Marcell Ozuna threatened to kill her

from the Sunday Atlanta Journal Constitution:CLICK HERE… from www.ajc.com: The wife of Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers 2011) told officers she and her husband argued and he threatened to kill her before she called 911, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by Channel 2 Action News. Ozuna, 30, was arrested Saturday after Sandy Springs… Continue reading Former Greensboro Grasshopper Marcell Ozuna in Atlanta jail:His wife told Police Officers that Marcell Ozuna threatened to kill her

Rome Braves slip past Greensboro Grasshoppers on Sunday afternoon, as the Mysterious Mr. Puckett gets win for Braves:A.J. Puckett adds to his “Puckett/Bucket List”

Final from First National Bank Field on Sunday afternoon: Rome Braves 4, Greensboro Grasshoppers 1 WP:A.J. Puckett(2-0) LP:Carmen Mlodzinski(0-1) SV:Indigo Diaz(2) Hoppers(6-6)/Braves(7-5) Braves line: 4-7-1 Hoppers line:1-5-2 Attendace:2.899 Time of Game/TOG-2:49 Just not the Greensboro Grasshoppers day on Sunday afternoon, as the Rome Braves slipped past the Hoppers, by the score of 4-1…Rome’s starting pitcher… Continue reading Rome Braves slip past Greensboro Grasshoppers on Sunday afternoon, as the Mysterious Mr. Puckett gets win for Braves:A.J. Puckett adds to his “Puckett/Bucket List”

Christian Yelich(Greensboro Grasshoppers) has landed on MLB Milwaukee Brewers Injured List

Back strain lands Brewers All-Star Christian Yelich on 10-day IL from Erin Walsh with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The Milwaukee Brewers are placing All-Star outfielder Christian Yelich on the 10-day injured list with a back strain, according to Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Yelich has had recurring back soreness in recent seasons, including all four of… Continue reading Christian Yelich(Greensboro Grasshoppers) has landed on MLB Milwaukee Brewers Injured List

Former Greensboro Grasshoppers Catcher/INF Austin Barnes and LA Dodgers avoid arbitration

Dodgers extend Austin Barnes, avoid arbitration Mark Polishuk on MLB trade rumors and coming in from YardBarker.com…www.yardbarker.com The Dodgers have avoided arbitration with catcher Austin Barnes(Greensboro Grasshoppers) by agreeing to a two-year deal worth $4.3 million, The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal reports (Twitter links). The contract breaks down as a $300,000 signing bonus, $1.5 million in… Continue reading Former Greensboro Grasshoppers Catcher/INF Austin Barnes and LA Dodgers avoid arbitration

Former Greensboro Grasshopper catcher J.T. Realmuto signs Five-Year $115.5 million dollar deal with the Philadelphia Phillies

from www.yardbarker.com:/CLICK HERE Phillies, J.T. Realmuto(Greensboro Grasshoppers) agree to five-year, $115.5 million deal It appears that catcher J.T. Realmuto, one of the top available players of the MLB offseason, isn’t going anywhere. ESPN’s Jeff Passan and Todd Zolecki of the league’s official website are reporting that the Philadelphia Phillies are bringing Realmuto back on a… Continue reading Former Greensboro Grasshopper catcher J.T. Realmuto signs Five-Year $115.5 million dollar deal with the Philadelphia Phillies

Former Greensboro Grasshoppers pitcher gets one-year deal worth $10.5 million dollars from the Washington Nationals:The crafty left-hander Brad Hand(Greensboro Grasshoppers) has a great deal in hand

Brad Hand(Greensboro Grasshoppers), Nationals agree to one-year, $10.5M deal from www.yardbarker.com:/CLICK HERE for the full post/article…. The Washington Nationals are in agreement on a one-year contract with reliever Brad Hand that guarantees him $10.5M, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN (Twitter link). Jon Heyman of MLB Network (Twitter link) was first to report the sides were… Continue reading Former Greensboro Grasshoppers pitcher gets one-year deal worth $10.5 million dollars from the Washington Nationals:The crafty left-hander Brad Hand(Greensboro Grasshoppers) has a great deal in hand

Austin Barnes(Greensboro Grasshoppers) and his Los Angeles Dodgers are World Series CHAMPS again after 32-year Drought for LA:Dodgers Back On Top Again!!!!!

It’s been 32 years, but the LA Dodgers are back on top, and World Series Champions….Austin Barnes, the former Greensboro Grasshoppers second baseman, but he he played behind the plate, as the catcher for the Northern Division All-Stars, in the 2012 South Atlantic League All-Star Game…. And Austin Barnes was representing the Greensboro Grasshoppers and… Continue reading Austin Barnes(Greensboro Grasshoppers) and his Los Angeles Dodgers are World Series CHAMPS again after 32-year Drought for LA:Dodgers Back On Top Again!!!!!

