Category: A Baseball

Vancouver Canadians Harris, Perdomo Blank Hillsboro Hops, 3-0

The Vancouver Canadians Jon Harris blanked the Hillsboro Hops Friday night, 3-0. Harris went six innings and 90 pitches, allowing no runs on four hits while striking out four. Harris would not get the win tonight though as Angel Perdomo (1-0) pitched the last four innings of hitless ball, striking out seven, to earn the win.…

Hillsboro Hops Brett Shanklin Two-Hitter Defeats Vancouver Canadians

Brett Shanklin pitched eight near perfect innings and the Hillsboro Hops needed it to win a tight one over the Vancouver Canadians, 1-0. Shanklin (1-0) pitched a two-hitter and struck out seven for the win. Cameron Gann (S-2) came on for the final inning, retiring the side on eleven pitches for the save. Shanklin brought his…

Hillsboro Hops Hold on for 5-4 Win, Take Division Lead

The Hillsboro Hops made a one run lead over the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes last seven innings for the win, 5-4.  The winning run was scored in the third inning when Stephen Dezzi led off with a walk followed by a Nate Irving grounder that bounced over short stop CJ Hinojosa’s head to put runners at the…

Hillsboro Hops, Carlos Hernandez Limit Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, 4-2

The Hillsboro Hops took time away from another pitcher’s duel to explode for four runs and take the series opener over the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, 4-2. Starting pitcher for the Hops, Carlos Hernandez, took the mound in his first appearance since the All-Star Game. In six innings, Hernandez (4-1) continued building to his league leading and…

Hillsboro Hops, Josh Anderson homer Foil Boise Hawks 3-2

An eighth inning two-run homer by Hillsboro Hops Josh Anderson with Jake Peevyhouse on base was the play of the game. The Hops were behind 2-1 until that shot. Afterwards, the Hops held the lead over the Boise Hawks to win 3-2. Tyler Bolton started for the Hops and pitched seven quality innings. Bolton allowed both…

Hillsboro Hops, Luis Veras’ Bat Stay Ahead of Boise Hawks, 8-4

In their first game after the All-Star break, The Hillsboro Hops came back to an enthusiastic crowd ready to cheer them on. The Hops gave the fans what they wanted from their defending Northwest League Champions and current first-half champions. By controlling the game, the Hops scored when they needed to stay ahead on their way to…

Hillsboro Hops Shine at the All-Star Game

The Hillsboro Hops, backed by winning the first half which guaranteed a playoff spot, were honored last month by sending four of their players to the All-Star Game. Pitcher Jared Miller was chosen to start and was joined by teammates Cody Reed and Carlos Hernandez, and outfielder Zach Nehrir, but before they could reach Spokane, Nehrir sprained his…

Ninth Inning Rally Gives Hillsboro Hops 6-2 Win Over Tri-City Dust Devils

The Hillsboro Hops turned the tables on the Tri-Cities Dust Devils, winning 6-2. Instead of the Dust Devils erupting for a commanding lead late in the game, it was the Hops who exploded for five runs in the ninth. The ninth started out with an Alexis Olmeda hard line drive down the third base line…

Hillsboro Hops Send Four Players to All-Star Game

The Hillsboro Hops announced that four of their players will be playing in the 2015 Northwest League All-Star Game to be held August 4th in Spokane, Washington. Two of them will be starting.  Pitchers Jared Miller, Carlos Hernandez and Cody Reed will join their teammate, outfielder Zach Nehrir, for the honors. This year, the All-Star Game will…

Tri-City Dust Devils Bats, Pitching Crush Hillsboro Hops 9-0

It was a tale of two cities.  For the Tri-Cities Dust Devils, it was the best of times. For the Hillsboro Hops, it was the worst of times.  Between the dominating pitching and the formidable bats, the Dust Devils had their way with the Hops, 9-0. The Dust Devils would fail to score in only…

Tri-City Dust Devils Bats Knock Out Hillsboro Hops, 10-3

The lead changed twice with two of the top Northwest League teams battling each other on a hot sweltering evening before the Tri-City Dust Devils delivered the knockout blow to the Hillsboro Hops, 10-3. For the second night in a row, the two starting pitchers would control their respective sides of the innings yet they would…

Hillsboro Hops, Jeferson Mejia Slip by Tri-City Dust Devils, 5-4

The Hillsboro Hops never trailed and held on to the slim lead for the win over the Tri-City Dust Devils, 5-4. It was the beginning of a five-game series between the two first-half winners of this year’s season.  While both teams are guaranteed a spot in the playoffs come September, neither team gave an inch.…

Hillsboro Hops Burn Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, 10-0

The game started as a pitcher’s duel but the Hillsboro Hops had different plans. Starting in the fifth inning, the Hops would erupt for ten runs over the next five innings to cool the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 10-0. During the first four innings, both teams struggled at the plate due to fine control of the pitching on…

Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Feast on Hillsboro Hops, 9-2

Sunday, Randy Johnson, a former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher, was inducted into the Hall of Fame. Monday night, the Hillsboro Hops, a short season single-A affiliate of the Diamondbacks, could have used him on the mound. The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes feasted on the Hops 9-2 on Randy Johnson Bobble Head Night. Andrew Leenhouts (5-2) started for the…