Chris Valaika knocked in two runs and Todd Frazier scored twice in the Louisville Bats' 5-2 win over the Durham Bulls tonight. The Bats tied the best-of-5 International League semifinal playoff series at one game each.
Desmond Jennings and Rashad Eldridge scored in the first inning for Durham, which had three hits in the first inning and three combined in the final eight.
Mitch Talbot allowed three runs in three-plus innings. The first four Bats reached against Talbot in the fourth. Louisville scored three runs in the fourth to take the lead and added two in the fifth.