Category: A Baseball

Hillsboro Hops, Jhoan Duran Blank Eugene Emeralds 3-0

The Hillsboro Hops kept the Eugene Emeralds scoreless 3-0 in the win Thursday night.  The victory, coupled with the loss by the Boise Hawks, moved the Hops back into a three-way tie for first place in the Southern Division.  The Hops only needed one run but they scored all three in the second inning. Before…

Eugene Emeralds, Jose Albertos Control Hillsboro Hops, 3-2

The Hillsboro Hops losing streak has reached four games now that they have skidded to a loss Wednesday night to the visiting Eugene Emeralds, 3-2.  The low scoring affair featured some excellent pitching from both sides.  The Hops bats woke up for a little bit but they weren’t enough to take away a win. Hops…

Tri-City Dust Devils, Justin Lopez Take Close One from Hillsboro Hops 4-3

An error filled night served to help keep the game close as the Tri-City Dust Devils beat the Hillsboro Hops 4-3.  Though suspenseful, the game was pretty much decided when the Dust Devils took an early 3-2 lead after two. After two consecutive singles to start the first inning for the home team, it was…

Tri-City Dust Devils, Ben Sheckler Rain on Hillsboro Hops’ Parade, 10-1

The Hillsboro Hops couldn’t stem the flooding as the Tri-City Dust Devils rained ten runs on the visiting Hops in a 10-1 loss.  By the time Hillsboro finally got on the board, the Dust Devils had already scored their ten runs and time was almost over. The scoring didn’t start until the third inning as…

Tri-City Dust Devils, Tyler Benson Walk-Off with Win over Hillsboro Hops, 5-4

The Tri-City Dust Devils took a wild one away from the visiting Hillsboro Hops on a walk-off single, 5-4.  Jalen Washington scored the winning run after reaching first base on a walk and then second and third on consecutive wild pitches by closer Cal Becker (L, 0-2).  That set up the stage for Tyler Benson…

Hillsboro Hops, Jhoan Duran Sneak Past Tri City Dust Devils 5-3

Roles were reversed from the night before as the Hillsboro Hops took advantage of the Tri City Dust Devil miscues to win 5-3.  It was four runs in the fifth that grabbed the lead for the Hops and they never let go. All nine batters went to the plate in the inning starting off with…

The Hillsboro Hops beat themselves Friday night allowing the host Tri City Dust Devils to take the credit, 3-1. The first inning started off with Dust Devil Robbie Pordosky reaching base after striking out on a wild pitch from Hops starter Tyler Badamo (L, 0-1).  Another wild pitch sent him over to second.  Consecutive groundouts…

Hillsboro Hops, Kevin McCanna Shut Down Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, 3-1

The Hillsboro Hops woke up for three runs in the fourth and made it stick for a 3-1 win over the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes.  Limited to six hits on the night, the Hops spent five of them in the high scoring inning.  Throw in two wild pitches along with capping the inning off with Jorge Perez’…

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Dart Past Hillsboro Hops, 4-3

The Hillsboro Hops were the hare grabbing a quick lead but the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes were the tortoise inching their way to the 4-3 win.  Logan Baldwin led off the eighth for S-K with a double and came around the bases on consecutive ground outs by teammates Orlando Garcia and Ryan Kirby for the winning run.…

Hillsboro Hops, Dan Swain Rocket Past Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, 11-2

The Hillsboro Hops launched hit after hit against the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes and the Hops pitching kept the visiting team from not doing much more than watch the fireworks as they beat they southern rivals 11-2.  Newcomer Dan Swain had more than announced his arrival before this game but if there was one person who had…

Vancouver Canadians, Norberto Obeso Leave Hillsboro Hops Behind, 10-6

The Hillsboro Hops tried to keep up with the Vancouver Canadians but the game remained just out of reach for the home team as they fell 10-6.  The Hops never led during the game though they did manage to tie it once.  Both teams scored two runs in the third but that would be the…

Vancouver Canadians, Logan Warmoth Vault Past Hillsboro Hops, 5-3

The Vancouver Canadians jumped past the Hillsboro Hops, 5-3, thanks to a three-run inning in the eighth.  The Hops had slowly built a 3-1 lead only to see it fall apart in the later innings. Tyler Badamo started for the Hops and controlled the visiting team for six innings giving up only one run on…

Hillsboro Hops, Kevin McCanna Nearly No-Hit Vancouver Canadians, 6-0

The score wasn’t close as the Hillsboro Hops downed the Vancouver Canadians 6-0, but something else was.  The Hops combined pitching staff had a potential no-hitter going until the top of the ninth inning.  To lead off the final inning for the Canadians, left fielder Norberto Obeso singled to his counterpart Hops Dan Swain to…

Vancouver Canadians, Reggie Pruitt Limit Hillsboro Hops, 4-2

The Vancouver Canadians took a low scoring affair from the Hillsboro Hops, 4-2.  The Canadians grabbed an early lead, 2-0, in the first and stayed a run or two ahead throughout the game.  Starting pitcher Tyler Vail (L. 0-1) lasted through six innings allowing three runs on six hits while striking out ten.  Lately, that…

Hillsboro Hops, Camden Duzenack Walk-Off Win Over Vancouver Canadians, 9-8

Don’t ever count the Hillsboro Hops out as they proved Thursday night coming back from an 8-0 deficit to win 9-8 over the Vancouver Canadians in eleven innings.  Camden Duzenack stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the eleventh and sent a single down the right field line to score Ryan Dobson easily…

2017 NWL All-Star Game to Feature Six Hillsboro Hops

The Northwest League announced their All-Star line-up for 2017 and six Hillsboro Hops made the roster.  Starting will be this year’s first round selection Pavin Smith at first base and Eudy Ramos at third base. Pavin has played in 30 games so far for the Hops, batting .339 with eight doubles and 14 RBI.  Known…

Eugene Emeralds, Michael Cruz Blast Hillsboro Hops, 9-1

The Hillsboro Hops go into the All-Star break on a two-game losing streak, falling to the Eugene Emeralds 9-1.  Like the previous game, Eugene hit hard and early taking a 9-0 lead before the Hops could even find the scoreboard. Starting pitcher Luis Madero (L, 1-1) was rocked for six runs in the first two…

Eugene Emeralds, Aramis Ademan Blister Hillsboro Hops, 11-2

It was going to happen sooner or later as the Hillsboro Hops weren’t going to win every game of the second half.  They were blown out by the home team Eugene Emeralds, 11-2.  Prior to that, the Hops entered Saturday’s games on a nine-game winning streak on the road.  They had swept the Vancouver Canadians…

Hillsboro Hops, Eudy Ramos Power by Eugene Emeralds, 9-4

The Hillsboro Hops blew by the Eugene Emeralds, 9-4, to open the three-game series in Eugene.  After allowing the early 3-0 lead in the first, the Hops started putting it away with a six-run second sending ten men to the plate.  With two outs and a man on first, the Hops were powered by two…

Hillsboro Hops, Riley Smith Limit Boise Hawks, 6-1

The Hillsboro Hops did it again.  Thursday night was not an echo of Wednesday nor a mirror image of the past.  Yet, it was still the Hops over the Boise Hawks, 6-1, again.  The Hops slowly built a lead through out eight innings before Boise got on the board with a Hidekel Gonzalez solo shot…