Austin Barnes(Greensboro Grasshoppers) being BIG for the LA Dodgers on Friday night:Barnes with a Bunt and a Blast for key RBI(Good job by the former Hopper)

Former Greensboro Grasshopper Austin Barnes, with a bunt and a blast that drove in key runs for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night, in Game Three of the 2020 World Series… The Dodgers topped the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-2, to take a Two-Games-to-One lead in the Best-of-Seven Series, and Austin Barnes produced a sacrifice… Continue reading Austin Barnes(Greensboro Grasshoppers) being BIG for the LA Dodgers on Friday night:Barnes with a Bunt and a Blast for key RBI(Good job by the former Hopper)

Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers) has a Message for the Fans following an outstanding postseason with the Atlanta Braves

Here is the message from former Greensboro Grasshopper Marcell Ozuna, following an outstanding postseason, as an outfielder, with the Atlanta Braves…Just shy of the World Series, but none-the-less, an outstanding run by Ozuna and the Braves….. "Thank you for accepting me, and for allowing me to play for you in 2020." Marcell Ozuna's message to… Continue reading Marcell Ozuna(Greensboro Grasshoppers) has a Message for the Fans following an outstanding postseason with the Atlanta Braves

What South Atlantic League Baseball Might Look Like in 2021:With MLB looking to axe Minor League teams, if you thought 2020 has been Crazy, wait till you get a Look at 2021!!!(“Contraction means New Action”)

In a 2021 Minor League Baseball Perspective from TalkNats.com, and that’s talking Washington Nationals Baseball.com, we have a whole new look South Atlantic League Baseball grouping and here it is….And again, if you thought 2020 has been crazy, with NO Baseball, wait until you see this new possible lineup for the Greensboro Grasshoppers and the… Continue reading What South Atlantic League Baseball Might Look Like in 2021:With MLB looking to axe Minor League teams, if you thought 2020 has been Crazy, wait till you get a Look at 2021!!!(“Contraction means New Action”)

Building Greensboro Baseball with a look at Ownership Groups from over the years

From the modern-day era of Greensboro Minor League Baseball…Going back to 1979, and up to the current-day edition of Greensboro Baseball… It got me thinking this over this past Fourth of July Holiday Weekend…Thinking about the ownership and management groups that have run Greensboro Minor League Baseball over the years, going back to 1979…. The… Continue reading Building Greensboro Baseball with a look at Ownership Groups from over the years

Where are the boys of the Summer?

Where are the boys of the Summer? Courtesy of Jordan Stowe, for GreensboroSports.com and taking us back to Days/Daze of Summer, and the sport of baseball in the Major and Minor Leagues.. “Take me out to the ballgame, take me out to the crowd. Buy me some peanuts and cracker jack, I don’t care if… Continue reading Where are the boys of the Summer?

High Point Rockers drop Two Games on Sunday to the Sugar Land Skeeters/Greensboro Grasshoppers improve to (19-10) with win over West Virginia Power

Greensboro Grasshoppers 8-2 winners on Sunday vs. West Virginia Power….Hoppers now (19-10) and Power(17-11)…Winning pitcher was Brad Case(4-1), while the losing pitcher was Damon Casetta-Stubbs(2-1)… The Hoppers banged out the 8 runs on 14 hits, and the Power garnered their two runs on eight hits…LoLo Sanchez went 4-4 for the Hoppers with two singles, a… Continue reading High Point Rockers drop Two Games on Sunday to the Sugar Land Skeeters/Greensboro Grasshoppers improve to (19-10) with win over West Virginia Power

Local Baseball for Today:Greensboro Grasshoppers home vs. West Virginia Power with Power players Cesar Trejo(Ragsdale HS/UNCG) and Devin Sweet(Southeast Guilford HS/N.C. Central)

Most all of our local high schools have the day/night off, after completing their conference tournaments on Thursday and Friday, but we do have the local minor league baseball team in action, with the Greensboro Grasshoppers hosting the West Virginia Power… The Hoppers are affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates this season and the West Virginia… Continue reading Local Baseball for Today:Greensboro Grasshoppers home vs. West Virginia Power with Power players Cesar Trejo(Ragsdale HS/UNCG) and Devin Sweet(Southeast Guilford HS/N.C. Central)

Greensboro Grasshoppers Announce the Pittsburgh Pirates as New Major League Partner

Grasshoppers Announce the Pittsburgh Pirates as New Major League Partner HOP on Deck ….. There’s A New Affiliate in Town GREENSBORO, NC –The Greensboro Grasshoppers are proud to announce a two-year player development contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates that will run through the 2020 season. This marks an exciting time as this will be the… Continue reading Greensboro Grasshoppers Announce the Pittsburgh Pirates as New Major League Partner

Bill on Baseball:Hoppers win one with Tank in the pen

Hoppers win one with Tank in the pen from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com It was a good afternoon for a pickoff, for snapping a slump and for Tank in the pen. That last one is going to require some explanation, which will come later. The upshot of Sunday’s game was… Continue reading Bill on Baseball:Hoppers win one with Tank in the pen

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers short-circuited by Power

Hoppers short-circuited by Power from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com No rain, no runs. West Virginia bounced back from a soggy loss Friday night and shut down the Hoppers Saturday, 4–0. “Their starter did a good job, especially after (Friday) night,” said Hoppers manager Todd Pratt. “We didn’t hit today. We… Continue reading Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers short-circuited by Power

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers can’t hold early lead for Braley

Hoppers can’t hold early lead for Braley from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com The Hoppers had a little offense early but Kannapolis had a little bit more late. The result was a 3–2 win for the Intimidators on a hot Wednesday afternoon at First National Bank Field. When Micah Brown swatted… Continue reading Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers can’t hold early lead for Braley

Former Greensboro Grasshopper Josh Naylor(San Antonio Missions) lighting up Minor League Baseball with 6 HR’s and 13 RBI in the first week of the season

Former Greensboro Grasshopper first baseman Josh Naylor, now with the San Antonio Missions and in the San Diego Padres organization, is tearing the cover off of the baseball in the first week of the new 2018 season, as Naylor has connected for 6 home runs and has driven in 13 runs to go along with… Continue reading Former Greensboro Grasshopper Josh Naylor(San Antonio Missions) lighting up Minor League Baseball with 6 HR’s and 13 RBI in the first week of the season