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August 15, 2012
The Hagerstown Suns and Goodwill Industries of Hagerstown will host Goodwill Night Tuesday, Aug. 21, at Municipal Stadium, 274 E. Memorial Blvd., Hagerstown. The Suns plays the Kannapolis Intimdators at 7:05 p.m. Fans are encouraged to bring items to donate to get a voucher for free tickets to Sunday, Sept. 2, game against the Asheville Tourists. For more information about the Suns, go to www.hagerstownsuns.com .
NEWS
August 9, 2007
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The Hagerstown Suns were forced to knuckle under on Wednesday. The Suns couldn't find a net to corral Simon Ferrer's knuckleball while being shut out on four hits in a 6-0 loss to the Asheville Tourists to open an eight-game southern road trip. Ferrer pitched six innings, allowing four hits, walking one and striking out seven. The Tourists scored a run in the second and five in the fifth, all off starter Erik Arnesen (5-6). Three of the runs were unearned, coming off Mike Martinez's 28th error.
NEWS
May 22, 2001
Santos helps Suns power past Tourists Hagerstown Suns John Thomas (0-2, 6.37) at Asheville Tourists Matt Roney (3-4, 5.70) Time: 7 Radio: WHAG 1410 ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The Hagerstown Suns blasted five home runs, including a pair by Deivi Santos, to dust off the Asheville Tourists in a 11-5 victory on Monday. continued Santos hit a solo homer in the third and a three-run shot in the fifth to drive in four runs and give the Suns (24-21)
NEWS
August 14, 2003
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Jeff Salazar hit two home runs and the Asheville Tourists defeated the Hagerstown Suns 6-3 on Wednesday. Hagerstown finished 4-4 on the road trip and is 2 1/2 games behind Lexington for the South Atlantic League Northern Division Wild Card spot. The Suns host Greensboro for four games starting Friday. Fred Lewis led off the game with a homer and Carlos Sosa added a solo homer two batters later as Hagerstown took a 2-0 lead. Salazar answered in the bottom half with a two-run shot to tie the game.
NEWS
July 19, 1998
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Tony Peters blasted two home runs - including a sixth-inning grand slam - Friday to help the Hagerstown Suns break a three-game losing streak with a 10-2 South Atlantic League victory over the Asheville Tourists. Hagerstown (10-19, 54-45 overall) collected 15 hits, including three home runs, to break out of a prolonged hitting slump. Peters finished 3-for-5 with five RBIs and three runs scored. The victory made a 10-game winner out of starter John Sneed (10-2)
NEWS
August 11, 2003
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The Hagerstown Suns lost their second straight game, 2-1 to the Asheville Tourists Sunday, and are now in a three-way tie with Greensboro and Lexington for the South Atlantic League's Wild Card playoff berth. The Suns (58-56, 23-24) took a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning. Brian Buscher singled, went to third on Julian Benavidez's double and scored on Doug Johnson's wild pitch. Asheville tied it in the bottom half on Jeff Baker's solo home run to right-center off starter Brad Hennessey.
NEWS
July 11, 2008
Beau Seabury singled off Dan Leatherman for the game-winning RBI in the top of the 10th inning as the Asheville Tourists beat the Hagerstown Suns 9-8 Thursday at Municipal Stadium. The Suns, who led 7-2 through seven innings, trailed 8-7 before Jose Lozada's two-out solo home run in the bottom of the ninth off Randall Taylor sent the game into extra innings. Lozada finished 4-for-5 with two RBIs. The Suns took a 3-0 lead in the first on a three-run homer by Michael Burgess, his 18th shot of the season.
NEWS
July 21, 2009
A couple of firsts made a lasting impression for the Hagerstown Suns. Trevor Holder got his first win with five innings of five-hit pitching and Chris Rivera recorded his first save on Monday as the Suns scored a 2-0 victory over the Asheville Tourists. The pair lifted the Suns after three pitchers -- Patrick McCoy, Hassan Pena and Drew Storen -- were all promoted to Single-A Potomac earlier in the day. The Suns got both of their runs in the fourth with three singles and a little help from the Tourists.
NEWS
July 20, 1998
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Hagerstown's Isabel Giron often struggles in the first inning. Sunday's game against the Asheville Tourists was no different. He gave up three runs, and the Suns trailed by a run. But Giron settled down, and the Suns' bats heated up, scoring 12 unanswered runs on the way to a 13-3 victory over the Tourists. Giron went seven innings, allowing only those three runs, and held the homestanding Tourists to six hits. He struck out six and walked only one to square his record at 9-9. He got plenty of offensive support from his mates, led by Chris Hayes' 3-for-4 performance that included his third home run of the year and produced four RBIs.
NEWS
July 17, 2009
Hagerstown Suns starter Hassan Pena pitched six scoreless innings, but the Asheville Tourists scored a run in the seventh and another in the eighth against the Suns' bullpen to pull out a 2-1 victory on Friday night in a South Atlantic League game at Municipal Stadium. James Cesario homered off Patrick McCoy with one out in the seventh to pull Asheville into a 1-1 tie. In the eighth, Scott Robinson led off with a single against Justin Phillabaum. Robinson stole second, went to third on a throwing error by catcher Derek Norris and scored on a wild pitch.
