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.
The Durham Bulls on Thursday announced the formation of Bull City Hospitality, a new company that will manage the food and beverage operations at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Bull City Hospitality, which will be fully staffed and operated by the Bulls, takes over for Centerplate which had served as the team’s concessionaire since the ballpark’s opening.
Jared Sandberg was officially announced as the new skipper of the Durham Bulls Friday morning.
Jared Sandberg, familiar with the Tampa Bay Rays organization as a whole and the Durham franchise in particular, was named the Bulls new manager on Wednesday.
Former player with Durham replaces Charlie Montoyo
Charlie Montoyo spent eight seasons winning lots of games for the Durham Bulls while periodically telling players they were heading to the big leagues. For a change, Montoyo is on the receiving end of the promotion talk.
Pawtucket defeated Durham 4-1 Saturday night at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, winning the IL finals series 3-2.
The Pawtucket Red Sox struck for a two-run homer in the top of the 13th inning to defeat the Durham Bulls 4-2 Friday night at the DBAP, forcing a decisive Game 5 tonight (in progress). ... Click here for link to live scoring updates and play-by-play
Closer Josh Lueke stranded the tying run on third base as the Bulls beat the Pawtucket Red Sox 4-3 Thursday night, taking a 2-1 series lead in the best-of-five Governors’ Cup championship series at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
The Durham Bulls tied the game in the top of the ninth inning and went on to score the winning run in the 11th inning for a 4-3 victory over the Pawtucket Red Sox in Game Two of the Governors’ Cup Final Wednesday night at McCoy Stadium, tying the Best-of-Five series at one game apiece.