How the winning run scored: In the top of the sixth, up 5-3, Matt Pagnozzi got a lead off walk, took second on Luis Nunez’ single and went to third when Tyler Pastornicky was hit by a pitch. He scored on Jason Heyward’s sacrifice fly to left followed by Nunez who scored on Joey Terdoslavich’s sacrifice to right.
At the plate: Braves had 10 hits, five in the second inning, where they scored five. Pastornicky had a two RBI double and Heyward had a two RBI single in the inning. Heyward was 2-for-4, both singles, with three RBI in his third rehab start. Alden Carrithers and Luis Nunez also had two hits in the game.
On the mound: Starter Daniel Rodriguez (2-3, 6.82 ERA) who gave up five runs in 5 1/3 innings got the win. Ryan Buchter who gave up one run in one inning got his second save.
What’s next for the G-Braves: The Braves broke a 14-game losing streak with the win Sunday. They play one more at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Monday before going to Pawtucket for four.