Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers shut down by Alec Hansen

Posted by Guest Columnist on May 29, 2017 at 12:39 am under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Hoppers shut down by Alec Hansen from Bill Hass at www.gsohoppers.com The Hoppers wore special camouflage jerseys Sunday night, but they couldn’t hide from Alec Hansen. The special occasion was Military Appreciation Night. What it turned into was a game that Hansen won’t soon forget. The 6-foot-7, 235-pound right-hander dominated the Hoppers, stopping them on …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers rebound with 10–4 victory

Posted by Guest Columnist on May 28, 2017 at 1:24 am under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Hoppers rebound with 10–4 victory from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball at www.gsohoppers.com Boo Vazquez is working on a no-frills approach to hitting. “I’m simplifying,” the Hoppers’ left fielder said Saturday night after a 10–4 win over Kannapolis. “Hit the good pitches and don’t swing at the bad ones.” Vazquez hit his second homer …Read the Rest…


Greensboro Grasshoppers find answers on Saturday night at First National Bank Field(with Box Score)

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Bill Hass with more to follow…. South Atlantic League Final: Greensboro Grasshoppers 10, Kannapolis Intimidators 4 WP:Jordan Holloway(1-1)/LP:Yosmer Solarzano(1-4) GSO Line-10-13-0 KAN Line-4-4-2 GSO record(27-21)/KAN record(25-22) Hoppers big nights from Boo Vazquez, Aaron Knapp, Corey Bird, Colby Lusignan and more… *****Kannapolis now with 11 HR’s over the first three days of the series….Boo Vazquez with …Read the Rest…

Graham Sporting Goods Baseball and Softball Tonight:Northern Guilford will meet Topsail in Winner takes all on Saturday at 3pm at NG/Hoppers fall 11-4

Posted by Andy Durham on May 26, 2017 at 10:34 pm under High School, Professional | Be the First to Comment

NCHSAA Baseball 3-A East Regional: Final Topsail 3, Northern Guilford 2 WP:Phelps/LP:JC Ouzts Topsail with 3 runs on 4 hits and Northern with 2 runs on 2 hits… NG:JT Jarrett and Joe Millwee with one hit each and Josh Pike with an RBI…. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E NGHS 0 …Read the Rest…

Great Night for the Northern Guilford Nighthawks and the Greensboro Grasshoppers:Holland Auto Care Baseball/Softball Report

Posted by Andy Durham on May 25, 2017 at 11:50 pm under High School, Professional | Be the First to Comment

Finals from tonight/Thursday: Baseball: NCHSAA Class 3-A East Northern Guilford Nighthawks 3, Topsail 1 WP:Cameron Cotter(12-1) NG(28-3)/Topsail(21-8) Northern Guilford at Topsail on Friday in Game Two of the NCHSAA 3-A Eastern Regional Finals…..Northern Guilford leads the Series, 1-0… NCHSAA Class 3-A West Game 1: Crest 5, Marvin Ridge 2 NCHSAA 4-A East Softball: Southern Alamance …Read the Rest…


Greensboro Grasshoppers to Partner in Major Office Building at First National Bank Field

Posted by Press Release on May 24, 2017 at 5:56 pm under Photos, Professional | Be the First to Comment

Grasshoppers to Partner in Major Office Building at First National Bank Field GEMCAP Development, Carolina Investment Properties, and the Greensboro Grasshoppers are pleased to announce the development of a nine-story, 111,869 square foot class A office project in downtown Greensboro. The project will be located at the Northwest corner of Eugene and Bellemeade Street, a …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers drop second straight game at Lakewood:Same story as Monday, Hoppers fall in 10 Innings, 3-2

Posted by Andy Durham on May 23, 2017 at 11:17 pm under Professional | Be the First to Comment

*****You don’t see this very often, the Greensboro Grasshoppers fall for the second straight night up at Lakewood, New Jersey, by a score of 3-2, but to take it a step further, the game was 3-2 LWD, just like Monday night, 3-2 LWD, in 10 Innings…3-2 in 10 Innings on back-to-back nights, that is sort …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers fall in Extra Innings at Lakewood:BlueClaws top Hoppers 3-2, in 10

Posted by Andy Durham on May 22, 2017 at 10:30 pm under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Greensboro Grasshoppers see their 4-game winning streak snapped at Lakewood, New Jersey…Hoppers now (13-4) over their last 17 games…Hoppers now a game back of Hagerstown Suns in the South Atlantic League’s Northern Division. South Atlantic League Final in Lakewood, New Jersey: Lakewood BlueClaws 3, Greensboro Grasshoppers 2 GSO(25-18)/LWD(25-19) Final/10 1 2 3 4 5 6 …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Hoppers grind way into tie for 1st(with Box Score)

Posted by Guest Columnist on May 21, 2017 at 10:05 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Hoppers grind way into tie for 1st (courtesy of Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball at www.gsohoppers.com) Officially, they’re known as the Grasshoppers….Hoppers for short. But so far this season, the Greensboro Grinders seems to be a better nickname. That style of play has been the trademark of this team. Sunday afternoon, after the offense …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Pintor, bullpen push Hoppers toward 1st

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Pintor, bullpen push Hoppers toward 1st (from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball at www.gsohoppers.com) It’s a given that Luis Pintor is going to bring good defense every time he takes the field. Saturday night he also added some crucial offense, knocking in three runs to help the Hoppers beat Delmarva 7–2. The win was …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Nelson makes sure Hoppers stay hot

