Geraldo Perdomo Powers Comeback, Hops Jump S-K 9-7

Coming back from a five run deficit to tie the game in the seventh, Geraldo Perdomo launched a triple in the eighth to clear the bases and put the Hillsboro Hops up 9-7 over the Salem-Kaiser Volcanoes for good.  The win extended their franchise leading streak to 50 wins with one game left to go…

Kevin Watson Debuts, S-K Beat Hops, 3-1

The game remained empty of runs until the Hillsboro Hops scored in the eighth.  Kevin Watson, Jr. and LT Tolbert smacked the only Hops extra base hits to lead off the inning.  First, Watson tripled to right field and waited at third.  The newest Hop did not have long to wait.  LT Tolbert came up…

LT Tolbert Powers Hops Beyond Hawks 6-3

Geraldo Perdomo took advantage of being hit by a pitch to score the eventual winning run in an inning filled with mistakes.  Leading off the top of the seventh, Perdomo took first and came home on an LT Tolbert RBI double.  It became the winning run to keep the Hillsboro Hops ahead of the Boise…

Ryan January Powers Hops Above Ems, 10-1

Ryan January originally had the night off.  But, a wrong bounce near the plate cancelled any other plans he might have had.  Instead of watching from the dugout, January was called upon to take over behind the plate and his bat removed any doubt as the Hillsboro Hops defeated the Eugene Emeralds 10-1 for their…

Jorge Perez Pushes Hops Past Volcanoes 4-2

The Hillsboro Hops waited until the seventh inning before reaching the scoreboard.  When they did, Jorge Perez continued his productive night to ensure the win over the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 4-2.  But, for the first six innings, the game belonged to the mound. Matt Tabor Matched Seth Corry Matt Tabor started for the Hops and pitched…

Francis Martinez Slugs Hops Past  Volcanoes 6-4

After a game where the bats spoke very softly, a few Hillsboro Hops bats woke up and sang loudly.  Francis Martinez led the barrage over the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, 6-4, with three hits and three RBI.  Joey Rose followed their first baseman with three hits of his own.  Only two others managed a safe hit.  In…

Portland Mavericks Scheduled Appearance August 20th

17 former Portland Mavericks players and coaches will appear at Ron Tonkin Field this coming Monday night, August 20th.  Among the notables will be former manager Frank Peters also known for his Portland Beaver days.  Frank managed the aptly named Mavericks in their second and third seasons. Big League Chew Rob Nelson will also be…

Levi Jordan Darts, Ems Down Hops 2-1

With a little help from his friends, Levi Jordan scooted across home plate twice for all the runs the Eugene Emeralds needed.  The Hillsboro Hops struggled and score once, falling 2-1.  Both teams lacked the power from the last couple of nights where it seemed that home runs and triples ruled the plate. Instead, pitching…

Michael Curry Clears Hops, Dust Devils Win 4-1

The game stayed close until Michael Curry’s three run double cleared the bases and the home team Tri-City Dust Devils erupted in the bottom of the eighth inning.  Then, Ramon Perez (W, 2-1) continued on the mound shutting down the Hillsboro Hops and earning the win, 4-1.  Before that, the game was close. Pitching Controlled…