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Missed Opportunities for Hops in Loss

Patino Extends Hit Streak to 10 Games
June 9, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (June 8, 2023) – For the second time in 2023, the Hops and Indians would need extra innings to settle things. Game four of the series at Ron Tonkin Field saw 23 total runners left on base with multiple missed chances by both sides. Spokane was 5-for-18 with

Spokane Takes Third Straight

Fernandez Continues Hot Streak
June 8, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (June 8, 2023) – Yanquiel Fernandez continued his scorching hot hitting against the Hops in game two of the series at Ron Tonkin Field by hitting a three-run home run in the 10-4 Spokane win. Fernandez now has 11 extra-base hits in nine games against Hillsboro this season,

Indians Top Hops with Pair of Homers 

Elbis Has Brilliant Start Despite Loss
June 8, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (June 7, 2023) – Joe Elbis was making his Ron Tonkin Field debut on Wednesday for Hillsboro and Blake Adams was making his High-A debut for Spokane and both of them turned in gems. Elbis lasted 6.2 innings and struck out eight, while Adams pitched seven complete while

Spokane Mashes 11 Extra-Base Hits in Series Opener 

19 Hits and 10 Walks Later Indians Win 15-7
June 7, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (June 6, 2023) – The Spokane Indians picked up where they left off after the first meeting against the Hops, pouring in 15 runs and 19 hits on Tuesday at Ron Tonkin Field. The 11 extra-base hits for Spokane tied a record for a Hops’ opponent. J.J. D’Orazio

Diaz Dazzles, Hops Win Series in Everett

Melendez doubles and homers in 5-2 victory
June 5, 2023

EVERETT, WASH. (June 4, 2023) --- After struggling with his command in the first two innings, Hops right-hander Yilber Diaz turned it around and began landing his curveball on Sunday afternoon at Everett Memorial Stadium. Diaz retired nine of the final ten hitters he faced, including seven on strikes, in

Yu-Min Lin Strikes Out 13, but Hops’ Bullpen Collapses

Down 6-0, Everett scores nine unanswered runs in 9-6 win
June 4, 2023

EVERETT, WASH. (June 3, 2023) --- Taiwanese left-hander Yu-Min Lin --- at age 19, the Hops’ youngest player --- dazzled on Saturday night at Everett Memorial Stadium, tying the Hops’ franchise record by recording 13 strikeouts. He left with a 6-0 lead, but the Hops’ bullpen let it slip away.

Rally Redux: Hops Stun Everett in Ninth Again

Chen, Johnson & Mattis hit key doubles to turn game around
June 3, 2023

EVERETT, WASH. (June 2, 2023) --- Two nights, two ninth-inning deficits, two rallies, and two wins. The Hillsboro Hops have enjoyed the past 24 hours at Everett Memorial Stadium. On Thursday, the Hops scored twice in the top of the ninth for a 13-12 win over the Everett Aquasox. And

Hops Escape with Wild 13-12 Win in Everett

Down to their last strike, Hillsboro rallies for two in top of 9th
June 2, 2023

EVERETT, WASH. (June 1, 2023) --- Just when it looked as though the Hillsboro Hops had given the game away, they took it back. And just when it looked like they were going to give it away again, they slammed the door… and somehow, the Hops escaped with a 13-12

Frogs Hop Past Hillsboro on Wild Pitch in 11th

Hops waste excellent outing by Avery Short
June 1, 2023

EVERETT, WASH. (May 31, 2023) --- Hops left-hander Avery Short tossed six innings of shutout relief. Hillsboro made a game-saving defensive play in the bottom of the ninth. But, in the end, the Everett Aquasox prevailed 3-2 at Everett Memorial Stadium on Wednesday night, with the winning run scoring in

Longball Leads Hops Past Frogs 

Everett Strands 14 Runners on Base in Loss
May 29, 2023

May 29, 2023 (Everett, WA) – For the first and only time all season the Hops played on a Monday and it treated them well. Game one of the series on Memorial Day between the Hops and AquaSox at Funko Field saw the Hops’ offense put on a show. Hillsboro

Tri-City Salvages Series Split

Melendez's Three-Hit Game not Enough
May 28, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (May 28, 2023) – The Hops and Dust Devils met for the 15th time in 2023 on Sunday at Ron Tonkin Field. For the second game in a row the Hops had a 3-0 lead after the first, but ended up losing. Hillsboro took the first three games

Dust Devils Use Big Eighth Inning to Down Hops

Alexander Ramirez turns in Two Homer Game
May 27, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (May 27, 2023) – Adrian Placencia and Alexander Ramirez stole the show on Saturday night at Ron Tonkin Field, combining for three home runs and eight RBI. The seven run eighth inning for Tri-City was too much for the Hops to overcome, in the 12-9 Dust Devils’ win.

