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Weaver Wins 7th Straight Start for Hoppers

July 11, 2016 - Chuck Weaver says his job as a starting pitcher is simple. "I try to put us in a position to win," the Hoppers' right-hander said. Lately, no one has done that better than Weaver. Tuesday night he pitched six innings, giving up two hits and one run, and the Hoppers made that stand up for a 2-1 win over West Virginia at NewBridge Bank Park. Weaver was the winning pitcher for his seventh straight start, improving his record to 9-4 with an ERA of 2.37. It was also the sixth straight game h... Full Story

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Hoppers' Pitching Causes Power Outage

July 11, 2016 - L.J. Brewster and two relievers combined for a two-hit shutout Wednesday afternoon as the Hoppers rang up a 3-0 win over West Virginia at NewBridge Bank Park. The victory gave the Hoppers a three-game sweep of the Power, ran their winning streak to seven games and improved their second-half record to 11-3. That's not only the best in the North Division, it's the best in the South Atlantic League. The Hoppers are now 49-35 for the season. Since they stumbled to a 12-24 start, they have played ... Full Story

Barrett's Homer Propels Hoppers to 8th Straight

July 11, 2016 - Not even a long delay was going to keep the Hoppers from their eighth straight win Thursday night. In a game scheduled to start at 7 p.m., the first pitch wasn't thrown until 8:36. As rain finally subsided, the tarp was pulled and the field was prepped for play, there was nothing the players could do but wait. "Some guys play cards and I like to listen to music," said outfielder Kyle Barrett. "But I'm always expecting to play the game, so that way I stay ready. When you start thinking it m... Full Story

Anatomy of the Chris Paddack Trade

July 4, 2016 - On Thursday I clicked on a story about the Marlins acquiring relief pitcher Fernando Rodney from the San Diego Padres. I was curious to see who was the player they gave up to get him. Maybe someone from Double-A Jacksonville, or even from high-A Jupiter, which is the norm in exchange for a 39-year-old reliever with an inconsistent career. When I read that the player was Chris Paddack, I blinked. The 20-year-old right-hander who had quickly become a star for the Hoppers and currently has... Full Story

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