June 18, 2008
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Hagerstown Suns first baseman Bill Rhinehart went 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs to earn Star of Stars honors, helping the North defeat the South 13-4 in the South Atlantic League All-Star Game on Tuesday night. Rhinehart took South pitcher Jhoulys Chacin deep for a two-run homer in the first inning. Rhinehart added an RBI single in the third and another single in the fourth. He was the only player to get three hits as the North rapped out 18 as a team.
April 26, 2008
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Trevor Lawhorn had three of Hagerstown's 12 hits and the Suns took advantage of six Greensboro errors on Friday for a 9-5 win. The victory comes on the heels of Hagerstown's 8-7 win in 14 innings on Thursday. Lawhorn and Bill Rhinehart each drove in two runs to help starter Jeff Mandel win his first game of the season. The Suns collected six extra-base hits, including triples by Francisco Plasencia and Rhinehart while Michael Burgess hit his sixth homer for Hagerstown's final run in the ninth.
April 21, 2008
EASTLAKE, Ohio - Clint Everts, Edulin Abreu, and Trevor Lawhorn came to the Hagerstown's rescue on Sunday and took the Suns out of the darkness. Lawhorn singled to drive in the winning run in the top of the ninth, while Everts and Abreu combined to pitch four innings of scoreless relief to help the Suns take a 3-2 win over Lake County and end a four-game losing streak. Everts pitched 2 1/3 innings of hitless relief behind starter Jeff Mandel before Abreu (1-0) fired 1 2/3 innings of two-hit relief to get the win. But it wasn't without drama.
April 9, 2008
LAKEWOOD, N.J. - The Hagerstown Suns benefited from the error of Lakewood's ways. Hagerstown (3-1) scored three runs in the fourth inning - two on outfielder Dominic Brown's drop of Tim Pahuta's fly - to jump to a 5-2 South Atlantic League win over the BlueClaws on Tuesday. Michael Burgess added a solo home run in the sixth and Bill Rhinehart drove in a run in the seventh with his second double of the game. It allowed Hassan Pena (1-0) to win his Hagerstown debut as he pitched five shutout innings, allowing four hits while striking out one and walking one. Erik Arnesen pitched two shutout innings of relief before Edulin Abreu and Martin Beno gave up single runs in the eighth and ninth innings.
May 24, 2008
The Hagerstown Suns had 18 hits, but didn't need any one of them to defeat Lexington on Friday. Michael Burgess drew a bases-loaded walk off reliever Fernando Abad with one out in the 11th inning to give the Suns a walk-off, come-from-behind 8-7 victory over the Legends before 3,956 fans at Municipal Stadium. Hagerstown came back from a 7-5 deficit with runs in the eighth and ninth innings to force extra innings. Bill Rhinehart and Aaron Seuss each singled off Lexington's Jordan Powell with one out in the 11th.
May 11, 2008
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The Hagerstwon Suns finished of what they started Friday on Saturday. The Suns protected a 3-0 lead it held after two innings of a game suspended by rain a day earlier and poured it on with the help of a Aaron Seuss home run for a 9-0 victory over West Virginia. Steffan Wilson homered to lead off the fifth to give the Power a 5-4 win in the regularly scheduled game. Seuss was the first batter in the restart of the game and drove a reliever Nick Tyson's pitch over the left-field wall for his third homer of the year.
June 15, 2008
EASTLAKE, Ohio - Aaron Seuss' two-run double in the 10th inning gave the Hagerstown Suns a 5-3 victory over the Lake County Captains on Saturday as the teams completed Friday's suspended game. The Suns and Captains played a seven-inning game later Saturday night. That game was still in progress at press time. Brandon Whiting led off the 10th with a single to center and Daniel Lyons singled to right, with Whiting racing to third. Lyons went to second on Bill Rhinehart's groundout to third, before Seuss sent his double to left to score Whiting and Lyons.
May 5, 2008
The Greensboro Grasshoppers ripped Hagerstown pitching for 15 hits and scored at least one run in six of the first eight innings of Sunday's 11-5 thrashing of the Suns at Municipal Stadium. Daniel Garcia's solo home run in the first inning off Hagerstown starter Colton Willems set the tone. Thomas Hickman's RBI double and Michael Stanton's RBI single made it 3-0. Ryan Anetsberger doubled and scored on Ben Lasater's single in the third to make it 4-1. Adam Howard and Anetsberger each doubled in the fourth as the lead grew to 6-1. Torre Langley's two-run homer in the fifth made it 8-1, before the Suns (15-15)
May 30, 2008
Delmarva used an error in the 10th inning to turn the tide for the Eastern Shore team. The Shorebirds scored three runs in the 10th to turn back the Hagerstown Suns 7-4 on Thursday in a game that resembled a tug-of-war. Each team took turns leading, but Delmarva got the one lead that counted the most. Ryan Adams led off the 10th by reaching on Stephen King's fielding error. That opened the door that reliever Erik Arnesen (4-1) couldn't close. Wally Crancer capped the rally with a two-run double after Adams was moved around the bases and scored on Tyler Henson's single.
May 27, 2008
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. - It was easy for Colton Willems to make a stand once he had support. The Hagertown starter threw six shutout innings while the Suns took all the pressure off with a 7-0 lead on Monday in a 10-3 victory over the Kannapolis Intimidators. Williem (4-3), one of the gems of the Washington Nationals organization, allowed three hits and walked one in his stint. The Suns (27-23) unleashed a 14-hit attack and scored runs in the second, fourth and fifth innings to take early control of the game.