Monday, June 10, 2013 — Brice opened with three hitless innings, working around two walks in the second. He struck out three batters in the second and three more in the fourth.
For the first time this series, the Grasshoppers scored the games first run. Tony Caldwell drew a leadoff walk and Yeison Hernandez sacrificed the runner into scoring position. Two batters later, Anthony Gomez came through with a base hit to center field, driving in Caldwell for the 1-0 lead.
Kannapolis threatened to take the lead in the fifth inning. Grabe drew a leadoff walk, and Micah Johnson doubled him over to third base with one out, but Brice retired the next two batters to get out of the jam.
The Intimidators and Grasshoppers wrap up this series with the second game of today's doubleheader at 4:45 p.m. as Kannapolis send RHP Tony Bucciferro (0-1, 5.79) to the mound for his second start. Greensboro will counter with Daniel Oliver (1-1, 4.40).
The Intimidators return home on Monday, June 10, to open a seven-game home stand against the Augusta GreenJackets (Giants) and Rome Braves (Braves). For ticket information, please call the F&M Bank Box Office at (704) 932-3267 or visit intimidatorsbaseball.com.