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Dylan Rock Show Sends Hops To 2nd Straight L

April 11, 2024

It was a duel of tough lefties on the mound Wednesday night, but a low-scoring affair went to the Great White North after the Hops' season record dropped south of .500 Dylan Rock scored a run and drove in a run and that accounted for all of the scoring in

Banged-up Hops Battle To Another Close Finish

Hops lose 2 more injured prospects in 4th straight 1-run game.
April 10, 2024

With Hillsboro Hops' fans nails already bitten down to the nub after a weekend's worth of dramatic thrillers, the Hops again took it to the limit before falling one run short in their first road game of the year. The Vancouver Canadians broke a 3-3 tie with two runs in

Hops Walk it off for Second Straight Game 

Sim the Hero, Hillsboro wins 4-3 in Opening Weekend Finale
April 7, 2024

Hillsboro, OR (April 7, 2024) – The Hillsboro Hops and Everett AquaSox closed out Opening Weekend on Sunday at Hillsboro Ballpark. The day after a 14-inning marathon slugfest, the final game of the series was a nine-inning thriller that ended with another walk-off hit. Manny Peña hit a walk-off double

Fri. 4/12: How to Listen to Hops’ Doubleheader Games:

April 7, 2024

The Hops will play a doubleheader at Vancouver on Friday 4/12. Game one will air as normal on Rip City Radio 620AM and online at, with airtime at 12:50PM; because of a conflict with the Portland Trail Blazers, Game Two of the doubleheader will not be on radio, and

Peña Shines with Four Hits in 14-Inning Marathon Win

The Hops win 8-7, going 14 innings in a five-hour game
April 7, 2024

Hillsboro, OR (April 6, 2024) – In the second game of the series against the Everett AquaSox, the Hillsboro Hops refused to lose. The Hops went 7-for-30 with runners in scoring position, but proved that just one swing of the bat could change the game. Cole Percival only allowed one

All Nine Hops Record a Hit Despite 5-4 Loss on Opening Night 

Hillsboro loads bases in ninth with none out, but can't rally against Sox
April 6, 2024

Hillsboro, OR (April 5, 2024) – The Hillsboro Hops opened the 2024 campaign at Hillsboro Ballpark against the Seattle Mariners’ affiliate, Everett AquaSox. Javier Colina made his return as Hops’ skipper, after leading the team to a 2019 Northwest League Championship. A game that combined for six total errors and

Hillsboro Hops Announce 2024 Opening Day Roster

Nine newcomers join 19 players with previous experience in Hillsboro
April 2, 2024

Hillsboro, OR (April 2, 2024)- The three-time Northwest League champion Hillsboro Hops (@HillsboroHops)—in conjunction with their parent club, the 2023 NL Champion Arizona Diamondbacks—released their 2024 Opening Day roster on Tuesday. The 132-game schedule begins on Friday, April 5th at Hillsboro Ballpark against the Seattle Mariners’ High-A affiliate, Everett AquaSox.

Decade-Long Naming Rights Deal Comes to an End

Ron Tonkin Field is now Hillsboro Ballpark
March 29, 2024

Hillsboro, Ore. (March 29, 2024) – After a decade-long partnership with the Ron Tonkin Family of Dealerships, the Hops’ home ballpark will be renamed “Hillsboro Ballpark”. The Hops, Tonkin and the City of Hillsboro entered a 10-year naming rights deal for Ron Tonkin Field in 2014. Ed & Brad Tonkin

New Hillsboro Hops City-Owned Ballpark Fully Funded Thanks to Final $15 Million Approval from Oregon State Legislature

With the Hops’ long-term future secured in Hillsboro, new ballpark construction is expected to break ground this summer
March 8, 2024

Hillsboro, Ore. (March 8, 2024) – The last piece of the funding puzzle to secure the Hillsboro Hops’ long-term future in Washington County was put in place last night when the Oregon State Legislature committed the final $15 million needed for a new city-owned ballpark. The announcement comes just days

Hillsboro Hops Fund Awards $100,000 in Grants for Second Consecutive Year

52 Softball & Baseball Organizations Receive Funding
February 22, 2024

Hillsboro, OR (February 22, 2024) – There were a record number of applicants in the fifth year of the Hillsboro Hops Fund Grant Program. 52 different softball and baseball organizations in the greater Washington County area applied and were awarded grants totaling $100,000 to go towards youth baseball and softball

Unanimous Support: Washington County Commissioners Approve $8 Million for New Hillsboro Hops Ballpark

This commitment makes the $15 million request to the Oregon State Legislature the final piece of project funding prior to the March 15 MLB deadline
February 6, 2024

Hillsboro, OR (February 6, 2024) – The Hillsboro Hops received great news today from Washington County when the board of commissioners unanimously approved $8 million for a new city-owned ballpark that will help the Hops meet Major League Baseball’s facility requirements for Minor League Baseball (MiLB). The funding is allocated

2024 Dream Big Scholarship Announced

Hops to award $2,000 scholarships to first-generation college students
January 18, 2024

Hillsboro, OR (January 18, 2024) – The Hillsboro Hops are excited to announce the Dream Big Scholarship for the class of 2024. This $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to 10 first-generation college students from the Portland Metro/SW Washington area. Applications will be accepted through February 11 at 11:59pm. Since launching

Hillsboro Hops Announce 2024 Coaching Staff

Javier Colina Named Hops’ Manager
January 10, 2024

Hillsboro, OR (January 10, 2024) – It was announced today by the Hillsboro Hops and 2023 National League Champion Arizona Diamondbacks that Javier Colina will be managing the Hops in 2024. Colina is a familiar face in Hillsboro, as he managed the club to the Northwest League Championship in 2019.

