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DURHAM East Carolina scored two runs in the seventh and three more in the eighth to rally past Duke for an 8-6 nonconference win at Durham Bulls Athletic Park on Tuesday night.

Zack Mozingo had an RBI single in the seventh with two strikes and two out to score Kirk Morgan and draw the Pirates within 6-4. Bryce Harman followed with a two-strike single to bring home Eric Tyler and cut the Blue Devils' lead to 6-5.

Travis Watkins had a two-run double in the eighth that scored Parker Lamm and Jeff Nelson for a 7-6 ECU advantage. Watkins subsequently scored on a sacrifice bunt by Tyler for the final run of the game.

Freshman Cam Colmore (2-0) got the win, pitching two and two-thirds innings. He held Duke (10-11) scoreless and didn't allow a hit. Colmore walked one and struck out one.

Joe Ingle went the final one and two-thirds innings for his third save. He struck out three without allowing a hit, run or walk.

The Pirates committed four errors and the Blue Devils scored three unearned runs.

ECU (14-7) offset its fielding struggles with a 15-7 lead in hits. Mozingo went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI. Morgan was 3-for-5 with a run driven in.

Watkins had two hits with a double and three RBIs. Harman and Turner Brown each had two hits and an RBI.

Jalen Phillips was 2-for-3 with a pair of RBIs for the Blue Devils. Cris Perez had two doubles and an RBI in the loss. Jack Labosky and Jimmy Herron each doubled for Duke.

ECU starts a three-game home series with Jacksonville on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

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