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.
Starter Enny Romero gave up three runs in three innings and that was all Pawtucket would need as the Red Sox won the opener of the best-of-five International League Governors’ Cup championship series 3-2 here Tuesday night. ... Link to Wednesday night live scoring updates
This season's International League champion will get crowned in Durham.
Nate Karns comes from the Oil City area in Pennsylvania. But on Saturday he was throwing gas. His 12 strikeouts tied a Durham Bulls postseason club record, helping to propel the defending International League Bulls to their second straight Triple A Governor’s Cup championship series.
The Durham Bulls defeated the Columbus Clippers 3-2 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park Friday night, taking a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five Governors’ Cup semifinals.
The reigning Governors’ Cup champion Durham Bulls came from behind late and downed International League West champion Columbus 4-3 in 10 innings here Thursday to even their best-of-five playoff series one game apiece.
The reigning International League champion Durham Bulls came up short in game one of their best-of-five first-round Governors' Cup Playoff series against the Columbus Clippers 9-4 at Huntington Park Wednesday night.
The Bulls begin an International League first-round playoff series at West Division champion Columbus tonight (Wednesday, Sept. 3, 7:05 p.m., WDNC-AM 620) despite having one of the league’s worst offenses. ... Updated with 1st Round Governors' Cup preview notebook ... Updated with tonight's Bulls-Clippers game notes ...
The International League champs head into the playoffs with a win in the season finale.
With the playoffs set to begin on Wednesday, the Durham Bulls lost twice on Sunday. But the turned a triple play and set a new single-season attendance record along the way.
Light failure caused Saturday night's game in Norfolk to be suspended. Bulls and Tides will complete that game today at 3:30 p.m. at DBAP before playing reglarly-scheduled nine-inning game.
Vince Belnome doubled in two runs in the first of the nightcap to lead the Durham Bulls to a doubleheader sweep over Norfolk on Friday night at Harbor Park.
Mikie Mahtook slugged two homers for the first time in his career to lead the South Division champion Durham Bulls past the Norfolk Tides 5-3 at Harbor Park on Thursday night.