Hillsboro Hops Fund Banquet Raises Over $100,000

10th Annual event raises money for youth sports & education
November 22, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (November 22, 2023) – The Hillsboro Hops held their annual fundraiser for the Hillsboro Hops Fund on Friday, November 17 where donors raised over $100,000 for the second consecutive year. The goal of the Hillsboro Hops Fund is to promote, foster and support education, health, culture and youth

Hillsboro Hops Granted March 2024 Ballpark Deadline Extension from Major League Baseball

– Unprecedented private funding secured for the new city-owned, year-round entertainment venue –
October 27, 2023

Hillsboro, Ore. (October 27, 2023) – The Hillsboro Hops have been granted a March 15, 2024, deadline extension to secure all necessary funding to meet Major League Baseball’s new Professional Development League (PDL) facility requirements. Hillsboro’s Minor League Baseball (MiLB) team announced plans this past spring to build a new,

Arizona Diamondbacks Advance to World Series 

Led by former Hops, D-backs win National League Championship
October 25, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (October 25, 2023) – The Hillsboro Hops have been a proud Minor League affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks since 2013. On Tuesday night in game seven of the National League Championship Series at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, the Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Phillies 4-2 to advance to

11 Former Hillsboro Hops on Diamondbacks’ NLCS Roster

Diamondbacks to face Phillies in National League Championship Series
October 18, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (October 16, 2023) – The Hillsboro Hops’ parent club, Arizona Diamondbacks, will square off against the Philadelphia Phillies in the National League Championship Series. The Diamondbacks released their 26-man roster for the series that includes 11 former Hillsboro Hops. In the Hops’ ten-year history, 50 former Hillsboro players

Three Hops Named to Northwest League All-Star Team 

Ivan Melendez, Dylan Ray and Yu-Min Lin Named NWL All-Stars
September 20, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (September 20, 2023) – Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today announced the league awards and All-Star teams for the High-A Northwest League. Votes were cast by league managers and final decisions were determined by the Commissioner’s Office. 2023 Hops’ Infielder Ivan Melendez and Starting Pitcher’s Dylan Ray and Yu-Min

Graham Comes up Clutch in Season Finale Victory 

Hops close 2023 campaign with 2-1 win over Spokane
September 10, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (September 10, 2023) – The 132nd and final game of the 2023 season was at Ron Tonkin Field on Sunday, as the Hops squared off with the Spokane Indians for one final time. After falling 9-8 in 11 innings yesterday, the Hops responded with a 2-1 victory. Kevin

Hillsboro Can't Hold on in Seesaw Battle 

Montgomery hits three-run go-ahead homer on 21st birthday
September 9, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (September 9, 2023) – The second to final game of the 2023 season would be one of the most entertaining and longest games of the season on Corbin Carroll bobblehead night at Ron Tonkin Field. The Hops got out to an early 3-0 lead on a home run

Giesting Solid Again, Hops Win Eighth of Last Nine 

Two games remain in 2023 season
September 9, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (September 8, 2023) – Spencer Giesting entered Friday night’s game at Ron Tonkin Field by winning his last four starts. Giesting turned in his seventh quality start in his last nine games by pitching 6.2 innings and allowing just one run, in the 7-1 Hops win over Spokane.

Hops Get Back on Track in 6-2 Win

Peña & Hurley lead way offensively
September 8, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (September 7, 2023) – After breaking their season-long winning streak last night, the Hops got back on track in game four against the Indians at Ron Tonkin Field. Jack Hurley and Manuel Peña each had three-hit games in the 6-2 Hillsboro win. Billy Corcoran turned in his second

Hillsboro Hops Partner with Intel to Support STEM Education in Oregon as Part of Strikeouts for STEM Program

Intel to Donate $50,000 to Hillsboro Schools Foundation
September 7, 2023

As part of a partnership between the Hillsboro Hops (@HillsboroHops) and Intel, the Oregon-based, semiconductor manufacturer is donating a total of $50,000 to fund future STEM opportunities for the children of Hillsboro in support of the Hillsboro Schools Foundations. Intel committed to donate $30 for every strikeout by a Hops

Streak Snapped, Hops Fall 4-2

Season-long win streak over at six games
September 6, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (September 6, 2023) – The Hops entered Wednesday’s game against Spokane at Ron Tonkin Field looking to extend their winning streak to a season-high seven games. The Indians had other plans, snapping the Hillsboro streak with a 4-2 win. Braiden Ward and Ronaiker Palma each had two hit

Bats Stay Hot, Hops Win Sixth Consecutive Game

Graham & Peña lead way offensively
September 6, 2023

Hillsboro, OR (September 5, 2023) – The Hillsboro Hops returned home to Ron Tonkin Field on Tuesday for their final six-game series of the 2023 campaign. The Hops picked up right where they left off in Vancouver by winning their sixth consecutive game. Kevin Graham and Manuel Peña each had