Hops Top 25, #19: Hops Pull Into First-Place Tie with 4 Days Left

Big rally in front of festive home crowd

By Hillsboro Hops | March 11, 2014 12:26 PM ET

Listen to this one for a reminder of what it's like to spend a summer's evening at the best little ballpark on the planet -- our own Hillsboro Ballpark (and you'll hear my commentary on Hillsboro Hops fans).

Daniel Palka, Zach Esquerra and Brian Billigen led the Hops to a big rally en route to a 9-2 win over Eugene, as Hillsboro pulled into a first-place tie with both Boise and Salem-Keizer with four games remaining.

Hear the entire bottom of the third inning. (Note to mobile device users: some mobile devices allow links to these .mp3 files; others do not. If the previous sentence, "Hear the entire bottom of the third inning," doesn't include a link, then view this page from a laptop or PC.)

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