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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

Nick Gonzales sparks Hoppers to series finale win over Hot Rods

Gonzales' 4 hits moves him up to fifth in the league's batting title race; Hoppers a half-game out of playoff spot
August 22, 2021

GREENSBORO ― Nick Gonzales went 4-for-5 with a home run and a double, continuing a torrid August and leading the Greensboro Grasshoppers to an 11-6 victory over the Bowling Green Hot Rods on Sunday afternoon at First National Bank Field. Gonzales, a 22-year-old second baseman picked seventh overall in the

Hoppers sweep Dash to win "Battle of I-40" rivalry

Matthiessen's 8 RBIs lead doubleheader sweep as Hoppers run winning streak to 7 in a row
August 15, 2021

WINSTON-SALEM ― Will Matthiessen homered in both games and combined to go 5-for-8 with eight RBIs, helping the Greensboro Grasshoppers close out the "Battle of I-40" rivalry series with a doubleheader sweep of the Winston-Salem Dash at Truist Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Hoppers (58-32) finished 17-7 head-to-head against the

Liover Peguero homers in fourth straight I-40 rivalry game

Hoppers win to take 11-7 season series lead in "The Battle of I-40" rivalry
August 1, 2021

GREENSBORO ― The man they call "Peggy" is both a free spirit and a leader in the clubhouse. And he happens to be a heck of a ballplayer, too. Prized prospect Liover Peguero has homered in four consecutive games, and he hit a pair of two-run home runs Sunday afternoon

Triolo, Fraizer hit homers to lead Hoppers in win

Blake Sabol extends hitting streak to eight games, and Tahnaj Thomas turns in encouraging start
July 25, 2021

GREENVILLE, S.C. ― Jared Triolo went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs, and Matthew Fraizer hit his team-leading 18th home run, leading the Greensboro Grasshoppers to an 8-2 victory over the Greenville Drive at Fluor Field on Sunday afternoon. Blake Sabol singled twice and drove in a run,

Hoppers stay hot, win 5 of 6 in series at Rome

Nick Gonzales gets four hits, Lolo Sanchez homers and Tahnaj Thomas pitches well in return
July 19, 2021

ROME, Ga. ― Top prospect Nick Gonzales went 4-for-5 with a triple and an RBI, and Lolo Sanchez hit his ninth home run of the season, helping the Greensboro Grasshoppers to a 7-5 victory over the Rome Braves in their series finale Sunday afternoon at State Mutual Stadium. The Hoppers

Toolshed: Pirates' Thomas primed for breakout

Raw right-hander's ascension will have to wait one more season
November 6, 2020

Tahnaj Thomas raised his hand, and that made all the difference. Back in late 2016, the Bahamas native was assigned, through a coach back home, to help a Chicago-area team of fellow teenagers in a tournament that took place in Jupiter, Florida. As the new kid, the shortstop wasn't getting