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August 29, 2000
Houston silences Bats in 4-1 victory GREENSBORO, N.C. - Ryan Houston allowed just two hits in eight innings and the Hagerstown Suns showed some rare power with two home runs in one game to defeat the Greensboro Bats 4-1 Tuesday night in the South Atlantic League. Houston (4-1) allowed no runs and struck out eight as the Suns (27-34, 61-70) broke a two-game losing streak. They took the lead in the third off John Kremer. With two outs, Dwayne Pugh singled and came home when left fielder Dusty Rhodes misplayed Shannon Carter's fly to left into a triple for a 1-0 lead.
NEWS
July 25, 2002
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Rain kept the Hagerstown Suns from attempting to continue their recent change of fortunes on Wednesday. The Suns, who have won five of eight, mostly on their current road trip, had their game with the Greensboro Bats rained out. The teams will play two today. Hagerstown (10-22 South Atlantic League second half) started the second half by losing 19 of its first 24 games, but have turned it around on the road. Branden Florence and Scoop McDowell had three hits Tuesday night in the Suns' come-from-behind 6-4 victory over the Bats, in which Hagerstown had 13 hits and erased an early 4-0 deficit.
NEWS
April 11, 2001
Bonser and Suns strike back to win Today - OFF Thursday - Greensboro Bats Mike Knolls (0-1, 27.00) at Hagerstown Suns Jeff Clark (1-0, 1.80) Promotion : Commemorative poster; reduced-price beverages at the park Time : 7 Radio : WHAG 1410 LEXINGTON, Ky. - In their first road trip as a San Francisco Giants affiliate, the Hagerstown Suns were average. That was a good thing. Number one starter Boof Bonser was better than average Tuesday night.
NEWS
August 16, 2003
Brad Hennessey allowed just four hits over eight innings and Carlos Sosa went 4-for-4 as the Hagerstown Suns kept pace in the South Atlantic League Northern Division wild card race with a 3-1 victory over the Greensboro Bats on Friday at Municipal Stadium. The Suns (60-58, 25-26 second half) remain 2 1/2 games behind the Lexington Legends, who defeated Lakewood Friday, in the battle a postseason berth. Greensboro (61-59, 25-26) falls 2 1/2 behind Lexington with Friday's loss.
NEWS
May 2, 2001
Suns skid hits five as team comes home Thursday Delmarva Shorebirds Matt Tate (1-1, 4.34) at Hagerstown Suns Boof Bonser (2-1, 2.18) Promotion: Reduced-price drinks at the park Time: 7 Radio: WHAG 1410 GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Hagerstown Suns are coming home, and it's not a moment too soon. Despite a solid start from John Thomas, the Suns lost their fifth straight Tuesday with a 6-1 setback against the Greensboro Bats.
NEWS
April 7, 2003
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Daniel Portorreal allowed three hits and struck out 10 in six innings as the Hagerstown Suns shut out the Greensboro Bats 2-0 Friday for their first win of the 2003 South Atlantic League season. Carlos Sosa went 2-for-4 for and scored what proved to be the winning run for the Suns (1-1). In the top of the fifth, Sosa singled and stole second before scoring on a single by Brian Munhall. Portorreal (1-0) and relievers Jason Waddell and Matt Palmer made that run stand up. Waddell pitched two innings and Palmer pitched the ninth without allowing another hit to get the save for Hagerstown.
NEWS
April 7, 2003
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Suns got a double and a home run from Kevin Alexander, but the rest of the offense could muster only three hits as Hagerstown dropped the third game of its season 7-2 to the Greensboro Bats on Saturday. Suns starter Clay Hensley lasted only 3 1/3 innings. He hit a rough patch in the second, giving up a run on a single by Patrick Arlis. The big blow was a three-run homer by Robert Word in the bottom of the third that made it 5-0. Alexander hit a 1-0 fastball over the left field fence to get the Suns on the board in the top of the seventh.
NEWS
September 2, 2003
GREENSBORO, N.C. - With their playoff hopes dashed two days before, the Hagerstown Suns sleepwalked through their final two games of the season Monday. Having nothing to compete for, the Suns were shut out by the Greensboro Bats 3-0 in the completion of Sunday's game and blanked 1-0 in the second game of a doubleheader. Hagerstown finishes the season 68-67. Andy Rohleder's RBI single off Hagerstown reliever Erick Threets (2-3) gave the Bats a 2-0 lead in the fifth inning of the first game.
NEWS
April 13, 2001
Enough is enough in Suns opener By BOB PARASILITI bobp@herald-mail.com Today Greensboro Bats Matt Smith (0-0, 1.50) at Hagerstown Suns Felix Diaz (0-1, 19.29) Promotion: 2001 magnet schedules Time: 7 Radio: WHAG 1410 Jeff Clark wasn't trying to be mystifying. He was just trying to compete. But whatever the Hagerstown Suns starting pitcher was, it was just enough to drive the Greensboro Bats' bats bats.
NEWS
August 9, 2003
HICKORY, N.C. - Jonathan Albaladejo pitched seven solid innings and the Hickory Crawdads made an early lead stand up for a 4-3 win over the Hagerstown Suns in the South Atlantic League on Friday. Hagerstown (58-55, 23-23) remains a half-game ahead of the Greensboro Bats and 1 1/2 games ahead of the Lexington Legends for the Northern Division Wild Card berth. The Bats lost to South Georgia, while the Legends fell to Charleston, S.C., on Friday. The Crawdads took a 4-0 lead in the first two innings, scoring all its runs off Suns starter Glen Woolard (6-8)
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NEWS
September 2, 2003
GREENSBORO, N.C. - With their playoff hopes dashed two days before, the Hagerstown Suns sleepwalked through their final two games of the season Monday. Having nothing to compete for, the Suns were shut out by the Greensboro Bats 3-0 in the completion of Sunday's game and blanked 1-0 in the second game of a doubleheader. Hagerstown finishes the season 68-67. Andy Rohleder's RBI single off Hagerstown reliever Erick Threets (2-3) gave the Bats a 2-0 lead in the fifth inning of the first game.
