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Hudson Valley snaps Hoppers' 8-game winning streak

Andres Alvarez homers in 3rd consecutive game, but Hoppers lose as Renegades' offense goes wild
September 6, 2021

GREENSBORO ― The postgame fireworks were spectacular. The in-game fireworks snapped the Greensboro Grasshoppers' eight-game winning streak. Everson Pereira hit three of Hudson Valley's 10 home runs, and the Renegades staved off a six-game series sweep by defeating the Grasshoppers 23-4 on Sunday night in Greensboro's regular-season home finale at

Hoppers run winning streak to 7 games in pennant race

Andres Alvarez and Jonah Davis hit home runs as Hoppers beat Hudson Valley to push lead to 4.5 games
September 4, 2021

GREENSBORO ― The bunt was a beauty, a slow roller down the third-base line and a sure base hit if only the ball stayed fair. Instead, it trickled foul and Andres Alvarez had to trudge back to the batter's box to try again. Two pitches later, Alvarez drove a fly

Hoppers sweep Renegades in pennant race doubleheader

Quinn Priester continues shutout streak, and Will Matthiessen has 4 RBIs to lead sweep as Greensboro pads playoff lead on Hudson Valley
September 3, 2021

GREENSBORO ― The games dwindle away, one by one. And the Greensboro Grasshoppers get closer and closer to a spot in the postseason. Will Matthiessen homered and drove in four runs in the opener, and ace Quinn Priester struck out six in six shutout innings in the second game, leading

Nick Gonzales' walk-off grand slam lifts Hoppers to key win

Grasshoppers move 1 1/2 games ahead of Hudson Valley in race for playoff spot
September 1, 2021

GREENSBORO ― From May through August, player development is Job One in the minor leagues and far more important than the final scores of games. But with September coming on and time getting short, it's all about winning. It's all about steady nerves, big pitches and clutch hits. Hits like

Nick Gonzales' 3 home runs, 8 RBIs lead Hoppers to win

Gonzales hits grand slam, 3-run homer and solo shot as Greensboro stays in thick of pennant race
August 29, 2021

ASHEVILLE ― Nick Gonzales hit three of Greensboro's six home runs and finished with eight RBIs, and the Grasshoppers beat the Asheville Tourists 19-11 in a wild series finale Sunday afternoon at McCormick Field. All nine men in Greensboro's lineup had at least one hit ― the team combined 19

Quinn Priester, Colin Selby strike out 19 in one-hit shutout

Hoppers hitters slug 4 home runs to support superb pitching in 8-0 victory
August 28, 2021

ASHEVILLE ― Quinn Priester and Colin Selby combined for 19 strikeouts in a one-hit shutout, and the Greensboro Grasshoppers offense hit four home runs in an 8-0 victory over the Asheville Tourists at McCormick Field on Friday night. Priester (6-3, 2.86 ERA) struck out the first nine Asheville batters of

Asheville starter shuts down Hoppers offense

Matt Gorski's double accounts for Greensboro's only extra-base hit in 4-2 loss
August 27, 2021

ASHEVILLE ― Right-hander Misael Tamarez struck out 10 in seven strong innings, leading the host Asheville Tourists to a 4-2 victory over the Greensboro Grasshoppers at McCormick Field on Thursday night. Tamarez (1-0, 2.87 ERA) was dominant in his third start for the Tourists, allowing one unearned run in a

Another Will Matthiessen walk-off hit lifts Hoppers to win

Matthiessen's single in the 9th inning snaps Greensboro's 3-game losing streak
August 21, 2021

GREENSBORO ― Will Walk-Off strikes again. But this time he didn't need extra innings. Will Matthiessen slapped a 2-2 pitch the opposite way, hitting a single to right field with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to drive in the winning run, lifting the Greensboro Grasshoppers to a

Top pick Henry Davis homers in home debut, but Hoppers lose slugfest

Bowling Green hits 5 HRs and snaps Greensboro's 7-game winning streak
August 18, 2021

GREENSBORO ― Top draft pick Henry Davis hit his first home run with Greensboro, but the Grasshoppers lost their series opener against the league-leading Bowling Green Hot Rods in a 17-8 slugfest on a rainy Tuesday night at First National Bank Field. The loss snapped Greensboro's seven-game winning streak. Davis,

Quinn Priester's dominant start leads Hoppers to 5th straight win

Nick Gonzales goes 4-for-5 as Greensboro improves to 15-7 in "Battle of I-40" rivalry
August 13, 2021

WINSTON-SALEM ― Ace right-hander Quinn Priester turned in his best start as a pro, leading the Greensboro Grasshoppers to their fifth straight victory, a 4-1 win over the Winston-Salem Dash on Friday night at Truist Stadium. Priester (5-3, 2.80 ERA), a 20-year-old rated by MLB Pipeline as the No. 2

Hickory pitchers combine to shut out Hoppers on 3 hits

Matt Gorski extends hitting streak to eight games, and Jonah Davis rejoins Greensboro
August 5, 2021

GREENSBORO ― Zak Kent and two relievers combined on a three-hit shutout, and Hickory's offense hit four home runs as the Crawdads beat the Greensboro Grasshoppers 7-0 on a Thirsty Thursday at First National Bank Field. Kent (6-2, 2.83 ERA) struck out 13 batters in seven dominant innings. He gave

Keller, Hayes anchor ship for Pirates

Hurler gets big league experience; infielder wins third Gold Glove
December 2, 2019

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.There's plenty of change coming to Pittsburgh, starting at the top with new general manager Ben

MiLB announces August Uncle Ray's Players of the Month

September 5, 2019

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today announced the Uncle Ray's Player of the Month Award winners for each of the 16 leagues for the month of August. In recognition of the honor, each winner will receive an award from Minor League Baseball and Uncle Ray's, the "Official

Reds' Garcia garners first weekly award

Cincinnati's No. 14 prospect hit .448 with two homers for Dayton
August 20, 2018

Jose Garcia entered the 2018 season as the $5 million man. It's taken some time, but he's starting to show why the Reds paid a high price to sign him out of Cuba in June 2017. Cincinnati's No. 14 prospect has been named Midwest League Offensive Player of the Week

Jays' Smith wins third weekly award of 2018

Toronto prospect continues breakout season with first FSL honor
July 2, 2018

Kevin Smith has been here before, and based on the way things are going, it might be a safe bet he'll be back again. The Blue Jays' No. 18 prospect has been named Florida State League Offensive Player of the Week after going 12-for-29 (.414) with a homer, triple, three