Globe iconLogin iconRecap iconSearch iconTickets icon

Jackson Glenn's walk-off hit lifts Hoppers to I-40 lead

Cameron Junker wraps up Greensboro's dominant pitching performance in 3-2 win over rival Winston-Salem
September 4, 2022

GREENSBORO ― Jackson Glenn lifted a flyball over the head of a drawn-in outfielder for a game-winning double in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Greensboro Grasshoppers defeated the Winston-Salem Dash 3-2 at First National Bank Field on Saturday night. With Eli Wilson at third base after Ernny

Hoppers' pitchers combine for I-40 rivalry win

Jared Jones, Ricky DeVito and Cameron Junker help Hoppers pull even in 'Battle of I-40'
July 30, 2022

GREENSBORO ― Pitchers Jared Jones and Ricky DeVito combined for eight outstanding innings, and closer Cameron Junker doused a ninth-inning fire, lifting the Greensboro Grasshoppers to a 6-4 victory over the Winston-Salem Dash at First National Bank Field on Friday night. Hudson Head, Dariel Lopezand newcomer Angel Basabe hit home

I-40 rivalry swings from Hoppers to Dash

Endy Rodriguez and Jacob Gonzalez hit home runs, but Winston-Salem rallies to win in 11 innings
July 29, 2022

GREENSBORO ― The back-and-forth “Battle of I-40” rivalry swung back in Winston-Salem’s favor late Thursday night. Ben Norman hit a three-run home run in the top of the 11th inning, and the Dash held off the Greensboro Grasshoppers for a 7-5 victory at First National Bank Field. Norman finished 3-for-4

Endy Rodriguez hits 2 of Hoppers 4 HRs in win

Jackson Glenn and Abrahan Gutierrez also hit home runs as Greensboro beats Hickory 7-6
July 24, 2022

GREENSBORO ― Endy Rodriguez hit two of the Grasshoppers’ four home runs Saturday night, and all of Greensboro’s runs came via the long ball as the Hoppers beat the Hickory Crawdads 7-6 at First National Bank Field. Rodriguez and Abrahan Gutierrez hit back-to-back home runs in the fifth inning when

Francisco Acuña's home run lifts Hoppers to 2-1 win

Prized pitching prospect Jared Jones strikes out 8, and Acuña hits second HR of season
July 16, 2022

BROOKLYN ― Raise your hand if you would’ve picked Francisco Acuna as the player most likely to hit a clutch home run. Now put your hand down. Because, no, you would not. And yet it was, indeed, Acuña ― all 5-foot-6 and 150 pounds of him ― who launched a

Eighth-inning rally lifts Hoppers to July 4 victory

Endy Rodriguez, Mike Jarvis hit three-run homers to punctuate Declaration of Big Attendance
July 5, 2022

GREENSBORO ― On this Fourth of July, in front of the biggest home crowd of the season, the fireworks started a little before dark. Endy Rodriguez and newcomer Mike Jarvis both hit three-run home runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, leading the Greensboro Grasshoppers to an 11-4 victory

Hoppers lose series finale in 11 innings

Greensboro was one strike away from winning in the 9th inning before Renegades' rally
June 19, 2022

GREENSBORO ― For the second time in this six-game series, the Greensboro Grasshoppers were one strike away from victory in the top of the ninth inning when the roof fell in. But this time was different. This time it was, well, weird. Tyler Hardman went 3-for-5 with a home run,

Hoppers pitch back-to-back shutouts in doubleheader

Right-hander Nick Garcia, Sean Sullivan lead Greensboro to 2-0 and 1-0 wins
June 19, 2022

GREENSBORO ― What a difference a day makes. Well, to be honest, what a difference a day and a come-to-Jesus team meeting 30 minutes before the start of regular game-day prep. Right-handers Nick Garcia and Sean Sullivan pitched dominant games, and the Greensboro Grasshoppers bounced back from the worst day

Hoppers win series finale in I-40 rivalry

Ernny Ordoñez and Fabricio Macias drive in four runs apiece to lead Greensboro over Winston-Salem
June 13, 2022

WINSTON-SALEM ― Fabricio Macias hit a tie-breaking two-run home run in the sixth inning, and Ernny Ordonez hit a three-run shot earlier in the third as the Greensboro Grasshoppers’ erupted for 15 hits on the way to an 11-10 victory over the Winston-Salem Dash at Truist Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Sammy Siani's homer lifts Hoppers in series finale

