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Devils Pen Hops In 4-3 Win

Tri-City goes to 6-2 vs. Hillsboro with another close win.
August 29, 2017

If this is indeed a preview of the future Northwest League championship series, get ready for a nail-biter of a series.Tri-City broke a 3-3 tie with a run in the seventh inning and the Dust Devils bullpen retired 15 of the final 16 Hillsboro batters with nine strikeouts in a

The Leading Men

Hops Offense finds life behind Duzenack, Grotjohn's big days.
August 19, 2017

The Hops had struggled against the southern division rivals this year and looked to find some sort of momentum after dropping four consecutive games heading into this series. Thanks to a strong performance by Jhoan Duran on August 17th, Tyler Keele matched. Keele threw six and two third innings scattering

Dan Swain's career day leads Hillsboro to 11-2 win over Salem

Dan Swain hurt the Volcanoes early and often, tallying five RBI in his first three at bats.
August 9, 2017

'Even Keeled'Making his first start after an eight-day layoff, Tyler Keele would return to All-Star form. Keele's night concluded after six innings of work, two hits, one run and seven strikeouts. Ryan Dobson got the Hops started early, with a single through the 5.5 hole. Clean-up hitter Dan Swain launched

Tribe Tops Hops 13-1 in NWL Second-half Opener

Hops rest several starters after clinching first-half title the previous night
July 25, 2017

One night after clinching the Northwest League South Division first-half championship, the Hops came out a little flat in the finale of their five-game series against the Spokane Indians.The Tribe won the rubber match of the series and the season series with a 13-1 win at Ron Tonkin Field.

Hops lock up first-half NWL division title

D-backs affiliate gets help from Tri-City to clinch playoff berth
July 24, 2017

It took some external help, but the Class A Short Season Hillsboro Hops are returning to the postseason. With Tri-City's 4-0 victory over Eugene on Sunday, the Hops clinched the Northwest League South Division first-half title with a 22-16 record. Even though Hillsboro fell, 5-3, to Spokane earlier in the day,

A BC Sweep As Hops Blank Vancouver

Hops return home Thursday with at least a share of first
July 19, 2017

Going into the first-half stretch run, it appeared as if the Hillsboro Hops had the toughest schedule among the four Northwest League South Division teams angling for a playoff berth. A major reason why was the five games they had to play at Nat Bailey Stadium in Vancouver, historically the

Hops stopped in series finale

Hillsboro shut out as home as Emeralds staff dazzles
July 15, 2017

It was a pitcher's duel from the get-go on Friday night, but unfortunately only the bats of the opposition got it going late. Hillsboro and Eugene engaged in a fun pitching match-up, but it was the Emeralds' bats that got in gear late in a 2-0 win for the visitors.More

Hops Hit Parade Evens Series

Hops ride 18-hit night to 8-2 win at Spokane
July 9, 2017

A no-hitter, flawless defense and a multitude of hits normally means an easy win. Nothing has been easy in this five-game series at Spokane for the Hillsboro Hops.Tyler Keele took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and the Hops pounded out 18 hits against three Spokane pitchers in an 8-2

Hops fall after five errors in the field

Shaky defense drops Hops in series opener
June 24, 2017

The day started with excitement - it was the debut of the Arizona Diamondbacks 1st round selection Pavin Smith and the first televised game of the season on Comcast Sportsnet Northwest - but it ended solemnly as the Hops fell to the Boise Hawks 5-1 following a shaky defensive performance.The

GR8 Start! Big First Inning Propels Hops

Eight-run first leads Hops to 12-4 win in Everett
June 17, 2017

A bad hop, some bad walks and a few well-timed hits led to an eight-run first inning for the Hillsboro Hops in Everett on Saturday night, as they notched a 12-4 win in the season's third game.Everett starter Cody Mobley --- coming off a flexor tendon injury --- was making