OKLAHOMA CITY – Pinch runner Rashad Eldridge raced home on a wild pitch by Oneli Perez in the bottom of the 11th inning as the Durham Bulls beat the Memphis Redbirds 5-4 Tuesday night in the Triple-A championship game.
The first pitch Perez threw after entering the game skittered past catcher Brandon Yarbrough to the backstop to allow Eldridge to score the winning run for the Tampa Bay Rays’ affiliate. The Bulls mobbed Eldridge in the batter’s box after he scored and gathered along the third-base line to celebrate their title.
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