The Kinston Indians finished up a three game sweep of Potomac, beating the Nationals 4-3 Sunday afternoon in Woodbridge, Virginia. Kinston is on a six game winning streak, they’ve won nine of their last eleven games while sweeping their last two series. The K-Tribe got a key two out hit by Niuman Romero in the eighth inning, scoring Wes Hodges from third and breaking a 3-3 tie. Romero also had a two RBI double in the fourth inning; he went 2-for-4 with three RBI on the night. Kinston scored their first run of game in the second inning, with a Mike Butia sacrifice fly scoring John Drennen. Drennen went 4-for-5 with two runs scored.
Jim Deters (2-2) picked up the win from the pen, throwing two and two thirds innings and not giving up an earned run. Frank Herrmann picked up a solid start for the K-Tribe, going six innings and giving up one earned run. David Trahan (0-2) took the loss for Potomac. Kinston improves their record to 25-14, the best record in the Carolina League. The Indians are in first place in the Carolina League Southern Division, with a six game lead on second place Salem and Winston-Salem.
Kinston stays on the road and begins a three game series at Salem on Monday. The K-Tribes David Huff takes the mound for game one of the series; first pitch 7:07 Monday night.