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Gomez, G-Braves falter in eighth

INDIANAPOLIS — Tied in the eighth, the Gwinnett Braves dropped a 4-2 loss to Indianapolis on Tuesday and split the four-game series with the Indians.

With two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning and the score knotted 2-2, Indy's Brandon Moss hit a two-RBI double that sent the winning runs across the plate.

Starter Chris Resop struck out eight batters in his five innings. Mariano Gomez (1-2) took the loss, allowing two runs in an inning of work.

Joe Thurston (1-for-2) hit his fourth home run of the season and Brandon Hicks went 4-for-4 with a double and an RBI for the G-Braves (20-25).

Indians' starter Daniel McCutchen pitched seven innings and allowed two runs on seven hits. Steven Jackson (1-0) earned his first win of the year and Jean Machi picked up his fifth save.

Gwinnett is off today before traveling to take on the Louisville Bats on Thursday.