FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Fayetteville got four runs in the fourth inning to blow open the game in a 6-2 victory over the Down East Wood Ducks on Sunday.
The loss ended a five-game win streak for the Wood Ducks (11-9). Down East now has a six-game series at Fredericksburg (7-13) that starts Tuesday. The Wood Ducks will be home starting May 9 against Delmarva.
Fayetteville (9-11) scored first in the bottom of the first inning when John Garcia’s single scored Narbe Cruz. In the fourth, Luis Encarnacion and Jackson Loftin each drove in a run with a double, Garrett McGowan singled in a run and Ryan Clifford hit a sacrifice fly that drove in the last run for the Woodpeckers for a 5-0 lead.
Yosy Galan hit a two-run homer in the seventh for Down East’s only run. It was his team-leading fourth homer of the season. He was the only Down East player with more than one hit.
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