Durham Bulls

Durham Bulls’ Triple-A title run is firing up social media. See who’s jumping in

The Durham Bulls are social media darlings after winning their second Triple-A national championship on Tuesday night.

It didn't take long for the praised to start coming in after the Bulls topped the Memphis Redbirds 5-3 in a winner-take-all game between the champions of the International League and the Pacific Coast League that was played in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Kean Wong, who was the championship game MVP after getting three hits, including a grand slam that turned out to be the game-winner for the Bulls, said winning the last game was a great way to end the season.

Potential future owner of the Carolina Hurricanes Chuck Greenberg took notice of the Bulls’ champtionship, too.

News of the Bulls’ championship also made it up to Washington, D.C. where U.S. Rep. David Price, who represents Durham, was paying attention.

Bulls’ manager Jared Sandberg had the last word as he congratulated his team.

Joe Johnson: 919-419-6678, @JEJ_HSNews