By Bill on Baseball
July 7, 2013
The Hoppers are having a flashback at the wrong time.
Early in the season, big innings by the opposition led to numerous defeats. The pitching seemed to…
July 4, 2011
The Hoppers enter the July 4 game against Kannapolis having won three straight games to finish their road trip at 4–3.
June 16, 2011
The Hoppers remained percentage points behind Hickory in the first-half Northern Division pennant race by beating Kannapolis 4–0 Thursday night.
April 6, 2013
I’ve been reading box scores for a long, long time. To me, if I can’t see a baseball game, the box reveals untold nuggets of information.
May 15, 2013
Just when the Hoppers got one part of their game going Wednesday, two other parts broke down.
July 17, 2013
As an old structure was falling outside the ball park Wednesday night, something else was just beginning inside.
May 12, 2013
The Hoppers can’t change the scenery so maybe a change of opponents will help.
The Grasshoppers left NewBridge Bank Park in a subdued mood Wednesday afternoon.
They had been their own worst enemies in a 3–0 loss to the West Virginia Power by…
April 13, 2013
Managers will usually tell you that standings don’t mean much 10 games into the season.
April 27, 2013
This one really hurt.
It was only one loss during the course of a 140-game season, but not many will leave a taste worse than the Hoppers’ 2–1…