Hillsboro Hops To Transform Into "Los Lúpulos de Hillsboro" for Five Games During 2018 Season
The Hillsboro Hops announced that the team will rebrand themselves as "Los Lúpulos de Hillsboro" for five home games during the 2018 season starting on June 25. The "Los Lúpulos de Hillsboro" nights are: June 25, July 12, July 17, August 22 and September 1. This rebrand is part of MiLB's national "Copa de la Diversión" initiative and 33 teams from across the country will participate.
Hops to Host MLB's Jr. Home Run Derby and Pitch, Hit & Run Contest
The Hillsboro Hops announced today that Ron Tonkin Field will play host to MLB's Jr. Home Run Derby and Pitch, Hit and Run contests on Saturday, March 10th. The Jr. Home Run Derby will run from 1:00pm - 2:30pm and the Pitch, Hit and Run contest will run from 2:30pm - 5:00pm.
Hops Announce 2018 Coaching Staff
Shawn Roof will manage the Hops in 2018, joined by Mike Parrott as pitching coach, Micah Franklin as hitting coach, Carlos Mesa as assistant coach and Ben Petrick as on-field consultant.
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