SAVANNAH, GA – The Gnats scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to come from behind to defeat the Lexington Legends 5-4 Monday night in front of 2,502 fans at Historic Grayson Stadium. The Gnats (20-11/59-41) won their fifth straight game, all by one or two run margins.
Down 4-2 entering the sixth, SS Wilfredo Tovar singled and RF Rafael Fernandez doubled to put the tying runs at second and third. DH Albert Cordero lined a single into left field chasing home both runners to even the game at 4-4. Cordero landed at second on the throw home. Two batters later, Cordero scored the go-ahead run when Lexington 1B Tyler Burnett couldn't handle third baseman Mike Kvasnicka's throw on 1B Joe Bonfe's chopper. Cordero, who was 1-for-3 with a sacrifice fly and three RBI, is now hitting .333/.365/.449 in 18 games in July.