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Bulls will have to win three straight for repeat Governors' Cup

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The Durham Bulls are in a deep hole in the Governors’ Cup Finals.

Bulls catcher Craig Albernaz
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  • Bulls catcher Craig Albernaz
Cord Phelps, Jared Goedert and Jerad Head all homered for the homestanding Columbus Clippers, who beat the Bulls 4-0 on Wednesday night to take a 2 games to 0 lead in the best-of-5 series.

The remainder of the series will be played in Durham starting Thursday night.

Phelps homered in the first inning off Aneury Rodriguez, while Goedert and Head homered on back-to-back pitches in the fourth inning with the other run scoring on Jose Constanza’s double steal of home in the fifth.

Zach McAllister was the winning pitcher, going seven innings in his first post-season decision.

Craig Albernaz led the Bulls with a double and a single, while Leslie Anderson and J.J. Furmaniak added two singles each.

Thursday’s Game
Columbus at Bulls, 7:05 p.m.

Alex Cobb (R, 0-0, 0.00) vs. Yohan Pino (R, 10-9, 5.75)

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