Sean Newcomb got the loss as the Gwinnett Braves fell to host Charlotte 8-4 Saturday night.
Newcomb (1-2) went four innings, allowing eight hits and three runs (one earned). He struck out six and walked none. Newcomb threw 100 pitches, 65 of them were strikes. The lefty has a 2.97 ERA this season in Triple-A play.
The Braves (15-12) mustered only four hits.
Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies went 1-for-4 but made his fourth error of the season, a throwing error.
Gwinnett designated hitter Ryan Howard was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts and is hitting .184.
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