FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Danny Bravo ripped a two-out RBI triple to score Karl Chatman from first base and break a 5-5 tie in the sixth Saturday, lifting the Cape Fear Crocs to a 9-5 win over the Hagerstown Suns.
Hagerstown (27-22) scored four runs in the first inning and got a 4-for-4 game from Tony Peters, but failed to hold off the Crocs. Cape Fear opened an 8 1/2-game lead over the Suns in the South Atlantic League's Northern Division.
The Suns held a 5-2 lead heading into the third until Talmadge Nunnari drove in a run and Noah Hall drove in two with singles to tie the game off Hagerstown starter Isabel Giron (2-4).
Hagerstown broke out to a 4-0 lead in the first off Ryan Becks (7-1) as Mike Young hit a one-out home run - his third in two days and seventh of the season - and Lorenzo Bagley added a two-run shot after Vernon Wells singled.