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G-Braves topped by Charlotte
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The Charlotte Knights defeated the Gwinnett Braves 6-4 on Thursday night in Fort Mill, South Carolina.

After Gwinnett scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to take a 3-2 lead, Charlotte struck right back and scored four times in the bottom of the frame to re-take the lead.

With the loss, the G-Braves fall to 75-58 on the season while Charlotte improves to 63-69.

Chris Burke extended his hitting streak to 10 games with a fifth-inning single.

But his second hit of the night, in the seventh inning, was a lot more important to Gwinnett.

After Barbaro Canizares and Diory Hernandez reached on back-to-back singles, Burke followed with a two-run triple to right field. His first triple of the season tied the game at two and chased Charlotte starter Lucas Harrell who had held Gwinnett scoreless in the first six frames.

Before he got into his seventh-inning trouble, Harrell held the G-Braves to just three hits.

But Harrell was pulled after he allowed three-straight hits including the Burke triple in the top half of the seventh.

He was charged with all three runs in the seventh after Charlotte reliever Ehren Wassermann allowed Burke to score on a Gregor Blanco single.

The two-out single from Blanco gave the G-Braves a 3-2 advantage.

After using a season-high seven relievers in an 11-inning contest on Wednesday, Gwinnett starter Jo-Jo Reyes gave the G-Braves a much needed 6Ã innings.

Reyes was charged with five earned runs in just his second loss of the season.

He is now 3-2 with a 3.16 ERA. Gwinnett got a pair of hits from Canizares, Burke and Colina on Thursday.

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