Siani and Yoyner Fajardo hit back-to-back home runs in the 8th inning, and Hoppers pitchers strike out 15
June 5, 2022

GREENSBORO ― Sammy Siani and Yoyner Fajardo hit back-to-back home runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, lifting the Greensboro Grasshoppers to a 4-2 victory over the Wilmington Blue Rocks in their series finale at First National Bank Field on Sunday afternoon. Siani’s home run was the key hit

Hoppers win on Yoyner Fajardo's 12th-inning RBI single

"The simple things" lift Greensboro to big win, snapping four-game skid
June 3, 2022

GREENSBORO ― Yoyner Fajardo slapped a two-strike pitch up the middle, a line drive past the shortstop and through the drawn-in infield, driving in Fabricio Macias with the winning run in the bottom of the 12th inning and lifting the Greensboro Grasshoppers to a 7-6 victory over the Wilmington Blue

Hoppers lose series finale, settle for split with Tourists

Jack Herman hits two-run homer, but Greensboro cannot hold lead
May 30, 2022

ASHEVILLE ― Left fielder Jack Herman hit his third home run of the season to stake the Greensboro Grasshoppers to a 4-1 lead, but the Asheville Tourists rallied for an 8-4 victory in their series finale at McCormick Field on Sunday afternoon. The Tourists scored six runs in the bottom

Matt Gorski's third HR of game a walk-off shot

Gorski hits eight homers in six-game series with Bowling Green to help Hoppers split
8:26 PM EDT

GREENSBORO ― There's hot. There's silly hot. And then there's Matt Gorski hot. It's the kind of hot streak that is simply hard to believe, even when it's true. Gorski cracked the first pitch thrown in the bottom of the ninth inning for his third home run of the game

Adrian Florencio's dominant pitching lifts Hoppers

Florencio strikes out 11 in five terrific innings, and Henry Davis goes 3-for-4 with a home run
May 3, 2022

GREENSBORO ― The big guy had his best stuff of the season so far, and it showed. Winning pitcher Adrian Florencio, a 6-foot-6 right-hander, struck out 11 in five dominant innings to lead the Greensboro Grasshoppers to an 8-5 victory over the Asheville Tourists on a warm Tuesday morning at

Matt Gorski's HR lifts Hoppers in series finale

Gorski, Endy Rodriguez and Dariel Lopez all hit home runs as Hoppers snap losing streak
May 1, 2022

ROME, Ga. ― Matt Gorski's solo home run to center field in the eighth inning broke a tie score and lifted Greensboro to a 7-6 victory over the Rome Braves, as the Grasshoppers salvaged the final game of the series Sunday afternoon at AdventHealth Stadiium. Gorski's home run was the

Late rally sinks Greensboro in series opener vs. Aberdeen

Matt Gorski goes 3-for-4 with a towering home run to lead the Hoppers
April 19, 2022

GREENSBORO ― The minor leagues have been around for about 120 years, and in all that time no one has figured out a way to play defense against a walk. Three of the nine Aberdeen hitters who drew walks Tuesday night ended up scoring ― including the tying and go-ahead

Strong pitching lifts Hoppers to first win of season

Nick Garcia gets win in relief as bullpen shuts down Rome in last six innings
April 10, 2022

GREENSBORO ― In the light of day, on the first sunny Sunday afternoon game of the season, the Greensboro Grasshoppers found the kind of pitching they lacked the two dark nights before. Santiago Florez and three relievers combined to shut down Rome's offense, and Greensboro closed out its opening weekend

Fraizer extends hitting streak in Hoppers loss

Greensboro lead-off hitter homers to run streak to 10 games, and Hoppers win series despite lopsided loss in finale
July 11, 2021

GREENSBORO ― Matthew Fraizer hit his team-leading 15th home run and extended his hitting streak to 10 games, but the Greensboro Grasshoppers lost their series finale to the Asheville Tourists 10-3 on Sunday afternoon at First National Bank Field. The Hoppers (35-25) won four out of six games in the

Hitters club 3 HRs, pitchers strike out 18 in Hoppers' victory

Jared Triolo and Matt Gorski hit back-to-back homers, and four pitchers combine on 18 Ks
July 10, 2021

GREENSBORO ― Jared Triolo and Matt Gorski hit back-to-back home runs deep over the center field fence, and four Greensboro pitchers combined for 18 strikeouts as the Grasshoppers beat the Asheville Tourists 4-2 before a fireworks night crowd of 5,722 Friday at First National Bank Field. Lolo Sanchez also hit