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Down East beats Potomac 7-6

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) -- Eric Jenkins scored on a groundout in the ninth inning, leading the Down East Wood Ducks to a 7-6 win over the Potomac Nationals on Wednesday.

Jenkins scored on the play after he entered the game as a pinch runner.

Tyreque Reed hit a three-run home run and Leody Taveras hit a sacrifice fly in the second to give the Wood Ducks a 4-0 lead. The Nationals came back to take a 5-4 lead in the third inning when Aldrem Corredor hit a two-run single and then scored on a three-run home run by KJ Harrison.

Down East regained the lead 6-5 after it scored one run in the seventh inning on a fielder's choice that scored Taveras.

Potomac tied the game 6-6 in the seventh when Harrison hit an RBI single, bringing home Corredor.

Demarcus Evans (4-0) got the win with two innings of scoreless, three-hit relief while Jhon Romero (2-1) took the loss in the Carolina League game.

Harrison homered, doubled and singled, driving in four runs for the Nationals. Corredor doubled and singled three times, scoring a couple of runs while also driving home two.

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