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G-Braves vault to first place in International League
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The Triple-A Gwinnett Braves used two ninth-inning home runs to defeat the Durham Bulls 5-4 Tuesday at Gwinnett Stadium.

Reid Gorecki hit the game-tying homer on the first pitch of the ninth inning and Brandon Jones hit the walk-off solo-shot immediately after.

The win vaults the G-Braves (66-51) into sole possession of first place in the International League South Division.

Durham (65-52) drops into second place with their fourth loss in five games. Gwinnett also takes a 2-0 advantage in the four-game series with the Bulls.

Gwinnett reliever Buddy Carlyle earned his second win of the season with scoreless eighth and ninth innings, including striking out the side in the final frame. G-Braves starter Jonny Venters allowed three earned runs on six hits in five innings in the no-decision start.

For Durham, Winston Abreu picked up his first loss of the year.

He allowed three earned runs on four hits, including the two ninth-inning homers, in 1Ã innings.

The G-Braves rally began in the seventh inning. Trailing 4-1, Alvin Colina reached on a fielding error by Ray Olmedo.

He advanced to third on a Gorecki double and scored on a Wes Timmons groundout.

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