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by TIM KOELBLE | August 19, 2003
koelble@herald-mail.com The Hagerstown Suns hit the trifecta on Monday at Municipal Stadium with solid pitching, defense and clutch hitting in a 5-2 victory over the Greensboro Bats. A sound, fundamental performance gave the Suns (62-59, 27-27) wins in three of the four games against Greensboro and kept them within 2 1/2 games of Lexington (66-58) - a 7-0 winner over Lakewood - in the South Atlantic League Northern Division Wild Card race. The Suns are one game ahead of the Bats (62-61)
NEWS
by TIM KOELBLE | August 18, 2003
koelble@herald-mail.com Merkin Valdez didn't bring any Swiss cheese to Municipal Stadium Sunday as he readied for his start against the Greensboro Bats. Once he got on the mound, he did nothing but deliver a pound full of holes and then some as he led the Hagerstown Suns to a 2-0 win over Bats with a four-hit complete game. The lanky righthander was in control from the outset, displaying speed (a fastball that reached 98 mph) and control (79 of his 107 pitches were strikes)
NEWS
by BOB PARASILITI | August 17, 2003
bobp@herald-mail.com It was a good thing for the Hagerstown Suns that this Olsen didn't have a twin. One Scott Olsen was more than enough for the Suns to handle. Olsen wasn't in a cloning mood though, going about his business with six innings of shutout pitching with 10 strikeouts Saturday as the Greensboro Bats scratched out a 2-1 win that knocked Hagerstown further back in the Wild Card chase. The left-hander was dominant, only allowing one hit - the only hit the Suns managed for the game - while walking three.
NEWS
August 16, 2003
Brad Hennessey allowed just four hits over eight innings and Carlos Sosa went 4-for-4 as the Hagerstown Suns kept pace in the South Atlantic League Northern Division wild card race with a 3-1 victory over the Greensboro Bats on Friday at Municipal Stadium. The Suns (60-58, 25-26 second half) remain 2 1/2 games behind the Lexington Legends, who defeated Lakewood Friday, in the battle a postseason berth. Greensboro (61-59, 25-26) falls 2 1/2 behind Lexington with Friday's loss.
NEWS
August 9, 2003
HICKORY, N.C. - Jonathan Albaladejo pitched seven solid innings and the Hickory Crawdads made an early lead stand up for a 4-3 win over the Hagerstown Suns in the South Atlantic League on Friday. Hagerstown (58-55, 23-23) remains a half-game ahead of the Greensboro Bats and 1 1/2 games ahead of the Lexington Legends for the Northern Division Wild Card berth. The Bats lost to South Georgia, while the Legends fell to Charleston, S.C., on Friday. The Crawdads took a 4-0 lead in the first two innings, scoring all its runs off Suns starter Glen Woolard (6-8)
NEWS
by BOB PARASILITI | May 9, 2003
bobp@herald-mail.com If anything, the Greensboro Bats had indigestion after Thursday night's game at Municipal Stadium. The main course was the Derin McMain's blue plate special - three doubles and eight ribs. For the second straight night, Hagerstown made it tough for Greensboro to swallow as Clay Hensley rode the support of McMains, the Suns third baseman who went 4-for-6, including three doubles and a single to drive in eight runs in a 14-2 rout. "We were able to load the bases with the same guy coming up each time," Suns manager Mike Ramsey said.
NEWS
April 7, 2003
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Daniel Portorreal allowed three hits and struck out 10 in six innings as the Hagerstown Suns shut out the Greensboro Bats 2-0 Friday for their first win of the 2003 South Atlantic League season. Carlos Sosa went 2-for-4 for and scored what proved to be the winning run for the Suns (1-1). In the top of the fifth, Sosa singled and stole second before scoring on a single by Brian Munhall. Portorreal (1-0) and relievers Jason Waddell and Matt Palmer made that run stand up. Waddell pitched two innings and Palmer pitched the ninth without allowing another hit to get the save for Hagerstown.
NEWS
April 7, 2003
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Suns got a double and a home run from Kevin Alexander, but the rest of the offense could muster only three hits as Hagerstown dropped the third game of its season 7-2 to the Greensboro Bats on Saturday. Suns starter Clay Hensley lasted only 3 1/3 innings. He hit a rough patch in the second, giving up a run on a single by Patrick Arlis. The big blow was a three-run homer by Robert Word in the bottom of the third that made it 5-0. Alexander hit a 1-0 fastball over the left field fence to get the Suns on the board in the top of the seventh.
NEWS
April 7, 2003
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Hagerstown starter Matt Cain allowed one hit and struck out 10 in five innings of work, as the Suns improved to 2-2 with a 2-0 win over the Greensboro Bats on Sunday. Hagerstown went up 1-0 in top of the third inning on an RBI groundout by Aaron Hornostaj, and took a 2-0 lead in the eighth on an RBI double from Kevin Alexander. Greensboro starter Phil Akens took the loss, allowing one run and five hits over five innings. COLLEGE BASEBALL HCC 4-0, Garrett 3-1 Ryan Brady hit a one-out RBI double in the bottom of the seventh innning, while starter Ryan Devlin went the distance to lift Hagerstown Community College to a one-run win over Garrett in game one of the doubleheader split.
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