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SPORTS
August 17, 2013
Brett Mooneyham continues to be downright untouchable for the Hagerstown Suns. Mooneyham won his sixth straight start on Saturday night, pitching seven scoreless innings and striking out nine as the Hagerstown Suns shut out the Asheville Tourists 4-0 in front of 1,139 fans at Municipal Stadium. With their seventh straight victory, the Suns (73-49, 35-20) took a half-game lead over West Virginia - a 4-1 loser to Hickory on Saturday - in the race for the Northern Division second-half title in the South Atlantic League.
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SPORTS
August 16, 2013
The Hagerstown Suns scored three runs in the sixth inning to rally past the Asheville Tourists for a 5-3 South Atlantic League victory on Friday night in front of 2,026 fans at Municipal Stadium. The Suns (72-49, 34-20) have won six straight. Hagerstown, the Northern Division's first-half champions who already are assured a playoff spot, remained a half-game behind West Virginia in the race for the second-half title. The Tourists (58-63, 20-33) took a 2-0 lead in the third inning against Suns starter Pedro Encarnacion.
SPORTS
August 15, 2013
Kylin Turnbull pitched seven strong innings and got plenty of help from his offense as the Hagerstown Suns completed a three-game sweep of the Delmarva Shorebirds with a 9-1 victory Thursday night. Estarlin Martinez and Will Piwnica-Worms each had three hits and two RBIs for the Suns, who won their fifth straight game and now trail the first-place West Virginia Power by a half-game in the South Atlantic League Northern Division second-half standings. West Virginia fell 1-0 to Greensboro on Thursday.
SPORTS
August 13, 2013
Hagerstown starter Ian Dickson pitched six solid innings and Shawn Pleffner helped make him a winner by hitting a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the sixth Tuesday night, as the Suns opened a three-game series at Delmarva with a 4-1 victory over the Shorebirds. The Suns trimmed their deficit to 1 1/2 games in the South Atlantic League Northern Division second-half standings. The first-place West Virginia Power fell 5-1 against Greensboro on Tuesday. Hagerstown already clinched a postseason berth by winning the first-half title.
SPORTS
May 29, 2013
Wes Schill went 4-for-5 with two doubles, a triple and two RBIs, and Tony Renda went 3-for-4 with three doubles and two RBIs as the Hagerstown Suns erupted for 18 hits in a 12-5 victory over the Asheville Tourists in a South Atlantic League matinee Wednesday. The Suns (30-19) scored three runs in the first and kept pulling away, scoring in six different innings. Khayyan Norfork and Shawn Pleffner each had two hits and two RBIs, and Brandon Miller, Estarlin Martinez and Craig Manuel each added two hits.
SPORTS
May 28, 2013
The Hagerstown Suns are finding out Tourists can be unhospitable hosts. For the second straight night, the Asheville Tourists' offense overwhelmed Hagerstown to coast to a victory. Matt Wessinger had three hits and three RBIs to lift Asheville to a 9-4 victory on Tuesday, taking the game to the Suns. Asheville (28-22) has scored in 10 of the 16 innings it has batted in and outscored a Hagerstown team known for playing tight games by a 21-8 count through the first two games.
SPORTS
May 27, 2013
Shortstop Rosell Herrera made up for two early errors with a double, a homer and three RBIs, and the Asheville Tourists scored in six different innings to pull away for a 12-4 victory over the Hagerstown Suns on Monday night. Francisco Sosa had three hits, finishing a triple shy of the cycle, for Asheville (27-22). Hagerstown (29-18) remained two games ahead of Hickory atop the South Atlantic League's Northern Division. The Crawdads fell 4-0 to Augusta. Two errors by the Tourists helped the Suns take a 1-0 lead in the first inning.
SPORTS
September 1, 2012
Justin Miller hit an RBI triple in the first inning and an RBI double in the eighth to drive in all the runs the Hagerstown Suns needed in a 2-1 victory over the Asheville Tourists on Saturday night at Municipal Stadium. Hagerstown (82-53, 40-26) - which has clinched the South Atlantic League Northern Division's second-half title - has two more games to play against Asheville (86-51, 39-29) before opening the playoffs with a home game against the Greensboro Grasshoppers on Wednesday.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 15, 2012
The Hagerstown Suns and Goodwill Industries of Hagerstown will host Goodwill Night Tuesday, Aug. 21, at Municipal Stadium, 274 E. Memorial Blvd., Hagerstown. The Suns plays the Kannapolis Intimdators at 7:05 p.m. Fans are encouraged to bring items to donate to get a voucher for free tickets to Sunday, Sept. 2, game against the Asheville Tourists. For more information about the Suns, go to www.hagerstownsuns.com .
SPORTS
August 30, 2011
The end of the line came as abruptly as the end of the game for the Hagerstown Suns. Corey Dickerson hit a pinch-hit, walkoff two-run home run off of Ben Graham with one out in the ninth inning on Monday to lead the Asheville Tourists to a come-from-behind 12-11 victory over Hagerstown to eliminated the Suns from playoff contention. The loss puts the Suns (71-32, 31-32) 6 1/2 games behind Northern Division-leading Hickory with six games remaining in the season. The Suns have lost six straight and 10 of their last 12. Once again, the Suns came out on the wrong end of a wild affair with the Tourists in cozy McCormack Stadium.
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