GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – Hoy Jun Park had three hits, pushing his Appalachian League average to .317, but the Pulaski Yankees’ (12-8) win streak was snapped at four Sunday evening by the Greeneville Astros (10-9), 5-2, before 1,530 at Pioneer Park.
The Yankees remain in first place in the Appalachian Conference East by a half-game over the Princeton Rays.
The Astros rallied for five runs in the seventh and eighth innings off righty Juan Jimenez (0-1). Only two of the runs were earned. Lefty Nestor Cortes threw five scoreless innings to lower his ERA to 1.17 in 22 innings and five starts. He has a strikeout/walk ratio of 24-1.
The teams will play the rubber game of the series at Pioneer Park at 7 p.m. Monday.