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Buffalo 7, Durham 1, 7 Innings

Posted July 30, 2001 6:04 a.m. EDT

— Karim Garcia had two homers and drove in four runs as the Buffalo Bison beat the Durham Bulls 7-1 Sunday night in a game that was shortened to seven innings because of rain.

Garcia hit a two-run homer in the first inning, then hit another in the Bisons' four-run third. He finished 2-for-3.

Buffalo starter Zach Day (1-0) allowed one run on three hits in six innings. He struck out four and walked one.

Durham starter Travis Harper (8-6) went five innings, allowing seven earned runs on seven hits. He struck out two and walked one.

Anthony Medrano and Kevin Sefcik also homered for the Bisons. Medrano was 2-for-4 and drove in two runs.

Durham finished with just three hits.

The game was called after the seventh inning, when heavy rain fell in the area.