MInor league baseball: Cannon Ballers still looking for first win

Published 5:39 am Friday, May 7, 2021

Staff report

KANNAPOLIS — Luisangel Acuna hit a bases-loaded triple in the seventh inning to break a tie, and the Down East Wood Ducks beat the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers 6-1 on Thursday.

Acuna is the brother of Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna.

The Wood Ducks have won the first three games in the six-game series. The teams play again Friday, Saturday and Sunday. They’re off Monday.