Posted by Guest Columnist on May 20, 2017 at 1:06 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Nelson makes sure Hoppers stay hot from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball at www.gsohoppers.com When things are going good for a hitter, sometimes the ball seems to have eyes. It’s that way for James Nelson at the moment. The Hoppers’ third baseman had a three-hit, three-RBI night as Greensboro topped Delmarva 6–3 Friday. The …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Twine, Perez play key roles in 7–4 win

Posted by Guest Columnist on May 19, 2017 at 12:10 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Twine, Perez play key roles in 7–4 win from Bill Hass, with Bill on Baseball at www.gsohoppers.com Numbers don’t always tell the whole story, and Thursday night’s game was a perfect example. Justin Twine began the game with a .144 batting average and no home runs. Sam Perez carried an 8.79 earned run average into …Read the Rest…

Thursday night down on the Farm:Greensboro Grasshoppers topple Delmarva Shorebirds, 7-4

Posted by Andy Durham on May 18, 2017 at 11:07 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Final from First National Bank Field and more coming in later with Bill Hass on Baseball…. Greensboro Grasshoppers 7, Delmarva Shorebirds 4 WP:Dustin Beggs(3-3)/LP:Zach Muckenhirn(1-4)…. SV:Kyle Keller(6)/Holds:Sam Perez/Chad Smith Hoppers’ Line-7-9-0 Birds’ Line-4-12-0 Hoppers Record(22-17)/Birds Record(16-22) HR:(GSO) Justin Twine(1) with three on….(DEL) Jake Ring(7) solo shot and his RBI count moved to 33…. The Hoppers …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers notch Fifth Straight Win with a 4-3 day game victory over the Rome Braves:Hoppers Sweep Braves, 4-0

Posted by Andy Durham on May 8, 2017 at 4:09 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Final from Monday morning/Monday afternoon at First National Bank Field: Greensboro Grasshoppers 4, Rome Braves 3 WP:Marcus Crescentini(1-0) LP:Joey Wentz(1-3) SV:Kyle Keller(5) Holds for Sam Perez(3) and Michael Mertz(1)…. Hoppers Line-4-5-3 Braves Line-3-5-0 Greensboro Grasshoppers with 5 wins in a-row and the Hoppers sweep the Braves, Four-games-to-None…. Hoppers record:(17-14) Braves record;(17-14)….Hoppers winning scores over the …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers pick up 4th Straight Win, with 4-2 victory over Rome Braves on Sunday

Posted by Andy Durham on May 7, 2017 at 10:05 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

South Atlantic League Baseball Final from Sunday afternoon at First National Bank Field…. Greensboro Grasshoppers 4, Rome Braves 2 WP:Dylan Lee(1-3) LP:Ian Anderson(2-2) SV:Chad Smith(1) Hold:Meyer Hoppers Line-4-8-1 Braves Line-2-4-3 Greensboro Grasshoppers(16-14)/Rome Braves(17-13) Hoppers’ notes courtesy of Bill Hass from Bill on Baseball, at GSOHoppers.com… James Nelson: 6-game hitting streak 13-for-32 over his last 8, …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Lusignan follows a “down” with a big “up”

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Lusignan follows a “down” with a big “up” from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball at www.gsohoppers.com It’s the nature of baseball that there’s almost always another game the next day, a chance to erase what happened the night before. Colby Lusignan did just that Saturday at First National Bank Field. He slammed a three-run …Read the Rest…

Holland Auto Care Baseball Tonight with Grasshoppers taking Walk-off Win and WSSU coming through taking Two from Chowan U(Rams CIAA Tournament Champions)

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South Atlantic League Baseball Greensboro Grasshoppers 6, Rome Braves 5 Hoppers got a Three-Run Walk-off Home Run from Colby Lusignan in the Bottom of the 9th, scoring Justin Twine, James Nelson and Lusignan, to claim the victory… WP:Ryley McEachern(2-1)/LP:Thomas Burrows(2-2) Hoppers(15-14)/Braves(17-12) Hoppers Line-6-12-1 Braves Line-5-10-4 CIAA Baseball Championship Finals @ Virginia State University Winston-Salem State …Read the Rest…


Bill Hass on Baseball:Rindfleisch’s clutch hit sparks Hoppers

Posted by Guest Columnist on May 6, 2017 at 12:34 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Rindfleisch’s clutch hit sparks Hoppers from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball at www.gsohoppers.com You never know what might get a hitter going. For Jarett Rindfleisch, a little broken-bat double down the left field line seemed to be just the thing Friday night. It had nothing to do with the outcome of the game, but …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Late lightning wins for Hoppers

Posted by Guest Columnist on May 5, 2017 at 12:40 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Late lightning wins for Hoppers from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball at www.gsohoppers.com There was no thunder Thursday night at First National Bank Field, so the Hoppers provided their own lightning. With rain falling in the bottom of the eighth inning, Boo Vazquez unleashed a two-run homer and Mason Davis followed with a solo …Read the Rest…

Bill Hass on Baseball:Flat Hoppers Fall to Legends 8–4

Posted by Guest Columnist on May 3, 2017 at 9:15 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Flat Hoppers Fall to Legends 8–4 from Bill Hass at www.gsohoppers.com The momentum of a three-game road winning streak did not carry over for the Hoppers Tuesday night. The Hoppers finished a seven-game road Sunday, took Monday off and headed back to First National Bank Field. But Lexington spoiled things with an 8–4 victory. Jordan …Read the Rest…