LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- The Gwinnett Braves (35-45) continued their recent strong play behind a solid performance by left-hander Yohan Flande (W, 4-7) on Tuesday night at Coolray Field. The left-hander tossed 6.2 innings of two-run baseball as the G-Braves squeaked by the Buffalo Bisons (39-38), 4-3. Gwinnett has won seven of their last eight games.
After watching their six-game winning streak come to an end with a loss in game two of a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon, the G-Braves used clutch hits to start a new streak on Tuesday. In the bottom of the fifth inning, Gwinnett scored two runs on four hits to take a 2-0 lead. Phil Gosselin led off with a bunt single and advanced to second on a single by Matt Pagnozzi. With runners on first and second and one out, Sean Kazmar drove in Gosselin with a single to make it 1-0. Jose Constanza extended the lead to 2-0, driving in Pagnozzi with an RBI double.