GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Cameron Baranek hit a grand slam in the fifth inning, leading the Greensboro Grasshoppers to a 7-5 win over the Hickory Crawdads in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday. The win snapped a five-game losing streak for the Grasshoppers and a five-game winning streak for the Crawdads.
Travis Neubeck got Samuel Huff to fly out with a runner on first to end the game for his first save of the season.
The grand slam by Baranek, part of a five-run inning, gave the Grasshoppers a 6-3 lead before Garvis Lara hit a sacrifice fly later in the inning.
In the top of the sixth, Hickory scored on a single by Kole Enright that brought home Tyreque Reed. Later in the inning, Yonny Hernandez hit into a fielder's choice to cut the Greensboro lead to 7-5.
Greensboro starter Taylor Braley (4-5) picked up the win despite allowing five runs and seven hits over five innings. Opposing starter A.J. Alexy (2-5) took the loss in the South Atlantic League game after allowing four runs and five hits over 4 1/3 innings.