Jake Bauers doubles twice. Walk off sac fly by Brendan McKay.

The Durham Bulls split the first two games of their playoff series. Jake Bauers was the only Bull to do anything offensively.

The Hudson Valley Renegades took a 1-0 series victory with a 13 inning victory. Brendan McKay came through with a sacrifice fly to send the Renegades home victorious.

Triple-A Durham Bulls (1-1)

The Durham Bulls dropped game two of the five game International League championship series 4-0 to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. The series is tied at one game a piece. The Bulls offense couldn’t get much going against Domingo German. Jake Bauers led off the bottom of the second inning with a double off the blue monster. It was the only hit the Bulls managed off the RailRiders starter in seven innings. Yonny Chirinos didn’t have his normal command. In the first two frames he walked two and hit a batter. Jake Bauers added a double and a walk picking up two of the three Bulls hits.

OF Johnny Filed: 0-for-4, K
SS Willy Adames: 0-for-4, 3 K
1B Jake Bauers: 2-for-3, 2 2B, BB, K
3B Daniel Robertson: 0-for-2, BB
OF Justin Williams: 1-for-2, BB

RHP Yonny Chirinos: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 K, 2 BB
RHP Nathan Eovaldi: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 K, 0 BB
LHP Xavier Cedeno: 0.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 K, 1 BB
RHP Hunter Wood: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 K, 0 BB
LHP Jonny Venters: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 K, 1 BB

Short Season Hudson Valley Renegades (1-0)

The Hudson Valley Renegades outlasted the Vermont Lake Monsters 3-2 in thirteen innings to win the first game of the playoff series. The Renegades took one run leads in the fourth and fifth innings, but immediately gave up the tying runs in the following half inning. Austin Franklin put together a solid start allowing two runs in 5.2 innings. In the bottom of the thirteenth Taylor Walls singled to lead off the inning followed by Carl Chester being hit by a pitch. Deion Tansel bunted to move the runners with one out. Brendan McKay came through with a sacrifice fly for the walk off victory.

SS Taylor Walls: 2-for-6, 2B, R, RBI, K
OF Carl Chester: 0-for-5, K, HBP
3B Deion Tansel: 2-for-5, 2B, R, K
DH Brendan McKay: 1-for-5, RBI, K
2B Vidal Brujan: 1-for-4, K, BB

RHP Austin Franklin: 5.2 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 6 K, 0 BB
RHP Hunter Schryver: 2.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 3 K, 0 BB
RHP Zack Mozingo: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 K, 1 BB
RHP Ivan Pelaez: 3.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 K, 0 BB

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