Jo-Jo Reyes, who opened the season but didn't stick around long with the Atlanta Braves, continued his struggles with the Gwinnett Braves, turning in just four innings of work in a 7-3 loss to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Sunday at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville.
Reyes (0-3) was pulled in the fifth after giving up a leadoff single to Greg Golson and an RBI double to Matthew Cusick to fall behind 3-1. The left-hander, who has played for Atlanta each of the past four seasons, was charged with four runs, permitting six hits. He left after throwing 75 pitches, just 47 for strikes.
Gwinnett (25-31) took a 1-0 lead in the first inning when Barbaro Canizares doubled home Freddie Freeman, who had singled.
The visiting Yankees grabbed the lead for good in the third inning, when Reid Gorecki hit a two-run home run to go up 2-1.