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Blowout win for Greensboro

Sunday afternoon saw the High-A Greensboro Grasshoppers roll past the Brooklyn Cyclones 13-5. With the win, the Grasshoppers are now within one game of .500 on the season at 40-41.

At the top of the Grasshopper lineup designated hitter Tres Gonzalez went 2-for-5 with a walk, double, RBI, and two runs scored. Jase Bowen went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, two RBI, and a walk. Third baseman Shawn Ross was 1-for-4, but that lone hit was a grand slam.

Po-Yu Chen started for Greensboro and continued his season long struggles. Chen allowed 3 runs on six hits, four walks, three strikeouts, and a home run in 5 innings pitched. He now owns a 4.23 ERA this season.

Yunior Thibo walked a batter in a scoreless 6th inning, Jack Carey allowed a run in the 7th inning, and Dane Mendoza allowed a run in the 8th inning. Cy Nielson pitched the 9th inning, striking a batter out in a 1-2-3 inning.