Though the Durham Bulls jumped out to an early 2-0 lead against Norfolk Sunday afternoon, the Tides came back to defeat the Bulls 3-2.
Before a home-opening sellout crowd at Norfolk, the Durham Bulls scored four runs in the fourth inning and held off the Norfolk 5-3 on Saturday night at Harbor Park.
Norfolk beat Durham for the third night in a row at the DBAP.
A night after getting shut out in their rainy home opener, the Durham Bulls managed to piece together a few more hits against Norfolk on Thursday.
Durham clubs three home runs, collects 17 hits to beat Knights
Fans at the Wednesday, April 15 Durham Bulls home opener will notice some changes beyond just the roster. Now in its 20th year, Durham Bulls Athletic Park has revamped its food offerings and will even brew beer on site as it seeks to undertake a more “local approach” to concessions, general manager Mike Birling said.
Jared Mitchell led off with a triple in the bottom of the sixth and eventually scored as Charlotte shut out Durham 3-0 on Monday night.
After entering the bottom of the eighth inning tied with Gwinnett, Durham gave up three runs and allowed the Braves to grab a 6-3 win in the Sunday series finale.
The Durham Bulls knocked off the Gwinnett Braves at Coolray Field here Saturday night, 4-1.
Pedro Ciriaco trumped his game-tying single in the ninth with a game-winning single in the 11th to lead Gwinnett past Durham 5-4 in 11 innings on Friday night.
Joey Butler's solo home run in the second inning proved to be the difference in Durham's 1-0 win against Gwinnett Thursday night.
After coming up through low minors together, manager and pitcher hit Triple-A field for Bulls tonight at Gwinnett
The club will start out the 2015 season with a new skipper in Jared Sandberg, who comes to Durham by way of the Advanced-A Charlotte Stone Crabs. He made stops at four of Tampa Bay's minor league clubs before landing in Durham.
Though the man now at the helm of the Durham Bulls may be a bit unfamiliar, the rest of the Opening Day roster is full of recognizable names, including nine who have previously played with the Bulls organization.