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G-Braves rally to top Durham, 6-5

POSTED: July 8, 2012 12:22 a.m.

The Triple-A Gwinnett Braves rallied with three runs in the fifth and went on to defeat the Durham Bulls 6-5 on Saturday at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville.

In the fifth, Jose Constanza doubled and drove in the first run on the inning. He scored with Tyler Pastornicky on a two-out double by Christian Marrero. Stefan Gartrell started the sixth inning with a lead-off double and scored the tieing run on a wild pitch to make it 4-4.

Gartrell finished the game 3 for 5, including a double in the second inning and an eighth-inning single. Gartrell also scored on a Jose Yepez homer in the eighth inning.

The series wraps up at 2 p.m. today at Coolray Field. The Triple-A All-Star Game is Wednesday in Buffalo, N.Y.

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