Site: First National Bank Field, Greensboro
Why the Grasshoppers won: Noe Toribio (W, 2-1) pitched a no-hitter through six innings for the Hoppers as they went on to shutout the visiting Tourists. He struck out six batters before being replaced by Winston Nicacio who added two more strikeouts in the final three innings. Meanwhile, Greesnboro’s bats were hot as the Hoppers garnered 14 hits in the contest. The Hoppers connected on three home runs.
Performances worth noting: Greensboro—Noe Toribio 6.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 6 K; Luke Mangieri 2-3, 2B, HR, 2 RBI.
Also worth noting: The Hoppers host Asheville again today at 4:00 p.m. — Staff Report