Dust Devils' Grand Slam Sinks Hops 

Tri-City Snaps Hillsboro Win Streak
May 27, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (May 26, 2023) – After the Hops took the first three games of the series, Tri-City responded in a loud way on Friday night at Ron Tonkin Field. A grand slam off the bat of Adrian Placencia did the damage in the second inning, the fourth grand slam

Hops Win Fourth Straight in 7-6 Thriller 

Melendez's Two-Out Double Breaks tie in 8th
May 26, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (May 25, 2023) – The Hops and Dust Devils squared off for the 12th time this season on Thursday at Ron Tonkin Field, in a game that ended up being one of the best contests of the year. The Hops scored in six consecutive innings in the back-and-forth

New Hillsboro Hops Entertainment Venue to Provide $190M in Economic Impact from Construction

$64M in Economic Impact & 381 Full-Time Jobs Post Construction
May 25, 2023

Hillsboro, OR. (May 25, 2023) – After a recent study conducted by ECONorthwest, the Hillsboro Hops (@HillsboroHops) announced today that their new ballpark and entertainment complex will provide $190M in economic impact from construction and $64M in annual economic impact once the venue is open. The Hops are scheduled to

Melendez Makes History in 2-1 Hillsboro Win

Hops' Bullpen Continues Scoreless Streak
May 24, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (May 24, 2023) – Wednesday night at Ron Tonkin Field was a night for the record books, as Arizona Diamondbacks’ 2022 second round pick, Ivan Melendez, broke the franchise record by hitting safely in his 16th consecutive game. The Hops’ bullpen was brilliant again, shutting out the Dust

Hillsboro Hops and Breakside Brewery Announce Signature Beer

Walk Off IPA Official Beer of the Hops
May 24, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (May 24, 2023) – The Hillsboro Hops and Breakside Brewery today announced a new signature Hops branded IPA, “Walk Off”. The Hops and Breakside, one of Oregon’s most decorated and innovative breweries, have collaborated for the past few months on all aspects of the beer. This will be

Back-to-Back Homers Power Hops to Win

Melendez Ties Franchise Record Hit Streak
May 24, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (May 23, 2023) – New week, new opponent, but the same bats stayed hot on Tuesday at Ron Tonkin Field. Both Ivan Melendez and J.J. D'Orazio continued their hot hitting with home runs and Yilber Diaz struck out the first six batters he faced, in the Hops 5-0

S.P. Rewards: Hops Win On HR In 9th

Chen avenges 8th inning error as Hops split in Eugene
May 21, 2023

EUGENE—The Hillsboro Hops were down to their final out in the 9th inning, when S.P. Chen seized his moment of atonement. The Hillsboro second baseman booted a ball in the eighth that allowed the Eugene Emeralds to take a 5-4 lead. Chen didn’t miss the ball in his second bite

Emeralds Triumph Over Hops As Series Turns Feisty

Beanball clears benches, Eugene responds with three homers to cruise 10-1
May 21, 2023

EUGENE --- It was a tense 2-1 ballgame in the seventh inning when tempers flared and the benches and bullpens cleared following a beanball incident at P.K. Park Saturday. After the dust settled, no punches had been thrown. The Eugene Emeralds decided that revenge was best dished out with their

Hops Stay Perfect In Extras, Even Series At Eugene

Dazzling D'Orazio delivers game-winner in 10-inning, 5-3 win
May 20, 2023

EUGENE --- For all of the Hillsboro Hops' struggles this season, one thing has stayed consistent. The tenth inning has been their friend. J.J. D'Orazio drove home two runs with a two-out single in the top of the tenth and the Hops (14-23) improved to 3-0 in extra-inning games this

Hillsboro Outhits Eugene, Falls 2-0

Melendez, D'Orazio and Day extend Hit Streaks
May 19, 2023

Eugene, OR (May 18th, 2023) – Hillsboro faced another tough customer in game three of the series, 2023 Giants’ second round pick, Carson Wisenhunt. Wisenhunt was as advertised, striking out eight over 4.1 no-hit frames. Ivan Melendez broke up the no-hit bid with two-outs in the sixth inning, extending his

Hit Parade Capped off by Melendez Grand Slam

Short Throws Six Strong Innings in 10-7 Win
May 18, 2023

Eugene, OR (May 17th, 2023) – Avery Short was the Hillsboro starter in game two of the series at PK Park and put on his best performance of 2023. Short allowed just one run over six complete innings and got superb run support from his offense. Ivan Melendez had three

Hops' Pitching Strikes out 18 in Loss

Eugene Continues success against Hops
May 17, 2023

Eugene, OR (May 16th, 2023) – The Hillsboro Hops traveled south to face a familiar foe on Tuesday at PK Park. The Eugene Emeralds would continue their early season success against the Hops, despite striking out 18 times and going 0-for-11 with runners in scoring position. The 5-2 Emeralds’ victory

Four Homers Not Enough In Spokane Shootout

Indians walk off with 9-8 win, take series
May 15, 2023

The Hillsboro Hops closed out the first half of their two-week road trip with another strong offensive performance, but the Spokane Indians had last licks in a back-and-forth Mother’s Day shootout. Shane Muntz tied the game for the fourth time with an opposite field home run to lead off the