LAWRENCEVILLE — The Durham Bulls edged the Gwinnett Braves 2-1 Saturday night at Coolray Field.
G-Braves pitcher Todd Redmond notched his 700th career strikeout, but it wasn’t enough to keep from being edged in the pitcher’s duel with Durham’s Alex Cobb.
The G-Braves (1-2) drop to third place in the International League South division, whil Durham (2-1) remains in second place behind first-place Charlotte.
Bulls center fielder Desmond Jennings led off the game with a home run on the game’s first pitch, and Durham never trailed.
Redmond (0-1) went six innings, yielding two runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out two.
Cobb (1-0) was dominant in five innings, striking out seven and allowing one run on two walks.