Category: A Baseball

Cody Reed Near Perfect as Hillsboro Hops Down Eugene Emeralds, 2-0

Cody Reed (4-1) pitched seven near perfect innings for the Hillsboro Hops Friday night, allowing only one hit and striking out seven in the 2-0 win.  The hit, a double by the Eugene Emeralds’ Ian Happ, came in the seventh inning with two outs and ruined the chance for Reed to complete a perfect game.  Afterwards,…

Jared Miller Dominates Eugene Emeralds in Hillsboro Hops 4-0 Win

The Hillsboro Hops shutout the Eugene Emeralds 4-0 on Thursday evening. No Emeralds runners made it to third base, leaving six runners stranded. As a team, the Ems had just four hits in 30 at-bats. Jared Miller (6-0) started for the Hops and set the tone for the rest of the game. Pitching six innings, Miller…

Hillsboro Hops Leave Spokane Indians behind 9-0

It was no contest Saturday night, as the Hillsboro Hops blanked the Spokane Indians, 9-0. The winning run was in the first inning but there were many more to follow. With one out, Fernery Ozuna lined a single over the outstretched glove of second baseman Leon Byrd. Stephen Dezzi came to the plate. Ozuna stole…

Hillsboro Hops Make it Look Easy Over Spokane Indians, 5-1

The Hillsboro Hops controlled the Spokane Indians Friday night with a 5-1 win. The Hops effort included some sparkling defense to go with only one error on the night. The winning run came in the second inning with Nate Robertson’s solo home run over the left field fence and just over the outstretched glove of left…

Hillsboro Hops Smash Everett Aquasox 11-4

The Hillsboro Hops slugged their way past the Everett Aquasox 11-4.  The game featured a combined 24 hits, seven errors, four wild pitches, three batters hit by a pitch, a balk and three home runs.  Add to that the fact that umpire Jordan Johnson was lost after the first inning.  The reason was unknown but…

Cody Ponce, David Burkhalter Stymy Snappers for Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

It must have been quite a boring game for most of the fans in Appleton, WI on Sunday afternoon. It might have been really boring, but the home crowd left happy as their Wisconsin Timber Rattlers scored three runs early, then held on the for the 3-2 win. In between was a lot of zeros.…

Brandon Diaz Leads Wisconsin Timber Rattlers to 8-5 Victory

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers showed that this team has some serious bite to them when they need it. They also proved that when they need to mount a big rally they have the quick reaction to erase a deficit and turn it into a lead. All of those characteristics were on display Saturday night as…

Eugene Emeralds Launch Past Hillsboro Hops, 2-1 in 11

On a 93 degree sultry evening, zombies invaded tonight’s game as the Eugene Emeralds powered past the Hillsboro Hops 2-1 in the eleventh inning. The winning run was scored by a powerful home run smashed by Ian Happ. The ball sailed over the highest portion of the center field fence. Tonight was the second annual…