By CHRIS HOBBS
Zach Jarrett had a hit and scored a run on Sunday, raising his batting average to .288 for the Norfolk (Va.) Tides, but Durham prevailed 6-5 to close a Triple-A series in Norfolk.
Jarrett batted fifth in the order and started in center field. He went 1-for-2 and walked twice.
He is hitting .288.
Norfolk dropped to 15-24, and the Tides are in sixth place — 12 games behind Durham — in the Triple-A East Southeast Division.
Jarrett is the son of NASCAR racing champion Dale Jarrett and grandson of Ned Jarrett, a NASCAR championship driver and well-known racing commentator and broadcaster.
Norfolk has a home series this week against Gwinnett (Ga.) — it starts on Tuesday night — and the Tides then play a six-game series in Charlotte, beginning on June 29 and continuing through July 4.
CURRENT TRIPLE-A STANDINGS: https://www.milb.com/standings
ZACH JARRETT’S PRO STATS: https://www.mlb.com/player/zach-jarrett-676913?stats=career-r-hitting-minors&year=2021
NORFOLK’S CURRENT ROSTER: https://www.milb.com/norfolk/roster
NORFOLK’S 2021 SCHEDULE: https://www.milb.com/norfolk/schedule/2021-05