Bill on Baseball: Hoppers' Bats Come Alive in 8-4 Win

By Bill Hass | April 22, 2019 9:09 AM ET

The Hoppers' offense finally came to life in their home park Saturday night as they cracked four home runs to highlight an 8-4 win over Delmarva.

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New Field Manager, Miguel Perez, to Visit Greensboro

February 14, 2019 5:06 PM ET

On Monday, February 18 at 12:00 p.m Miguel Perez, the Grasshoppers new field manager for the 2019 season, will be making a pre-season visit to First National Bank Field.

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Grasshoppers Announce 2019 Coaching Staff

January 21, 2019 8:55 AM ET

(Greensboro, NC) The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Miguel Perez will be the new manager for the 2019 Greensboro Grasshoppers. Perez will be joined by pitching coach Stan Kyles and hitting coach Chris Petersen. Jorge Islas will be the Athletic Trainer and Jim Seratt the strength and conditioning coach.

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Grasshoppers and First National Bank Extend Naming Rights Partnership

October 15, 2018 1:02 PM ET

First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), and the Greensboro Grasshoppers, the Class A minor league baseball affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, today announced the extension of FNB's naming rights agreement for First National Bank Field - home of the Grasshoppers.

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Grasshoppers Announce the Pittsburgh Pirates as New Major League Partner

HOP on Deck…There's a New Affiliate in Town

September 21, 2018 10:59 AM ET

GREENSBORO, NC (Sept 21, 2018) - 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 first time in 16 years the Grasshoppers have a new Major League affiliate.

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Bill on Baseball: Young Hoppers Learn From Failure

By Bill Hass | August 31, 2018 10:05 AM ET

It has been the kind of season that will have to be put in perspective in the future. The overall results won't be pretty as the Hoppers put a wrap on 2018 with four games at Hickory from Friday through Monday. They finished the home schedule with an 11-3 loss to Lakewood Thursday night, their 10th straight overall and 14th in a row at First National Bank Field.

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Hoppers final home game ends with bang, bust

Lakewood runs away with 6-run 9th before fireworks show

By Josh Feldman | August 30, 2018 10:35 PM ET

The Grasshoppers' struggles at home continued through the final game in Greensboro with an 11-3 loss to the playoff-bound Lakewood BlueClaws on Thursday at First National Bank Field.

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Bill on Baseball: Hoppers Go Down in Doubleheader

By Bill Hass | August 30, 2018 12:57 PM ET

And then there was one … home game left, that is. The Hoppers will wrap up the home portion of the regular season with a 7 p.m. game against Lakewood Thursday night. It will be a chance for them to end their home schedule the same way they began - with a win.

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Osborne triples in 2 runs in loss to 'Claws

Lakewood sweeps doubleheader at Greensboro

By Josh Feldman | August 29, 2018 10:32 PM ET

The Grasshoppers offense sprang to life late in the game but couldn't close the gap in an 8-5 loss in seven innings to the BlueClaws in Game 2 of Wednesday night's doubleheader.

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Hoppers break up no-hitter in sixth

Lakewood delivers Greensboro's 8th straight loss

By Josh Feldman | August 29, 2018 7:38 PM ET

Garvis Lara broke up a no-hit bid in the bottom of the sixth but the Grasshoppers offense struggled against the BlueClaws in a 4-1 loss in seven innings in Game 1 of a doubleheader on Wednesday at First National Bank Field.

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