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Grasshoppers fall to the Hot Rods in the first game of the Away Series

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May 8, 2024 – South Atlantic League (SAL)
Greensboro Grasshoppers news story

BOWLING GREEN, KY – The Greensboro Grasshoppers fell to the Bowling Green Hot Rods in the first game of their away series on Tuesday, May 7. The Hot Rods improved to 14-14 on the season, while the Grasshoppers fell to 16-11. Bowling Green defeated Greensboro 10-3 as both teams had two accidents.


Leading the dish for the Grasshoppers was outfielder Lonnie White Jr., who went 1-3 with a home run, two RBIs and one run scored. Hits for Greensboro also came from Luke Brown and Rodolfo Nolasco.

Outfielder Chandler Simpson led the Hot Rods attack 4-5 with a double and two runs scored. Brock Jones followed behind to go 2-4 with a double and one run scored. Hits for Bowling Green were also recorded by Xavier Isaac, Brayden Taylor, Colton Ledbetter and Hunter Haas.

Starting on the mound for Greensboro was right-handed pitcher Patrick Reilly, who struck out three and gave up five hits, four earned runs and three free bases in four innings of work. Reilly took the loss for the Grasshoppers, dropping to 1-2 on the season.

Starting on the rubber for Bowling Green was right-handed pitcher Yoniel Curet, who recorded nine strikeouts and gave up one hit, one run (unearned) and two free bases in five innings of work. Curet earned the victory for the Hot Rods, improving to 1-3 on the season.

The Grasshoppers continue their away series against the Hot Rods today, Wednesday, May 8 at 6:35 PM. To purchase tickets to a Greensboro Grasshoppers game, visit www.gsohoppers.com or call our front office at (336) 268-2255.

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