Thursday, September 06, 2007

Durham takes 2-0 lead

Justin Ruggiano reached base five times, Elliot Johnson homered for a second straight night and Durham beat Toledo 9-5 to take a two-game lead in the International League playoffs.

The Bulls go for a three-game sweep Friday at Toledo.

Ruggiano was 3-for-3 with two walks, two RBIs and two runs scored, while Jeff Niemann worked five innings for the win.

Outfielder Jason Pridie, who was hit by a pitch in the first inning, left for a pinch-hitter in the fourth.

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