Starting pitcher Mike Minor pitched six innings and allowed two earned runs for the Gwinnett Braves in a 4-3 loss to the Norfolk Tides on Tuesday at Coolray Field. He finished with a single-game high nine strikeouts for Triple-A Gwinnett (3-3).
Upon Minor's departure, the G-Braves led 3-2 in the seventh, but Norfolk took the lead for good after three walks and a two-run single.
G-Braves shortstop Ed Lucas finished the game 2 for 4 with an RBI. Jordan Schafer had two hits and a stolen base for Gwinnett.
Gwinnett plays host to Norfolk at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Coolray Field.