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STAFF REPORT

A preview of baseball in the Triad this week:

Winston-Salem Dash

Truist Stadium, 951 Ballpark Way, Winston-Salem

16-20, fourth place in High-A South Atlantic League South Division; Rome (Braves), 25-11, leads

Notable

  • Dash SS Colson Montgomery, the No. 1 prospect in the White Sox organization, is hitting .267 in 29 games in Winston-Salem. Montgomery has been with the team since June 24.
  • RHP Norway Vera, the No. 5 prospect, was promoted Aug. 2 from Kannapolis.
  • The Dash split a six-game series with Brooklyn (Mets) last week.
  • Bowling Green (22-13), which has none of the Rays’ top 10 prospects on its roster, is in second place in the South Division.

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$25 200 level, $16 home plate, $15 baselines, $11 right field, $8 lawn; $2 per ticket convenience charge added to digital sales

$5 advance, $10 game day; PayByPhone app

Free at Center City Garage, Fourth Street, Thursdays-Saturdays; free shuttle to game

WSDash.com, (336) 714-2287

High Point Rockers

At Southern Maryland (Tuesday-Thursday)

Truist Point, 301 N. Elm St., High Point

6:35 pm Friday-Saturday

11-19, fifth place in Atlantic League South Division; Gastonia, 23-7, leads

  • The Rockers will also host Gastonia Aug. 26-28 and Sept. 13-15 and will visit the Honey Hunters Aug. 19-20 and Aug. 30-Sept. 1.
  • Gastonia, the South Division’s first-half champion, also leads in the second half. If the Rockers (11-19) cannot win the second half, they will remain in the race for the wild-card berth. If either team repeats as first and second half champion of their division, the team with the best overall (season-long) record will earn a spot in the playoffs.

$15 home plate box, $12 infield box, $10 outfield box, $8 bleachers; $2 per ticket discount if purchased online

HighPointRockers.com, (336) 888-1000

Greensboro Grasshoppers

First National Bank Field, 408 Bellemeade St., Greensboro

6:30 pm Thursday-Saturday

17-18, fourth place in High-A South Atlantic League North Division; Brooklyn (Mets), 21-15, leads

  • After this home series, the Grasshoppers will go on the road for back-to-back visits to Rome (Braves) and Greenville (Red Sox). The Grasshoppers will be home for the final time this season to play Winston-Salem (White Sox) Aug. 30-Sept. 4.
  • The Grasshoppers lost four of six in their visit to Bowling Green (Rays).
  • C Endy Rodriguez, the Pirates’ No. 5 prospect, leads the current roster with a .302 batting average. He has hit 16 home runs and driven in 55 runs.
  • Jersey Shore is 12-14 in the second half.
  • Jersey Shore RHP Mick Abel, the Phillies’ No. 2 prospect, pitched six shutout innings and allowed just three hits in the BlueClaws’ 8-2 win over Hudson Valley (Yankees) on Saturday. The organization’s No. 1, RHP Andrew Painter, followed in the seven-inning doubleheader nightcap with a two-hit shutout, striking out 11.

$12 plate, $11 box, $8 general admission; $2 per ticket convenience charge added to digital sales; seniors (62 and older), youth (12 and under) and military can receive $2 off tickets by phone or in person

GSOHoppers.com, (336) 268-2255

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