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G-Braves put stop to three-game skid

The Gwinnett Braves snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-2 road win over the Scranton/Wilkes Barre Yankees on Monday night at PNC Field.

In the top of the fifth inning, Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer to put the Braves in front 4-2. Scranton/Wilkes Barre was never able to regain the lead.

Freeman was 2-for-4 with four RBIs. Wes Timmons went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and Matt Young went 1-for-4 with two runs scored.

G-Braves’ starter Mike Minor (3-0) allowed two runs, both earned on five hits and struck out five in six innings of work.

Gwinnett takes on Scranton/Wilkes Barre in the second of a four-game series today at 7:05 p.m. at PNC Field. G-Braves RHP Todd Redmond (8-8, 4.15 ERA) is scheduled to face RHP Ivan Nova (7-2, 3.21 ERA) of the Yankees.