Frank Klopp's walk with the bases loaded forced in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th and lifted the Prince William Pirates to a 7-6 victory over the Durham Bulls before 1,318 in a Carolina League game last night at Davis Ford Park in Woodbridge.

Durham reliever Kevin Coffman walked second baseman Jose Lind to start the 10th. Van Evans sacrificed Lind to second and Dimas Gutierrez was intentionally walked. Relief pitcher Chip Cunningham hit a slow roller down the third base line that stayed fair to load the bases, setting the stage for Klopp's game-winning walk. Pirates Walk to Victory

Frank Klopp's walk with the bases loaded forced in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th and lifted the Prince William Pirates to a 7-6 victory over the Durham Bulls before 1,318 in a Carolina League game last night at Davis Ford Park in Woodbridge.

Durham reliever Kevin Coffman walked second baseman Jose Lind to start the 10th. Van Evans sacrificed Lind to second and Dimas Gutierrez was intentionally walked. Relief pitcher Chip Cunningham hit a slow roller down the third base line that stayed fair to load the bases, setting the stage for Klopp's game-winning walk.