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Saturday's local pro sports roundup: Tides attract near-record crowd for home opener but see winning streak snapped
Saturday's local pro sports roundup: Tides attract near-record crowd for home opener but see winning streak snapped

BASEBALL: International League: A four-run fourth inning propelled the Durham Bulls to a 5-3 win over Norfolk in front of 12,119 fans Saturday night at Harbor Park in the Tides' home opener. The attendance was the second-largest home-opening crowd in Harbor Park history, trailing a crowd of 12,134 in 2002. The Tides (6-4) collected nine singles but went 2-for-10 with runners in scoring position as they saw their winning streak snapped at four games. Christian Walker had two hits and a run, and Norfolk teammates Michael Almanzar and Paul Janish added RBI base hits. Durham plated four runs on three extra-base hits in the fourth inning to take a 4-0 lead. Mikie Mahtook and Joey...

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