Triple-A Scranton beat Gwinnett 12-3 tonight to win the best-of-five first round of the International League playoffs in four games.
Zach McAllister allowed three runs in 5.1 innings in his first AAA game. Kevin Russo drove in three runs.
Scranton will play the Durham-Louisville winner for the IL title. The series is tied 2-2 with the final on Sunday afternoon.
Also, Tampa won Game 1 of the Florida State League championship series. The Yankees beat Charlotte 5-2. That’s a best-of-five series.