The Norfolk Tides couldn't hold a two-run lead and fell 4-3 Saturday night to Gwinnett. Ozzie Martinez's two-run single to center field with two out in the seventh turned a 3-2 lead into a Braves victory.
The Braves (27-20) have won two of the first three games of the four-game series in Lawrenceville, Ga.
Nick Additon, usually a reliever, did well in a spot start for the Tides (18-30), giving up two hits and one run -- on Edward Salcedo's third-inning home run. But Josh Stinson gave up three earned runs, four walks and three hits in four innings to take the loss.
Ivan De Jesus, Buck Britton and Johnny Monell had two hits apiece for Norfolk.
Also, the Orioles recalled versatile Steve Lombardozzi from the Tides.
Trenton (27-22) rallied to beat the Richmond Flying Squirrels 4-2, disappointing most of a crowd of 9,384 at The Diamond.
Angel Villalona's two-run homer put the Squirrels (23-23) ahead in the second inning, but the Thunder -- the New York Yankees' Double-A club -- scored twice in the seventh off starter Jack Snodgrass to pull even and twice in the ninth off Cody Hall to win.
Robert Refsnyder led off the ninth with a triple and scored the go-ahead run with one out when catcher Tyler LaTorre missed first baseman Ricky Oropesa's throw home on a fielder's-choice grounder.
The Squirrels loaded the bases in the bottom of the ninth, but Ryan Lollis grounded out to end the game.
Al Harris, John Baumann, Jimmy Qing and Emmanuel Quintana won matches to reach the men's 4.0-rated semifinals as the Memorial Day Classic continued on Huntington Park's outdoor hard courts in Newport News.
The tournament, which runs through Monday, features numerous semifinals Sunday. Some of the area's top high school players and adults are competing. ...
Also at Huntington Park, Christina Baxter and Quataveus Jordan won an "Orange Ball" mixed doubles tournament for players 11 and younger.
The U.S. Tennis Association often allows youngsters to compete with smaller courts and lower-bouncing balls to help them learn proper stroke fundamentals.
George Davis IV scored on swerving free kicks in the 40th and 63rd minutes as the Richmond Kickers beat the visiting Charlotte Eagles 2-0 in a USL Pro match before 2,677 at City Stadium.
Goalkeeper Joe Willis posted a shutout as the Kickers extended their unbeaten streak to eight.
The Richmond Raiders ended their recent skid, beating the Harrisburg Stampede 55-33 at the Richmond Coliseum.
The Raiders (2-5) trailed 21-20 at halftime despite a pair of Kenny Jones rushing touchdowns, but set the tone with Herb Jones' touchdown to start the third quarter.
The Stampede dropped to 3-5.