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Five-Run First Enough to Carry Amarillo to Victory

Spencer Giesting Spins Quality Start in Double-A Debut
June 19, 2024

Amarillo, Texas (June 19, 2024) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles jumped out to an early lead in the first and never looked back on Wednesday night. A five-run bottom of the first inning was enough run support for Spencer Giesting and the rest of the Sod Poodles pitching staff to

Hops Secure Win With Dominant Start By Giesting

Giesting goes seven in 4-1 win
June 13, 2024

For his tenth start of the year, Spencer Giesting matched up against Tri-City Dust Devil's starter Ryan Costieu. In the Wednesday night game at Hillsboro Ballpark, the Hops’ offense scored four runs on nine hits. Hillsboro pitchers only allowed one earned run, beating Tri-City 4-1. Hops' left fielder Brett Johnson

Hurley Homers in 3-2 Win

Giesting goes seven innings to lead Hops to second win of the series
May 30, 2024

(Hillsboro, OR)- The Hops’ defense was showing off in the 3-2 win over the Eugene Emeralds. Spencer Giesting matched up against fellow lefty Hayden Wynja in the Wednesday night game at Hillsboro Ballpark. Giesting entered the game with the lowest ERA in Minor League Baseball and continued to show his

Giesting's Got Game

Giestings 13 strikeouts ties franchise record
May 23, 2024

(Hillsboro, Oregon)- For the Wednesday night meet-up, Hillsboro Stadium hosted the second game of the six-game series featuring the Hillsboro Hops and the Vancouver Canadians. Hops’ starter Spencer Giesting took the mound holding the lowest ERA in minor league baseball- a jaw-dropping 0.79. He would only lower it in his

Walters Walks It Off

Jean Walters hits a walk-off single, Hops win 3-2
May 9, 2024

May 9, 2024 (Hillsboro, OR)- The Hillsboro Ballpark hosted its STEM day, where over 1700 kids from local schools came to the Thursday day game. For the third game of the tied series, the Hillsboro Hops (13-16) beat the Spokane Indians (16-9) with a final score of 2-3 to put

Giesting Dominates Over Six Innings In Hillsboro Win

Kevin Sim doubles and homers in Hops 3-2 win over the Dust Devils
April 18, 2024

Spencer Giesting went up against Joel Hurtado, the Angel's #20 prospect ( for his second start of the year. Giesting went six innings, allowing no runs and racking up five strikeouts, securing the win. This is the second straight start that a Hops pitcher went six innings and not allowing

Emeralds Shutout Hops In Series Finale 

Fastest game in Northwest League this year
July 23, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (July 23, 2023) – The Hops entered the series finale against their Northwest League rival Eugene Emeralds on Sunday with a chance to split the six-game set. In the matinee at Ron Tonkin Field, Nick Sinacola pitched five scoreless for the second time in the series and the

Hillsboro Pitching Throws Two-Hitter in Victory

Muntz and Malave lead the way for Hops
April 29, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (April 28, 2023) – The biggest crowd of the season at Ron Tonkin Field witnessed another Hops win against the Tri-City Dust Devils on Friday. Although walking nine hitters, Hops’ pitching combined to allow just two hits. The Hops bullpen trio of Otano, Alcantara and Barnes only allowed