Sports: Durham Bulls

Aug. 28, 2013 @ 10:27 PM

J.D. Martin wins 16th as Bulls continue remarkable run

J.D. Martin worked into the eighth inning en route to his record-setting 16th victory, leading the Durham Bulls past the Gwinnett Braves 5-1 at Coolray Field on Wednesday night.

Aug. 27, 2013 @ 11:30 PM

Bulls come out swinging in regular-season home finale

The Durham Bulls struggled at the plate in Monday night's loss to the Charlotte Knights.
That wasn't an issue in their regular-season home finale, as the Bulls pounded out nine extra-base hits in a 13-6 victory over the Knights on Tuesday at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Aug. 27, 2013 @ 07:45 PM

Martin, Montoyo earn top IL awards

Almost a week after clinching the International League South Division title, the Durham Bulls continue to rake in the honors for their season of success. J.D. Martin was named the IL's starting pitcher of the year, Charlie Montoyo is the league's top manager and Vince Belnome was named to the postseason All-Star team in an announcement Tuesday.

Aug. 26, 2013 @ 11:25 PM

Bulls come up short on rough night

On a night when the Durham Bulls struggled on the mound early, at the plate and in the field, they still had a chance to pull out a victory Monday night when they stranded two runners in the bottom of the ninth at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Instead, the Charlotte Knights cashed in on a two-out error by Durham shortstop Tim Beckham for a two-run rally and a 4-3 victory in International League action.

Aug. 25, 2013 @ 09:51 PM

Bulls bats go silent in loss to Norfolk

Bulls drew their third crowd of 10,000 or more in last four home games, but fall to Norfolk 2-0

Aug. 24, 2013 @ 10:55 PM

Odorizzi, Bulls shut down Tides in front of huge DBAP crowd

Durham Bulls starter Jake Odorizzi threw the first seven innings of a no-hitter against Pawtucket on May 5, yet his performance in Saturday night’s 3-0 win over the Norfolks Tides was even more impressive to his manager.

Aug. 22, 2013 @ 10:52 PM

Bulls fall on walk-off single off Yates in bottom of ninth

A day after celebrating their International League South Division title, the Durham Bulls saw runner-up Norfolk erase a two-run deficit and win 3-2 on a walk-off two-run single by Zelous Wheeler in the bottom of the ninth inning here Thursday.

Aug. 21, 2013 @ 11:33 PM

Durham Bulls top Knights, close out IL South title march

The Durham Bulls clinched their sixth International League South Division title in seven years, and eleventh in their 16 years in the IL, with a 9-2 victory over the Charlotte Knights at the DBAP on Wednesday.

Aug. 20, 2013 @ 11:44 PM


Chris Gimenez singled in Shelley Duncan in the fifth inning to put the Bulls ahead to stay in a 5-4 win over the Charlotte Knights on Monday night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The Bulls’ magic number to clinch the International League’s South Division title dropped to one with the victory.

Aug. 21, 2013 @ 02:03 PM

Gallery: Chipper Jones at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park

Atlanta Braves legend and former Bulls star Chipper Jones waves to a sold-out crowd on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Jones' No. 10 jersey was the fourth to be retired by the Bulls. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen Click here to buy photos!

Aug. 19, 2013 @ 10:23 PM

Wilkins, Knights slip past Bulls in finale

Andy Wilkins’ leadoff home run in the bottom of the second was all the offense the Charlotte Knights would need to beat the Durham Bulls 1-0 on Monday night in International League action.

Aug. 19, 2013 @ 09:24 PM

Gomes heads back to Durham

The Durham Bulls are adding a valuable right-handed pitcher as they close in on the International League South Division title. It appears unlikely, though, that the Bulls will have him when the playoffs begin Sept. 4.

Aug. 20, 2013 @ 06:43 AM

Myers’ rise product of talent, hard work

Wil Myers wasn’t built to struggle on the baseball field. Not mentally. Not physically. That is the simple explanation why, two months after his ascension from the Durham Bulls to the Tampa Bay Rays, he is batting cleanup for a team that started Monday just one game off the American League East Division lead.

Aug. 19, 2013 @ 03:17 PM

Martin gets his 15th win as Bulls sweep Knights

J.D. Martin became the first 15-game winner for the Durham Bulls in 45 years as the Bulls swept a doubleheader from the Charlotte Knights on Sunday.

Aug. 17, 2013 @ 10:01 PM

Bulls-Knights postponed; doubleheader today

Saturday’s game between the Charlotte Knights and Durham Bulls was postponed because of heavy rain and unplayable conditions at Knights Stadium.