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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

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

Will Matthiessen's 3 RBIs lead Hoppers to 3rd straight I-40 win

Top prospect Henry Davis triples in debut, and Jared Triolo hits 11th home run
August 13, 2021

WINSTON-SALEM ― Will Matthiessen drove in three runs, Jared Triolo hit a home run and newcomer Henry Davis tripled in his Greensboro debut, leading the Grasshoppers to a 5-4 victory over the Winston-Salem Dash on Thursday at Truist Stadium. Matthiessen drew a bases-loaded walk to break a 2-2 tie in

Will Matthiessen homers, Ford fans 8 for Hoppers in I-40 win

Greensboro wins at Winston-Salem to clinch at least a tie in 'Battle of I-40' season series
August 10, 2021

WINSTON-SALEM ― Will Matthiessen hit a three-run home run, and winning pitcher Grant Ford struck out eight in six strong innings, leading the Greensboro Grasshoppers to a 5-4 victory over the Winston-Salem Dash as the final series of the season in "The Battle of I-40" opened Tuesday night at Truist

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

Chase Murray's walk-off shot lifts Hoppers in I-40 slugfest

Greensboro hits five home runs and Winston-Salem hits six as Battle for I-40 rivalry heats up
July 30, 2021

GREENSBORO ― On sultry summer nights, when the heat and humidity are both high, hard-hit balls at First National Bank Field tend to carry. And carry. And carry. And carry. Chase Murray's flyball to the opposite field sailed over the left-field wall for a game-winning two-run home run in the

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,

Fraizer's second homer of game lifts Hoppers to walk-off win over Asheville

Matt Fraizer hits two two-run shots, moves into league lead in batting average and runs scored
July 7, 2021

GREENSBORO ― Matthew Fraizer hit a two-run home run with nobody out in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Greensboro Grasshoppers to a 7-5 walk-off victory over the Asheville Tourists at First National Bank Field on Tuesday night. Fraizer drove a 1-0 pitch from reliever Chandler Casey (3-1,

Back-to-back home runs lift Hot Rods over Hoppers

Bowling Green scores 3 in the eighth inning to break open tie game
July 2, 2021

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. ― Grant Witherspoon and Jordan Qsar hit back-to-back home runs with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning to break open a tie game and lead the Hot Rods to a 6-3 win over the Grasshoppers at Bowling Green Stadium on Friday night. Right-hander Will

Pitchers help Hoppers to 2-1 win over Greenville

Ashcraft, Jennings combine for seven strong innings in pitchers' duel
June 26, 2021

GREENSBORO ― Matthew Fraizer hit an RBI single, Fabricio Macias scored on the back end of a double steal and four Greensboro pitchers combined to give up just four hits as the Grasshoppers beat the Greensville Drive 2-1 on Friday night at First National Bank Field. The Hoppers (26-20) have

Hoppers shut out Dash 7-0 to split rivalry series

Battle of I-40 knotted 6-6 after first series in Winston-Salem since 1968
June 20, 2021

WINSTON-SALEM ― Right-hander J.C. Flowers won in his second start, combining with two relievers on a three-hit shutout as the Greensboro Grasshoppers beat the Winston-Salem Dash 7-0 at Truist Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Fabricio Macias and Jared Triolo both went 3-for-5 for the Hoppers, who split the series and evened