Braves win 5-1 over Stars in series finale

July 2, 2014 

The Mississippi Braves beat the Huntsville Stars, 5-1, Wednesday night in Pearl behind eight strong innings from starting pitcher Ryan Weber.

Weber improved to 3-2 by giving up one earned run on just three hits in eight innings. He struck out none and walked one.

Stars starting pitcher Brent Suter (7-6) had a rough outing, giving up five earned runs on eight hits. He walked three and struck out two.

An RBI single by Josh Prince in the fourth inning allowed the Stars to tie the game at 1-1, but the Braves had an answer in the bottom of the inning.

The Braves put up four runs in the fourth, starting with a two-run triple by Kyle Kubiza.

Daniel Castro and Kyle Wren followed with RBI singles to push the Braves lead to 5-1.

The only performance of note at the plate for the Stars was a 1-for-3 effort by D'Vontrey Richardson, who provided the the team's lone extra-base hit with a double.

Kubiza went 3-for-4 with two RBI for the Braves (49-35).

Huntsville, which will move to Biloxi next year, drops to 53-31.

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